8 May 2013 - 08:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
washington, dc, united states — A new study by the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), released May 3, has found for the first time that increasing carbon dioxide concentrations will likely affect areas wit
23 Apr 2013 - 10:08 by Local Press Report
NEW DELHI (The Wall Street Journal) — Pre-monsoon rains are expected to lash India's drought-struck western parts over the next two to three days, bringing succor to thousands of farmers, weather officials said Tuesday.Rains are also
18 Oct 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka is looking to cloud-seeding in an effort to ease the ongoing drought in the country, and is seeking China’s expertise to do so.
20 Sep 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Malaysia, KUALA LUMPUR — Malaysia’s Ministry of Health has assigned a special team to handle matters related to food and water-borne diseases, which are known to surface during the monsoon and flood seasons.
7 Sep 2012 - 11:18 by Local Press Report
NEW DELHI (The Economic Times) — Water levels in India's main reservoirs were at 65 per cent of capacity in the week to September 6, down 14 percentage points from a year ago, reflecting this year's weak monsoon, government data
10 Aug 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MANILA, Philippines — Philippine water concessionaire Maynilad Water Services announced on August 8 that it had cut water production from 2.1 billion liters a day to 1.7 billion liters a day, due to the high turbidity o
8 Aug 2012 - 09:51 by Local Press Report
MANILA (Reuters) — Heavy rains pounded the Philippines capital on Wednesday, prompting a new danger alert as emergency workers rushed food, water and clothes to almost one million people through streets turned into
14 Dec 2010 - 00:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
India, SHJLLONG — I arge hydropower projects built by China along the transboundary Brahmaputra River will likely cause the river to dry up, according to several NGOs in India.
13 Sep 2010 - 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — H eavy rains across northern Indian since August, including in the capital, New Delhi, have led to many areas being flooded.
Some 681 millimeters of rainfall were recorded at the end of
9 Aug 2010 - 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Monsoon rains that started at the end of July have caused devastating floods along the Indus River basin, killing some 1,600 people and leaving millions more without food, water or shelter.
2 Aug 2010 - 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
India, JAIPUR — \A/ ith monsoon rains absent or far below normal this season, ' " the northwestern Indian state of Rajasthan has issued strict
3 May 2010 - 20:58 by Local Press Report
new yorK, ny (The Earth Institute at Columbia University) — Researchers from Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory studied tree rings to produce a detailed record of droughts that have shaken Asia over the last thousand years.
11 Jan 2010 - 20:57 by Local Press Report
India, WEST LAFAYETTE, IN (Purdue University) — Man-made changes to the landscape affected Indian monsoon rains, according to a new report by Purdue University researchers. "In the rural areas, we're seeing pre-monsoon greening
13 Jul 2009 - 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MUMBAI, India — Civic authorities in Mumbai have decided to impose a 30 percent cut in water supply as well as a reduction in the hours of supply time due to the late arrival of the monsoon rains in the city.
1 Jun 2009 - 20:58 by Local Press Report
TAIPEI (The China Post) — The Shihmen Reservoir has only one-twelfth of its average amount of water, thanks to meager rainfall during the monsoon season, according to the Water Resources Agency.
25 May 2009 - 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — The European Union has launched a project in India to assess the impact of the retreat of Himalayan glaciers and possible changes of monsoon on distribution
27 Apr 2009 - 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MANILA, Philippines — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) pledged $25.6 million USD on April 21 to help restore economic activity interrupted by the monsoon flooding and landslides in Nepal in August 2008.
16 Mar 2009 - 20:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united states, WEST LAFAYETTE, IN — Water availability and agricultural production across India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Pakistan could be severely affected by delayed onset of the South Asian monsoon due to
19 Jan 2009 - 20:57 by Local Press Report
JAKARTA (Xinhua (China)) — Heavy rains and high tides have led to clogged sewers and waterways, which stopped traffic and paralyzed several parts of the country, including Jakarta, last week. Some parts of the capital
21 Oct 2008 - 01:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CHENNAI, India — The city of Chennai in southern India will enlist the help of residents in checking water quality as a measure against possible outbreak of waterborne diseases during the monsoon season.
18 Aug 2008 - 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MUMBAI, India — Alr lready facing a water risis due to inadequate monsoon rains, Mumbai city and its suburbs are predicting that the area will need another 1,100 million liters a day of
21 Jul 2008 - 20:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
India, GulBarGa — The specter of drinking water scarcity is looming in India following lower-thannormal monsoon rains across many parts of the country.
The federal government said July 17 that
23 Jun 2008 - 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MUMBAI, India — w ith the arrival of the annual monsoon season, major cities in India, including its financial capital, Mumbai, witness heavy flooding.
The first monsoon rains of the year, which pounded Mumbai in
26 May 2008 - 22:29 by Local Press Report
Vietnam, HANOI (VietnamNet) — — Vietnam is set to join the Asian Monsoon Year 2008 international research program, the Central Hydro-Meteorological Forecast Center reports.
Vietnam runs 40 weather stations, six
22 Apr 2008 - 00:04 by Local Press Report
Australia, ADELAIDE (The Australian) — — Climate changes will cause an increase in water resources in Russia and northern Europe, according to French hydrologist Ghislain de Marsily Speaking at the Water Down Under
21 Apr 2008 - 21:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — - India's monsoon rains are expected to be near normal this year in the backdrop of rising inflation in the country and firming up of global commodity prices.
The Indian government, which
4 Dec 2007 - 09:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
India, SHILLONG — — The government of India’s northeastern Meghalaya state signed an agreement in November with Israel to collaborate on rainwater harvesting.
The town of Cherrapunjee, now