After Bringing Cheer Rains Choke Delhi's Roads
While generous rainfall over the weekend brought cheer to the capital with most people indulging in outdoor activities, a heavy downpour Monday morning wasn't greeted with much joy .
As the city received 104.7 mm of rain in just four days, much more than the usual 55 mm it receives in the m...
Fish eaters found to have sharper brains
The benefits of eating fish has been proved with evidence following the finding that fish food reduces the age-related mental decline by the equivalent of three to four years. The research adds to the growing evidence that a fish-rich diet helps keep the mind sharp//.
Previous findings have est...
Diabetic risk reduced by whole grains
According to researchers from Tufts University in Boston, eating three or more servings of whole grain foods per day could substantially reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. They studied more than 40,000 men who ate an average of 3.5 servings of whole grains per day. They compared those m...
Surprising Allergy Triggers May Be Making Your Spring Sniffles Worse
...may reduce grass pollen allergies.
The great outdoors. Use a nasal rinse to get rid of irritants, and go outside late in the day or after it rains
when pollen counts are lower.
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Animal Rescue Operations Underway in Flooded Bihar, India
...dia, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Entire villages have
been washed away in India's northern state of Bihar after a deadly
combination of monsoon rains
and a dam burst caused a deluge that spreads
over countless miles of farming land. IFAW (International Fund for Animal
Welfare -- http://www.ifaw.org...
USAID Provides Assistance to Togo Flood Victims
...,000 to the Togolese Red Cross for the provision of emergency
relief supplies to the flood-affected population in Togo.
Beginning in mid-July, heavy rains
led to flooding in central and
southeastern Togo, including the cities of Atakpame, Vogan and the capital
of Lome. The UN Development Program estimate...
Impact of Rising Gas, Food Prices Felt Globally
...ildren's Fund reports, and
notes that about 2.8 million people in the Oromiya region will require
immediate emergency relief assistance.
Because the rains
failed, farmers lost their standing crops, said
Hubert Charles, CCF's director in Ethiopia. They also lack pasture and
water for their livestock, all ...
Clay Aiken & Family Celebrate Christmas With Survivors of Mexico's Floods
...on that I am here.
Sharing this experience with my family during this time of year makes it
even more special."
In one weekend last month torrential rains
in Tabasco and Chiapas
produced the worst flooding the region has seen in more than 50 years. More
than one million residents of the two states have b...
UNICEF Readies to Assist Mexican Flood Victims
... the east, by the
Republic of Guatemala and Campeche, and to the west, by the state of
Veracruz. It covers an area of 24,578 square kilometers. Heavy rains
from Tropical Storm Noel have also affected parts of Haiti
and the Dominican Republic forcing evacuations just as some of the
displaced were starting ...
Sister Red Cross Societies Help Each Other
...to provide $50,000 to the Mexican Red Cross to
assist their emergency response to flooding that has affected more than
800,000 people. Unusually heavy rains
caused rivers to overflow their banks
in the southern Mexican state of Tabasco which was already waterlogged
after Hurricanes Dean and Felix.
Rains in Medical Dictionary
...cked World Industries Thong. ; Synthetic Shop for a Skullduggery 30 Trex Skeleton and other Toy items from Target.com. After a meteor shower rains
down an ore called atmosphereum, a scientist who hopes to use the unique ore for an important project learns that a couple of stranded... A Person...
Rains in Biological News
Athletes, spectators faced unprecedented air pollution at 2008 Olympic Games
...ent ever conducted," said Staci Simonich, an OSU associate professor of environmental and molecular toxicology. "Despite all that, it was some evening rains
and favorable shifts in the winds that provided the most relief from the pollution.
"This demonstrates how difficult it is to solve environmental p...
Climate change could drive vast human migrations
...nt driver of forced migration.
Climate change will increase the frequency and intensity of natural hazards such as cyclones, floods and droughts. rains
in parts of Mexico and Central America, for instance, are projected to drop as much as 50% by 2080. Farmers in parts of Mexico and north Africa's Sahe...
Fossil teeth of browsing horse found in Panama Canal earthworks
...ct exposed fossils.
"This is one of very few places in the tropics where we have access to fresh outcrops before they are washed away by torrential rains
or overgrown by vegetation, and we expect the fossils that we have been salvaging to resolve some major scientific mysteries," said Jaramillo. "What g...
Scientists urge global action to preserve water supplies for billions worldwide
...ater: Impacts of Climate Change on California and Himalayan Asia" workshop held at UC San Diego issued a conference declaration May 6 that noted heavy rains
in Indian deserts, a recent drought in what is typically one of the wettest place on earth along the foot of the Himalayas, and other extreme weather ...
Diet secrets of 'the Royals'
...ALT LAKE CITY, April 13, 2009 Two weeks after the rains
begin, an elephant family named "the Royals" usual...nd when they breed and give birth.
begin, satellite measurements show increasing gree...gen isotope ratio in elephant tail hair drops when rains
fill the rivers, which "shows that abundant water ...
No consistent advantage for planting soybean early
...on costs. Unfortunately, the optimum planting date is hard to indentify, because it varies from year to year, depending on the weather and how much it rains
and when it rains.
"Planting date has been a favorite topic of researchers ever since soybean was introduced into the United States, so there is a...
Dry spells spelled trouble in ancient China
...ultivating rice. But when the monsoon is weak, the rains
stall farther south and east, depriving northern a...Northern Song Dynasty.
The ample summer monsoon rains
may have contributed to the rapid expansion of ric...ubled.
"The waxing and waning of summer monsoon rains
are just one piece of the puzzle of changing clima...
Moderate quantities of dirt make more rain
...r. The thermal energy that the extra water gives off when it condenses is sufficient to make the clouds rise again, and the process continues. It then rains
heavily. However, in strongly polluted air, there is an excess of collection points: the drops remain small and do not reach the weight they need to f...
Study: Typhoons bury tons of carbon in the oceans
... as much carbon in the ocean -- in the form of sediment -- as all the other rains
in that country all year long combined.
That's the finding of an Ohio S...hat's about 95 percent as much carbon as the river transports during normal rains
over an entire year, and it equates to more than 400 tons of carbon being w...
Instances of mass die-offs in wild lions precipitated by extreme climate change
... outbreaks were preceded by extreme drought conditions, which led to debilitated populations of Cape buffalo, the lion's prey. After the resumption of rains
the buffalo suffered heavy tick infestations, resulting in high levels of a tick-borne blood parasite in the lion population, which in combination wit...
Rains in Biological Technology
Climate change: When it rains it (really) pours
Virginia Key, Fla. Climate models have long predicted that global warming will increase the intensity of extreme precipitation events. A new study conducted at the University of Miami and the University of Reading (U.K.) provides the first observational evidence to confirm the link between a warm...
Six Apart grows up
...ide a range of interactive functions, from job search to weather tracking (important for those San Franciscans who desperately want to know when these rains
will stop!). Thirty-three widgets are available currently (a complete widget directory is available here ), and Six Apart will add more as it validat...
Rains in Biological Dictionary
... the expertise and enthusiasm of an international panel of leading cyanobacterial researchers to provide a state-of-the art overview of ... Heavy rains
allow desiccated Cyanobacteria to revive. ... Cyanobacteria have recently found in the most barren area of Antarctica where no ... Sometimes th...