Tuesday, October 11, 2011

5:30pm, As expected entire S.Peninsula, S-W,West. Bay and even Maharastra is under heavy T.shower activity... http://ow.ly/i/iXG7
Massive thunder storms now 3:45pm brewing over N-W of Chennai at around 100km
chennai - As expected, Wind and cloud movement has changed to North East from yesterday (10-Oct)
chennai - After South chennai got a masive T.shower now 3:27pm, most of city is cloudy now
Heavy rain for Kerala western ghats to continue till 16-Oct... http://ow.ly/i/iX3q
In next 24hrs, heavy t.showers forecast for entire S. peninsula ... from N.karnataka to S. Tamilnadu.
The present circulation is expected to move West and cross into Tamilnadu on 14-Oct.. and then pop over Arabian sea... long term forecast
Today, a strong low level circulation can be seen over S.central Bay ... and it's expected to move West.. http://ow.ly/i/iX2O
RT @_hakr: I wished for a rain, He blessed the whole land with a rain... Thy Mercy... cherthala kerala (10:59am)
RT @rajugana: @weatherofindia Baroda 12.50pm, Hot days... Sunny, hot and humid - 38C yesterday.

Invitation to International Climate Change Conference


   9.30 am to 10 am         :           Registration

10 am to 11.30 am        :           Session 1: Climate science

Chair: Dr. R. A. Mashelkar,* former DG, CSIR
Inauguration: Dr. Welkar,* VC, University of Mumbai
Prof. R. R. Kelkar: India's Climate Change Concerns and the Need for Better Climate Models
Dr. Madhav Khandekar: Indian Monsoon Variability in the context of Global Warming Debate

11.30 am to 11.45 am :              Tea

11.45 am to 1.15 pm    :             Session 2: Changing sea level

                                                  Prof. Nils-Axel Morner: Sea Level Changes in the Indian Ocean: 
                                                  Observational facts
                                                  Dr. Nils Finn Munch-Petersen: Marketing atoll dynamics as sea rise in 
                                                  the Maldives
                                                  Dr. Yuanzhi Zhang: Impact of sea level change on coastal erosion and 
                                                  flooding: A case in Hong Kong
                                                  Dr. A.S. Gaur: (Changes in sea level in west coast of India)

1.15 pm to 2 pm           :             Lunch

2 pm to 3.30 pm           :             Session 3: Monsoon and its impact

                                                    Dr. Ramesh H. Kriplani: Summer Monsoon Variability over India: 
                                                    Coupled Climate Model Simulations and Projections
                                                    Dr Willie Soon: A closer look into the computer-projections of Indian 
                                                    Monsoonal Rainfalls in the 21st
                                                    Dr. Rajesh Agnihotri: Total Solar Irradiance and SW Indian monsoon
                                                    Prof. B. K. Bala: Modelling of Climate Change Impacts on Agriculture

3.45 pm to 4 pm           :               Tea

4 pm to 5.30 pm           :               Session 4: Geological evidence

                                                    Prof. Arun Deep Ahluwalia: Climate Change or Global Warming: 
                                                    Man Made or Natural or Both?
                                                    Prof. Rajinder K. Ganjoo: Glacial Response to Environmental 
                                                    Changes in Nubra Valley (Ladakh)
                                                    Dr. Rohinton Avasia: Sea level changes through geological time
                                                    Dr Kurush F. Dalal (Sea level change and archaeological evidence)

5. 30 pm to 7 pm          :               Conclusion: Policy implications

                                                     Chairman: Mr. Suresh Prabhu*
                                                     Dr. Bjarne Lembke: Climate Change and Health
                                                     Mr. Chetan Pandit: (Managing water)
                                                     Ms Pooja Kotiyal: Evolution of the Energy-Environment Policies in 
                                                    the context of NAPCC in India
                                                     Mr Barun Mitra: Decarbonisation of the Economy

Chennai - it's a mini cloud burst here in polichalur zone
Chennai - heavy rain just 11:30am started over polichalur. Pammal zone