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July 15, 2024 10:16 AM

IMD issues red alert for several districts in Kerala

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy rain in several districts of Kerala on Monday. The IMD has issued a red alert for Malappuram, Kannur, and Kasaragod districts in Kerala and an orange alert for Ernakulam, Thrissur, Palakk...

July 11, 2024 6:05 PM

Torrential rain in China’s megacity Chongqing kills six

Torrential rain in the megacity of Chongqing in southwestern China triggered mudslides and flooding that killed at least six people and caused widespread disruption, Chinese state media reported. Extreme rainfall has hit southern, central and easter...

July 11, 2024 4:10 PM

IMD issues alerts as heavy rains trigger floods across northern, eastern India

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecasted heavy rains in several northern and eastern states, where flash floods have already claimed several lives, inundated farms, and destroyed residential areas. The weather agency has issued 'ora...

July 9, 2024 11:57 AM

Storm Beryl kills three, knocks out power for 2.7 million in Texas

Tropical Storm Beryl brought howling winds and torrential rain to southeast Texas on Monday, killing at least three people, flooding highways, closing oil ports, canceling more than 1,300 flights and knocking out power to more than 2.7 million homes ...

July 9, 2024 11:47 AM

India to sign, ratify High Seas Treaty on marine conservation

India has decided to sign and ratify the Biodiversity Beyond National Jurisdiction (BBNJ) Agreement. This international treaty, under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), aims to protect marine biodiversity in the high seas t...

July 9, 2024 11:18 AM

2024 could be world’s hottest year as June breaks records

Last month was the hottest June on record, the EU's climate change monitoring service said on Monday, continuing a streak of exceptional temperatures that some scientists said puts 2024 on track to be the world's hottest recorded year. Every month s...

July 9, 2024 11:18 AM

Sicily’s only natural lake drying up as island grapples with drought

A severe drought in Sicily has nearly dried up the Mediterranean island's only natural lake which has long served as a vital resting station for birds migrating between Africa and Europe. Sicily has suffered months of below-average rainfall, with th...

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