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CYBERJAYA: Kedah, Penang and Melaka have yet to apply for cloud seeding activities despite having low water levels in their dams, says the National Water Services Commission (SPAN).
LONDON (Reuters) - Australia's bushfires are contributing to one of the biggest annual increases in the concentration of carbon dioxide in the Earth's atmosphere since record-keeping began more than 60 years ago, according to a forecast published by Britain's Met Office on Friday.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's male quartet can improve on their fifth-place finish in the 4x100 metres relay at the world athletics championships last year and clinch a medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, the national relay coach said on Thursday.
MELAKA: With the water level at the Durian Tunggal dam taking a drastic dip, the state government has announced there will be a water rationing exercise for three districts here next week.
MELAKA: The state government has announced a scheduled water rationing exercise beginning on Wednesday (Jan 29) due to the ongoing dry spell.
KUALA LUMPUR: Based on the latest monitoring by the Malaysian Meteorological Department, drought has already started in northern Kedah and Perlis, with some areas not receiving rain for several weeks, says its director-general Jailan Simon.
SINGAPORE/SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian animals living in specific habitats, such as mountain lizards, leaf-tailed geckos and pear-shaped frogs, are battling the threat of extinction after fierce bushfires razed large areas of their homes, a new Reuters analysis shows.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Mining giant BHP Group said on Tuesday that poor air quality caused by smoke from Australia's bushfires is hurting coal production, as authorities said a reprieve from hazardous fire conditions would end within days.
HARARE (Reuters) - In a backyard in Zimbabwe's capital, a 50-year-old mother of two is using hydroponics to grow vegetables for some of Harare's top restaurants, defying drought and an economic crisis that have left millions needing food aid.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Drought-ravaged parts of rural Australia have been hit by dust storms that threaten to drift over more heavily populated cities including Sydney, bringing a new element to the extreme weather that has dominated the country over summer.