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The government said on Wednesday that the national state of disaster it declared in March over a drought that has ravaged parts of the country, had lapsed after significant rainfall.

ADDIS ABABA- Ethiopia has managed to successfully tackle the drought threat it is facing, according to the National Disaster Risk Management Commission (NDRMC).

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.0 struck off the Indonesian island of Sumatra on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, but there were no initial reports of damage or injury.

One of the major concerns in climate change studies is how the thermal conditions for the living environment of human beings will change in the future.

ADDIS ABABA- Ethiopia has managed to successfully tackle the drought threat it is facing, according to the National Disaster Risk Management Commission (NDRMC).

The aim of this study is to investigate the differences in the mappable characteristics of earthquake-triggered and rainfall triggered landslides in terms of their frequency-area relationships, spatial distributions and relation with causal factors, and to evaluate whether separate susceptibility maps generated for specific landslide size and triggering mechanism are better than a generic landslide susceptibility assessment including all landslide sizes and triggers.

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The rain havoc during this South West Monsoon in Kerala with incessant heavy rains, flash floods and debris flows, has claimed 21 lives and left 591 houses fully damaged.

KOCHI: Heavy rains continue to wreak havoc causing damage to 28 houses in the district on Monday.

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The monsoon brought winds gusting up to a maximum speed of 81kmph on Saturday triggering widespread tree fall and power failure in various parts of the state.

IMD indicates that 'heavy to very heavy rainfall' is likely at a few places and at isolated places over Konkan, Goa from June 7-12

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