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India: da ADB 251 mln per la gestione delle inondazioni nelle aree urbane

2021-09-23T15:04+0200esgdata (it)

La Banca Asiatica di Sviluppo (ADB) ha approvato un prestito di 251 mln di dollari per la protezione e la gestione delle inondazioni urbane nel bacino del fiume Chennai-Kosasthalaiyar in India . La rapida urbanizzazione di Chennai ha invaso il paesaggio naturale della città, riducendo i corpi idrici e la capacità di ritenzione dell’acqua.

To Prepare Cities For Extreme Rainfall Events, A Paradigm Shift Is Overdue

2021-09-23T02:28+0200earth-org (en)

For many years, scientists have considered unpredictable and extreme rainfall patterns as a likely long-term effect of climate change. While this has yet to be written as evidential truth, the devastating effects of increased rainfall are already forcing cities and communities to act on what they do....

On the world’s largest river island in Assam, floating farms are boosting flood resilience Instead of growing plants in sponge beds, many Majuli residents are cultivating vegetables in grow bags on rafts. Gurvinder Singh · An hour ago

2021-09-21T19:18+0200scroll-in (en)

For the past few months, Rombha Payeng has had fewer worries on her mind. The 33-year-old homemaker and farmer is able to feed organic vegetables to her two young daughters. Not long ago this was an inaccessible luxury for the family. Payeng lives on Majuli, the largest river island in the world.

Assam’s wild water buffalo is in troubled waters because of habitat loss Listed as ‘endangered’ since 1986, the animal faces multiple threats in Assam. Bikash Kumar Bhattacharya & Jyotirmoy Saharia · 20 minutes ago

2021-09-21T10:20+0200scroll-in (en)

Wild Buffalo in Kaziranga National Park India . Experts say that the pure breed of wild buffalo in India is now left only in Assam and Chhattisgarh. | Ullasa Kodandaramaiah/Wikimedia Commons [Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported License] Describing the abundance of the wild water....

Climate change isn't the only factor in recent disasters — governance and security risk

2021-09-16T00:09+0200thehill (en)

Close your eyes and drop your finger on a world map — nearly any place you land has faced a climate catastrophe this summer. No region has been spared the devastation of record-breaking extreme weather events. The security impacts have been severe , with thousands of lives lost and billions of dollars of damage done to critical infrastructure.

Rain, floods killed 6,800 people in India in last 3 yrs; Bengal tops list

2021-09-14T05:59+0200HindustanTimes (en)

India has lost 6,811 people in the last three years to hydro-meteorological disasters such as heavy rain, lightning, flood and cyclones till March this year, according to government information to Parliament. West Bengal topped the list of states with at least 964 such deaths, revealing the state’s vulnerability to climate change.

SDSs, drying wetlands increasing alarmingly

2021-09-13T15:09+0200tehrantimes (en)

The occurrence of drought and lack of water rights for wetlands are the most important causes of land degradation and desertification, which are caused by climate change and human involvement, ILNA quoted Vahid Jafarian as saying on Monday. Emphasizing that the vegetation of floodplains plays a key....

These 5 resilient cities can teach us how to survive the climate crisis

2021-09-09T20:19+0200inverse (en)

n, the lead author on a 2019 study about Fukuoka’s green spaces and a researcher at Open University, tells Inverse. In the face of climate change, the city has put in place proactive measures to make their city greener — literally. How is Fukuoka adapting to climate resiliency? “In Fukuoka, urban....

Fact check: Viral posts falsely claim animals escaped zoo in New Jersey amid Ida

2021-09-08T19:23+0200news-yahoo (en)

The claim: Animals escaped a New Jersey zoo during storm. The remnants of Hurricane Ida hit New Jersey on Sept. 1, resulting in submerged neighborhoods , roads and parking lots and at least In the wake of the storm, pictures were shared on social media purportedly showing exotic animals roaming the....

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.

Learning to live with climatic extremes The 'comprehensive review' prepared by the UN agency WMO, hopefully,...

2021-09-06T16:46+0200thefinancialexpress (en)

The 'comprehensive review' prepared by the UN agency WMO, hopefully, hasn't included Bangladesh in its list of the UN member-countries lacking early warning systems. In its appraisal published on September 1, the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) is focused on the mortality and economic losses....

What is a flash flood?

2021-09-03T13:31+0200thesun (en)

FLASH floods are becoming more and more common across the world as global warming takes it tole. But what exactly is a flash flood? Here's all you need to know... A brave motorist in his Land-rover Discovery drives through the flooding at Renwick road, Barking Credit: The Sun What is a flash flood?....

What is flash flood?

2021-09-03T13:30+0200eminetra (en)

Flash floods are becoming more and more common around the world as global warming worsens. But what exactly is flash flood? This is all you need to know … Land Rover Discovery’s brave driver runs through the floods of Barking’s Renwick Road Credit: The Sun What is flash flood? Flash floods are when....

