Tropical Cyclone Nilam loosing it strenght after landfall

Tropical Cyclone Nilam loosing it strenght after landfall

Tropical Cyclone Nilam is located approximately 35 nm south-southwest of Chennai, India and is moving west-northwestward at 12 knots. Nilam has made landfall over southern India and the low-level circulation center is becoming elongated. The system will weaken as

India prepares to kick Monsanto to the curb

India prepares to kick Monsanto to the curb

India, the world’s second-most populous country and one of its poorest, has apparently had enough of agribusiness giant Monsanto.According to a recent story in Science magazine:Sounding what some regard as the death knell for the development of genetically

Flooding along the Brahmaputra River in northeastern India (satellite view)

Flooding along the Brahmaputra River in northeastern India (satellite view)

Heavy monsoon rains caused  flash floods and landslides in northeastern India. Flooding along Brahmaputra River caused displacement of more than 1.7 million people living around its banks. States of Sikkim, Assam and Arunachal Pradesh are the worst affected.The

Cloudburst triggered massive and deadly landslide in India

Cloudburst triggered massive and deadly landslide in India

The death toll in cloudburst that triggered a massive landslide and affected nearly five villages of northern India’s Uttarakhand state, rose to 50 and about 20 people are still reported to be missing. The cloudburst preceded by incessant rains led to a massive

Deadly storms, landslides and flash floods hit India

Deadly storms, landslides and flash floods hit India

Ten people were killed and 38 others went missing as incessant rains battered Uttarakhand on Saturday, August 4, 2012 triggering landslides, cloud bursts and flash floods which flattened homes and stranded hundreds of pilgrims with the Chardham Yatra coming to a

Freak phenomenon floods ancient Indian temple

Freak phenomenon floods ancient Indian temple

Giant sea waves, more than 12 feet high (3.6 m), hit the northern side of the famous shore temple at Mamallapuram, on Tuesday evening, June 19, leaving the heritage monument three feet deep in water. Temple is located 60 km from Chennai in Tamil Nadu.Sea water

Millions are hungry while food supplies rot in India

Millions are hungry while food supplies rot in India

India is struggling with too much wheat while the rest of the world is anticipating a shortage. Thanks to the virtual banning of exports since 2007, India is producing more wheat than it can properly store and now the Indian government does not know where to store

Tropical Cyclone 06B aiming India

Tropical Cyclone 06B aiming India

Southeastern India may suffer late-week flooding rain and damaging winds whipped up by a tropical cyclone off the Bay of Bengal currently named Tropical Cyclone 06B (Six). Landfall of the storm will be possible on Friday, even late on Thursday, near Chennai in the