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How the shrinking island of Mousuni in the Sundarbans underlines the region's growing concerns about rapid land loss
India

How the shrinking island of Mousuni in the Sundarbans underlines the region's growing concerns about rapid land loss

In the aftermath of Cyclone Amphan, a small island lying on the border of the Sundarbans tells the tale of the ecological and economic damage sustained by the mangrove forests guarding the east coast of the country.

Cyclone Amphan: Global warming could make cyclones more dangerous, harder to predict
science

Cyclone Amphan: Global warming could make cyclones more dangerous, harder to predict

Last year, the cyclone season was a monster with six severe, six very severe, and three extremely severe cyclone storms.

Cyclone Amphan likely to hit West Bengal tomorrow: Why do we name catastrophes and how cyclonic storms get their names
India

Cyclone Amphan likely to hit West Bengal tomorrow: Why do we name catastrophes and how cyclonic storms get their names

For tropical cyclones developing in the North Indian Ocean, countries like India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Maldives, Myanmar, Oman, Pakistan and Thailand send their names to the regional tropical cyclone committee

Cyclone Amphan: Cyclonic storm to make landfall on West Bengal coast on Wednesday; 200-250 mm rain likely to lash Bengal, Odisha coast
India

Cyclone Amphan: Cyclonic storm to make landfall on West Bengal coast on Wednesday; 200-250 mm rain likely to lash Bengal, Odisha coast

Cyclone Amphan, which has been intensifying over the Bay of Bengal, will most probably make landfall over West Bengal on 20 May.

Cyclone Amphan: PM Narendra Modi reviews situation; 25 NDRF teams deployed on ground, 24 teams on standby in other parts of India
India

Cyclone Amphan: PM Narendra Modi reviews situation; 25 NDRF teams deployed on ground, 24 teams on standby in other parts of India

Cyclone 'Amphan' intensified into a super cyclonic storm on Monday and is likely to move across the northeast Bay of Bengal

Cyclone Amphan: Narendra Modi to chair high-level meet this evening; storm likely to intensify into super cyclone by Monday evening
India

Cyclone Amphan: Narendra Modi to chair high-level meet this evening; storm likely to intensify into super cyclone by Monday evening

Cyclonic storm Amphan is likely to intensify into a super cyclone by Monday evening and hit the West Bengal and Bangladesh coasts as a very severe cyclone with a wind speed upto 185 km per hour on Wednesday, the home ministry said.

Cyclone Amphan to intensify by 16 May; IMD warns of heavy rainfall across Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Odisha and West Bengal
India

Cyclone Amphan to intensify by 16 May; IMD warns of heavy rainfall across Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Odisha and West Bengal

IMD said that Cyclone Amphan is likely to bring heavy rain in some parts of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands on 15 and 16 May, in parts of coastal Odisha on Tuesday, and in a few places in West Bengal on Wednesday

Low pressure area formed over Bay of Bengal likely to intensify into cyclonic storm by 16 May, warns IMD
India

Low pressure area formed over Bay of Bengal likely to intensify into cyclonic storm by 16 May, warns IMD

A low pressure area, the first step in the formation of a cyclone, was formed over southeast Bay of Bengal and adjoining south Andaman Sea on Wednesday morning, the IMD said.

Bangladesh's Jaladash community of fisherfolk dwindles under onslaught of climate change, state apathy
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Bangladesh's Jaladash community of fisherfolk dwindles under onslaught of climate change, state apathy

Almost no member of the Jaladash community owns any land, so farming or aquaculture are not options open to them. They use the same fishing nets that their ancestors did.