Maduro: “El capitalismo destruyó el planeta”

2021-09-03T02:56+0200elsiglo (es)

El presidente de la República Bolivariana de Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, señaló que el sistema capitalista ha causado la crisis climática que hoy en día afecta a distintas naciones en el mundo. Durante su alocución en el marco del Plan Especial de Obras y Balances de los Estados Afectados por las....

Flood situation deteriorates further in Brahmaputra basin

2021-09-02T11:51+0200bssnews (en)

RANGPUR, Sept 2, 2021 (BSS) - The flood situation deteriorated further due to continuous rise in water levels of major rivers during the last 24 hours ending at 9 am today inundating fresh low-lying areas of five northern districts in the Brahmaputra basin.

Flooded Streets, Niagara Falls-like Situation Not Just in Delhi, But in New York Too | WATCH

2021-09-02T11:37+0200india (en)

Delhi Rains vs Rains in New York after hurricane Ida. New Delhi: With more than two days of incessant rains, Delhi streets have turned into rivers with cars floating, people wading through knee-deep water and rainwater pouring from overbridges like waterfalls. The national capital received record rainfall in 19 years this week.

Las fotos del día: la inundación en la India, los destrozos que dejó el huracán Ida en EEUU y la caída fatal de un colectivo en Perú

2021-09-01T14:30+0200tn-ar (es)

Las imágenes más impactantes de la jornada que recorren el mundo entero. Hombres vadean por una calle anegada después de fuertes lluvias en Nueva Delhi, India (Foto: Reuters). Por: ANUSHREE FADNAVIS / REUTERS. Imagen satelital muestra una vista cercana de los tanques de petróleo en la central....

NewsBreak Accidents

2021-09-01T11:29+0200newsbreak-USA (en)

A 14-year-old boy, who was bitten by a deadly snake in India , took revenge by biting the reptile multiple times, until it died. The incident took place in the eastern state of Jharkhand. Local media reports said Monday the boy was crossing a paddy field while returning home from work when he was attacked by the snake.

Flood engulfs new areas

2021-08-31T20:40+0200daily-sun (en)

ANM Mohibub Uz Zaman 1 September, 2021 12:00 AM Water from upstream is swelling the Brahmaputra, Ganges and Padma rivers, deteriorating the flood situation and engulfing new low-lying areas in several districts. “China, Bhutan and various states of India has been experiencing heavy rains in the last few days.

The One And Only Way To Avoid A Climate Crisis As the intensity and frequency of extreme weather events increases, it is clear that the world needs to reduce its emissions, and it is also clear that there is only one way to do that

2021-08-31T19:38+0200oilprice (en)

For anyone still in doubt about climate change, the recent floods and unusual heat waves around the globe will be difficult to ignore. Floods in China have killed dozens of people and have led to warnings from the People’s Liberation Army of the possible . More than 135 people died in India when the recent heavy flooding caused major landslides.

Climate crisis in North East India: Monsoon variations should ring alarm bells NOW

2021-08-30T11:46+0200downtoearth (en)

The climate of North East India is changing: Rainfall patterns over the region in the last century have considerably changed, resulting in its overall drying up. Till August 27, 2021, several states in the North East were suffering from high deficits in rainfall . Manipur had the highest deficit, with 58 per cent less rains than normal.

OP-ED: Why is Bangladesh so prone to floods?

2021-08-30T05:14+0200dhakatribune (en)

Being a riverine country, about a great portion of Bangladesh is flooded every year. The flood mainly occurs during the monsoon period of early July to late September. Even in 2021, when rainfall throughout Bangladesh has been below average, floods are being experienced in some floodplains of the....

Major rivers flowing above danger mark

2021-08-27T15:04+0200dhakatribune (en)

A flood situation is prevailing with a deteriorating trend due to continuous rise in water levels in major rivers inundating low-lying areas at places in the six northern districts in the Brahmaputra basin during the last 24 hours till 9am on Friday. Officials of the Bangladesh Water Development....

El III Congreso Nacional del Agua de Orihuela tratará los fenómenos extremos: sequías e inundaciones

2021-08-27T06:28+0200iambiente (es)

. Se ha convocado con el título Fenómenos extremos: sequías e inundaciones . Al acto de presentación, que ha tenido lugar este jueves, ha asistido el alcalde de Orihuela, Emilio Bascuñana ; la diputada de Ciclo Hídrico de la Diputación de Alicante, Ana Serna ; el director técnico del Congreso y....

Flood situation worsens

2021-08-26T20:16+0200daily-sun (en)

Staff Correspondent 27 August, 2021 12:00 AM Huge onrush of water and continuous swelling of major rivers have inundated many new areas and caused serious river erosion in the northern and central regions of the country. Thousands of people have been marooned and a large number of dwellings have been damaged by the ongoing flooding.

Flooding in upper Meghna basin may worsen

2021-08-24T20:56+0200daily-sun (en)

Flooding in the upper Meghna basin may deteriorate due to a rise in the water levels of the Teesta, Dharala, Dudhkumar, Brahmaputra and other major rivers. Moderate to heavy rain may occur in the northern and northeastern regions of the country along with places of adjoining Sub-Himalayan West....

