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A flood of recrimination

2021-09-07T07:07+0200nepalitimes (en)

O n 31 July this newspaper carried a report titled ‘ Kathmandu’s Flash Floods Are 4 Decades in the Making ’. The analysis by Tom Robertson stated that there was nothing ‘sudden’ about floods in Kathmandu Valley, and they would get much worse. We derive no satisfaction in saying, ‘we told you so.

Hurricane Ida kills at least 58 as New York reels from devastating flash floods

2021-09-03T14:43+0200themirror (en)

New York is counting the cost of the damage caused by the remnants of Hurricane Ida, which has killed 58 people. The Big Apple was overwhelmed by flash flooding on Wednesday night, leaving at least 16 dead, including a two-year-old child. The city's subway system was also submerged by the flooding,....

Dad, 50, and his two-year-old son tragically drown in New York City flash flood

2021-09-03T00:19+0200themirror (en)

A dad and his two-year-old son who drowned during flash floods in New York City have been pictured for the first time. Ang Lama, 50, and toddler Lobsang were found dead inside their basement apartment in Queens, alongside wife and mum Mingma Sherpa, 48, on Thursday morning. Mingma and Ang were immigrants who moved to the US from Nepal .

Scientists cite destructive dangers of climate change, land use in mountain ranges

2021-09-01T19:25+0200phys (en)

by Planetary Science Institute Imja Lake, Nepal , is considered one of the most hazardous lakes in Nepal. The moraine dam at lower left was engineered in 2016 to reduce the lake level slightly and to stabilize the outlet river so as to slightly reduce the glacial lake outburst flood (GLOF) hazard.

IPCC issued a ‘code red’ alert, but is anyone listening?

2021-08-16T21:29+0200thedailystarBD (en)

Current emissions and the future of our planet. Since the 1980s, emissions, particularly of carbon dioxide, have ballooned to unprecedented levels despite repeated, and at times frantic, warnings from scientists about "civilisation-shaking" catastrophes.

NOAA: July Was Earth's Hottest Month Ever Recorded

2021-08-14T04:30+0200discovermagazine (en)

Now that mainstream media often gives climate change news prominent coverage (it wasn't always so), you may well have heard that NOAA today declared July the hottest month on record. “In this case, first place is the worst place to be,” said NOAA Administrator Rick Spinrad in a statement.

After the Melamchi disaster

2021-08-13T03:57+0200kathmandupost (en)

The floods and debris flow in Melamchi on July 31, the second such event in just six weeks—after the devastating debris flow in June that killed five and buried parts of the town and surrounding farms—swept away the remaining bridges and several houses and huts.

Billions in damages from floods in Kazakhstan

2021-08-11T04:52+0200tengrinews (en)

©Turar Kazangapov The damage caused by the spring floods in Kazakhstan amounts to billions of tenge, Tengrinews reports citing Deputy Interior Minister Vladimir Bozhko. "The damage to date is being calculated. It is very large, practically billions of tenge. The budget request from Akmola Oblast is being readied.

Climate change in Nepal Policies on impact adaptation needed

2021-08-10T07:50+0200thehimalayantimes (en)

The monsoon climate is predominant in Nepal , where 80-85 percent of the total precipitation of overall average of around 1,700 mm per annum occurs from June to September and is drained through its 6,000 rivers, including four main Himalayan river systems.

Addressing Climate Change in the Mekong-Ganges Region

2021-08-09T05:10+0200thediplomat-net (en)

Following the 11th Mekong Ganga Cooperation (MGC) meeting on July 21, the foreign ministers of the MGC’s six member countries (Cambodia, India, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam) agreed on the need to increase cooperation on sustainable water resource management .

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