Kerala's backwaters carry modern-day brunt
Their ecosystem is under threat but no one seems to care
Why Chennai floods are a man-made disaster
An analysis shows that in just four decades, urbanisation in the city increased by almost 20 times
Pastoral community in Kenya at high risk from climate change
Lack of livelihood options makes herders more vulnerable
Concern over Brihanmumbai Storm Water Drains project
Another monsoon. The season of suffering in India's flood plains. And of blaming upstream people for floods. Is there an end to this
Assam, Arunachal Pradesh face worst ever floods recorded in June
Brahmaputra breaches danger mark, 300,000 people displaced
Why Manipur is flooded
The state's worst flood in recent history raises doubts over the role of dams
Lake made by landslide debris bursts, causes flash floods in Kargil
Six bridges have been washed away by the floods; remote mountainous villages in Ladakh at risk
Did hydel projects have a role in Uttarakhand disaster? asks Supreme Court
Judges express concern over large number of power projects and dams on the Ganga and its tributaries without scientifically assessing their …
Rural women have resilience to cope with climate risks: study
Women use creative ways to manage food and nutrition security in their households in lean months, shows an ongoing study in Faizabad, Uttar …
Rebuilding Uttarakhand: experts deliberate action plan
Participants at a workshop emphasise on implementation of recommendations while framing future development policy for the state; earlier expert …
High rainfall, swelling rivers spread panic in Uttarakhand
Extreme rainfall of the kind witnessed during last year's flood disaster unlikely, say Met officials
Urban floods: lessons from Jammu & Kashmir
Putting a stop to unmindful concretisation of lake beds and drainage channels can save cities from disastrous floods
Doctors absent in flood-hit areas
Hospitals have not got green signal for deploying teams; state government unclear of medical help actually needed
Grand distraction called river interlinking
How climate ready are we?
Natural disasters: why are we always so unprepared?
Government agencies merely shift blame but take no action to plan and prepare ahead
Vishnuprayag hydel project suffers extensive damage
Residents say project managed by Jaiprakash Associates has increased flooding during monsoons
Uttarakhand residents get little succour
They have lost homes, belongings; claim no government aid available as yet
Lessons in dealing with floods
Tipaimukh Dam in Manipur driving a wedge?
Imphal, Manipur's capital, came to a grinding halt on August 28, with a strike being called. Imphal's people are habituated to bandhs, and most …
In Srinagar's footsteps?
Unplanned urbanisation is killing lakes that have saved Raipur from floods for over 1,000 years
SC order likely to stall only proposed hydel projects in Uttarakhand
What happens to those that are under construction or have already obtained green clearances?
Flood warning: lost in translation?
Despite having a history of floods, state did not have a disaster management system in place
Thorthormi lake: Bhutan's impending climate disaster
Mission to reduce chances of glacial lake's outburst fails to achieve target