Miseries of people immeasurable

2021-08-23T20:11+0200daily-sun (en)

Erosion by the river Padma has taken a serious turn in Dighirpar area under Tongibari upazila of Munshiganj district. People are shifting their dismantled houses from the riverbank fearing collapse of their homesteads by river erosion. The photo was shot on Monday. —Reaz Ahmed Sumon.

71 killed in lightning strikes in many states, flash floods in Himachal Pradesh, Jammu

2021-08-12T18:43+0200naveenbharat (en)

New Delhi: Heavy rains caused flash floods in parts of Himachal Pradesh and Jammu region and disrupted normal life on Monday, while the death toll due to lightning in several states rose to 71, including 42 in Uttar Pradesh. Are included. However, Southwest Monsoon rains, which covered most parts of North India , affected Delhi and parts of Haryana.

Shqipëria pa kapacitete njerëzore dhe mjete për emergjencat civile

2021-08-12T10:17+0200shtypi (en)

A new study shows that the percentage of the global population at risk from flooding has risen by almost a quarter since the year 2000. Satellite images were used to document the rise, which is far greater than had been predicted by computer models. The analysis shows that migration and a growing....

Tropical storm Fred Poses flood threat to Puerto Rico

2021-08-11T12:04+0200uniindia (en)

VHP, Bajrang Dal activists taken into preventive custody in Mangaluru Hundreds of Afghan security officers surrendered to Taliban in Kunduz area Uproar in HP Assembly over RSS remarks, Cong walks out to protest Speaker's attitude Eurosport India secures broadcasting rights of 2020 Tokyo Paralympic....

IPCC report on climate: The five big takeaways

2021-08-10T10:42+0200HindustanTimes (en)

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)’s latest report on the physical science of the climate crisis has evoked a sense of fear and hopelessness among both the scientific community and people in general. IPCC’s findings, put forth in over 3,949 pages of analysis from over 14,000....

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.

Implication for India: Glacial retreat, cyclones and intense heat

2021-08-09T20:21+0200HindustanTimes (en)

Here’s a quick list of what a warming world means for India : glacial retreat in the Hindu Kush Himalayas; compounding effects of sea-level rise and intense tropical cyclones leading to flooding; an erratic monsoon and intense heat stress. Many of these are irreversible and cannot be remediated even....

Heatwaves, Wildfires & more floods: United Nations releases a 'code red for humanity'

2021-08-09T15:32+0200economictimes (en)

Earth's climate is getting so hot that temperatures in about a decade will probably blow past a level of warming that world leaders have sought to prevent, according to a report released Monday that the United Nations called a 'code red for humanity.' Unless immediate, rapid and large-scale action....

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 .

Improvement in flood situation in Madhya Pradesh; IMD predicts heavy rain in Sikkim, parts of Bengal

2021-08-08T23:59+0200naveenbharat (en)

Parts of northern India received heavy to moderate rains on Sunday, while the flood situation improved in Madhya Pradesh, where at least 14,000 people were to be rescued after heavy rains lashed the Chambal-Gwalior region earlier this week. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD),....

Too much rain, dams & South Bengal floods: Is it really man-made as Mamata complains

2021-08-06T18:24+0200downtoearth (en)

Tens of thousands of lives have been affected in Hooghly, Howrah, Purba Bardhaman, Paschim Bardhaman, Birbhum and Paschim Medinipur districts of West Bengal by floods in the last couple of weeks. Environmental experts have attributed them to a combination of factors: Extremely heavy rainfall in a....

6-fold rise in Maha extreme floods in last 50 years: Analysis

2021-08-06T01:45+0200timesofindia (en)

Nagpur: While extreme floods have hit the country, killing a large number of people, scientific analysis has revealed that there has been a six-fold increase in the frequency of extreme flood events in Maharashtra in the last 50 years. More than 10.23 million people in the state continue to be exposed to the catastrophic event.

Floods: Research shows millions more at risk of flooding

2021-08-05T23:37+0200financialgazette (en)

In this new study, researchers looked at daily satellite imagery to estimate both the extent of flooding and the number of people exposed to over 900 large flood events between 2000 and 2018. They found that between 255 and 290 million people were directly affected – and between 2000 and 2015, the....

California wildfires - Dixie and River Fire updates

2021-08-05T17:32+0200watchers (en)

On the same day, the Dixie Fire entered the town of Greenville, leveling homes and businesses. Jake Cagle, incident management team operations section chief, said some residents did not heed the evacuation order, and firefighters were getting them out of harm's way instead of being able to focus on defending structures.

Floods killed 5k, displaced 7 cr in 15 years in India: Study

2021-08-05T15:34+0200timesofindia (en)

Nagpur: India is one of the five countries in the world exhibiting steep increase in the population exposed to severe floods . Over 5,000 people have been killed and around 7 crore displaced between 2003-2018 in the country due to the extreme weather event.

