Tag: Drought

Aerosols increase drought severity over the Indian subcontinent

Abhay S.D. Rajput Pune: A team of atmospheric scientists from India, USA and Canada have found that aerosols in the atmosphere can increase the severity of droughts over the Indian subcontinent by as much as 17 per cent during El Nino years. The team led by Dr.Suvarna S. Fadnavis of the Indian Institute of Tropical

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PM reviews water scarcity and drought in Madhya Pradesh

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, today chaired a high level meeting on the drought and water scarcity situation in parts of Madhya Pradesh. Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh Shivraj Singh Chouhan, was present in the meeting. Senior officials from the Government of India, and the State of Madhya Pradesh, were also present.

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Uma Bharti accuses NDTV of damaging her image

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Union Minister of Water Resources, River development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharti has written a letter of protest to NDTV boss Prannoy Roy, pointing out that a small portion of a long interview she had given to Sreenivasan Jain was being shown repeatedly on TV to damage her image and also

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UN warns lack of global preparedness for severe drought

Newsroom24x7 Desk Melbourne, Australia : Australia might face an extreme El Nino and the overall world conditions could lead to severe drought like situations, warns the head of United Nations office of disaster risk reduction. Australia has been projected to being in the grip of an extreme El Nino weather event, with more heatwaves and

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