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40 million Indians are at risk of coastal floods due to climate change

May 20, 2016

40 million Indians are at risk of coastal floods due to climate change

Apart from climate change, changes in settlement patterns, and rapid urbanisation have increased risk of extreme climate and sea-level rise in SE Asia. #India #China #United Nations #climate change #Kolkata #Mumbai #Maldives #Thailand #South East Asia #Cyclones #Coastal floods
Cyclone Marcia slams into Australia's Queensland: Buildings damaged, power lines affected

Feb 20, 2015

Cyclone Marcia slams into Australia's Queensland: Buildings damaged, power lines affected

Two powerful cyclones roared ashore in Australia on Friday leaving a trail of destruction with buildings severely damaged, trees uprooted and power lines downed. #Australia #NewsTracker #Destruction #Natural Disaster #cyclone #Cyclones #natural calamity #Cyclone Marcia #Marcia
Cyclone Helen strikes Andhra Pradesh, leaves 7 dead

Nov 23, 2013

Cyclone Helen strikes Andhra Pradesh, leaves 7 dead

Cyclonic storm Helen hit Andhra Pradesh coast near Machilipatnam on Friday, triggering heavy rains and strong gales, killing seven people and causing massive damage to the crops in the coastal region. #NewsTracker #Andhra Pradesh #Cyclones #Cyclone Helen #Cyclone Helen death toll
Rescue teams on alert as cyclone Phailin slams Odisha

Oct 12, 2013

Rescue teams on alert as cyclone Phailin slams Odisha

Roads were all but empty as high waves lashed the coastline of Orissa state, which will bear the brunt of Cyclone Phailin. By mid-afternoon, wind gusts were so strong that they could blow over grown men. #India #NewsTracker #Andhra Pradesh #Indian Ocean #Odisha #Cyclones #Cyclone phailin #Gopalpur
Cyclone Mahasen hits Bangladesh, leaves one dead

May 16, 2013

Cyclone Mahasen hits Bangladesh, leaves one dead

The cyclonic storm 'Mahasen' today hit Bangladesh's southern Patuakhali coast with wind speed up to 90 kilometers per hour, killing one person, officials said. #World #Bangladesh #NewsTracker #Cyclones #Cyclone Mahasen
'Delhi, Mumbai among most prone to environmental risks'

Nov 28, 2012

'Delhi, Mumbai among most prone to environmental risks'

Indian cities, New Delhi and Mumbai, are among the places that are most prone to multiple environmental risks, says a report. #Delhi #climate change #Mumbai #Survey #Environmental Issues #Flooding #Carbon footprints #Cyclones