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IMD warns of heavy rain in Assam & Meghalaya

Thu, 01 Oct 2020 08:45:00 +0200timesofindia (en)

GUWAHATI: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has warned of heavy rainfall in Assam and Meghalaya from Wednesday till October 5 by issuing an “yellow” alert, which may deteriorate the flood situation in Assam. At present, over 2.83 lakh people in the state have been hit by the third wave of floods.

STUDENT COLLECTIVES AS RELIEF MEDIATION TO THE PERILS OF NATURAL DISASTERS

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 22:22:00 +0200refugeewatchonline (en)

‘The year is 2020. The tree in front of my house is bent on crashing upon the family car. It’s raining cats and dogs. Suddenly, there’s a blackout and there’s water seeping in from a broken window pane. The wind too isn’t very keen on slowing down either and seems to be turning stronger by...

Flooding worsens further in north

Sun, 27 Sep 2020 20:43:00 +0200daily-sun (en)

The overall flood situation has worsened further in the northern region as the water level of the Upper Meghna Basin in the northeastern region of the country is increasing gradually. Hundreds of flood victims have been leading a miserable life with inadequate relief, many alleged.

Virus, drought, flood hit 51M folk

Sun, 27 Sep 2020 05:27:00 +0200manilatimes (en)

NEW YORK: At least 51.6 million people worldwide have been affected by floods, droughts or storms and the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), showed the news analysis published Wednesday (Thursday in Manila) by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Center.

Flash floods raise public suffering in Northern Bangladesh

Sat, 26 Sep 2020 18:54:00 +0200dhakatribune (en)

Floodwaters have started receding in the Brahmaputra shoal areas as the waters of the Brahmaputra river are now flowing below the danger level. The overall flood situation in Kurigram and Lalmonirhat has worsened further. The Dharla and Teesta rivers are still flowing above the danger level, while....

Disaster, climate change and coronavirus: 2020 has been a hell of a year

Sat, 26 Sep 2020 01:13:00 +0200abc-au (en)

While we have all been justifiably distracted by COVID-19, the Northern Hemisphere has not been OK. Fires in Siberia, heatwaves in Europe, record wildfires in California, flooding in Africa, many, many tropical storms, and possibly the highest temperature reliably recorded on Earth.

Flooding worsens in N-districts

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 20:19:00 +0200daily-sun (en)

Staff Correspondent 25 September, 2020 12:00 AM The flood situation has deteriorated in the northern and north-eastern regions due to heavy rainfall and onrush of upstream river water on Thursday. Low-lying and char areas have been submerged in Nilphamari, Lalmonirhat, Kurigram, Natore, Sherpur....

National Service Scheme: Learn the History and Role of NSS Volunteers Helping the Community

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 14:09:00 +0200news18 (en)

National Service Scheme (NSS) was introduced in 1969 to mark the centenary year of Mahatma Gandhi’s birth. It was launched in 37 universities and 40,000 students joined the scheme in the beginning. The nationwide scheme now includes 3.8 million university students after 50 years of its inception.

Climate exigency: The time to act is now!

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 09:41:00 +0200financialexpress (en)

Forest is a limited renewable natural resource, which can maintain its sustainable functioning only if it is given time to regenerate. Unfortunately, the forest resources around the world have been depleting at an extremely alarming rate resulting in catastrophic and hazardous chain reactions.

Overnight wait for PCR test for scores

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 06:11:00 +0200thehimalayantimes (en)

KATHMANDU, SEPTEMBER 23. Sukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital at Teku has been seeing a surge in the number of people visiting the hospital for polymerase chain reaction test. The number of people visiting the hospital for the tests has drastically increased after the government allowed....

World: Underground Transfer of Floods for Irrigation (UTFI): Exploring Potential at the Global Scale

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 06:46:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

By Faiz Alam, Researcher Water Resources/Agricultural Water Management (IWMI) and Paul Pavelic, Senior Researcher Hydrogeology (IWMI) IWMI has conducted a global assessment of a means to better capture and store water from flooding for use in times of drought for the first time.

