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Maharashtra heads towards a drier drought

While last year, the state’s 14,679 villages were hit …

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Why improved forecasts are not helping prevent floods, droughts

The only way India can maximise the value of its massive investments in weather and S2S forecasts is by ensuring a process to bridge the gap …

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Kerala: After the deluge, a drought in the works

Major rivers and wells in the state have seen their water levels dip precariously after a terrible flood hit the state in August

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India’s climate story: Floods to drought and back again

Several districts in the country have seen floods owing to heavy rainfall and immediately after been subjected to drought for there is deficit …

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'Africa should not be a dumping ground for cheap technologies'

Africa has only 1,152 weather stations; most of which are in dilapidated condition. Adequate infrastructure and quality data is needed to …

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At the fag end of a distressing monsoon, comes El Niño

The phenomenon may disturb September rains and India may end up with a deficit monsoon year as 40% of the country already faces drought

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Monsoon 2018: Destructive yes, distributive no

While floods during monsoon killed 1,310 people and affected 7.5 million, 40% Indian districts still face drought

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Drought in Australia to intensify, fuels winter bush fires

Fire fighters in New South Wales are battling 81 grass and bushfires, 38 of which remained uncontained

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How to fight water scarcity this monsoon

Though the monsoon is behaving erratically, drought-prone districts are still water rich

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Extreme weather leaves none of the 5 continents untouched

Unusual heat wave, floods, wildfire, extreme rain and drought hit everyone worldwide

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Rain record: Odisha gets more than double, Bihar may soon be drought-hit

While 22 districts in Odisha see 200 per cent more rainfall than normal, Bihar’s 22 districts get less than 50 per cent

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Africa must be proactive about drought, not reactive, says FAO

As the continent feels the heat of climate change, it is time it adopts measures to better manage its water and land to build greater …

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