Strengthening climate resilience through better flood management - Cambodia News Gazette

2021-08-04T20:14+0200thecambodianews (en)

Climate connection of July 2021 floods in Western Europe, China and India . Extreme flood events have recently hit several parts of Asia and Europe. Despite the varying contexts, the climate change connection is evident in China and India, as well as in Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands.

Floods: Research shows millions more at risk of flooding

2021-08-04T17:37+0200news-yahoo (en)

But they have significant limitations: they fail to consider population or infrastructure changes and are unable to predict random events such as dam breaches. So when Hurricane Harvey hit Texas in 2017, around 80,000 homes were flooded that were not on government risk maps.

Millions more people vulnerable to flooding in next decade, study shows

2021-08-04T17:27+0200guardian (en)

From Germany to New York City, this summer has demonstrated the destructive force of floods. Now, a new study shows that many more people will live in flood-prone areas in the coming decade and reveals the population in areas likely to flood is increasing at a greater rate than other places.

New satellite data reveal increasing proportion of world’s population exposed to floods August 4, 2021

2021-08-04T17:08+0200umich (en)

“Without greater attention to land-use zoning and provisioning of affordable, safe housing alternatives for the poor who have little choice, it’s likely these trends will continue,” said Sullivan, an expert on satellite-imagery analysis who worked on the flooding project throughout his time at U-M....

IMD predicts rainfall in 'higher side of normal' in Aug-Sep; alert in MP

2021-08-02T20:43+0200business-standard (en)

There was widespread light to moderate downpour across parts of north India n plains and Madhya Pradesh on Monday, with the India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicting rainfall during August-September to be on the higher side of normal. Defence aircraft were flown in to rescue people in some....

IMD predicts rainfall in 'higher side of normal' in August-September; heavy downpour alert in MP

2021-08-02T19:25+0200economictimes (en)

Defence aircraft were flown in to rescue people in some flooded villages in Shivpuri district of Madhya Pradesh as heavy rains lashed large parts of the state. Sixty people stranded in a flooded building in neighbouring Sheopur district were rescued after they got stuck as floodwaters entered the premises.

IMD predicts rainfall in 'higher side of normal' in Aug-Sep; heavy downpour alert in MP

2021-08-02T18:49+0200news-yahoo-in (en)

New Delhi, Aug 2 (PTI) There was widespread light to moderate downpour across parts of north India n plains and Madhya Pradesh on Monday, with the India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicting rainfall during August-September to be on the higher side of normal.

World’s cold north burning from Siberia to Scotland

2021-08-01T07:36+0200heraldscotland (en)

The smoke descends on Yakutsk in waves. Another one is feared for this weekend. The city, bluntly, is facing a repeated public disaster. “There is nothing to breathe,” said a citizen cited by local news outlet SakhaDay said last month. “We used to wait out the long winter evenings for the warm, sunny, bright summers.

Extreme Weather In 1971

2021-08-01T03:03+0200wattsupwiththat (en)

Montreal’s “Storm of the Century” – March 1971. With COP26 looming large and the public beginning to be aware of the crippling cost of Net Zero, the media are desperately stoking alarm over every bad weather event that comes along. They have given up all pretence of objective reporting, and....

Water, Vol. 13, Pages 2102: Spatial Variability of Water Resources State of Regions around the “Belt and Road”

2021-07-31T11:14+0200mdpi (en)

Water resource has become a key constraint for implementing the “Belt and Road” initiative which was raised by the Chinese government. Besides the study of spatial and temporal variability of precipitation, this study created a water hazard risk map along the “Belt and Road” zone through combined flood and drought data from 1985.

Cambiamento climatico e pandemie mettono il turbo al Green Deal

2021-07-31T10:11+0200startmag (it)

All’inizio del proprio mandato il Presidente Biden ha incaricato le 18 organizzazioni di intelligence degli Stati Uniti di redigere una stima dettagliata delle implicazioni del cambiamento climatico sulla sicurezza nazionale. In un successivo report, il Dipartimento della Difesa (DoD) Usa ha....

Strengthening climate resilience through better flood management

2021-07-30T19:17+0200reliefWeb (en)

Climate connection of July 2021 floods in Western Europe, China and India . Extreme flood events have recently hit several parts of Asia and Europe. Despite the varying contexts, the climate change connection is evident in China and India, as well as in Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands.

El creciente costo de las inundaciones c…

2021-07-30T04:51+0200vistaalmar (es)

Los científicos predicen que podría representar hasta el 20% del PIB mundial. Los daños a la infraestructura causados por las inundaciones costeras costarán al mundo US $ 14,2 billones en las próximas ocho décadas y afectarán a más de 280 millones de personas, estiman los científicos.

