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Monsoon watch: The 2019 season has the sure-shot imprint of climate change

The monsoon has played truant this year, with many areas now under floods, which were facing drought earlier

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Drought to deluge: Kodagu was parched 3 months ago, now receives extreme rainfall

The district has received double the amount of August’s rainfall in just nine days

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Simply put: Day zero

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Drought watch: More than half of India affected in July

Around 46.11 per cent of the country is ‘abnormally dry’ or ‘exceptionally dry’

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Nepal: A sitting duck for climate disasters

The country’s geography and ever-looming threat of climate change make it very vulnerable

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Scant July rainfall: India may face drought, floods again

Long periods of no rain and then a sudden bout of excessive rainfall have become the hallmark of Indian monsoon in the last few years

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Drought watch: Is there any monsoon effect?

A deficit in July rainfall has been associated with six of India’s worst droughts between 1877 and 2005

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Simply Put: Walk for water

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Mumbai rains once again prove climate change is no hoax

The number of rainy days is decreasing while intense rainfall events are increasing globally

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Chasing monsoon 2019: July deficit means 90% chance of falling below normal

If June rainfall remains below 100 mm, it would be fourth time in last 118 years

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Droughts: misery in slow motion

Successive droughts and water scarcity are causing long-term harm in ways that are poorly understood and inadequately acknowledged

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India simply does not acknowledge forest drought

Severe dry spells in Indian forests have hit the livelihood of more than 100 million people

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