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Cyclone Idai batters southern Africa; 120 dead, many more missing

Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi affected in the ‘worst disaster to hit the region’

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500,000 cattle dead in Australia floods

Australia’s beef industry is expected to be severely hit and could take several decades to recover

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Did you know Indian and West African monsoons are linked?

A report by an IISc scientist says that El Nino oscillates between both regions and affects the intensity of their rainfall

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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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