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Sustainability, Vol. 12, Pages 5407: Reconstructing the History of Glacial Lake Outburst Floods (GLOF) in the Kanchenjunga Conservation Area, East Nepal: An Interdisciplinary Approach

Fri, 03 Jul 2020 17:55:00 +0200mdpi (en)

An interdisciplinary field investigation of historic glacial lake outburst floods (GLOFs) in the Kanchenjunga region of Nepal was conducted between April and May, 2019. Oral history and field measurements suggested that at least six major GLOFs have occurred in the region since 1921.

Country faces challenges of COVID-19, monsoon related disasters

Mon, 22 Jun 2020 04:39:00 +0200thehimalayantimes (en)

Kathmandu, June 20. At a time when the novel coronavirus pandemic has spread to 75 districts of Nepal , the country is soon likely to witness challenges of monsoon-induced disasters. Experts have argued that monsoon-induced disasters should not be taken lightly as the country has been focusing on controlling the spread of coronavirus infection.

Moderate to heavy rainfall predicted across country

Sat, 20 Jun 2020 08:58:00 +0200thehimalayantimes (en)

KATHMANDU, JUNE 19. Meteorological Forecasting Division has predicted moderate to heavy rainfall throughout the country over the next three days. “Monsoon trough line is now located close to Nepal from Uttar Pradesh of India and will continue to exist from the eastern to the western parts of the....

Twin crisis: Bihar prepares for floods amid Covid-19 pandemic

Sun, 14 Jun 2020 11:04:00 +0200indiatoday (en)

If the coronavirus pandemic alone was not enough of a crisis, Bihar is now staring at the possibility of impending floods as well. As Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday reviewed the state government’s preparedness to simultaneously confront the twin challenges, he ordered top officers to begin....

Bihar gears up to fight annual floods

Tue, 09 Jun 2020 11:24:00 +0200timesofindia (en)

PATNA: Apart from coronavirus, the state is also gearing up to fight annual floods following Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) forecast about onset of monsoon around June 12. Last week, CM Nitish Kumar had asked the water resources department (WRD) to complete all the flood-fighting schemes before the onset of monsoon.

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