AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY
Chinese spies come in from the cold
Wang, just 27 years old, claimed to have had a hand in the kidnappings of the Causeway Bay booksellers in Hong Kong, infiltrating Hong Kong student organizations, and conducting information operations in Taiwan. These were impressive scalps for one of such a tender age in the intelligence community. Indeed, he asserted he was the "boss" of a cyber army in Taiwan.
Already 'severe', Delhi's pollution likely to enter 'emergency' zone on Wednesday
The govt's air quality monitor, SAFAR, said pollution level...
Boost for monsoon as El Nino wanes
El Nino phenomenon is unlikely to develop in the months ahead: Australian Met Bureau
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China confirms arrest of Australian writer, faces spying charges
The 54-year-old Yang had been under investigation for "harming" China's national security and was arrested on August 23 on suspicion of committing crimes of espionage.
Global meteorologists say chances of El Nino receding, but Skymet sticks to deficient rains forecast
El Nino usually leads to dry weather in South Asia during the monsoon season and heavy rain in some other parts of the world.
Monsoon to advance in next 3 days after week’s lull
Met Department points to development of a weak, short-lived El Niño that is expected to interfere with the rain pattern this season.
Monsoon covers entire country, rain deficit stands at 18%
The rain deficit since the start of the monsoon season on June 1 stands at 18% as of Friday.
Monsoon may hit Kerala coast on June 8
It had earlier forecast the arrival of the vital weather system on June 6.
Australia shares end up on rate cut prospects; NZ hits new peak
The S&P/ASX 200 index rose 0.7 per cent or 44.3 points to 6,284.20 at the close of trade.
Local Indian Ocean phenomenon may bring better rainfall despite El Nino
The phenomenon called Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD) refers to the temperature difference between the eastern and western parts of the water body.
Monsoons to be well distributed in India: IMD
The rain pattern this year could help India get its third consecutive good harvest of kharif crops.
Calls to ban Lord Ganesha advertisement dismissed by Australian bureau
The advertisement launched earlier this month by Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) ran into controversy for its depiction of Ganesha in a lamb roast.
El Nino is strong but declining, repeat unlikely: Australian Bureau of Meteorology
"El Niño remains strong, but continues its gradual decline. Climate models suggest a return to neutral levels in the second quarter of 2016," stated the BoM release.
India tops list of skilled visa immigrants in Australia
A majority of them are fluent in English and many of them have also bought their own homes in the country, it said.
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