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Why did the US storm bring dirty snow?

The ‘bomb cyclone’ that severed disasters in Minnesota and other upper parts of Mid west dumped in lot of dirt. The freshly falling snow was decolourised. The snow was not the usual pure white. It had lot of dust. The wind picked up lot of dust and dumped it into the circulation of the storm ..

North Eastern US continue to warm up and northwest to receive storm

A big temperature rise is expected to arise on Monday. The temperature is likely to be the highest in the Mid ”Atlantic parts and the parts of the Northeast. Temperature might get reduced around Boston, but still it will remain warmer. The spring air is likely to keep the weather warm and ideal for outdoor ..

Flights grounded in Edmonton due to dense fog

Very dense fogs caused delays at Edmonton international airport on Saturday morning. The visibility was reduced to 1/8 of a mile (0.2 km) for hours together. The service began shortly at noon after the sun rose. However, the dense fog is to persist for a few more days. SCientists say that a layer of warm ..

Himalayan Cloud Observatory set up in Tehri Garhwal

The Himalayan Cloud Observatory has recently been set up in the SRT campus Chamba of Tehri Garhwal district in Uttarakhand to receive forecast and monitor cloud burst incidents in the Himalayan region and help minimise the damage. This is the second observatory in the country to monitor cloud activities by the Indian Science and Technology ..

List of Local Winds around the Globe

The Local winds around the world are formed through the heating of land. In coastal regions, the sea breezes and land breezes are important factors in a location’s prevailing winds. The sea is warmed by the sun more slowly because of water’s greater specific heat compared to land. As the temperature of the surface of ..

India declares drought as El Nino appears

India sees its first drought in last three years due to deficient Monsoon rains As per India Meteorological Department (IMD) the El Nino weather pattern may reduce rains again in the second half of the June to September season. India last suffered a drought in 2009, which forced it to import sugar that pushed global ..