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Latest Monsoon of Indian subcontinent Stories

2013-03-12 11:01:11

A delay in the summer monsoon rains that fall over the southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico is expected in the coming decades.

India’s Vital Summer Monsoons May Decline In The Face Of Global Warming
2012-11-06 09:35:43

India’s monsoons are a godsend for the country’s vital agricultural sector, providing life for crops that more than a billion people rely on. But a grim forecast for the future may spell doom for the nation’s food production and economy.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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