Ganges basin rivers swelling

Sun, 20 Sep 2020 05:40:00 +0200dhakatribune (en)

The rivers were flowing below the danger level in 15 points and above the danger level in one point Saturday morning. The flood situation might become stable from Sunday as the rate of onrushing water from the upstream reduced despite little rise and fall in water levels of major rivers during the last 24 hours in the Brahmaputra basin.

Rivers continue to rise in Ganges basin

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 11:07:00 +0200dhakatribune (en)

The rivers were flowing below the danger level in 15 points and above the danger level in one point Saturday morning. Water levels in most of the rivers and tributaries in Ganges basin recorded a rise for the second consecutive day Saturday in the wake of onrushing of floodwater from the upstream hilly catchment areas in India .

Climate theories on Sudan

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 22:05:00 +0200ahram-EN (en)

Nile waters in Sudan have begun to drop to after reaching record levels, causing severe damage in several cities, the Water and Irrigation Ministry in Khartoum said Sunday. Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok tweeted Sudan hasn’t seen similar floods since 1912, instructing state institutions to coordinate....

Dual calamity as floods hit India’s Bihar state amid pandemic

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 23:42:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

, even as the floods affect millions across the state . “The people in the community were in a state of fear due to COVID-19 and, during the same time, the flood waters entered the village suddenly,” recalled Sri Ramsagar Sahni, a ward member in Muzaffarpur District.

Según un estudio, las inundaciones costeras frecuentes podrían afectar al 20% del PIB global

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 14:03:00 +0200iagua (es)

Según un nuevo estudio de la Universidad de Melbourne, en el que ha participado la Universidad de East Anglia (UEA), la superficie costera expuesta a inundaciones aumentará en más de 250,000 kilómetros cuadrados a nivel global, lo que supone un aumento del 48%, hasta alcanzar los 800,000 kilómetros cuadrados.

Water above danger mark in Dharla, rising...

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 11:43:00 +0200dhakatribune (en)

The local Water Development Board has said that there is no possibility of flooding in the district even though the water level is forecast to continue rising for the next 48 hours. The waters of Dharla, Teesta and Brahmaputra have started rising in the upper reaches of Kurigram, resulting in the lower reaches of the river basin starting to flood.

Nepal’s Glacial Lakes in Danger of Bursting

Mon, 14 Sep 2020 17:09:00 +0200globalissues (en)

KATHMANDU, Sep 14 (IPS) - A new report out this week warns that hundreds of glacial lakes in the Himalaya are in danger of bursting because global heating is melting the ice on the world's highest mountains. However, on only two of them have there been mitigation measures to reduce water levels.

Extreme weather events show the growing impact of climate change

Sat, 12 Sep 2020 22:14:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

In determining that link, scientists assess simulations of how weather systems might behave if humans had never started pumping carbon dioxide into the air and compare that with what is happening today. They also factor in weather observations made over the past century or more.

The pandemic cannot stop joint efforts for adaptation, resilient societies

Sat, 12 Sep 2020 21:51:00 +0200thedailystarBD (en)

On September 8, the South Asia regional office of Global Center on Adaptation (GCA) was inaugurated in Dhaka with the attendance of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and the 8th Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon. This is a milestone event to tackle climate change in the region,....

Extreme weather events show the growing impact of climate change

Sat, 12 Sep 2020 19:15:00 +0200taipeitimes (en)

In determining that link, scientists assess simulations of how weather systems might behave if humans had never started pumping carbon dioxide into the air and compare that with what is happening today. They also factor in weather observations made over the past century or more.

Wild weather shows growing impact of climate change

Fri, 11 Sep 2020 04:11:00 +0200bdnews24 (en)

This spate of wild weather is consistent with climate change, scientists say, and the world can expect even more extreme weather and higher risks from natural disasters as global emissions of greenhouse gases continue. "We are seeing the emergence of some signals that would have had almost no chance....

