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DATELINE INDIA: More to come?

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 18:07:00 +0200theindependentbd (en)

If astrological predictions are anything to go by, the corona virus is not the only disaster that we have to brace for this year. There is more to come. Taking at face value, the virus is only the beginning of the series of unfortunate and unexpected events likely to unfold as months in 2020 roll by.

MIL-OSI Global: Cyclone Amphan: supercomputers predicted it well in advance – saving thousands of lives

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 18:51:00 +0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

– By Hannah Cloke, Professor of Hydrology, University of Reading. On May 18, a massive tropical cyclone with sustained winds of nearly 150 miles per hour was barrelling across the Bay of Bengal towards the low-lying coasts of East India and Bangladesh.

Cyclone Amphan: supercomputers predicted it well in advance – saving thousands of lives

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 18:51:00 +0200theconversation-uk (en)

Disclosure statement. Hannah Cloke advises the Environment Agency and the European Centre for Medium-range Weather Forecasts on flood risk, flood forecasting and early warning. She works with local flood groups and advises local and national government and humanitarian agencies on flood emergencies.

Two days of rain have revived the roar of waterfalls in Salalah

Sat, 30 May 2020 12:06:00 +0200aljazeera-en (en)

Two days of rain have renewed the waterfalls that only ever exist during this sort of weather in the Omani governate of Dhofar. The crescent of inland cliffs that front the Dhofar Mountains that surround Salalah, and the flood plain beneath, are renowned for becoming green during the monsoon season that brings rain to India .

Coronavirus: Florencia pide ayuda para sobrevivir ante la falta de turistas

Fri, 29 May 2020 20:51:00 +0200lanacion-AR (es)

ROMA.- Florencia, cuna del Renacimiento y joya del arte, pide a viva voz ayuda. "Estamos de rodillas, para nosotros esta es una nueva inundación, como la de 1966. Y hoy, como hace 54 años, como dijo el alcalde de entonces, 'Firenze necesita del mundo porque el mundo aún necesita de Florencia' , en....

Natural Disasters Made Worse by COVID-19 Are Already Here

Fri, 29 May 2020 07:41:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

On the night of May 20, Papia Lahiri couldn’t keep Super Cyclone Amphan out of her living room. Water poured in through the edges of closed windows into her apartment, located on the second floor of an aging duplex. With no one around to help, she grabbed a bucket and started the painful task of scooping water out of her home and onto the street.

A lockdown like no other 2020-05-27 Read More

Wed, 27 May 2020 22:48:00 +0200island (en)

Ven. Matthumagala ChandanandaThero Ehipassiko Meditation Center Calgary -Canada While many health professionals around the world are urging the public to take preventive measures for reducing the spread of the pandemic, some irresponsible people downplay the gravity of the threat, and even go to the....

We cannot ignore the links between COVID-19 and the warming planet

Wed, 27 May 2020 22:38:00 +0200thehill (en)

Let us be clear: We are not talking here about future warming, which is already of great concern. We are talking about the effects of a rise of 1 o C that we have already experienced. Even with such “modest” warming, a stunning barrage of extreme events have happened in recent years, many of which....

Regenerative agriculture: how it works on the ground “The soil is the great connector of our lives, the source and destination of us all” — Wendell Berry

Wed, 27 May 2020 16:43:00 +0200circulatenews (en)

H istory’s brightest minds are not always our modern day heroes, and as decades pass, the consequences of ingenious discoveries unfold. This is especially true in the history of agriculture. Take Fritz Haber for example: a German chemist awarded the Nobel prize for his invention of a process that....

Building climate resilience is crucial during the pandemic

Wed, 27 May 2020 14:10:00 +0200trust (en)

* Any views expressed in this opinion piece are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation. It is vital that developing countries get the support needed to build resilience to climate change threats as well as the virus. Ann Vaughan is Advocacy Lead at Mercy Corps for the Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance.

Dozens killed, more feared dead after Cyclone Amphan

Fri, 22 May 2020 00:18:00 +0200news_com_au (en)

Dozens of people have been killed and many more feared dead after Cyclone Amphan ravaged parts of India and south Bangladesh. The super cyclone was downgraded to extremely severe however still damaged and destroyed millions of homes as well as crippling communication and electricity lines.

Amphan: Kolkata devastated as cyclone leaves scores dead

Thu, 21 May 2020 15:24:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

Most of those who died were hit by falling trees or debris. The eastern India n city of Kolkata has been devastated by a powerful cyclone which has killed at least 84 people across India and Bangladesh. Storm Amphan struck land on Wednesday, lashing coastal areas with ferocious wind and rain. It is now weakening as it moves north into Bhutan.

