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Bermuda on alert as Hurricane Leslie approaches


September 7th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
MIAMI, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) -- Hurricane Leslie continued moving in a northward direction on early Friday morning, slowly approaching the British overseas territory of Bermuda where residents have stocked up on supplies ... Read more...

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Dark clouds, thunder usher monsoon in Goa


June 6th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 6 (IANS) Dark clouds and thunder ushered the south-west monsoon into Goa Wednesday.Goa Chief Meteorological Officer K.V. Singh said the monsoon had set in Goa and had advanced ... Read more...

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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...

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Hurricane Irene weakens slightly as it marches toward North Carolina


August 26th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- Hurricane Irene weakened slightly on early Friday morning as it marched toward North Carolina, forecasters said, while further hurricane warnings have been issued for the U.S. East Coast.Irene ... Read more...

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Bermuda cancels tropical storm warning as Gert turns to the northeast


August 16th, 2011 - 1:12 am ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- The Bermuda Weather Service on Monday canceled a tropical storm warning for the British overseas territory after Tropical Storm Gert turned to the north-northeast, earlier than expected.Forecasters at ... Read more...

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Tropical storm Beatriz forms off the Pacific coast of Mexico; hurricane watch issued


June 20th, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- Tropical Storm Beatriz formed off the Pacific coast of Mexico on late Sunday morning, prompting a hurricane watch for some local coastlines, forecasters said.Forecasters at the U.S. National ... Read more...

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Warming Antarctic ’caused by rising Pacific temperatures’


April 11th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 11 (ANI): Researchers have found why continental West Antarctica has steadily warmed for at least 30 years.New University of Washington research showed that it is the rising sea surface temperatures ... Read more...

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2010 saw massive coral bleaching in Andamans


January 16th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Richa Sharma New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Rising sea surface temperatures due to global warming caused extensive coral bleaching in some of the Andaman & Nicobar Islands in 2010, which, ... Read more...

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2010 tied for warmest year on record


January 13th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): A new study by researchers at NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New York has revealed that the global surface temperatures in 2010 tied with 2005 ... Read more...

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Clouds could make global warming worse


November 30th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): A team of University of Hawaii-Manoa researchers from the U.S. and Japan have solved one of the most deceptively difficult problems in climate science: What happens to clouds ... Read more...

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Global warming has slowed down in the past decade: Scientists


November 27th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 27 (ANI): Scientists have said that the rate at which global temperatures are rising has slowed down over the past 10 years.In a report, the Met Office said the slow ... Read more...

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WMO: Moderate to strong La Nina to continue into 2011


October 11th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by BNO News
GENEVA (BNO NEWS) -- Moderate to strong La Niña conditions are now well-established in the equatorial Pacific Ocean, and are likely to continue at least until the first quarter of next year, ... Read more...

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Tropical Storm Lisa forms in the far eastern Atlantic


September 21st, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- Tropical Storm Lisa formed in the far eastern Atlantic on early Tuesday morning, sources told BNO News, but no land is currently being threatened.As of 4 a.m. EDT, ... Read more...

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10 of 18 penguin species experience further serious population decline


September 5th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 5 (ANI): Ten of the planet's eighteen penguin species have experienced further serious population decline, warn Penguin biologists from around the world.Among the major factors contributing to the decline ... Read more...

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New software enhances climate change research


August 19th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 19 (ANI): A new powerful computer software will allow scientists to study the climate change in a more detailed manner.The Community Earth System Model (CESM) will be one of the ... Read more...

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Soaring temps lead to mass coral killing in Indonesia: Study


August 17th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 17 (ANI): A new research has shown that a dramatic rise in the surface temperature in Indonesian waters has resulted in a large-scale bleaching event that has devastated coral populations.WCS's ... Read more...

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Global warming threatens coral growth in Red Sea


July 16th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 16 (ANI): Carbon dioxide-induced global warming is slowly killing off a major coral species in the Red Sea, scientists at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) have discovered.As summer sea surface ... Read more...

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Tropical storm Alex expected to become a hurricane


June 30th, 2010 - 5:00 am ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) – With tropical storm Alex slowly approaching northern Mexico and Texas, authorities have issued a hurricane warning from south of Baffin Bay in Texas to La Cruz, ... Read more...