Scientists: Climate Change To Blame For Extreme Weather This Year

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 16:00:00 +0200huffingtonpost-us-en (en)

LONDON, Sept 10 (Reuters) - The planet is showing signs it’s in peril. In recent weeks, the world has seen ferocious wildfires in the U.S. West, torrential rains in Africa, weirdly warm temperatures on the surface of tropical oceans, and record heat waves from California to the Siberian Arctic.

Wild weather this year shows growing impact of climate change: Scientists

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 15:09:00 +0200HindustanTimes (en)

The planet is showing signs it’s in peril. In recent weeks, the world has seen ferocious wildfires in the U.S. West, torrential rains in Africa, weirdly warm temperatures on the surface of tropical oceans, and record heat waves from California to the Siberian Arctic.

Scientists blame human-induced climate change for 2020’s wild weather

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 13:29:00 +0200businessday (en)

London — The planet is showing signs it is in peril. In recent weeks, the world has seen ferocious wildfires in the US west, torrential rains in Africa, weirdly warm temperatures on the surface of tropical oceans, and record heatwaves from California to the Siberian Arctic.

Heat wave in Siberian Arctic just the tip of the climate change iceberg - scientists

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 13:12:00 +0200iol (en)

Advances in a relatively new field known as "event attribution science" have enabled researchers to assess how big a role climate change might have played in a specific case. Specialists of Russian Federal Agency for Forestry put out a forest fire outside the village of Basly in Omsk Region, Russia. File picture: Alexey Malgavko/Reuters.

Wild weather this year shows growing impact of climate...

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 12:01:00 +0200thepeninsulaqatar (en)

LONDON: The planet is showing signs it's in peril. In recent weeks, the world has seen ferocious wildfires in the U.S. West, torrential rains in Africa, weirdly warm temperatures on the surface of tropical oceans, and record heat waves from California to the Siberian Arctic.

2020 wild weather shows growing climate change impact: scientists

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 10:41:00 +0200trust (en)

Scientists are getting better at tracking the links between global warming and intensifying heatwaves, wildfires, storms and extreme rainfall. By Matthew Green. LONDON, Sept 10 (Reuters) - The planet is showing signs it's in peril. In recent weeks, the world has seen ferocious wildfires in the U.S.

From US wildfires to torrential rains in Africa: A reminder of urgent action on climate change

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 10:38:00 +0200dnaindia (en)

In determining that link, scientists assess simulations of how weather systems might behave if humans had never started pumping carbon dioxide into the air, and compare that with what is happening today. They also factor in weather observations made over the last century or more.

Wild weather this year shows growing impact of climate change, scientists say

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 10:28:00 +0200tribune (en)

LONDON: The planet is showing signs it’s in peril. In recent weeks, the world has seen ferocious wildfires in the US West, torrential rains in Africa, weirdly warm temperatures on the surface of tropical oceans, and record heat waves from California to the Siberian Arctic.

Scientists: Wild weather this year shows...

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 10:13:00 +0200dhakatribune (en)

The planet is showing signs it's in peril. In recent weeks, the world has seen ferocious wildfires in the US West, torrential rains in Africa, weirdly warm temperatures on the surface of tropical oceans, and record heat waves from California to the Siberian Arctic.

Wild weather shows growing impact of climate change

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 09:37:00 +0200bna-en (en)

London, Sept. 10 (BNA): The planet is showing signs it’s in peril. In recent weeks, the world has seen ferocious wildfires in the U.S. West, torrential rains in Africa, weirdly warm temperatures on the surface of tropical oceans, and record heat waves from California to the Siberian Arctic.

Wild weather this year shows growing impact of climate change, scientists say

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 09:24:00 +0200channelnewsasia (en)

LONDON: The planet is showing signs it's in peril. In recent weeks, the world has seen ferocious wildfires in the US West, torrential rains in Africa, weirdly warm temperatures on the surface of tropical oceans, and record heat waves from California to the Siberian Arctic.

