News tagged with monsoon rains

Agriculture's growing effects on rain

( —Increased agricultural activity is a rain taker, not a rain maker, according to researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and their collaborators at the University of California Los Angeles and the ...

dateApr 15, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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A life spent in the wettest place on earth

Deep in India's northeast, villagers use grass to sound-proof their huts from deafening rain, clouds are a familiar sight inside homes and a suitably rusted sign tells visitors they are in the "wettest place on earth".

dateJul 30, 2013 in Environment
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