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World Water Day: Climate Change is Intensifying Water-Related Disasters

Ahead of World Water Day Monday, the World Meteorological Organization warns climate change is intensifying water-related disasters, threatening the lives and livelihoods of billions...

Google Search to Provide you With Necessary Information About Floods in India

Google is already sending public alerts to people hit by flooding in India and users in India can now use Search to simply enter...

Change Course on Environment, Urges UN chief to Entire World

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has asked the entire world to change course on the environment, according to World and International News. "We are harming the...

Around 400mn Lives to be Affected by Year 2100 if Greenland Ice Melts at its Current Rate

About 400 million are likely to be affected by coastal flooding by the end of the century if Greenland ice melt continues at its...

Onam Celebrations in Kerala to Be a Low Key Affair as State Recovering from Devastating Floods

Onam celebrations in Kerala will be a low key affair as the state is recovering from devastating floods, the state Cabinet decided at its...

Heavy Rains, Overflowing Rivers Force 400K People in Bangladesh to Flee from their Homes

Rain-swollen rivers in Bangladesh broke through at least four embankments, submerging dozens of villages and doubling the number of people fleeing their homes overnight...

Researchers Develop Novel Statistical Method to Predict Floods and its Duration

Researchers have developed a novel statistical model for prediction of floods and its duration. It also accurately determines the timescale of flooding. "It is possible...

US Forecasters Warn of Heavy Rains, Floods as Hurricane Barry Weakens

States along the southern part of the Mississippi River are receiving heavy rains as what is left of a hurricane that hit the U.S....

Tornadoes, Floods Break Weather Records in US Midwest

Hundreds of tornadoes and widespread floods have ravaged the U.S. Midwest and Great Plains states over the past couple of weeks. The flooding is...

Prompt Evacuations in Southwestern Iran After Heavy Rains

Iranian authorities have ordered the evacuation of six more towns in the southwestern province of Khuzestan, which is widely inundated with floods, state TV...

Midwest Farmers Dealing with Flood Water in a Planting Season

Tom Geisler has experienced many ups and downs in his 43 years of farming, as weather sometimes helped and often hurt his livelihood. But...

Floods Directly Associated with increased Skin Infections in Humans

Floods are associated with an increased risk of skin infections among humans, a skin expert has warned. Skin and soft tissue infections can develop when injured skin is...

Environmentalists Investigate The Kerala Floods

As India’s southern Kerala state looks at the task of rebuilding in the aftermath of devastating floods that swept away homes, inundated farmland and...

Huawei Does Its Part To Help Kerela In The Time Of Trouble

Chinese electronics giant Huawei on Saturday announced it would provide free repair services for Huawei and Honor smartphones damaged in the Kerala floods. In order to ensure the availability of services in the state, the company has...

Smartphones Would Soon Be Able to Predict Flash Floods: Study

With smartphones capable of measuring atmospheric pressure, temperatures and humidity, a novel study suggested that the devices may one day be able to track and anticipate...

Dalai Lama Makes Donation to Help Flood-Stricken Kerela

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has written to Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and made a donation towards relief and rescue efforts. "I am writing to express my sadness at the loss...

In 30 Years Cities Will Face Dramatic Rise In Heat And Flood: Researchers

  In just 30 years, cities around the world will face dramatically higher risks from extreme heat, coastal flooding, power blackouts and food and water...

NASA Invented A Tool To Predict Floods Due To Ice Melt

NASA scientists have developed a tool to forecast which cities are vulnerbale to flooding due to melting of ice in a warming climate. It looks...

Bihar Floods Hit 74 Lakhs people across 14 Districts, Death Toll rises to 72

The incessant rains in the Nepal and surrounding regions have triggered floods in the state of Bihar The Floods have affected the lives...

Remove Farakka barrage to save Bihar from floods, says Nitish

Bihar, August 21, 2016 On Sunday Chief Minister Nitish Kumar demanded removal of the Farakka barrage on the Ganga river and the formulation of a...

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