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May 22, 2024 4:13 PM

Nepal demands full operationalisation of loss & damage funds due to climate change

The two-day 'International Dialogue on Mountains, People and Climate Change' is taking place in Kathmandu today (May 22) to draw the international community's attention to the negative effects of climate change in the mountains. Experts from 25 coun...

April 28, 2024 10:28 AM

Strong tornado hits China’s Guangzhou, killing 5, injuring 33

Five people were killed and 33 others injured in a strong tornado that hit Guangzhou, the capital city of south China's Guangdong Province, on Saturday afternoon, local authorities said. The tornado hit Zhongluotan Town in the city's Baiyun District...

April 22, 2024 10:35 PM

Floods swamp southern China, spark extreme weather fears

Floods swamped cities in southern China's densely populated Pearl River Delta following record-breaking rains, sparking worries about the region's defences against bigger deluges induced by extreme weather events. The province once dubbed the "facto...

March 20, 2024 12:07 AM

UN sounds ‘Red Alert’ as world smashes heat records in 2023

Every major global climate record was broken last year and 2024 could be worse, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Tuesday, with its chief voicing particular concern about ocean heat and shrinking sea ice. The U.N. weather agency sa...

January 10, 2024 10:15 AM

The El Nino effect causing dry, snowless winter

- By Rupa Kumari The pristine blanket of snow, enveloping the majestic Himalayas, is missing this winter. Similarly, the skiing haven of India, Gulmarg still remains snowless, having witnessed 79% rainfall deficit throughout December, as of January ...

December 24, 2023 10:01 AM

Large parts of Australia endure heat wave, lifting bushfire risk

Large swaths of Australia on Sunday sweated through heat wave conditions as authorities warned of a high bushfire risk in many parts of the country's vast Western Australia state. The nation's weather forecaster on Sunday issued heat wave alerts for...

December 23, 2023 4:45 PM

Fog descends over northern India amid onset of peak winter season.

Fog and cold wave conditions rattled northern India as locals burnt fires and wrapped themselves in layers to keep warm on Saturday (December 23) morning. Temperatures in the Indian capital were as low as six degrees and in the northernmost territor...

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