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Monsoon madness: COVID-19 is still active but India's large-scale extreme events are just around the corner
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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.

Cyclone Idai hits Mozambique: Relief teams scramble to get relief supplies to victims; 400 people killed in storm
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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
India

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
India

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.

Improvised prediction model to accurately predict storm surges in Bay of Bengal
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Improvised prediction model to accurately predict storm surges in Bay of Bengal

Many models are available to predict the effect that wind speed can have upon storm surges.

Juno reveals details about Jupiter; colossal cyclones and rivers of ammonia in the atmosphere
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Juno reveals details about Jupiter; colossal cyclones and rivers of ammonia in the atmosphere

Jupiter's atmosphere features colossal cyclones and rivers of ammonia welling up from deep inside the solar system's largest planet.

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

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

Cyclone Helen strikes Andhra Pradesh, leaves 7 dead
India

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.

From Nargis to Phailin: The worst cyclones from the Indian Ocean
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From Nargis to Phailin: The worst cyclones from the Indian Ocean

Here are some other severe storms and super storms that originated in the Indian Ocean.

Rescue teams on alert as cyclone Phailin slams Odisha
India

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.

Cyclone Mahasen hits Bangladesh, leaves one dead
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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.

'Delhi, Mumbai among most prone to environmental risks'
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'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.