The geographical divisions are based on the weather patterns observed by IMD.
Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Delhi, Haryana, Chandigarh, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh, and Rajasthan
Covers Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Sikkim, West Bengal, Jharkhand, and Bihar
Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Coastal states Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Karnataka, Kerala, and Lakshadweep
Covers Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Konkan and Goa, Maharashtra, and Chhattisgarh, as per IMD weather based sub-divisions
Delhi, city and national capital territory in north-central India
Kolkata, the capital of West Bengal, is the commercial and financial hub of East and North-East India and home to the Calcutta Stock Exchange.
Hyderabad is the capital of southern India's Telangana state and a major center for the technology industry.
Mumbai (formerly called Bombay) is a densely populated city on India’s west coast. A financial center, it's India's largest city.
The capital city of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, Chennai is the largest city in area and population as well in the state
IPCC warning that heat stress on agriculture can lead to food shortages in India has already started to come true this year, with wheat output falling 5-10% compared to last year
Heat, especially when combined with humidity, can slow people down when they’re performing heavy work such as in agriculture or construction. As the climate heats up further due to greenhouse gas emissions, every fraction of a degree of warming is causing more work time to be lost for heat-related reasons.
We focus on India's climate news and developments, which include impacts on agriculture, environment, health and economy.
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