Wild weather this year shows growing impact of climate change, scientists say 1h ago

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 09:14:00 +0200wsau (en)

By Matthew Green. LONDON (Reuters) - The planet is showing signs it's in peril. In recent weeks, the world has seen ferocious wildfires in the U.S. West, torrential rains in Africa, weirdly warm temperatures on the surface of tropical oceans, and record heat waves from California to the Siberian Arctic.

Wild weather this year shows growing impact of climate change, scientists say

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 08:51:00 +0200reuters-in (en)

This spate of wild weather is consistent with climate change, scientists say, and the world can expect even more extreme weather and higher risks from natural disasters as global emissions of greenhouse gases continue. “We are seeing the emergence of some signals that would have had almost no chance....

Wild weather this year shows growing impact of climate change, scientists say

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 08:48:00 +0200oann (en)

September 10, 2020. By Matthew Green. LONDON (Reuters) – The planet is showing signs it’s in peril. In recent weeks, the world has seen ferocious wildfires in the U.S. West, torrential rains in Africa, weirdly warm temperatures on the surface of tropical oceans, and record heat waves from California to the Siberian Arctic.

Wild weather this year shows growing impact of climate change, scientists say

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 08:42:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

This spate of wild weather is consistent with climate change, scientists say, and the world can expect even more extreme weather and higher risks from natural disasters as global emissions of greenhouse gases continue. “We are seeing the emergence of some signals that would have had almost no chance....

Wild weather this year shows growing impact of climate change, scientists say

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 08:42:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

By Matthew Green. LONDON (Reuters) - The planet is showing signs it's in peril. In recent weeks, the world has seen ferocious wildfires in the U.S. West, torrential rains in Africa, weirdly warm temperatures on the surface of tropical oceans, and record heat waves from California to the Siberian Arctic.

Wild weather this year shows growing impact of climate change, scientists say Reuters

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 08:38:00 +0200msn-uk (en)

By Matthew Green. LONDON (Reuters) - The planet is showing signs it's in peril. In recent weeks, the world has seen ferocious wildfires in the U.S. West, torrential rains in Africa, weirdly warm temperatures on the surface of tropical oceans, and record heat waves from California to the Siberian Arctic.

Wild weather this year shows growing impact of climate change, scientists say

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 08:25:00 +0200reuters-af (en)

LONDON (Reuters) - The planet is showing signs it’s in peril. In recent weeks, the world has seen ferocious wildfires in the U.S. West, torrential rains in Africa, weirdly warm temperatures on the surface of tropical oceans, and record heat waves from California to the Siberian Arctic.

Wild weather this year shows growing impact of climate change, scientists say This content was published on Sep 10, 2020 Sep 10, 2020 By Matthew Green LONDON (Reuters) - The planet is showing signs it's in peril. In recent weeks, the world has seen ferocious...

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 08:19:00 +0200swissinfo-eng (en)

By Matthew Green. LONDON (Reuters) - The planet is showing signs it's in peril. In recent weeks, the world has seen ferocious wildfires in the U.S. West, torrential rains in Africa, weirdly warm temperatures on the surface of tropical oceans, and record heat waves from California to the Siberian Arctic.

Wild weather this year shows growing impact of climate change, scientists say

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 08:12:00 +02004-traders (en)

LONDON, Sept 10 (Reuters) - The planet is showing signs it's in peril. In recent weeks, the world has seen ferocious wildfires in the U.S. West, torrential rains in Africa, weirdly warm temperatures on the surface of tropical oceans, and record heat waves from California to the Siberian Arctic.