[Current affairs]The Chinese Communist Party’s national division was embarrassed by the screen, and Wang Yi’s move was suspicious | Henan Heavy Rain | Zhengzhou Metro | Sino-US Diplomacy

2021-07-29T07:55+0200archyde (en)

Anxious to clean up the CCP’s national teacher exposes patriotic industry. Recently, Henan rainstorm And man-made disasters have always been the focus of attention from the outside world. During the period, a person released relevant news, but it attracted public opinion. This person is Jin Canrong, a professor at Renmin University of China.

Small climate changes can have devastating local consequences it happened in the Little Ice Age

2021-07-28T08:22+0200menafn (en)

- The Conversation) In recent weeks, catastrophic floods overwhelmed towns in Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands, inundated subway tunnels in China, swept through northwestern Africa and triggered deadly landslides in India and Japan . Heat and drought fanned wildfires in the North American West....

La Unesco inscribe siete nuevos sitios a la Lista del Patrimonio Mundial

2021-07-28T02:48+0200elsol (es)

La Convención de 1972 de la UNESCO para la Protección del Patrimonio Mundial Cultural y Natural establece que ciertos lugares de la Tierra con un "valor universal excepcional" pertenecen al patrimonio común de la humanidad. La Convención tiene como principal objetivo ligar el concepto de....

Eligen las 7 nuevas maravillas del mundo: cuáles son las candidatas y qué pasa con Argentina

2021-07-27T17:27+0200cronista (es)

Hoy en día, son 193 los países que ratificaron la Convención del Patrimonio Mundial y forman parte de una comunidad internacional "unida en la misión conjunta de identificar y proteger el patrimonio natural y cultural más importante de nuestro planeta", según la UNESCO . La Lista del Patrimonio Mundial incluye en la actualidad un total de 1.

Sharaki responds to the Ethiopian Minister of Water that the Renaissance Dam is the protector of

2021-07-27T14:36+0200archyde (en)

Tuesday 27 July 2021 Books – Youssef Afifi: Dr. Abbas Sharaki, professor of geology and water expert, commented on what the Ethiopian Minister of Water tweeted about that the Renaissance Dam is the protector of the downstream countries from floods. Sharaki said, on his official page on Facebook:....

India - Over 2.5 lakh hectares crop area damaged in Maharashtra

2021-07-27T10:05+0200agroinsurance-en (en)

The recent spate of rains and floods, which ravaged Maharashtra over the past few days, has seen over 2.5 lakh hectares of crop area bearing the brunt of it. While crops like maize, soybean, groundnut vegetables, paddy and sugarcane have suffered losses, cane growers might not face losses to the extent faced by others.

Bengaluru fails to handle rain fury

2021-07-27T04:19+0200newindianexpress (en)

BENGALURU: The heavy downpour in Bengaluru over the weekend has exposed the city’s faulty infrastructure. Even as the government and civic agencies bragged about their rain preparedness over the past few weeks, inundated road and waterlogged streets painted a different picture.

Philippines Evacuates Thousands Amid Monsoon Rains

2021-07-26T13:22+0200albawaba-en (en)

Heavy monsoon rains supported by Typhoon Fabian have pressured the Philippines authorities to evacuate over 15,000 people, emergency officials revealed . The southwest monsoon enhanced by displaced 15,356 people to evacuation centers, with another 1,149 displaced persons outside shelters, the....

India, en la línea de frente del cambio climático

2021-07-26T10:22+0200gestion (es)

Gran parte de India enfrenta mortales inundaciones y deslizamientos causados por fuertes lluvias monzónicas, en una nueva muestra de cómo el país asiático está en la línea de frente del cambio climático. Solo en los primeros siete meses de este año, el país de 1,300 millones de habitantes sufrió dos....

Nepal needs to plan for plenty and scarcity of water

2021-07-26T06:29+0200nepalitimes (en)

Madhav Belbase: There is a popular misconception among many Nepali people that Nepal is the second most water-rich country in the world. This is added to a narrative that if you have a resource in abundance, you do not need to manage it. But it’s not true.

India, en la línea de frente del cambio climático

2021-07-26T06:26+0200listin (es)

Gran parte de India enfrenta mortales inundaciones y deslizamientos causados por fuertes lluvias monzónicas, en una nueva muestra de cómo el país asiático está en la línea de frente del cambio climático. Solo en los primeros siete meses de este año, el país de 1.

India, en la línea de frente del cambio climático

2021-07-25T18:55+0200eluniversal (es)

Nueva Delhi.- Gran parte de India enfrenta mortales inundaciones y deslizamientos causados por fuertes lluvias monzónicas, en una nueva muestra de cómo el país asiático está en la línea de frente del cambio climático. Solo en los primeros siete meses de este año, el país de 1.

IMD issues orange, yellow alerts for MP; 113 dead in rain incidents in Maharashtra

2021-07-25T16:18+0200news-yahoo-in (en)

New Delhi, Jul 25 (PTI) Heavy rainfall continued to wreak havoc in several parts of the country, including Maharashtra where 113 people have so far died in rain-related incidents, while nine people were killed in fresh landslides in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district on Sunday.

