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MUZAFFARPUR: Tirhut divisional commissioner Narmadeshwar Lal on Sunday asked officials concerned to keep a close watch on embankments in the region amid rise in water level in several rivers.

According to rainfall data released by the India Meteorological Department, the suburb of Malad West had received 301 mm of rain from 8.30 am until 7.30 pm on Monday.

Water systems are a special kind of infrastructure system because they perform a dual role: they provide water services while also reducing risks to other services from natural hazards such as floods and droughts.

Surface water floods (SWFs) that lead to household losses are mainly localized phenomena. Research on describing the associated precipitation characteristics has previously been based on case studies and on the derivation of local rainfall thresholds, but no approaches have yet been presented on the national scale. Here, we propose a new way to overcome this scaling problem.

The increased occurrence of disastrous weather conditions has moved our country to intensify its actions in the fight against climate change.

Heavy rains in Uganda on Sunday caused serious damage as homes were flooded.

Hundreds of children remain separated from their parents two months after a powerful cyclone battered Mozambique leaving them in limbo and at risk of abuse or being trafficked into slavery, chariti

Green bamboos illegally felled by a forest department allotted timber unit in Manjavadi Kanavai in Harur.

The damage data upto 2017 has been finalized in CWC duly confirmed by the states. State wise damage data and for the country as a whole for the period 1953 to 2017 has been included.

UNITED NATIONS, GENEVA: A Global Assessment Report (GAR), launched by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) here on Wednesday, has warned of new and much larger threats due

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