Birds come out of the nest and sing the most beautiful songs. Continue reading To the Sun
Today the streets belonged to the
water from the sky.
Yes, truly it was. You have to believe me. Continue reading “Here we go again…”
‘For men may come and men may go, I shall go for ever’, so wrote Tennyson; befitting it is to say this of our city brook on a rainy day, down the streets where I live… Continue reading Ah, The Rain…
I see clouds passing by.
Such gigantic beings,
Yet, quite quiet,
Until one lifts
their head up.
The sun’s powerful rays, too,
Are blocked temporarily,
By these blobs of white cotton.
Continue reading “Restrained clouds”
Rain that lashed the roof of the office where Vijay and his fellow colleagues have their desks. It was frightening to hear the loud thunder as well as the merciless spill from the clouds, on to the corrugated iron sheet. Continue reading PE-2 and CEN.PK meeting 3: Deluge
Clouds profoundly influence weather and climate. The brightness2 and lifetime of clouds is determined by cloud droplet number concentration, in turn dictated by the number of available seed particles. The formation of cloud droplets on non-volatile atmospheric particles is well understood. However, fine particulate matter in the atmosphere ranges widely in volatility. Co-condensation of semi-volatile compounds with water increases a particle’s propensity for cloud droplet formation, with … Continue reading Pollution and Cooling effect