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Extreme Weather Events Linked to Surge in Child Marriages

Among the negative impacts of extreme weather events around the world is one that most people may not think of: an increase in child marriages.

Dimming the Sun Alone Won’t Save Antarctica

Risky measures, such as dimming the Sun, may not be sufficient to save Antarctica. The only remaining solution is one we have...

Weather, Pollution Synergy Double Heart Attack Risk

Extreme weather events are becoming more frequent and severe, and their impact on human health is a growing concern. In addition, fine particulate pollution in the air is a global environmental issue. A recent study published in the American Heart Association's flagship journal, Circulation, reveals that the confluence of extreme heat and high levels of fine particulate pollution may double the risk of death from heart attacks.

Heat waves: Extreme Weather Becoming the “New Normal”

In a stark reminder of the ongoing impact of human-induced climate change, the UN World Meteorological Organization (WMO) issued a warning on Friday, underscoring that the world is witnessing a shift in weather patterns. Heat waves are currently sweeping through various regions globally, and these events, fuelled by climate change, are now being termed the "new normal."

Extreme Weather Grips the Northern Hemisphere

The Northern Hemisphere faces intense heat waves and devastating floods as global temperatures reach record highs. The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) highlights the urgent need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and enhance adaptation measures. Heat waves are prevalent in Europe, North Africa, and the United States, while heavy rainfall causes floods in various regions. The WMO emphasizes the importance of early warnings and comprehensive flood management to mitigate the impacts of these extreme weather events

Global Temperatures to Surge In 2023-2027

Global temperatures are likely to surge to record levels in the next five years and global temperature between 2023 and 2027 would be more than 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels for at least one year, said WMO.

NASA AI May Give Time to Prepare for Storms

You could well know the advance of a tornado or any other storm with 30 minutes of advanced warning with the NASA satellite data modules that uses Artificial Intelligence.

No Evidence That Certain Weather Conditions Precludes Transmission

Studies from the first two and a half years of the COVID-19 pandemic indicate that the influence of meteorology and air quality on disease transmission have been secondary compared to the influence of non-pharmaceutical interventions, vaccination campaigns, changing immunity profiles, introduction of variants, and behavioural dynamics. This comes up in World Meteorological Organization’s COVID-19 final report.

Amidst Spy Balloon Controversy, WMO Highlights Importance of Weather Balloons

Even as alleged spy balloon controversy sparked tension between China and the United States, the UN World Meteorological Organization (WMO ) highlighted...

Entire India to Come under Doppler Radar

Aimed at strengthening weather forecast system and expanding the network of meteorological services,  India will be completely covered under Doppler Weather Radars...