Monsoon madness: COVID-19 is still active but India's large-scale extreme events are just around the corner
A “normal” monsoon does not guarantee there won't be floods and droughts across the country as everything about the monsoon is changing.
Coronavirus, cyclones and locusts: In 2020, it's getting harder than ever to ignore science and our impact on the environment
It’s hard to deny it any longer: 2020 is getting seriously apocalyptic.
Cyclone Idai hits Mozambique: Relief teams scramble to get relief supplies to victims; 400 people killed in storm
A week after Tropical Cyclone Idai lashed Mozambique with winds of nearly 200 kilometres per hour, the rescue effort rose up a gear but the situation was often chaotic.
Cyclone Titli: Odisha govt asks Centre for Rs 1,000 cr as interim assistance, claims flood caused losses worth Rs 2,765 cr
The Odisha government asked the Centre on Thursday to release an interim assistance of Rs 1,000 crore for relief-and-restoration work in 17 districts as last week's Cyclone Titli and the subsequent flood caused a loss of about Rs 2,765 crore and affected 60.11 lakh people.
Cyclone Titli: Toll rises to 52; financial losses estimated at Rs 2,200 crore; Odisha govt says relief work underway
95 percent of the roads damaged by Cyclone Titli in Odisha have been repaired. Almost all thoroughfares have been repaired and power and drinking water supply restored in the urban areas. In rural areas, work is still in progress.
Many models are available to predict the effect that wind speed can have upon storm surges.
Jupiter's atmosphere features colossal cyclones and rivers of ammonia welling up from deep inside the solar system's largest planet.
Apart from climate change, changes in settlement patterns, and rapid urbanisation have increased risk of extreme climate and sea-level rise in SE Asia.
Two powerful cyclones roared ashore in Australia on Friday leaving a trail of destruction with buildings severely damaged, trees uprooted and power lines downed.
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.
Here are some other severe storms and super storms that originated in the Indian Ocean.
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.
Indian cities, New Delhi and Mumbai, are among the places that are most prone to multiple environmental risks, says a report.