Overall Green alert Drought for Yellow Sea-2019
in China, North Korea, South Korea

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Eight months’ drought hits over 782,000 in North and East

Fri, 13 Sep 2019 22:31:00 +0200dailynews-lk (en)

Even as the Meteorological Department warned yesterday of more heavy rain and possible floods in southern parts of the island, the Disaster Management Centre drew attention to the continuing months-long drought prevailing in much of the North and north-central and eastern regions severely affecting an estimated 782,000 people.

Atmosphere, Vol. 10, Pages 542: Spatiotemporal Variations of Meteorological Droughts and the Assessments of Agricultural Drought Risk in a Typical Agricultural Province of China

Thu, 12 Sep 2019 15:37:00 +0200mdpi (en)

Drought is one of the most common natural disasters on a global scale and has a wide range of socioeconomic impacts. In this study, we analyzed the spatiotemporal variations of meteorological drought in a typical agricultural province of China (i.e., Shaanxi Province) based on the Standard Precipitation Evapotranspiration Index (SPEI).

'Our land is no use any more': India's struggle to save its farms

Thu, 12 Sep 2019 15:33:00 +0200aljazeera-en (en)

Gurugram, India - The modern highway leading from Gurugram, a technology and business hub south of the Indian capital New Delhi, cuts through swaths of empty lots - land that once contained fertile green fields, but which is now mostly barren and dotted with cranes towering over unfinished buildings.

'Our land is no use any more': India's struggle to save its farms

Thu, 12 Sep 2019 14:44:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Gurugram, India - The modern highway leading from Gurugram, a technology and business hub south of the Indian capital New Delhi, cuts through swaths of empty lots - land that once contained fertile green fields, but which is now mostly barren and dotted with cranes towering over unfinished buildings.

Atlantic Canada’s power grids, shore defences need major changes: experts

Thu, 12 Sep 2019 02:18:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

In an era when the intensity of hurricanes is expected to increase across Atlantic Canada, experts say major changes are needed to utility grids, shoreline defences and even the types of trees being planted. Work continued Wednesday to reconnect customers after post-tropical storm Dorian knocked out....

Atlantic Canada’s power grids, shore defences need major changes: experts

Thu, 12 Sep 2019 01:27:00 +0200cknw (en)

In an era when the intensity of hurricanes is expected to increase across Atlantic Canada, experts say major changes are needed to utility grids, shoreline defences and even the types of trees being planted. Work continued Wednesday to reconnect customers after post-tropical storm Dorian knocked out....

Atlantic Canada’s power grids, shore defences need major changes: experts

Thu, 12 Sep 2019 01:08:00 +0200globalnews (en)

In an era when the intensity of hurricanes is expected to increase across Atlantic Canada, experts say major changes are needed to utility grids, shoreline defences and even the types of trees being planted. Work continued Wednesday to reconnect customers after post-tropical storm Dorian knocked out....

La crisis del agua en Chile: amenazas y acciones necesarias

Wed, 11 Sep 2019 20:06:00 +0200ipsnoticias (es)

SANTIAGO, 11 sep 2019 (IPS) - Desde excesos a insuficiencias, el agua presenta desafíos únicos en la Región Metropolitana (RM) de Chile, el centro de la vibrante capital donde reside casi la mitad de su población. Un informe reciente del Consejo para la Defensa de Recursos Naturales (NRDC, en....

330 million people in India were affected by drought in 2015-16: UN report

Wed, 11 Sep 2019 19:19:00 +0200HindustanTimes (en)

Experts released scientific inputs into how drought can be managed through better preparedness and tracking drought vulnerability of communities at the ongoing 14th Conference of Parties to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD).

Have We Overcome the Severest El Nino?

Wed, 11 Sep 2019 12:22:00 +0200globalnewlightofmyanmar (en)

Khin Maung Myint. The monsoon has come. It is a great relief, as the temperatures have noticeably decreased and the rains had brought water to many places, relieving the water shortage problems. However, the El Nino is still here. The first cyclone of the year had brought along heavy rains, causing....

