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Tuesday, October 19, 2021

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New study shows how Arctic warming can cause severe winter weather

September 04, 2021 2:24 pm

A new study has now pointed out that these changes in the Arctic region induced by anthropogenic global warming have disrupted a wind system called Stratospheric Polar Vortex (SPV).

Hundreds believed dead in heat wave despite efforts to help

July 02, 2021 1:08 pm

Weather experts say the number of heat waves are only likely to rise in the Pacific Northwest, a region normally known for cool, rainy weather, with a few hot, sunny days mixed in, and where many people don't have air conditioning.

Explained: What is the 'heat dome' causing record temperatures in parts of North America?

July 02, 2021 7:14 am

The temperatures reported from the Pacific northwest and some parts of Canada are part of a "historic" heat wave, a result of a phenomenon referred to as a "heat dome".

Explained: What is causing sparrows in North America to change their song?

July 09, 2020 7:25 am

Researchers studied the cultural evolution of songs sung by 1,785 male white-throated sparrows over a period of two decades and found that doublet-ending songs spread from east to west, replacing the traditional triplet-ending songs in Canada.

North America to be treated to partial solar eclipse on Thursday

October 22, 2014 12:51 am

On Thursday, most of North America will have prime viewing of a partial solar eclipse.

Earth's largest water reservoir found beneath North America

June 13, 2014 2:00 pm

The according to researchers from Northwestern University and the University of New Mexico.

Stela record

April 06, 2014 11:10 pm

The world’s oldest weather report reveals how climatic changes turn the tide of history.

Blowing hot blowing cold

January 18, 2014 11:37 pm

Polar vortex chilled spines across the US and much of the world, and gave a fillip to global warming sceptics.

Wipro to buy US-based Opus CMC for R467 cr

December 03, 2013 2:37 am

The purchase agreement of $75 million includes a deferred earn-out component,Wipro said without giving further details of the deal with.

Terror of nothing

October 19, 2013 4:57 am

In ‘Gravity’,space is as beautiful as it is harrowing.