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UN Calls for Pedal Power to Reduce Environmental Damage

...re would likely go hungry as damage to the Earth's weather systems from greenhouse gases changed rainfall patterns, powered up storms and increased the risk of drought, flooding and water stress....

Wet Weather Heralds the Mosquito Menace

Wet weather in some parts of the US and Canada heralds the menace of mosquitoes. The month long heavy rains have sent floodwaters rushing through large areas in both the countries . It has also left puddles of standing water all over the place, leading health o...

Dengue Surge in Singapore, Man Prosecuted for Breeding Mosquitoes

...id not look optimistic. He added that if the wet weather continued, Singapore can expect more dengue cases occupying hospital beds. He said: "In 2005, as many as 300 beds were taken up. It was very inconvenient for patients because the elective cases would have to be rescheduled. I hope we will never rea...

Curative Qualities of Tamil Nadus Kuttralam Waterfalls

...rains and the waterfalls have plenty of water. The weather is pleasant. If you can manage a holiday, book your seats at the Kuttralam resorts, and recharge yourself. Annad, a tourist from Kanyakumari, said: "I have been coming to Kuttralam since four or five years. The season has started. We take bath her...

Drug Firm on the Threshold of Developing Dengue Vaccine

...he start of the year. Intermittent rain and warm weather have been blamed for the onslaught of mosquito breeding. Stephenne said that another key factor is that the virus has four variations. "We have to prove the vaccine will be safe for everyone, which means both children and adults," Stephenne told ...

Singapore Dengue Fever Cases Hit Year's Peak

...cent spells of intermittent rain coupled with warm weather has provided the mosquito ample opportunities to breed in minute pools of stagnant water all over the island," they said. Three people have died from dengue and there have been 4,029 cases of the disease in the first 27 weeks of the year, a figure ...

Strategies for the Summer

...ber to protect yourself even in cloudy or overcast weather since the suns rays can penetrate through clouds. According to the Canadian Dermatology Association, it is estimated over 75,000 Canadians develop skin cancer annually, and the majority of skin cancers are related to sun exposure. 80 per cent of sk...

Rivers in China Shrinking Due to Climate Change

...ivers." Figures by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) weather station at the head of the Yangtze showed annual rainfall at its source increased from 260 mm during 1991-2000 to 323 mm in the period 2001-06. Another WWF study showed global warming has caused glaciers to shrink, frozen earth to melt, grasslands ...

Briton Set for Pacific Solo Odyssey to Highlight Warming

...n a day," she said. "But I learned not to take the weather personally and got into a Zen acceptance stage." An uncooperative water filtration device delayed her San Francisco launch. If the water maker gets temperamental in the open seas, Savage will spend four hours daily working a hand pump. She is pac...

Indian Weather Station Near Glacier to Study Global Warming

For the first time, an Indian weather station is being set up near a Himalayan glacier to study the impact of climate change and provide weather details and warnings to mountaineers . "We are setting up an Integrated Sensor Suite (ISS), a warn...

After Bringing Cheer Rains Choke Delhi's Roads

...d my family went to India Gate to simply enjoy the weather out in the open. However, this morning I got terri...t 22 degrees. The officials have forecast pleasant weather till Wednesday. While the city dwellers are relieved from the scorching sun, the dread of the wate...

Hot Tips for Keeping Your PC Cool in Summer

... all internal fans are operating. The onset of hot weather is a good time to tackle this chore. If you're a bit nervous about having to pop open the hood of your computer, don't worry. Usually removing a few easy-to-find screws or a popping a simple latch is all you need to do to inspect the inside of your c...

Delhi Sees the Sun but Turns Cloudy Again

... had risen as well. "Oh god, the heat again! The weather has been so pleasant over the weekend and today it...cyclonic disturbances have not yet subsided so the weather will remain pleasant for some time," added the met official....

Dengue Cases in Singapore Crosses Alarming Levels

...cent spells of intermittent rain coupled with warm weather has provided the mosquito ample opportunities to breed in minute pools of stagnant water all over the island," the statement said. The NEA and members of an inter-agency taskforce have intensified daily inspections of possible breeding grounds in ...

Scorching Heat in Rajasthan Has Pushed the Sale of Beer to a Record High

... the demand for beer is also on the rise. When the weather is hot people do not like wine; they prefer beer. That is why the sale of beer is increasing," said Trilok Singh, a vendor. According to beer industry data, the demand of beer is increasing day by day. People prefer light drinks than hard drinks d...

Dengue Fever Deaths Up in Vietnam

...ased infection rate is mainly due to unusually hot weather and too much rain this year, which has provided good breeding grounds for mosquitos." The virus thrives in urban areas because the carrier, the aedes mosquito, breeds in stagnant water, including in blocked drain-pipes and rubbish heaps. Experts ...

China's Three Gorges Dam Changing Local Weather: Scientists

...The researchers combined satellite data and ground weather stations to create a computer climate simulation, ...ntly, other NASA satellites have been watching the weather changes, said Wu. The Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) provided some data to estimate chan...

Norwegians Take in the Sun in Spain on Doctors' Orders

...orts and a pink vest. "It is very calm here, the weather is good, conditions are ideal," said retired art history teacher Tor Tvinnereim who was completing a fifth stay at the centre. The centre has a heated pool to allow for swimming in winter and is fully wheelchair accessible. Every week excursions ...

Greek Heatwave Kills Two

...emain around that level during the week, the Greek weather service (EMY) said. The government said it would send civil servants home early on Tuesday and Wednesday to save energy. The heatwave is expected to abate starting Thursday....

Witchcraft in Focus at Arctic Rendez-vous

...sible for illnesses, disasters, poor harvests, bad weather and other misfortunes. According to humanitarian organisations, in the Democratic Republic of Congo thousands of handicapped or HIV-positive children have been labelled "child witches" by self-proclaimed Pentecostal pastors and thrown onto the stre...

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