India, en la línea de frente del cambio climático

2021-07-25T15:02+0200laprensa-HN (es)

Nueva Delhi, India . Gran parte de India enfrenta mortales inundaciones y deslizamientos causados por fuertes lluvias monzónicas, en una nueva muestra de cómo el país asiático está en la línea de frente del cambio climático. Solo en los primeros siete meses de este año, el país de 1,300 millones de....

At the forefront of climate change

2021-07-25T11:12+0200floridanewstimes (en)

India ’s Swath is fighting deadly floods and landslides after heavy monsoon rains. This is the latest example of how vast countries are at the forefront of climate change. In the first seven months of this year alone, 1.3 billion poor countries have experienced two cyclones, deadly glacial collapses in the Himalayas, a heat wave, and a deluge.

India, en la línea de frente del cambio climático

2021-07-25T11:06+0200deperu (es)

Gran parte de India enfrenta mortales inundaciones y deslizamientos causados por fuertes lluvias monzónicas, en una nueva muestra de cómo el país asiático está en la línea de frente del cambio climático. Solo en los primeros siete meses de este año, el país de 1.

India, en la línea de frente del cambio climático

2021-07-25T09:24+0200metrolibre (es)

Gran parte de India enfrenta mortales inundaciones y deslizamientos causados por fuertes lluvias monzónicas, en una nueva muestra de cómo el país asiático está en la línea de frente del cambio climático. Solo en los primeros siete meses de este año, el país de 1.

India, en la línea de frente del cambio climático

2021-07-25T08:41+0200swissinfo-spa (es)

(AFP) Gran parte de India enfrenta mortales inundaciones y deslizamientos causados por fuertes lluvias monzónicas, en una nueva muestra de cómo el país asiático está en la línea de frente del cambio climático. Solo en los primeros siete meses de este año, el país de 1.

From China to Germany, floods expose climate vulnerability

2021-07-24T12:17+0200dhakatribune (en)

Men stand on a vehicle on a flooded road following heavy rainfall in Zhengzhou, Henan province, China, July 23, 2021 Reuters. At least 56 people in the central Chinese province of Henan died so far. Deadly floods that have upended life in both China and Germany have sent a stark reminder that....

Tsunami de Sumatra 2004, consecuencias y futuras posibilidades

2021-07-24T00:23+0200vistaalmar (es)

La ausencia de un sistema de alerta de tsunamis contribuyó a la magnitud del desastre Debido al IOTWS, un evento similar al tsunami de Sumatra de 2004 hoy probablemente sería menos mortal. La región del Océano Índico estaba madura para el desastre el 26 de diciembre de 2004, cuando a las 07:58:50....

China records heaviest rainfall in 1,000 years; 25 dead

2021-07-23T10:42+0200financialexpress (en)

Visuals coming in from China Xinhua News shows how commuters are trapped in neck-deep water inside the metro line at the Zhengzhou city (Photo: Twitter/ The Weather Channel India ) China: At least 25 people, including 12 subway passengers, have lost their lives in China’s central Henan province as the city witnessed heaviest rainfall in 1,000 years.

Plantas nucleares en el Mar Arábigo enfrentan riesgo de tsunami

2021-07-23T07:38+0200vistaalmar (es)

"Nuestro estudio es un paso hacia la comprensión de los peligros de tsunami en el norte del Mar Arábigo", dice Rajendran . "Toda la región del norte del Mar Arábigo, con sus instalaciones críticas, incluidas las centrales nucleares, debe tener en cuenta este peligro en la percepción de peligros".

Maharashtra CM holds emergency meeting as heavy rain triggers flood

2021-07-23T00:15+0200menafn (en)

- NewsBytes) Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Thursday held an emergency meeting to take stock of the flood situation in Ratnagiri and Raigad districts caused due to torrential rains in the last 24 hours. As the India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted very heavy rains for the....

Maharashtra Rains: Army, Navy Teams Deployed in Flood-hit Konkan; PM Modi Speaks to CM Thackeray

2021-07-22T23:47+0200news18 (en)

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Thursday took stock of the flood situation in Raigad and Ratnagiri, which have been battered by incessant rainfall since morning. The Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) later informed that teams of the India n Navy and Army have joined the rescue and relief....

Maharashtra rains: Train services hit, nearly 6,000 passengers stranded

2021-07-22T21:37+0200business-standard (en)

Nearly 6,000 passengers were stranded as train services on the Konkan Railway route in Maharashtra's Ratnagiri district were suspended on Thursday after a river overflowed following heavy rains, while incessant downpour badly hit road and rail traffic in several parts of the state, including around....

China Los impactantes videos de las recientes inundaciones en China

2021-07-22T00:11+0200lacuarta (es)

Durante los últimos días, múltiples han sido los registros de las inundaciones alrededor del mundo. Tanto en Europa como en Asia, las fuertes lluvias han afectado a millones de personas. En ese escenario, especial atención es lo que ha ocurrido en lugares como Zhengzhou, en el centro de China.

