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Cyclonic circulation over north Tamil Nadu, low pressure area likely, says IMD
India

Cyclonic circulation over north Tamil Nadu, low pressure area likely, says IMD

On 9 November, thunderstorm with heavy to very heavy rain is likely to occur at isolated places over Kanyakumari, Tirunelveli, Tenkasi and Tuticorin districts

We The Change: Climate change is accelerating floods and India needs enhanced forecasting to adapt
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We The Change: Climate change is accelerating floods and India needs enhanced forecasting to adapt

Despite decades of modernisation efforts, the Central Water Commission (CWC) does not have ‘real-time data’ on floods and depends on manual data for its policymaking.

Bengaluru rains: Madiwala lake overflows flooding several localities
India

Bengaluru rains: Madiwala lake overflows flooding several localities

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places over Karnataka for the next three days

Rains lash Gujarat: 7,000 people evacuated, CM Bhupendra Patel visits flood-hit Jamnagar
India

Rains lash Gujarat: 7,000 people evacuated, CM Bhupendra Patel visits flood-hit Jamnagar

Officials said that a national highway passing through Jamnagar and 18 state highways passing through Rajkot, Jamnagar and Junagadh districts of the Saurashtra region were closed due to flooding

Maharashtra floods: 129 dead in rain-related incidents in last 48 hours; heavy downpour hampers rescue operations
India

Maharashtra floods: 129 dead in rain-related incidents in last 48 hours; heavy downpour hampers rescue operations

The toll included 38 deaths in a landslide in a village in the coastal Raigad district, while several people were swept away by floodwaters

36 dead, 30 trapped as incessant rain triggers landslides in Maharashtra’s Raigad district
India

36 dead, 30 trapped as incessant rain triggers landslides in Maharashtra’s Raigad district

As many as 12 local relief teams, two from the Indian Navy, two from the Indian Coast Guard, and three from the NDRF have been deployed to the inundated areas

Uttarakhand glacier burst highlights pressure on Asia's waterways, unsustainable power infra: Experts
India

Uttarakhand glacier burst highlights pressure on Asia's waterways, unsustainable power infra: Experts

Shrinking glaciers in the regions are threatening water supplies and increasing the chances of landslides and floods, say experts.

Amid wildfires and sweltering Siberia, 2020 emerges as one of three hottest years on record, says UN
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Amid wildfires and sweltering Siberia, 2020 emerges as one of three hottest years on record, says UN

The 2020 provisional State of the Global Climate report also found temperature averages across the last five years, and across the last 10-year period to be "the warmest on record"

Hyderabad rains: Himayat Sagar floodgates opened
India

Hyderabad rains: Himayat Sagar floodgates opened

Incessant rains in Hyderabad for over 24 hours has led to flooding and subsequent loss of life and property in several parts. The city saw its worst October rains in a 100 years, about 200 mm.

Karnataka rains: Two swept away, one killed in house collapse; toll rises to 19, says KSNMC
India

Karnataka rains: Two swept away, one killed in house collapse; toll rises to 19, says KSNMC

Officials have predicted that in the next 24 hours rain and thunderstorms are very likely to occur at most places in coastal Karnataka and at a few places over interior Karnataka

Bones of herbivorous dinosaur show it lived with malignant cancer, only to die in a flood
science

Bones of herbivorous dinosaur show it lived with malignant cancer, only to die in a flood

The bone of the dinosaur was discovered in Alberta in 1989 and could be dated back to 76 million years ago.

Assam flood claims 2 more lives, toll rises to 61; 10.75 lakh people affected in 18 districts, say officials
India

Assam flood claims 2 more lives, toll rises to 61; 10.75 lakh people affected in 18 districts, say officials

Barpeta remains the worst-hit district in Assam with over 6.33 lakh people affected by the flood, the the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) said in its daily bulletin

Indonesia floods: 60 dead in and around Jakarta as capital sees worst flooding since 2007; heavy rainfall expected likely in coming days
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Indonesia floods: 60 dead in and around Jakarta as capital sees worst flooding since 2007; heavy rainfall expected likely in coming days

Landslides and floods triggered by torrential downpours have left at least 60 people dead in and around Indonesia's capital, as rescuers struggled to search for people apparently buried under tons of mud, officials said Saturday

Indonesia floods: 53 dead, 173,000 placed in Jakarta emergency shelters, neighbouring districts after torrential downpours
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Indonesia floods: 53 dead, 173,000 placed in Jakarta emergency shelters, neighbouring districts after torrential downpours

Monsoon rains and rising rivers submerged a dozen districts in the greater Jakarta area and caused landslides that buried at least a dozen people

47 dead, thousands put in emergency shelters as Indonesia's capital Jakarta, neighbouring districts reel under floods
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47 dead, thousands put in emergency shelters as Indonesia's capital Jakarta, neighbouring districts reel under floods

Monsoon rains and rising rivers submerged a dozen districts in greater Jakarta and caused landslides in the Bogor and Depok districts on the city's outskirts as well as in neighboring Lebak, which buried a dozen people

Jakarta floods on New Year's Day due to heavy rains; 16 killed, thousands displaced in Indonesian capital
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Jakarta floods on New Year's Day due to heavy rains; 16 killed, thousands displaced in Indonesian capital

The heavy rain that occurs more than 15 hours since 31 December causing massive floods in Capital Jakarta and some regions around and force a thousand residents to flee

Indonesian capital floods on New Year's day due to heavy rains; 16 killed, thousands displaced in Jakarta, landslides reported in Bogor, Depok
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Indonesian capital floods on New Year's day due to heavy rains; 16 killed, thousands displaced in Jakarta, landslides reported in Bogor, Depok

Monsoon rains and rising rivers submerged at least 169 neighborhoods and caused landslides in the Bogor and Depok districts on Jakarta's outskirts

India is the fifth most vulnerable to climate change fallout, its poor is the worst hit
science

India is the fifth most vulnerable to climate change fallout, its poor is the worst hit

India's ranking fluctuates but it has one of the five highest economic losses due to climate change.

Emergency responders can benefit from access to real-time satellites' data from during emergencies
science

Emergency responders can benefit from access to real-time satellites' data from during emergencies

Access to the data could've helped in the aftermath of the 2011 floods which destroyed crops and killed hundreds.

Yogi Adityanath asks Prayagraj, Varanasi residents to stay vigilant as Ganga, Yamuna swell due to heavy rainfall
India

Yogi Adityanath asks Prayagraj, Varanasi residents to stay vigilant as Ganga, Yamuna swell due to heavy rainfall

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday directed officials in Prayagraj and Varanasi districts to remain vigilant as the water levels in Ganga and Yamuna rivers neared the danger mark