Lakes overflow, turn spotlight on drain management

Wed, 09 Sep 2020 18:10:00 +0200thehindu (en)

Commuters driving through Manyata Tech Park were in for a surprise on Wednesday morning – many roads were flooded, and at Chikkabanavara, a road had turned into a rivulet and people stood on the middle of the road trying to catch fish. The heavy rains that lashed the city late on Tuesday and early....

Bangladesh unique in vulnerability, resilience

Tue, 08 Sep 2020 20:05:00 +0200thedailystarBD (en)

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said Bangladesh is a unique example of climate vulnerability and resilience. She said people here time and again have shown their resilience against natural or man-made disasters. Yet, a lot of things need to be changed, the PM added.

PM hopes GCA to be a solution-broker for climate adaptation measures Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday hoped that the regional office of the Global Centre on Adaptation (GCA) in Dhaka...

Tue, 08 Sep 2020 15:32:00 +0200thefinancialexpress (en)

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday hoped that the regional office of the Global Centre on Adaptation (GCA) in Dhaka will serve as a 'centre of excellence' and a solution-broker for climate change adaptation measures in the South Asia region. "I hope this regional office will share the best....

India: Creating disaster-resistant shelters to reduce the risk of natural disasters

Sun, 06 Sep 2020 06:50:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Caritas India with the support of United Way Bengaluru (UWB), Caritas Germany, Hilfswerk and CEI is creating a series of cyclone-resilient shelters for the coastal communities of Odisha. Following to the devastation caused by Cyclone FANI in Odisha, recovery and rehabilitation program has been....

ASAHI HAIKUIST NETWORK/ David McMurray still summer--mother’s silence in every room--Giuliana Ravaglia

Fri, 04 Sep 2020 00:17:00 +0200ajw (en)

still summer--mother’s silence in every room --Giuliana Ravaglia (Bologna, Italy) ragged flag on the border post a ghost’s fingers --Hifsa Ashraf (Rawalpindi, Pakistan) hundredth day whistling ducks bring the lake home --Salil Chaturvedi (Goa, India ) Aroma of home flowering chestnuts after the rain....

9am UK weather forecast – Sunny 20C weekend on the cards as clouds and drizzle give way despite ‘wettest September ever’

Thu, 03 Sep 2020 10:42:00 +0200thesun (en)

A SUNNY weekend with 20C weather has been forecast as clouds and drizzle disappear. That's good news after flood alerts were yesterday put out for England, during the "wettest September ever". The balmy weather will follow highs of 22C sunshine this week, with another warm and dry weekend ahead.

10pm UK weather forecast – Flood alerts in force for England as odds slashed on wettest September EVER – LIVE updates

Wed, 02 Sep 2020 23:23:00 +0200thesun (en)

FLOOD alerts are in force for England, the Met Office has reported. A flood alert has been issued for Rivers Dutton, Crake and Mill Beck, with river levels set to rise as a result of heavy rainfall. Meanwhile, bookies are slashing the odds on the UK having the wettest September ever despite 26C India n Summer forecasts.

Deaths due to forces of nature increased by 18.2% in 2019, says NCRB report

Wed, 02 Sep 2020 17:44:00 +0200thehindu (en)

Deaths due to forces of nature like floods, sun/heat stroke, lightning strikes and avalanches increased by 18.2 % from 2018 to 2019, according to the recently published report on Accidental Deaths and Suicides in India (ADSI) by the National Crime Records Bureau.

India: Ministry of Home Affairs Disaster Management Division (National Emergency Response Centre) Situation report as on 1st September 2020 at 1800 Hrs.

Wed, 02 Sep 2020 16:31:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

1 . Brief about flood situation/ damage report during last 24 hours is as under. State wise details is at Annexure I. 2 . Total 155 Teams of NDRF have been deployed across the country. State wise deployment is at - Annexure-II. 3 . Forecast: India Meteorological Department (IMD) Significant Weather....

