Flooding is one of the major natural disasters from a storm event that is prevalent in many countries and greatly affects river morphology, modifying the flora and fauna of a given river environment. As a consequence of climate change, the probability of frequent floods and drought is acute in the near future, posing serious challenges to the water management sector.

PATIALA: Incessant rains across the region have raised water levels in the Pong and the Ranjit Sagar reservoirs, improving the average generation capacity at these two hydropower stations.

The CIAL also took home the award in the Entrepreneurial Vision category for its “leadership in the use of sustainable energy”.

Forty-three people have been missing -- 15 in Kerala, 14 in Uttar Pradesh, five in West Bengal, six in Uttarakhand and three in Karnataka.

In summer (pre-monsoon) of recent years, low water level among the last few decades, has been observed in several lower Indian reaches of the Ganges (or Ganga) river (with estimated river water level depletion rates at the range of −0.5 to −38.1 cm/year between summers of 1999 and 2013 in the studied reaches).

Haridwar: Union minister for drinking water and sanitation Uma Bharati who was in Haridwar on Saturday refuted allegations that the Ganga cleaning work under the Namami Gange mission was moving at

Greenpeace India said instead of being euphoric about few improved air quality days, the authorities must ensure the source of pollution is tackled

Monsoon session of Vidhan Sabha from Aug 23 to 31

The monsoon session of the Vidhan Sabha will be held here from August 23 to August 31.

2,434 dengue cases were reported last year; no case this year so far

At least eight fresh cases of malaria were reported in the first week of July, taking the total number of people affected by the vector-borne disease in the city to 54.

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