El mundo en su conjunto no está preparado para frenar los desastres climáticos desmedidos ni para vivir con ellos

2021-07-20T05:48+0200elperiodicodemexico (es)

Por Somini Sengupta | The New York Times. Este fin de semana, algunos de los países más ricos de Europa quedaron sumidos en el caos cuando ríos embravecidos se desbordaron en Alemania y Bélgica, lo que sumergió pueblos, lanzó autos estacionados contra árboles y dejó a los europeos conmocionados por la intensidad de la destrucción.

Nadie está a salvo: El clima extremo golpea a los países más ricos

2021-07-19T15:49+0200clarin (es)

En Canadá, un incendio forestal borró a una aldea del mapa. Moscú se tambaleó por las temperaturas históricas registradas. Y este fin de semana, en el norte, las Montañas Rocosas se preparaban para otra ola de calor mientras los incendios forestales se extendían a lo largo de 12 estados en el oeste del país.

Crisi climatica e urbanizzazione dietro le inondazioni nel nord Europa

2021-07-16T15:56+0200internazionale (it)

Anche il Belgio e il nord della Francia sono stati colpiti dalle alluvioni. “‘Un giorno ci saranno dei morti. Dobbiamo fare qualcosa prima che accada’. Questa agghiacciante premonizione fatta a Le Soir da un componente dell’unità di consulenza e supporto specializzata nella lotta contro le....

Is climate change barging in?

2021-07-16T03:57+0200kathmandupost (en)

This year’s monsoon began with the tragic events of Melamchi, where five people were killed , and many others are still unaccounted for. It left a flourishing town in ruins, with many buildings and farms along the river buried under dozens of feet of debris. A slurry of what looked like glacier flour continued to flow for days in the river.

Emily Anthes

2021-07-14T14:37+0200anthropocenemagazine (en)

Last June, not long after a catastrophic thunderstorm swept through southern Ontario, bringing a month’s worth of rain in just a few hours, a group of 75 architects, engineers, and policymakers from 16 countries gathered in the city of Waterloo to discuss how humanity will cope with its waterlogged future.

El ‘bamboleo’ de la Luna puede causar inundaciones ‘devastadoras’ en 2030, predice la NASA; esto es lo que significa: The Tribune India

2021-07-13T16:06+0200notiulti (es)

Escritorio Web Tribune Chandigarh, 13 de julio. Las inundaciones de marea alta aumentarían rápidamente en todo el mundo, especialmente en los Estados Unidos, a mediados de la década de 2030, y está relacionado con el vecino de la Tierra, la Luna, informó la Administración Nacional de Aeronáutica y del Espacio (NASA).

Himachal Cloudburst: PM Says Situation Being Monitored, Amit Shah Dials CM Jai Ram Thakur

2021-07-13T08:01+0200news-yahoo-in (en)

Incessant monsoon rains triggering cloudbursts and flash floods wreaked havoc in Himachal Pradesh on Monday leading to widespread destruction of public properties in Bhagsu village and other eminent tourist destinations. Taking cognizance of the matter, Home Minister Amit Shah took to Twitter to....

3 people stuck in mudslide in J-K's Doda rescued after seven hours

2021-07-13T07:31+0200news-yahoo-in (en)

Doda (Jammu and Kashmir) [ India ], July 13 (ANI): Three people in a car, who were stuck in a mudslide caused by a flash flood on the Doda-Kastigarh road, were rescued after seven hours on Monday here in Jammu and Kashmir. The flash flood was triggered by heavy rainfall.

June Brought Record Weather Catastrophes Around the Globe: Aon

2021-07-12T19:26+0200claimsjournal (en)

Aon said Europe will face insured losses of more than $3.4 billion, and overall losses far higher, thanks to “a significant and prolonged” patch of severe weather from June 17-25. The Czech Republic, Germany, France, Switzerland and Austria were particularly affected.

Lightning is the biggest natural disaster-linked killer in India: data

2021-07-12T18:43+0200thehindu (en)

With the monsoon making a slow revival over several parts of India , except the northwest region, there is a rise in lightning-linked deaths. Nearly 68 were reportedly struck dead by lightning on a single day in Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh, according to reports from States on Sunday.

Himachal Cloudburst: PM Says Situation Being Closely Monitored, Amit Shah Dials CM Jai Ram Thakur

2021-07-12T13:54+0200news18 (en)

Incessant monsoon rains triggering cloudbursts and flash floods wreaked havoc in Himachal Pradesh on Monday leading to widespread destruction of public properties in Bhagsu village and other eminent tourist destinations. Taking cognizance of the matter, Home Minister Amit Shah took to Twitter to....

Watch: Cloudburst in Himachal Pradesh triggers flash floods in Dharamshala, causes damage in Bhagsu Nag

2021-07-12T13:47+0200firstpost (en)

. There is an orange weather alert on Monday and Tuesday (12 July and 13 July) for heavy to very heavy rains in plains and mid-hills. A cloud burst was reported in Bhagsu area of Dharamsala in Himachal Pradesh. News18 A cloudburst in Himachal Pradesh’s Dharamshala has caused flash floods in the....

