equatorial pacific

La Nina may trigger flu pandemics: Study


January 17th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 17 (IANS) Influenza pandemics that caused death and illness worldwide in the past were preceded by La Nina conditions in the equatorial Pacific, a study has found.The study ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Government expects normal monsoon this year (Lead)


April 23rd, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) After a deficit monsoon last year, the government Friday announced that the rainfall in the entire country was likely to be normal during the coming June to ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Ocean temperature patterns in tropics and subtropics will change rainfall patterns


February 27th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): A team of scientists has found that that ocean temperature patterns in the tropics and subtropics will change in ways that will lead to significant changes in rainfall ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New El Nino may lead to increased drought in India


August 3rd, 2009 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
London, August 3 (ANI): Meteorologists have warned that a new El Nino has begun, which may lead to increased drought in Africa, India and Australia, and may make 2010 one of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Global warming will spark an increase in US wildfires by end of 21st century


June 23rd, 2008 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 23 (ANI): Experts have warned that global warming will spark a dramatic increase in wildfires in the US by the end of this century.According to a report in New ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Ancient trade in New World may have been carried out using rafts


March 20th, 2008 - 4:10 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 20 (ANI): New findings by MIT researchers has suggested that oceangoing sailing rafts plied the waters of the equatorial Pacific long before Europeans arrived in the Americas, and carried ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Dust dumped on ocean floor impacts global climate


February 29th, 2008 - 6:30 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 29 (IANS) Nine hundred million tonnes of dust from deserts and land that is dumped into the ocean every year impacts global climate, but exactly how was for long a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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