Thursday, February 17, 2011

Minimum temperatures fell by 2 ­3 C over northwest and adjoining central India
Surprise... S-W Kerala might be in some rain from 21-Feb till 25-Feb....
Isolated shower possibility over N. Andhra and entire Orissa from 19-Feb to 22-Feb ...
From 19-Feb... Kashmir will have a consecutive W.D till 25-Feb.
The low level S-Easterly wind for entire S-E peninsula will hold till 21-Feb... after that it'll be from N-E
Around 24-Feb, S.South Bay along 5th parallel is expected to produce a UAC... which may travel W-N-W into Bay. .. Again Srilanka ??

Dr. Madhav Khandekar Lecture, Mumbai: The Unsettled Science Of Global Warming: Where Do We Go From Here?

Friday, 25th February 2011, From 4.00 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.
Marshal Hall, Jawaharlal Nehru Library,
Vidyanagari, University of Mumbai, Santacruz (East), Mumbai

It is with great pleasure to let you know Prof Dr. Madhav Khandekar is in India and giving a lecture next week. Many of you may ask just who exactly is Dr. Madhav Khandekar?

Dr. Madhav Khandekar is a former research scientist from Environment Canada (in Toronto, Canada) and has been in the weather & climate science for over 53 years. He holds an M. Sc. degree in Statistics from Pune University and an M. S. and Ph. D. degree in meteorology from the Florida State University, USA. Dr. Khandekar has published well over 130 research papers, including over 40 peer-reviewed papers in various international Journals and authored a book on ocean surface wave analysis and modeling, published by Springer-Verlag in 1989.

Khandekar is presently on the editorial board of the Journal Natural Hazards (Netherlands) and is a former editor of the journal Climate Research (Germany). He was an expert reviewer for the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) AR4 published in 2007.  Dr. Khandekar continues his research at present on global warming/extreme weather link and Indian/Asian Monsoon inter-annual variability. He is also closely associated with the  "Natural Resource Stewardship Project" (NRSP), led by a pal of mine, executive director Tom Harris and renowned climatologist, Dr. Tim Ball.

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Chennai - Most of the day we are having mild wind from S-E
Automatic weather unit for Meenambakkam, Chennai ...
Coral growth rate in Lakshadweep Islands had decreased by 15 per cent to 20 per cent ...
@akshaydeoras >> Good goin!! we are also following you. Keep up !! Have u visited ours
RT @rajugana: @weatherofindia , Baroda 2.30pm, Sunny, clear sky with mild cold wind, temp around 30C.
"... there were periods of intense monsoon and droughts in a cyclical fashion..." ...
Chennai - now 12:42pm having a hazy sky with some Low cloud formation and humidity is slightly high.
Chennai - As expected .. min temp was mild at 22.9 C (6:32am).. and this will be the trend till 22-Feb.
11:30am, Bihar , Assam and Arunachal are heavily cloudy.. with some rain...
11:30am, Moisture push from S.Bay is now getting dragged away towards East.. due to the fast moving Western Disturbance.
La Nina may rebound later this year: Japanese experts ...