Cars Washed Away, Hotels Waterlogged as Heavy Rains Pound Himachal's Dharamshala After Cloudburst

2021-07-12T10:51+0200news18 (en)

A cloudburst in Himachal Pradesh’s Dharamshala has triggered a flash flood in the region causing damage to properties in the tourist hotspot of Bhagsu Nag area. Visuals of the area showed heavy waterlogging with water gushing rapidly through the parked vehicles and water entering hotels.

WATCH: Several Cars Swept Away, Properties Damaged as Cloudburst Triggers Flash Flood in Himachal's Dharamshala

2021-07-12T09:26+0200india (en)

WATCH: Several Cars Swept Away, Properties Damaged as Cloudburst Triggers Flash Flood in Himachal’s Dharamshala. The incident happened amid heavy rains that have been lashing the state for the past few days. The incident happened amid heavy rains that have been lashing the state for the past few days.

World: 5 ways to make buildings climate change resilient

2021-07-09T21:17+0200reliefWeb (en)

. Coupled with the ‘ urban heat island effect’ which makes cities warmer than the surrounding rural area, this puts urban dwellers at high risk. But nature provides powerful solutions. Communities can create urban forests and green spaces to reduce heatwaves in cities as trees and other plants cool....

Moderate quake hits Assam, Meghalaya, Bengal

2021-07-07T11:23+0200thestatesman (en)

An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale was reported in western Assam, neighboring Meghalaya, and North Bengal on Wednesday, officials said. According to the National Centre for Seismology (NCS), the tremors were felt in Goalpara in western Assam at 8.46 a.m.

This year’s monsoon rains have already wrecked more havoc than what they caused during last year’s entire monsoon.

2021-07-05T07:58+0200thehimalayantimes (en)

This year's monsoon rains have already wrecked more havoc than what they caused during last year's entire monsoon. The country witnessed huge loss of lives and damage to public and private property, including roads, bridges, farmlands and houses, in the first week of the monsoon rains that started on June 13.

India's 7200-km Coastline Needs A Sustainable Management Policy

2021-06-30T04:42+0200news-yahoo-in (en)

The phenomenon of climate change has been happening throughout history.But, anthropogenic activities have been taking a toll on the local, regional, and global environments since the Industrial Revolution. The effects are manifested in changing rainfall patterns, sea-level rise, frequent occurrences....

Flooding may hit country in first week of July

2021-06-28T20:32+0200daily-sun (en)

Monsoon floods may hit the northern, northwestern, northeastern and central region of the country by the first week of July as rainwater from upstream across the border in India may swell the rivers in Bangladesh. The flooding is likely to hit the low-lying areas of Lalmonirhat, Nilphamari, Rangpur,....

Assam's villagers build guide bund to prevent soil erosion, flooding

2021-06-27T15:14+0200indiatoday (en)

With the Assam government and the Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) turning a blind eye to their woes, villagers of Assam have built guide bunds made of stone boulders at their own expense to protect their lands. Villagers of at least five villages in the Guabari area under Tamulpur revenue circle....

In Satkhira hamlet, no resting place for the dead

2021-06-23T00:11+0200dhakatribune (en)

Though the flood water has started receding in some areas, it has rendered the ground wet and unfit for burying the dead UNB. The village was inundated due to floods triggered by incessant rainfall under the impact of Cyclone Yaas. Arshad Ali Sana, a 78-year-old resident of Pratapnagar village in....

In Satkhira hamlet, no resting place...

2021-06-22T12:24+0200dhakatribune (en)

Arshad Ali Sana, a 78-year-old resident of Pratapnagar village in Ashashuni upazila, died at his residence last week due to old-age complications. He died at 11am on Friday, but it was another 12 hours before his family could bury him. "We frantically searched for a proper burial place in the entire....

Meteo Cronaca DIRETTA: INDIANA, improvvisa INONDAZIONE manda sott'acqua la città di BLOOMINGTON. Il VIDEO, leggi articolo completo

2021-06-22T11:04+0200ilmeteo (it)

Meteo Cronaca DIRETTA: INDIANA, improvvisa INONDAZIONE manda sott'acqua la città di BLOOMINGTON. Il VIDEO. Meteo Cronaca DIRETTA: INDIANA, improvvisa INONDAZIONE manda sott'acqua la città di BLOOMINGTON. Il VIDEO. Meteo Cronaca DIRETTA: INDIANA , improvvisa INONDAZIONE manda sott'acqua la città di BLOOMINGTON.

El efecto trágico de las lluvias en las comunidades por falta de planificación (I/III)

2021-06-22T10:13+0200iagua (es)

Entre las diversas amenazas naturales que con frecuencia impactan en las áreas urbanas, destacan las de origen hidrometeorológico, sobre todo precipitaciones intensas, de corto tiempo y las provocadas por los ciclones tropicales, las cuales, al vincularse con la dinámica del proceso de ocupación....

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