User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Floods n Droughts
Last updated: Sep 24 2020 11:34 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Alert: Heavy to very heavy rains in UP, Bihar 24.9.2020 Rediff: News
'Expect very heavy rainfall at some places in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar along with sub-Himalayan West Bengal comprising of Alipurduar, Cooch Behar, Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Siliguri, Jalpaiguri, including Sikkim, parts of Arunachal Pradesh, and parts of lower Assam, Rangia downward like Barpeta, Goalpara, Dhubri along with parts of Meghalaya.'
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Climate change and reduced freshwater supply have put Sundarbans on the ‘endangered’ ecosystem list 23.9.2020 Scroll.in
There are, however, reasons for optimism.
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India’s agriculture sector has survived the pandemic. But will it survive climate change? 14.9.2020 Scroll.in
The Reserve Bank of India recently acknowledged the looming danger in its annual report.
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Bare-chested women lock themselves to UK Parliament in climate protest 11.9.2020 DNA
The women carried a large banner reading "Can`t bare the truth?" and had words painted on their chests representing predicted consequences of global warming such as war, drought, starvation, wildfires, violence and famine.
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As parts of Karnataka record drop in rainfall, experts warn that deforestation must be halted 5.9.2020 Scroll.in
The occurrence of extreme weather events has increased both in terms of frequency and intensity across the state.
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India ready to work with FAO to help other nations in tackling locust problem: Agri ministry 4.9.2020 The Assam Tribune
India ready to work with FAO to help other nations in tackling locust problem: Agri ministry
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PHOTOS: When wildlife wows us! 3.9.2020 Rediff: News
NHM wildlife
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Poor planning, civic apathy and huge floods – it’s the same story from Karachi to Kolkata 2.9.2020 Scroll.in
Three days of heavy rainfall in late August led to at least 47 deaths due to drowning in the Pakistan city.
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Mumbai’s Coastal Road: Making land in a drowning city 31.8.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Last fortnight, the Supreme Court conceded that the project is not exempt from environmental and wildlife clearances. Nevertheless, reclamation work continues.
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Central team visits flood-hit sites of Lakhimpur 29.8.2020 The Assam Tribune
Central team visits flood-hit sites of Lakhimpur
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Indian cities get drowned every monsoon. Here’s what can be done about it 28.8.2020 Scroll.in
Urban areas are expanding and engulfing the open spaces which were major drainage points or forests in the past.
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'Thousands of landslides are going to happen' 24.8.2020 Rediff: News
'The last three decades were the era of D, where D stands for deforestation, destruction, degradation, disaster, damages, diseases, difficulties... and finally it leads to death.'
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Despite new technologies and programmes, lightning continues to kill thousands every year in India 22.8.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The biggest challenge is making sure states relay the benefits of improved forecasting to vulnerable people and install lightning arresters in rural areas.
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Why do landslides keep occurring in Kerala’s Idukki district? 15.8.2020 Scroll.in
It is a history mapped in tragedies – of climate change, deforestation, reckless construction and alarm bells ignored
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India’s health budget is not enough to tackle impending climate disasters, warn experts 14.8.2020 Scroll.in
Extreme weather events in the future are expected to bring along more infectious diseases and worsen malnutrition.
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Proposal on upgradation of Poba RF placed before Forest dept 13.8.2020 The Assam Tribune
Proposal on upgradation of Poba RF placed before Forest dept
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India diluted the law that protects its coastal areas once the public could no longer give inputs 11.8.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The dilutions enable the possibility of intensifying construction activity in urban coastal areas.
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Holes bored in the Western Ghats offer clues to climate change in the past 8.8.2020 Scroll.in
According to a study, the Western Ghats has experienced an increase in temperature of about 0.8 degrees Celsius in the past 100 years.
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Mangroves destruction causing Mumbai flooding: Experts 6.8.2020 Rediff: News
Mangroves absorb excess water but they are being destroyed in Mumbai in the guise of infrastructure development, city-based environmentalist Debi Goenka told PTI.
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What are locusts? And why are they such a big menace? 5.8.2020 Rediff: Business
Swarms of immature pink locusts and adult yellow locusts are currrently active. Not only are fresh locusts swarms expected to arrive in the coming weeks, but even those already present in India have mated and are breeding new offspring.
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