Mamata Banerjee accuses Centre of withholding financial assistance from West Bengal's Gangasagar Mela, but granting funds to Kumbh Mela
Politics

Mamata Banerjee accuses Centre of withholding financial assistance from West Bengal's Gangasagar Mela, but granting funds to Kumbh Mela

'Gangasagar Mela is at par with the Kumbh Mela. The Centre provides funds for Kumbh Mela but does not extend financial assistance for Gangasagar', said West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee

Record cyclone year for Arabian Sea sees another deep depression intensify into Cyclone Pawan; 2nd low pressure area may weaken
India

Record cyclone year for Arabian Sea sees another deep depression intensify into Cyclone Pawan; 2nd low pressure area may weaken

According to various weather monitoring channels, two deep depressions are brewing in the Arabian Sea and while the first has already concentrated into Cyclone Pawan, the second may just weaken before taking the shape of a cyclonic storm.

After Cyclone Fani, women in a migrant fishing community start resilience fund
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After Cyclone Fani, women in a migrant fishing community start resilience fund

Women in a migrant fishing community in Odisha have created a resilience fund to shield themselves from disasters in the aftermath of cyclone Fani. Mapping resilience of women-led households and learning from their behaviour can provide insights to prepare better for the future.

Bangladesh on alert as Cyclone Bulbul approaches Bay of Bengal; Khulna region, home to Sundarbans, likely to be worst hit
World

Bangladesh on alert as Cyclone Bulbul approaches Bay of Bengal; Khulna region, home to Sundarbans, likely to be worst hit

Authorities in Bangladesh put more than 50,000 volunteers on standby and readied about 5000 shelters as a strong cyclone in the Bay of Bengal is expected to hit the low-lying nation's vast southwestern and southern coast on Saturday evening

Cyclone Bulbul triggers rain in Odisha; IMD issues 'yellow alert' in Puri, Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur, Bhadrak for next 24 hours
India

Cyclone Bulbul triggers rain in Odisha; IMD issues 'yellow alert' in Puri, Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur, Bhadrak for next 24 hours

IMD has issued 'yellow warning' (be aware) in Puri, Kendrapara Jagatsinghpur and Bhadrak districts over the next 24 hours and for Saturday, it has issued an 'orange warning' (be prepared) in Balasore, Bhadrak, Kendrapara and Jagatsinghpur districts

Cyclone Maha to cause rainfall in Maharashtra, Goa before making landfall in Gujarat tomorrow; system likely to weaken to 'storm'
India

Cyclone Maha to cause rainfall in Maharashtra, Goa before making landfall in Gujarat tomorrow; system likely to weaken to 'storm'

Severe cyclonic storm 'Maha' is expected to make landfall on the Gujarat coast near the Union Territory of Diu on Thursday, which will result in rainfall in parts of Maharashtra and Goa over the next two days.

Cyclone Maha: Several districts of Gujarat, Maharashtra to receive rain for next two days, predicts IMD; advises fishermen not to venture into sea
India

Cyclone Maha: Several districts of Gujarat, Maharashtra to receive rain for next two days, predicts IMD; advises fishermen not to venture into sea

Apart from these areas, some isolated places over Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Kerala and Mahe are also likely to receive heavy rainfall on Tuesday

IMD lifts red alert for Kerala, but warns of downpour in coastal Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu; no respite from Karnataka floods yet, says Skymet
India

IMD lifts red alert for Kerala, but warns of downpour in coastal Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu; no respite from Karnataka floods yet, says Skymet

Meanwhile, 'Orange Alert' warnings have been issued for Idukki and 'Yellow alert' for Pathanamthitta, Malappuram, Kozhikode and Wayanad districts in Kerala

Reliance Industries says on track to produce gas from newer fields by mid-2020;
Business

Reliance Industries says on track to produce gas from newer fields by mid-2020;

Reliance Industries and its partner BP Plc of the UK had in June 2017 announced an investment of Rs 40,000 crore in three sets of discoveries to reverse the flagging production in KG-D6 block

IMD predicts heavy rainfall over Karnataka, Tamil Nadu; isolated places over Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra to witness downpour through Sunday
India

IMD predicts heavy rainfall over Karnataka, Tamil Nadu; isolated places over Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra to witness downpour through Sunday

The thunderstorm accompanied by lightning is very likely over Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha and Chhattisgarh