Gaps in data on women and girls particularly severe; countries do not invest enough in public intent data systems, the report said
Fire recorded at 23,000 points across Odisha in one week: Forest Survey of India
Similipal fires threaten fauna, could cause human-wildlife conflicts: Experts
Glacier breaks in Chamoli, experts blame low snowfall
Bihar to change Kosi’s course to save ancient site, says Nitish
Government hasn’t learnt any lessons about a river known to change course itself, say environmentalists
Work with nature, not against it in Anthropocene: Human Development Report
New social norms, improved incentives could usher in a new era for humanity, without human-generated pressures on Earth
Cyclone Nivar may hit harder than we think. Here’s why
IMD has upgraded the storm to a ‘very severe’ one; expect it to rapidly intensify
Microbes to fight oil spillage in oceans: Indian scientists devise new technology
The study found degradation of crude oil was achievable using low-cost non-toxic agro-residues
Tropical storms Marco, Laura head for the Gulf of Mexico, spark Fujiwhara effect scare
Simultaneous formation of two storms in western Atlantic Ocean creates Fujiwhara effect scare, that happens when 2 hurricanes combine ...
Mount Sinabung eruption in Indonesia sends smoke flying 5 km
No casualty or injuries reported so far
Kerala faces floods for third consecutive year
Extremely heavy rain forecast in Idukki, Palakkad, Thrissur and Wayanad districts for the next two days
Kerala deluge: Flooded districts were rain-deficit 24 hours ago
Till August 6, Kerala reported a deficit of 10% in its seasonal monsoon rainfall; by August 7, several districts ...
Warning bell: Extreme weather is hitting India’s farmlands harder
With an increase in disaster risks, India needs to measure and assess its ‘disaster losses’ better
Cyclones, locust attacks: Climate disasters, COVID-19 pose dual challenge in South Asia
From flash floods in Pakistan to cyclone in Bay of Bengal, climate-related disasters have compounded COVID-19 crisis in South ...
Deficit rainfall in some districts, flooding in nearly all: A look at Assam deluge
Eight of Assam’s 27 metereological districts had deficit rainfall this monsoon, and yet, almost all are suffering from some ...
Expect Assam floods to worsen in the next few days
Possibility of fresh floods in Meghalaya, Arunachal, Sikkim, north Bengal too
New study can help improve earthquake prediction
An equation developed by researchers brings back focus on earthquake prediction
In flood-prone Bihar, govt asks villagers to tweet potential threats
The state’s major rivers are all above danger levels and pose severe risks to flood-prone areas
South America witnessed extreme lightning strikes in 2018, 2019: WMO
While a strike in Brazil travelled the longest distance, one in Argentina lasted for the longest duration recorded till ...
Lightning kills 83 people in Bihar
Many of the victims were farmers, who were sowing paddy in their fields
Heavy monsoon may put Dharamshala evicted families at risk
The families — who have lived for decades in the city’s Charan Khad settlement — were evicted by the ...
Houses damaged, power supply and road transport hit due to tornado in Odisha
The tornado hit seaside villages in Kendrapara district at 4 pm on June 15
COVID-19 pulls fishermen back to Bengal, Amphan forces them to reconsider
Several fishermen in West Bengal have begun weighing options to go back to fishing harbours in other states where ...
COVID-19, floods: Bihar stares at twin challenge with onset of monsoon
Bihar Chief Secretary Deepak Kumar held a meeting with top officials on June 10 to review preparedness measures
Cyclone Amphan: How brick homes, Aila embankments saved the day at Sundarbans village
The embankments made in the aftermath of Cylone Aila of 2009 stood firm against the disaster, claimed officials