• No let-up predicted for Dimapur weather
    NSDMA issues weather updates for coming days Kohima, August 8 (MExN): The scorching heat faced by denizens in Dimapur is unlikely to recede any time soon as the weather prediction for the second half of the month is reported to reach a maximum temperature of up to 35 degrees. This data is according to the weather updates for the coming days issued by the Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority (NSDMA), Home Department in coordination with Regional Meteorological Centre, Guwa
  • Extreme weather, more people drive Pakistan toward a wheat crisis
    PIRA FATEHAL, Pakistan, May 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation): Gul Muhammad was expecting a decent wheat harvest this year - until torrential rains and freak hailstorms in March destroyed the crops on his farm, leaving him with no income and no way to feed his family of 10.   "I've never seen such a hailstorm before. I had only heard about such calamities from my forefathers," said Muhammad, 55, as he stood among the crushed stalks in his two-hectare (5-acre) fie