Amphan: Kolkata devastated as cyclone leaves scores dead

Thu, 21 May 2020 13:24:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

Most of those who died were hit by falling trees or debris. The eastern India n city of Kolkata has been devastated by a powerful cyclone which has killed at least 84 people across India and Bangladesh. Storm Amphan struck land on Wednesday, lashing coastal areas with ferocious wind and rain. It is now weakening as it moves north into Bhutan.

Amphan: Kolkata devastated as cyclone leaves trail of death

Thu, 21 May 2020 11:53:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

Most of those who died were hit by falling trees or debris. The eastern India n city of Kolkata has been devastated by a powerful cyclone which has killed at least 22 people across India and Bangladesh. Storm Amphan struck land on Wednesday, lashing coastal areas with ferocious wind and rain. It is now weakening as it moves north into Bhutan.

Amphan: Kolkata devastated as cyclone leaves trail of death

Thu, 21 May 2020 11:17:00 +0200bbc (en)

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Most of those who died were hit by falling trees or debris. The eastern India n city of Kolkata has been devastated by a powerful cyclone which has killed at least 22 people across India and Bangladesh. Storm Amphan struck land on Wednesday, lashing coastal areas with ferocious wind and rain.

Amphan: Indian city of Kolkata devastated by cyclone

Thu, 21 May 2020 08:53:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

The Kolkata airport has been flooded after the storm. The eastern India n city of Kolkata has been devastated by a powerful cyclone. Cyclone Amphan made landfall in eastern India and Bangladesh on Wednesday, killing at least 15 people as it lashed coastal areas with ferocious wind and rain.

Super cyclone leaves trail of destruction in Bangladesh, India

Thu, 21 May 2020 05:41:00 +0200yahoo-au (en)

The most powerful cyclone to hit Bangladesh and eastern India in more than 20 years tore down homes, carried cars down flooded streets and claimed the lives of more than a dozen people. Authorities began surveying the damage Thursday after millions spent a sleepless night which saw 165 kilometre....

'Super cyclone' Amphan batters Bangladesh, India

Thu, 21 May 2020 04:18:00 +0200rappler (en)

FLOOD. Residents walk along a house on a flooded street heading to a shelter ahead of the expected landfall of cyclone Amphan, in Dacope of Khulna district on May 20, 2020. Photo by Munir uz Zaman/AFP. KHULNA, Bangladesh – The strongest cyclone in decades slammed into Bangladesh and eastern India on....

El calentamiento global ha fortalecido a los huracanes, muestran investigadores de EU

Wed, 20 May 2020 13:27:00 +0200jornada (es)

Amphan se ha intensificado hasta convertirse en un súper ciclón, el cual tocó tierra la noche de ayer cerca de Sundarbans, al sur de Calcuta. Fueron evacuadas millones de personas en India y Bangladés. La imagen fue captada a su paso sobre la Bahía de Bengala. Foto Ap. Madrid.

Super Cyclone spurs evacuation of millions in India, Bangladesh

Tue, 19 May 2020 21:40:00 +0200nypost (en)

Evacuated people sit in a temporary cyclone relief shelter as Cyclone Amphan, termed as 'super cyclone' approaches through the Bay of Bengal. EPA. Millions of people have been ordered to evacuate from coastal areas of India and Bangladesh ahead of a super cyclone that’s already tied a record for the strongest storm in the region.

Super Cyclone spurs evacuation of millions in India, Bangladesh

Tue, 19 May 2020 21:06:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Evacuated people sit in a temporary cyclone relief shelter as Cyclone Amphan, termed as 'super cyclone' approaches through the Bay of Bengal. EPA. Millions of people have been ordered to evacuate from coastal areas of India and Bangladesh ahead of a super cyclone that’s already tied a record for the strongest storm in the region.

Super Cyclone Amphan spurs evacuation of millions in India, Bangladesh ahead of 'disastrous' storm - Fox News

Tue, 19 May 2020 19:51:00 +0200google-top-stories-innovatie (en)

Amphan had sustained winds around 126 mph on Tuesday, the equivalent of a Category 3 hurricane in the Atlantic, according to the Joint Typhoon Warning Center . The storm is forecast to weaken before landfall around India ’s West Bengal state and Bangladesh.

Super Cyclone Amphan spurs evacuation of millions in India, Bangladesh ahead of 'disastrous' storm - Fox News

Tue, 19 May 2020 16:07:00 +0200google-top-stories (en)

Amphan had sustained winds around 126 mph on Tuesday, the equivalent of a Category 3 hurricane in the Atlantic, according to the Joint Typhoon Warning Center . The storm is forecast to weaken before landfall around India ’s West Bengal state and Bangladesh.

Super Cyclone Amphan spurs evacuation of millions in India, Bangladesh ahead of 'disastrous' storm - Fox News

Tue, 19 May 2020 15:43:00 +0200google-top-stories-innovatie (en)

Amphan had sustained winds around 126 mph on Tuesday, the equivalent of a Category 3 hurricane in the Atlantic, according to the Joint Typhoon Warning Center . The storm is forecast to weaken before landfall around India ’s West Bengal state and Bangladesh.

