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Understanding link between extreme rainfall events and floods

Scientific evidence of global warming leading to more moisture in atmosphere, causing extreme precipitation doesn't show these causes more …

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Reality check: 2017 hurricanes wreaked the most havoc in 48 years

Limiting temperature rise 1.5-2°C may cut down number of tropical cyclones but not their severity

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Sea level rise 3mm higher in 2018 than last year: report

Previous studies have also warned that the sea level rise in 21st Century has been three times as fast as that in the …

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Extreme rainfall acidifies land in India's northeastern states

The vicious cycle of frequent heavy rain events degrading land, which again cause more floods and hence further degrade land, cripples …

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Land degradation makes containing floods and droughts tough

Water erosion accounts for more than 50 per cent of total degraded area in India

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Deluge in the desert: Saudi Arabia’s devastating floods wreak havoc

Heavy rains that started on November 10 will continue to lash the kingdom in the next 2 days. More than 30 people have died across the country …

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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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Glacial lake keeps disaster managers on toes in Sikkim

Floods caused due to outbursts of glacial lakes are a matter of concern in Sikkim Himalayan region

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Incessant rainfall continues to batter north India

While Himachal Pradesh and Punjab are the worst hit, Haryana and J&K too get much more than their normal September rainfall

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Not one dam in Kerala was inspected before monsoon, reveals RTI

The state received 42% above normal rainfall but the Central Water Commission didn’t have any information of the criticality of dams

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Himachal Pradesh: Floods hit 16th state this monsoon, to impact crop yield

The hill state got 15 times its normal rainfall on Sunday owing to a depression settled over west MP and east Rajasthan

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African countries aren't doing enough to prepare for rising sea levels

All the coastal nations will be affected by the rising sea levels and the damage could be reduced by adapting the coastline and …

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