Heavy rain causes flood in Assam; over 150,000 people affected
The IMD has forecast heavy to very heavy rainfall in the coming days
Wetland protection policy needs to be strengthened: Javadekar
On the occasion of World Wetlands Day, the Environment Minister reviews India's regulatory framework for wetlands
Heavy rains in Nepal may threaten Bihar again
Water levels in the Kosi and other rivers are likely to rise further this week because of heavy rains in Nepal from August 13. Heavy rainfall …
Unusually warm summers cause glacial melt in Tajikistan
Over 600 people have been displaced due to mud flows and floods caused by the glacial melt
Bangladesh damns Indian dam
A proposed Indian dam releases a flood of protests in Bangladesh
Appeal by NGOs
Counting the cost
Plugging the breaches
Can the people of the Sundarbans find a viable solution to the problem of flooding?
The boat people
Thousands of people in Bihar are trapped between the Kosi and its embankments. They have been suffering for decades. But the state government is …
जलवायु परिवर्तन की वजह से कहीं सूखा है तो कहीं बाढ़
केरल संकट-एक : पिछले नौ माह के दौरान केरल ने कई आपदाओं का सामना किया है। डाउन टू अर्थ ने इसकी पड़ताल की है।
कैग ने केदारनाथ पुनर्निर्माण कार्यों पर उठाए गंभीर सवाल
पुनर्निर्माण से जुड़े बहुत से कार्य इसलिए शुरू नहीं हो सके, क्योंकि केंद्र से पैसा मिलने के बावजूद राज्य सरकार ने वित्तीय या प्रशासनिक अनुमति ...
कश्मीर से अच्छी खबर
स्थानीय समुदाय के लोग और सिविल सोसायटी संस्थाओं ने मिलकर बाढ़ से बर्बाद स्कूलों का पुनरुद्धार किया। ऐसे प्रयास घाटी में शांतिपूर्ण भविष्य की ...
Reservoir levels rise after rains, but fail to cross normal storage mark in many states
At least 10 states still hold water below their normal storage levels
नदियों से बेधड़क छीना जा रहा है उनका घर-आंगन
ताजा मामला किशनगंज में गंगा की प्रमुख सहायक नदी महानंदा का है। यहां नदी के डूब क्षेत्र में एएमयू के कैंपस निर्माण पर एनजीटी ...
Will recent floods change voting pattern in Kerala?
Despite the devastating floods and the 'flawed' rehabilitation process, these issues are not going to be big in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, …
Counting the cost of catastrophe
With changing climate, the frequency of extreme weather events in India is rising and so is the price we pay for it.
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
Kerala floods: How to hit self goals on disaster preparedness
Performance audits carried out by the Comptroller and Auditor General of India during 2012 and 2017 had raised several red alerts regarding floods.…
Another year, another mismanaged flood response in Assam
As floods ravage Assam and other north-eastern states in India, failed promises by politicians to deal with floods come under close scrutiny
Geomorphologist Robert James Wasson discusses flood risk reduction in India
In this video, Robert James Wasson from National University of Singapore points out that India is the second most flood-prone country in the …
Indian states in the grip of floods; 400,000 people affected
In just one week, flooding in multiple states has caused at least 32 deaths
Relentless rains wreak havoc in South Asia
Flash floods have left a desolate trail from Punjab to Bangladesh and the toll has been especially severe in Nepal, where raging torrents have …