Super Cyclone Amphan spurs evacuation of millions in India, Bangladesh ahead of 'disastrous' storm

Tue, 19 May 2020 14:47:00 +0200foxnews (en)

Amphan had sustained winds around 126 mph on Tuesday, the equivalent of a Category 3 hurricane in the Atlantic, according to the Joint Typhoon Warning Center . The storm is forecast to weaken before landfall around India ’s West Bengal state and Bangladesh.

Cyclone Amphan likely to hit Bengal tomorrow, 10 facts about the supercyclone

Tue, 19 May 2020 13:22:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

as an extremely severe cyclonic storm at the time when fourth phase of lockdown is in placed because of the coronavirus pandemic, which has augmented challenges for the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF). The state governments in Odisha and Bengal have been asked to cease all road and rail....

Warning about Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm (AMPHAN)

Mon, 18 May 2020 21:15:00 +0200globalnewlightofmyanmar (en)

Tropical Cyclone AMPHAN Forecast Track (Joint Typhoon Warning Centre) • The Department of Meteorology and Hydrology released the report (14/2020) issued on 18 May afternoon and the Emergency Management Centre of the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement also published its finding on this weather situation.

PM to chair meet on cyclone Amphan: Key points

Mon, 18 May 2020 13:38:00 +0200timesofindia (en)

NEW DELHI: Cyclone ' Amphan ' intensified into an extremely severe storm on Monday over the Bay of Bengal and is likely to make a landfall somewhere between Digha in West Bengal and Hatiya Islands in Bangladesh on Wednesday. Bracing for heavy rains coupled with high-velocity winds, coastal Odisha....

PM Modi to chair high-level meeting on cyclone Amphan: All you need to know

Mon, 18 May 2020 09:46:00 +0200timesofindia (en)

NEW DELHI: Cyclone ' Amphan ' intensified into an extremely severe storm on Monday over the Bay of Bengal and is likely to make a landfall somewhere between Digha in West Bengal and Hatiya Islands in Bangladesh on Wednesday. Bracing for heavy rains coupled with high-velocity winds, coastal Odisha....

Cyclone Amphan to intensify into 'extremely severe storm': Things to know

Mon, 18 May 2020 07:26:00 +0200business-standard (en)

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has warned that Very Severe Cyclonic Storm ‘Amphan’ over central parts of South Bay of Bengal is going to intensify into Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm in next 6 hours. "The trajectory is mostly towards West Bengal, Sagar Islands and probably towards Bangladesh.

Odisha gears up to face Amphan, second pre-monsoon cyclone in 2 yrs

Fri, 15 May 2020 11:22:00 +0200downtoearth (en)

The Odisha government is gearing up to deal with the potential impact of pre-monsoon cyclonic storm Amphan the second within two years that may cause damage to the state’s coastal districts. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said a low-pressure area had formed over the south-east Bay of....

How India should be prepared for natural disasters in light of the current pandemic situation of Covid-19

Wed, 13 May 2020 12:21:00 +0200financialexpress (en)

Dr. Saibal Ghosh. The entire world is now witnessing a unique situation of unprecedented global health emergency due to the Covid-19 pandemic after a century since the outbreak of the Spanish Flu which took a global death toll of about 50 million people in 1918.

The Geosciences Community Needs to Be More Diverse and Inclusive

Fri, 08 May 2020 18:33:00 +0200scientificamerican (en)

Cities, countries and continents around the world, from Washington, D.C., to Europe to Antarctica, experienced the warmest winter ever recorded in 20192020. Decades of scientific research about how our planet works shows us without a doubt that our climate is changing.

World: European summer heatwaves the most lethal disaster of 2019, says international research group

Tue, 05 May 2020 23:26:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

A new report on 2019 from the Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters ( CRED ) shows that Asia was the continent most affected by disasters in 2019, with 40 per cent of all events, 45 per cent of deaths, and 74 per cent of people affected worldwide.

World: Cred Crunch Newsletter, Issue No. 58 (April 2020) - Disaster 2019: Year in Review

Mon, 04 May 2020 20:31:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

In 2019, at least 396 natural disasters were reported in EM-DAT killing 11,755 people, affecting 95 million others and costing nearly 130 billion US$. The number of events this year is slightly over the average of the last 10 years (343 disasters events recorded in EM-DAT).

Opportunities often come in dirty clothes

Sat, 02 May 2020 00:05:00 +0200risingkashmir (en)

Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Department (Erstwhile CAPD or Food & Supplies) has played a pivotal role in addressing hunger and maintaining food security among the poor and needy more so in times of natural disasters like floods, earthquakes in the valley.

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