Nikita Mehta
IMD issues its forecast for the June-September monsoon season in April, which is based on the Ensemble Statistical Forecasting System that uses five predictors. Photo: AFP<br />
IMD is responsible for weather and climate related forecasts for the country.<br />

K.J Ramesh named as new IMD chief

1 min read . 28 Jul 2016
LUCA may have lived in really inhospitable environs like underwater volcanos. Photo: Wikimedia Commons<br />

Meet LUCA, the original ancestor

1 min read . 27 Jul 2016
A study by the National Institute of Disaster Management in 2014 found that migrants from the villages of Bundelkhand seldom return home. Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint

The abandoned villages of Bundelkhand

3 min read . 25 Jul 2016