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Weather experts weigh in on why spring gave Delhi a miss

Hindustan Times 28 Feb 2021
Rest of the WDs impacted only the upper reaches of the Western Himalayas ...Today the wind direction switched for a bit to north westerly (from the direction of Western Himalayas which normally brings cooler air).” The change may result in a 2-3 degree C drop in maximum temperatures over the plains till March 3.

Power failure: How a winter storm pushed Texas into crisis

East Bay Times 21 Feb 2021
By Nomaan Merchant . Associated Press ... Many took heed ... But few foresaw the fiasco that was to come. They could not be prepared ... Others stood in line at a running tap in a park ... 140 are missing after glacier breaks in India’s Himalayas ... “Today would have been rough because we had about half of one of these and we were like, ’Let’s go start looking ... .

The Lead: What's happening in the Himalayas?To know more about the conversation, listen to the podcast

Deccan Herald 15 Feb 2021
In this episode of The Lead from DH Radio, JNU School of Environmental Sciences's Dr A L Ramanathan informs what's happening in the western part of Himalayas and what needs to be done ... Today we are joined by ... the Himalayas is a continuously rising mountain ... Himalayas.

Light rain, thunderstorm likely over north Uttarakhand today

Hindustan Times 10 Feb 2021
PUBLISHED ON FEB 10, 2021 08.25 AM IST. There is likely to be light rain and snow over the Western Himalayas particularly northern parts of Uttarakhand today, according to India Meteorological Department ... Also Read ... IMD report ... ....

Number of glacial lakes rising, as is threat of similar incidents

Indian Express 09 Feb 2021
Modern technology and better resolution satellite imagery has enabled scientists to see these mountains in much greater detail, and discover many more lakes today ...Glacial lakes are increasing, not just in Uttarakhand but in other regions of the Himalayas as well ... site today.

Don’t blame only climate. The Chamoli disaster was also human-induced

Hindustan Times 08 Feb 2021
Damaging today and repairing tomorrow is not an option. India has only one option — save the Himalayas ... But little attention has been paid to the damage caused to local ecology and loss of forest cover in the upper reaches of the central Himalayas by building hydel dams and construction of wider roads (read.

The Planet Could Have Catastrophic Surprises in Store

The Atlantic 03 Feb 2021
Of more immediate interest today, a variation in the composition of the Earth’s atmosphere of as little as 0.1 percent has meant the difference between sweltering Arctic rainforests and a half mile of ice atop Boston ... Today, atmospheric CO2 sits at 410 parts per million, a higher level than at any point in more than 3 million years.

Sub-10 chill to subside across state from Sunday

The Telegraph India 22 Jan 2021
The current north-westerly wind pattern would change to easterly from Saturday ... "Dense fog has been reported from eastern and northeastern parts of the country today (Friday). Several pockets over eastern Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and foothills of the Himalayas in West Bengal, witnessed dense fog due to the approaching western disturbance ... .

Nepali climbers who scaled K2 in Pakistan recount success

Yahoo Daily News 22 Jan 2021
Read full article. 1/5. Pakistan K2 ... 21, 2021 ... (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed). 2/5. Pakistan K2 ... 21, 2021 ... 3/5. Pakistan K2 ... 4/5 ... Since the maiden attempt back in 1988, just a handful of winter expeditions have been attempted on the storied peak in the Karakoram range along the Chinese border that leads into the Himalayas ... 'Today is Good Day For Democracy'.

Widespread snowfall likely over Western Himalayan region

Hindustan Times 20 Jan 2021
Minimum temperatures are likely to fall by 2-4 degrees C (°C) over most parts of northwest India during the next 3 days leading to cold wave conditions in isolated pockets over Uttarakhand during the next two days and over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi today and tomorrow.

In Kashmir’s stillness, hopes wither and houseboats sink

The Telegraph India 13 Jan 2021
The lead singer of the Rolling Stones strummed his black guitar and jammed with Kashmiri folk musicians as they watched the moonlight dance across the Himalayas. Today, Nagin Lake is desolate and quiet as a tomb, devoid even of the rowing touts who normally trawl the water.

Heavy snowfall and thunderstorms likely in Western Himalayas today: IMD

One India 05 Jan 2021
It is also said that heavy snowfall in some parts of ...

Chinese delegation led by CPC Vice-Minister Guo Yezhou returns home

The Himalayan 30 Dec 2020
... of the International Department of the Communist Party of China Guo Yezhou has returned home, today. It has been learnt that the four-member delegation took a Himalaya Airlines flight back home today morning.

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