MIL-OSI Global: We built an app to detect areas most vulnerable to life-threatening haze

Tue, 10 Sep 2019 06:10:00 +0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

– By Tianjia Liu, PhD Candidate in Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University. Forest and land-use fires are ravaging Indonesia’s Sumatra and Kalimantan islands. Haze from these fires threatens lives as inhaling smoke can cause heart and respiratory diseases, leading to premature deaths.

Commentary: Droughts and dams are drying up the Mekong river

Tue, 10 Sep 2019 01:07:00 +0200channelnewsasia (en)

CANBERRA: It has been a bad year for the Mekong. An unusually long period of drought brought water levels to some of the lowest measurements in recent years. Advertisement. There are fears that the drought will have a particularly negative effect on the Tonle Sap River, connecting the Mekong to....

Trump mixes nuclear weapons and climate change

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 19:58:00 +0200bangordailynews (en)

We have no shortage of serious global issues to worry about, but nearly all of them are made more threatening by the ominous, double-edged backdrop against which they play themselves out: nuclear weapons and climate change. India and Pakistan are not the first two countries to maintain a long-standing territorial dispute.

Convención de ONU contra la Desertificación en segmento de alto nivel

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 11:12:00 +0200prensa-latina (es)

Nueva Delhi, 9 sep (Prensa Latina) El primer ministro de India, Narendra Modi, se dirigirá hoy al Segmento de Alto Nivel de la décimocuarta sesión de la Conferencia de las Partes de la Convención de la ONU de Lucha contra la Desertificación (COP-14). El encuentro, con sede en la localidad india de....

Nell’Australia orientale ci sono decine di incendi boschivi fuori controllo

Sat, 07 Sep 2019 10:44:00 +0200ilpost (it)

In Australia i vigli del fuoco sono al lavoro da diversi giorni per contenere decine di incendi boschivi, che hanno causato la distruzione di una ventina di abitazioni lungo la costa orientale del paese. Tra gli stati del Queensland e del New South Wales sono stati censiti almeno 100 incendi, che si....

How Texas Prairies Could Help Combat Climate Change

Fri, 06 Sep 2019 13:46:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

The Amazon rainforest has been burning particularly intensely this year—so much so that the smoke from the fires obscures the last hours of daylight in São Paulo. While forest fires aren’t unusual in this heavily wooded region of Brazil, many of the fires this time were started intentionally, to clear the land for agricultural pastures.

Good rainfall forecast cheers parched SADC region

Fri, 06 Sep 2019 09:50:00 +0200zimbabwesituation (en)

September 6, 2019. Sifelani Tsiko Agric, Environment & Innovations Editor. The latest regional rainfall forecast for the 2019-2020 cropping season shows that most SADC countries are likely to receive normal to above normal rainfall, bringing hope and cheer to farmers still reeling from a drought that ravaged most parts in the previous season.

Climate change: is it real ?

Fri, 06 Sep 2019 09:05:00 +0200moi-gov-mm (en)

Of course it is! The climate change is really happening and causing havocs all over the Earth. However, most are oblivious to that. It is very regrettable that some people are even denying it is taking place. The numbers of those deniers are quite small, but the problem is: they include people who....

Climate change: is it real ? 2019/09/06 by Global New Light of Myanmar

Thu, 05 Sep 2019 19:47:00 +0200globalnewlightofmyanmar (en)

Climate change is an emergency around the world. Graphic Image : BT. Of course it is! The climate change is really happening and causing havocs all over the Earth. However, most are oblivious to that. It is very regrettable that some people are even denying it is taking place.

India’s climate score: high on vulnerability, low on resilience

Wed, 04 Sep 2019 21:52:00 +0200thehindu (en)

HSBC’s 2018 assessment of India being the country the most vulnerable to climate change is of great significance. However, against scientific warnings, carbon emissions continue to rise in China , the U.S. and India, three of the biggest emitters. Brazil, under its President Jair Bolsonaro, is....

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