Google’s AI flood warnings now cover all of India and have expanded to Bangladesh

Tue, 01 Sep 2020 19:15:00 +0200theverge (en)

Google says its flood prediction service, which uses machine learning to identify areas of land prone to flooding and alert users before the waters arrive, now covers all of India and has expanded to parts of Bangladesh as well. The search giant launched the tool in 2018 for India’s Patna region,....

MP rain: One killed in house collapse at Sehore, 60 rescued by IAF chopper

Sun, 30 Aug 2020 09:39:00 +0200newindianexpress (en)

BHOPAL: A 35-year-old womanwas killed and three others were injuredwhen a house collapsed after heavy rains at Sehore in Madhya Pradesh on Sunday, while nearly 60 stranded people were airlifted from a village in the district by an IAF helicopter, officials said.

Madhya Pradesh Flood: Army, NDRF Deployed in Hoshangabad, CM Briefs PM Modi

Sun, 30 Aug 2020 07:23:00 +0200india (en)

New Delhi: Torrential rains over the last two days triggered flooding in several districts of Madhya Pradesh, including Hoshangabad, where the Army and the NDRF were roped in on Saturday to rescue people from inundated areas, officials said. Also Read - BJP to Observe ‘Seva Saptah’ From Sep 14-20....

Extreme rain, flooding rivers in central India, more rain likely says IMD

Sun, 30 Aug 2020 07:12:00 +0200HindustanTimes (en)

New Delhi: Parts of central India recorded exceptional rain in the past two days leading to overflowing reservoirs that are at “extreme flood situation”. Extremely heavy rain was recorded at Chhindwara, Seoni, Hoshangabad and Harda districts of Madhya Pradesh (MP). Chaurai in MP recorded 41 centimetres (cm) of rainfall.

Pakistan lacks modern flood warning system

Sat, 29 Aug 2020 20:48:00 +0200tribune (en)

ISLAMABAD: Every year, urban flooding in the cities and flash floods in the mountainous areas cause huge loss of life and properties during the monsoon season. However, the country has neither an effective telemetry system nor modern weather forecast radars for timely prediction of flooding.

OP-ED: The climate-Covid double-punch

Sat, 29 Aug 2020 20:18:00 +0200dhakatribune (en)

Amid the unprecedented Covid-19 crisis, the world’s most climate-vulnerable country Bangladesh is bearing the brunt of natural disasters, and currently is being battered by the worst flood in recent years. Heavy monsoon floods have submerged one-third of Bangladesh. The flooding severely affected over 5.

Parts of Madhya Pradesh flooded after heavy rain; Army,NDRF deployed in Hoshangabad

Sat, 29 Aug 2020 19:30:00 +0200timesofindia (en)

BHOPAL: Torrential rain over the last two days triggered flooding in several districts of Madhya Pradesh, including Hoshangabad, where the Army and the NDRF were roped in on Saturday to rescue people from inundated areas, officials said. Sehore and Chhindwara districts also continue to be lashed by....

Downpour floods parts of Madhya Pradesh, Army, NDRF deployed in Hoshangabad

Sat, 29 Aug 2020 15:22:00 +0200newindianexpress (en)

BHOPAL: Torrential rains over the last two days triggered flooding in several districts of Madhya Pradesh, including Hoshangabad, where the Army and the NDRF were roped in on Saturday to rescue people from inundated areas, officials said. Sehore and Chhindwara districts also continue to be lashed by....

Army Deployed In Madhya Pradesh's Hoshangabad For Rescue Ops Amid Floods

Sat, 29 Aug 2020 14:04:00 +0200ndtvnews (en)

Bhopal: Torrential rains over the last two days triggered flooding in several districts of Madhya Pradesh, including Hoshangabad, where the Army and the NDRF were roped in today to officials said. Sehore and Chhindwara districts also continue to be lashed by heavy rains, which sent water bodies in these regions into spate, they said.

