Floods displace 19 million children in past three months

The 10 most expensive extreme weather events of 2022

The latest report by Save The Children and the Free University of Brussels, titled “Generation Hope: 2.4 billion reasons to end the global climate and inequality crisis,” found that 774 million children face a triple threat from high climate risk, poverty and conflict. Floods displace 19 million children The lives of no less than 19 … Read more

What is Hurricane Ian, Here’s what Ian looks like in Florida

What is Hurricane Ian, Here's what Ian looks like in Carolina

After strengthening in the Atlantic Ocean, Ian made landfall Friday as a Category 1 hurricane in the coastal city of Georgetown, South Carolina, where tens of thousands of people are without power. This is the second time that Ian has made landfall in the United States, this time with sustained winds of about 140 km/hour, … Read more

1 in 4 of world’s population at risk from severe flooding

1 in 4 of world's population at risk from severe flooding

Nearly a quarter of the world’s population is exposed to significant flood risks, according to new research published Tuesday, which warns that people in poorer countries are more vulnerable. Floods from heavy rains and storm surges affect millions of people each year and cause billions of dollars in damage to homes, infrastructure and economies. And … Read more

Why does every year Assam faces floods?

Why does every year Assam faces floods?

Assam which is known for Assam Silk and Assam Tea remains in the news for another reason i.e., floods. Torrential rains and floods hit Assam yet again as nearly two lakh people have been affected in 20 districts this year, the hilly district Dima Hasao has been cut off from the rest of the state. … Read more

Flood like situation in Dharamsala due to heavy rains

Ground Report | New Delhi: Flood like situation; In some states of North India, there has been a flood-like situation due to heavy rains. Shocking videos have emerged from some areas of Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Jammu and Kashmir. Flood like situation In Bhagsu Nag of Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, a flood-like situation arose due to the … Read more

Flood risk may increase up to 50 times in coastal areas: Study

Flood risk may increase up to 50 times

Ground Report | New Delhi: Flood risk may increase up to 50 times; Climate change and anthropogenic pressures are expected to increase flooding in coastal areas. A recent study has estimated coastal overtopping to be occurring on a global scale. This study not only explained the rise in sea level but attributed it to an … Read more