Should India gear up for cyclone Kyant? (Update)

Update: October 27, 2016 The deep depression over west central Bay of Bengal moved further west-southwestwards in past 6 hours with speed 17 kmph. At about 12 ‘oclock on October 27, 2016 the cyclone lay over west central Bay of Bengal, near latitude 15.7o N and longitude 85.5o  E about 320 km southeast of Vishakhapatnam and 460 km […]

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Crop Productivity in India

Agromet services to enhance crop production in India

Growing weather and climate uncertainties pose a major threat to India’s food security. The combination of long-term changes and the greater frequency of extreme weather events are likely to have an adverse impact on food production in the coming decades.Agromet advisories is the need of the hour. In this regard, India Meteorological Department (IMD), under […]

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Cyclone Komen wrecks havoc; Claims more than 150 lives in India

New Delhi, August 1 (G’nY News Service): Cyclone Komen, that built a depression over Bangladesh, claimed more than 160 lives and affected an estimated 80 lakh people in India hitherto. The worst affected states are West Bengal, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Odisha and Manipur. Two days after the cyclone made a landfall in Bangladesh, the east and […]

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