Web Desk

Sat, 29 Aug 2020 12:26:00 +0200dailytimesPK (en)

The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has forecast another system of monsoon rains in Sindh and Balochistan from today until Monday. The new system is expected to bring heavy rains in Karachi, Hyderabad, Thatta, Badin, Shaheed Benazirabad, Dadu, Tharparker, Nagarparker, Mirpurkhas, Islam Kot, Umar Kot, Sanghar, Sukkur, and Larkana.

Researchers built a data set for training AI to detect natural disasters from social media images

Fri, 28 Aug 2020 20:57:00 +0200venturebeat (en)

Automation and Jobs. Read our latest special issue. Open Now This week, people in California and Gulf Coast states experienced the impact of historic natural disasters. Called signs of climate change, both are unique: The California fires were started by hundreds of lightning strikes, creating some....

Why Deaths From Hurricanes And Other Natural Disasters Are Lower Than Ever – OpEd

Fri, 28 Aug 2020 01:47:00 +0200eurasiareview (en)

Michael Mann, a professor at a Penn State, claims that storms are getting more destructive as “a consequence of human-caused planetary warming.” The New York Times reported , “Climate change is making hurricanes more dangerous in many ways, including increased rainfall and more powerful storm surge.

Downpour triggers flood in Odisha, IMD forecasts intense rainfall in central, north India

Thu, 27 Aug 2020 19:45:00 +0200timesofindia (en)

NEW DELHI: Steady downpour led to a flood situation in parts of Odisha on Thursday while 19 people were saved from drowning in Jammu where major rivers are in spate due to incessant rain even as the IMD forecast intense rainfall in central and north India over the next four days. Over 83.

Weather update: 3 rain-related deaths in Odisha, Jammu; intense rainfall likely in north India in next 4 days

Wed, 26 Aug 2020 20:09:00 +0200financialexpress (en)

Three rain-related deaths were reported in Odisha and Jammu on Wednesday, while the India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued a forecast of intense rainfall activity over several parts of north India for the next four days. In Bihar, no fresh areas were inundated by flood water for the fourth....

Caritas India brings Joyful Learning in 10 villages of Dhemaji district, Assam

Mon, 24 Aug 2020 06:20:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

CARITAS INDIA in association with HCL FOUNDATION is in continuous process of livelihood restoration of the people of the flood-affected areas. CARITAS INDIA with support from HCL FOUNDATION launched a WOMEN LED COMPREHENSIVE FLOOD RECOVERY PROJECT in Dhemaji district of Assam which is among the worst affected districts in the state of Assam.

Sufferings of people know no bounds

Sun, 23 Aug 2020 20:11:00 +0200daily-sun (en)

A rickshaw-puller lies unconscious as he fell on the roadside after hitting a pothole in the capital’s Chankharpool area on Sunday. Vehicles often face accidents in the city as many roads have developed potholes due to waterlogging caused by rain. — MD NASIR UDDIN.

Karnataka: Floods, landslides claim 12 lives in Malnad districts

Sun, 23 Aug 2020 12:04:00 +0200timesofindia (en)

MYSURU: In the first week of August, the Kodagu, Chikkamagalur, and Shivamogga, three prominent Malnad districts of Karnataka witnessed floods and landslides claiming over 12 lives. All the major reservoirs of this region reached their full capacity and floodwater was released from the dam.

The Climate Disasters We Ignore Today Will Eventually Come for Us

Thu, 20 Aug 2020 19:33:00 +0200gizmodo (en)

in the face of a moderate tropical storm yet these stories of widespread suffering are rarely found on front pages. All of this devastation was not inevitable. World leaders could have taken steps to move us away from fossil fuels decades ago. They also could have poured far more resources into....

CGTN: Xi Jinping conducts inspection tour in

Thu, 20 Aug 2020 08:18:00 +0200direktbroker (en)

20.08.2020 - 07:01 Uhr CGTN: Xi Jinping conducts inspection tour in flood-hit Anhui Province. Business Wire India . Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in east China's Anhui Province for an inspection tour on Tuesday. This press release features multimedia.

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