The farming community of Sutherland in the Karoo is begging for help as they watch the lives of farmworkers, farmers and shopkeepers fall apart because of a prolonged six-year drought.

Sophie Kemuma, a commercial dairy farmer in Kaptembwa area in Nakuru County in northwest Kenya describes the current dry spell as a totally different and unique situation for her.

It is now possible to calculate the amount of rainwater that can be harvested from the roof of houses thanks to a new smart phone app developed by UN Environment and the United Nations Educational,

Sources in the agriculture department are expecting a 1-2% loss of yield in affected areas as well as a delay in the harvesting of wheat crop in the state.

NEW DELHI: Dust and thunderstorms swept through west, central and north India as a major weather disturbance pummeled the region over the past 48 hours, claiming the lives of at least 64 people, a

PM announces Rs 2 lakh ex gratia for kin of deceased, Rs 50K for injured

Northern Kenya’s arid and semiarid lands (ASALs) are food- and water-insecure regions dependent on limited and highly variable rainfall.

Torrential rains doused Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday, killing at least six people and sowing chaos in Brazil’s second largest city, which declared a state of emergency after a storm that the mayor des

Five bodies have been retrieved from the affected areas and two others sustained injuries after landslides hit a pearl mining in South Kalimantan province of central Indonesia, a disaster agency of

Climate change is increasing the likelihood of extreme winter rain events in the Arctic.

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