The Assam State Disaster Management Authority said one person in Silchar of Cachar district was lost to floodwaters. Nagaon is the worst hit district with over 3.51 lakh people in distress, followed by Cachar and Hojai
In the past week after heavy rains in India, floodwater breached a major embankment in Bangladesh's Sylhet region, affecting around two million people, swamping dozens of villages and killing at least 10
North Frontier Railway said that waterlogging and landslides following the incessant rain in several areas in Lumding-Badarpur hill section of Lumding division, has led to cancellation of train services
More than 17 trains have been cancelled/partially cancelled by the Indian Railways due to damage of tracks and bridges at 26 locations on a 76-km stretch. Meanwhile, two trains have been suspended, leaving thousands of passengers stranded
Coastal states in Mumbai, Kolkata & four other Indian cities will be underwater by 2030 finds report
Maps show parts of Mumbai, almost the entirety of Navi Mumbai, the coastal areas of Sunderbans, and the surrounding areas of West Bengal’s capital, Kolkata, along with Cuttack in Odisha, may be below tide-level in 2030.
From Uttarakhand floods to cyclone Tauktae, a list of extreme weather events India witnessed in 2021
In the first seven months of this year alone, the country of 1.3 billion people experienced two cyclones, a deadly glacier collapse in the Himalayas, a sweltering heatwave and killer floods
Climate change is fueling heat waves, flooding, drought and nastier tropical cyclones. Extreme weather also costs the globe about $320 billion a year in economic losses, according to risk modeling firm AIR Worldwide
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.
Uttarakhand floods: Five out of six missing trekkers found dead; cumulative toll in disaster climbs to 77
Bodies of five out of six trekkers feared dead on Suderdhunga trek in Bageshwar district were found on Sunday as the cumulative death toll in rain-related incidents in Uttarakhand rose to 77
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places over Karnataka for the next three days
The cumulative length of the damaged roads is 117 km. Sixteen of these roads were damaged due to landslides, the Public Works Department (PWD) of Raigad Zilla Parishad said in a statement
Five flights were diverted before officials were able to drain out the water
There has been an "unprecedented surge" in climate-related disasters, including flooding, heatwaves, wildfires and cyclones all over the world.
The monsoon from June to September also brings danger from the skies. In 2019, lightning strikes killed almost 3,000 people.
An unprecedented downpour dumped a year's worth of rain in just three days on the central city of Zhengzhou, China.
In the viral videos, commuters are seen battling for their lives in more than waist-deep floodwaters on a subway train
Rainfall in the region was the heaviest since record-keeping began 60 years ago, with Zhengzhou seeing the equivalent of a year's average rainfall in just three days
Architects and engineers design buildings and other structures, like bridges, to operate within the parameters of the local climate.
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"
The apex court also refused to consider the plea for clubbing this year's exam with the one in 2021, saying that this will have a cascading effect