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CSU scientists say more hurricanes expected in Atlantic season


June 2nd, 2010 - 11:54 pm ICT by BNO News
MIAMI, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) -- Colorado State University (CSU) scientists on Wednesday extended the range forecast of the 2010 Atlantic seasonal hurricane activity and landfall strike probabilities.The increase is due to a ... Read more...

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Now, model to predict hurricanes this season


June 2nd, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): American scientists have unveiled a unique computer model that can predict this year's hurricane season.Associate Scholar Scientist Tim LaRow and his colleagues at Florida State University's Center for ... Read more...

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NOAA predicts busy Atlantic hurricane season


May 27th, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by BNO News
MIAMI, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) -- An "active to extremely active" hurricane season is expected for the Atlantic Basin in 2010 according to the seasonal outlook issued by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric ... Read more...

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2010 El Nino affecting North Pacific Ocean ecosystems adversely


March 4th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 4 (ANI): Scientists at NOAA and Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, US, have revealed that the ongoing El Nino of 2010 is affecting north Pacific Ocean ecosystems in ... Read more...

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11th tropical depression forms in southern Indian Ocean


January 29th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 29 (ANI): Reports indicate that the eleventh tropical depression has formed in the Southern Indian Ocean south of Port Louis.It will continue on a southeasterly track and move into open ... Read more...

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Global warming could lead to rise in powerful hurricanes


January 22nd, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 22 (ANI): A new study has determined that the number of major Atlantic hurricanes per year may almost double by the end of the century in response to global warming.In ... Read more...

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Indian Ocean climate event occurring more frequently due to global warming


January 3rd, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
Washington, January 3 (ANI): In a new research, a team of scientists has determined that the Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD), an oscillation of sea surface temperatures in the Indian Ocean, is occurring ... Read more...

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Arctic could face warmer and ice-free conditions in future


December 30th, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 30 (ANI): Increased evidence is indicating that the Arctic could face seasonally ice-free conditions and much warmer temperatures in the future.Scientists documented evidence that the Arctic Ocean and Nordic Seas ... Read more...

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Slow changes to Earth systems can amplify global warming


December 21st, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 21 (ANI): A new study has found that slow changes such as melting ice sheets amplified the initial warming caused by greenhouse gases about 4.5 million years ago during the ... Read more...

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Ancient algae provide insights into Earth’s response to global warming


December 17th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 17 (ANI): In a new study, a team of scientists, using algae records from the early Pliocene, when earth's climate was warmer, has suggested that coastal upwelling off the California ... Read more...

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Climate change may quicken with world’s oceans absorbing less CO2


November 25th, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 25 (ANI): A geophysicist from Yale University, US, has found that the world's oceans are absorbing less carbon dioxide (CO2), which could quicken the pace of climate change.The scientist in ... Read more...

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Global warming causes rise of gigantic mucus-like sea blobs


October 9th, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 9 (ANI): A new study has indicated that as sea temperatures have risen in recent decades, enormous mucus-like sea blobs have begun forming more often, oozing into new regions, ... Read more...

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El Nino drives Panama butterfly migrations


October 6th, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 6 (ANI): A long-term study has shown that El Nino, a global climate pattern, drives Sulfur butterfly migrations across the Panama Canal.Climate change has been linked to changes in the ... Read more...

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Global warming may cause “supertyphoons” to strike Japan


September 26th, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 26 (ANI): Scientists have warned that increasingly powerful "supertyphoons" will strike Japan if global warming continues to affect weather patterns in the western Pacific Ocean.According to a report in ... Read more...

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Indo-Pacific warm pool may have been as hot during medieval times as it is today


August 28th, 2009 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 28 (ANI): A new 2,000-year-long reconstruction of sea surface temperatures (SST) from the Indo-Pacific warm pool (IPWP) suggests that temperatures in the region may have been as warm during the ... Read more...

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Scientists discover new connections that may help predict Indian monsoon’s intensity


August 28th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 28 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have determined that subtle connections between the 11-year-solar cycle, the stratosphere and the tropical Pacific Ocean work in sync to generate periodic weather ... Read more...

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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...

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