Thursday, Oct 06, 2022



NOAA predicts a geomagnetic storm for April 14, could cause power grid fluctuations

April 14, 2022 1:19 pm

The area of impact for this geomagnetic storm will primarily be poleward from 65 degree latitude. The 65th parallel north passes through Norway, Sweden, Russia, the United States (Alaska) and Canada.

Gulf of Mexico’s ‘dead zone’ larger than average this year

August 05, 2021 4:27 pm

This year's zone is about three times the size of 2020's.

Commerce Chief Wilbur Ross threatened firings at NOAA after Trump’s Hurricane tweets: Sources

September 10, 2019 11:53 am

The accusations against Ross are the latest developments in a political imbroglio that began more than a week ago, when Dorian was bearing down on the Bahamas and Trump wrote on Twitter that Alabama would be hit “harder than anticipated.”

La Nina to bring in rain this year, says climate expert

January 19, 2016 11:27 am

According to the climate prediction centre, this year La NIina effect will be seen like in six instances wherein it folloewd El Nino in the successive year.

Pune may get good rains this June

January 13, 2016 12:17 am

The trend noticed after every El Nino year is a La Nina condition, which means better rainfall is likely to be seen this year, observed JV Kulkarni, senior meteorologist and World Meteorological Organisation member.

World's first fully warm-blooded moon-fish discovered in Washington

May 15, 2015 3:49 pm

Scientist discovered a blue silvery fish Opah, moonfish that circulates heated blood throughout its body much like mammals and birds.

Scientists identify rare 'pocket shark'

April 24, 2015 6:42 pm

The common name of the species is "pocket shark," and its scientific name is Mollisquama species.

Explained: El Niño year, maybe. Bad monsoon year, maybe not

April 13, 2015 4:46 pm

Harish Damodaran explains the relationship between El Niño and the Indian monsoon, and the implications for the economy.

‘Hottest Nov in world in 134 yrs’

December 23, 2013 3:00 am

The combined average temperature over global land and ocean surfaces for November 2013 was record highest for the 134-year period of record.

Jacques Cousteau's grandson pays tribute by trying to beat undersea record

July 01, 2013 11:13 am

Cousteau's team will visit Aquarius lab off Key Largo and Will explore,teach and "take the ocean's pulse".