Kerala floods: What to expect when none of the 61 dams have any emergency plan?
Deep-rooted mistakes unearthed when a CAG audit report on flood control and forecasting was analysed
North East reels under floods despite recording highest rain deficit in the country
High variability of rainfall has created increased occurrence of droughts and floods
दुधारी नदी का सुख-दुख
नदियों के साथ बरती गई नासमझी से रूबरू कराती कोसी के संग-संग हफ्ते भर की यात्रा
Climate policies lack focus on sustainable mountain development in East Africa
There is need to integrate issues of climate change adaptation into development policies, plans and strategies
Kyrgyzstan's glaciers at risk
Ninety four per cent of the country’s glaciers may melt by the end of this century and the situation is only aggravated by gold mining in …
‘Severe weather’ hits Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh
Hailstorm, strong winds, lightning and heavy rains throw life out of gear
Typhoon Koppu brings severe floods to Philippines
Till now, the slow-moving typhoon has killed two people and forced tens of thousands to flee from their homes
Linking India’s rivers may not be a fruitful exercise, say environmentalists
The intrastate river linking concept has become popular with three projects allocated in Bihar for flood control
Kosi flood again?
How did it get so bad?
Ostrich policy and bad science. In Bihar, embankments built by government to prevent floods have been counter-productive
Environmental changes have led to the emergence of kala-azar in new areas
Is the alarm justified?
Yes. The disease is spreading fast. Yet there is little scientific data to devise a strategy to deal with it
Where have we gone wrong?
With every monsoon, the extent of floods in the country and its ensuing misery increases. Is this suffering largely self-inflicted?
India jumps to fourth place in computing capacity for weather forecasting
The super computer, Pratyush will help in major improvements in various services offered by institutions under the Ministry of Earth Sciences for …
World Bank's Pakistan flood-control plan faulty
World Bank pulled up for aid to flood control programmes in Pakistan
भारी बारिश से खराब हुई सोयाबीन की फसल, एमपी में सबसे अधिक नुकसान की आशंका
144 जिले में सामान्य से अधिक बारिश होने के कारण सोयाबीन जैसी फसलों को काफी नुकसान पहुंचा है, राज्य सरकारों ने इसका सर्वे शुरू ...
What fuelled this year's flood fury in Pune?
Unplanned development and erratic weather majorly caused the deluge, find experts
Communication gap: Bihar floods show why India, Nepal need to get their act together
The delay of sharing weather-related information is alarming because every time Nepal has received heavy rains, Bihar has recorded flash floods
Kerala floods: Two residents file PIL, say water management saw no change since 1956
The duo blames authorities for aggravating flood situation by releasing unplanned volumes of water when the state had already seen exceptional …
Coastal wetlands prevented property loss worth $625 million during 2012 Hurricane Sandy: study
During Hurricane Sandy, coastal wetlands reduced the damage in 12 states in northeastern US by 1 per cent
Making sense of erratic monsoon, sporadic flooding
Although the average rainfall has reduced over the last 60 years, the day to day variability in rainfall during monsoon months has increased
Flood and devastation sweep Assam, Meghalaya
Cloudburst, landslides kill 27 and damage infrastructure, property and crops in Garo Hills and West Khasi Hills
Bangladesh ravaged by floods
Even as annual monsoon floods devastate Bangladesh, a plan formulated by the World Bank to prevent flooding is bogged down in controversy
Coping pressure: State of extreme events in 2019
India recorded only 9 out of 93 disasters in Asia in 2019, but accounted for nearly 48% deaths. The country also had nearly 46% of the people …