Wednesday’s Kullu cloudburst among 10 major incidents since rains started June 29 in hill state
Manipur landslide: Weak soil, incessant rain, anthropogenic pressure to blame, say experts
Going under: Coastal Odisha under existential threat
Raised shelters, changing crop patterns: How Assam is adapting to frequent floods
It took just a week for drought-affected Assam to be deluged: DTE Analysis
Not all embankments can stop floods, as has happened this time in Assam, say experts
Here is what Assam can do to prevent floods
It can strengthen embankments, dredge rivers, address river erosion and take wise policy decisions
Don’t blame just climate change; ‘haor’ destruction also behind Sylhet floods: Experts
Sylhet’s traditional wetlands, which act as sponges absorbing surface runoff, have been destroyed, thereby enabling the current floods, they ...
Assam: 94% of the state’s districts in the grip of floods
Every seventh Assamese is now a flood-victim, with 4.2 million people affected by floods across the state
It’ll take Assam 943 years to protect itself from floods at current pace of adaptation measures
Flood-prone Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Meghalaya will need 966, 935 & 996 years respectively
Climate change, poor planning: Why Assam’s floods are getting worse
The current spate of floods in Assam claimed 71 lives and affected nearly 3.2 million people in 32 districts
Several MPLAD funds disbursed after disaster events have been misappropriated: Bengal MP
Complete utilisation certificates of funds provided 18 years back after tsunami not submitted yet
Tripura, Mizoram, Meghalaya, south Assam running out of essentials after downpour, landslides
Tripura has imposed restrictions on the sale of petrol and diesel due to shortages; it plans to get goods via ship ...
Assam’s Haflong swept by landslides; activists blame ‘development’
The haphazard development of roads and railways without proper study of the soil, has led to disaster, they add
Heat wave-like conditions across the country. What‘s causing this?
Conditions stretch from western Rajasthan to Rayalaseema, including interior Maharashtra.
World will face at least 560 climate disasters every year by 2030, warns UN
Insurance against disasters can help adapt and build back better
India’s forest fires are getting bigger and hotter, like the rest of the world
There were around 340 incidences of fires on the last day of March 2022
Sariska Fire: IAF fighting blaze with choppers; no tigers harmed, says official
The fire started on March 27 afternoon and has gone out ofcontrol
UNEP’s Fire Ready Formula: Invest more in preventing wildfires
The Formula envisages allocating 66% of funds for planning, prevention, preparedness and recovery and 34% for response
Wildfires will be more frequent, larger and intense due to climate change: UNEP
Lightning strikes and air pollution will also increase due to wildfires according to the UNEP Frontiers report
Northern US braves historic snowstorm
Major cities experienced power outages and travel disruptions amid heavy snowfall
Sundarbans is cyclone capital of India: IMD report
Around 70% cyclones in the area from 1961-2020 were severe
Will Tonga volcanic eruption affect global climate?
The Tonga volcanic cloud contains roughly 0.4 Teragram of sulphur dioxide and has reached an altitude of 30 km, ...
Thailand’s new early warning technology to protect 70 million from disasters
The country suffered economic loss due to natural disasters from 2009-2018 to the tune of $46,055,161
India’s old dams: Gandhi Sagar in MP needs immediate repair, says CAG report
A breach in the dam could affect millions of lives and damage property
As told to Parliament (December 16, 2021): Cyclones, floods increased in last 2 decades
All that was discussed in the House through the day