Rains Lash J&K triggers Flash floods in Kashmir parts

Rains Lash J&K triggers Flash floods in Kashmir parts

‘Several families affected in South Kashmir, shifted to safer places; weatherman forecasts more precipitation’ Rains lashed parts of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, while parts of south and north Kashmir reported flash flood events triggered by the “incessant rains”— reportedly after cloudbursts, while as the weatherman has forecasted more precipitation till July 28. Reports reaching Ground … Read more

Yamuna water level surges, to break 60 years old mark, people being evacuated

Yamuna water surges, might break 60 years old mark : people being evacuated

Most parts of North India are receiving incessant, and unprecedented rainfall for the last few days. The visuals of the same are viral on social media. As a result, Yamuna river in Delhi has breached its danger mark i.e 205.33 metres on 11 July. The water level is at 207.33 metres at 3 pm, according … Read more

Heavy rain and hailstorm damage crops in Kashmir Valley

Heavy rain and hailstorm damage crops in Kashmir Valley

Kashmir experienced heavy rain and hailstorms in parts of the valley on Sunday, causing damage to crops and orchards. Gulmarg Ski Resort also received fresh snowfall while the administration issued an avalanche warning for the hills. Heavy rain and hailstorms in the Handwara and Kupwara areas reportedly caused significant damage to crops. Furthermore, snowfall in … Read more

Extreme weather to become norm in 80+ countries even if warming is limited to 1.5°C

Extreme weather to become norm in 80+ countries even if warming is limited to 1.5°C

A new study warns that heat waves, droughts, extreme wind events and heavy rains could become frequent in about 20 countries, even if the world manages to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius. The study published in the journal Earth System Dynamics, study suggests these impacts could become permanent in 37 countries if warming … Read more

Bad News: Below-normal monsoon is predicted from June to Sept by Skymet

Sept may see normal rains, warmer days across India: IMD

Skymet, a weather forecasting agency, has predicted that the monsoon from June to September will be “below normal”, which could negatively affect agriculture in India. The agency has estimated that there will be 868.6 mm of rain during the four-month period, which is equivalent to 94 percent of the Long Period Average (LPA). For the … Read more

Droughts and rains could be more extreme, due to global warming

Droughts and rains could be more extreme, due to global warming

The distortion of the water cycle, particularly its extremes (droughts and rains), will be among the consequences of climate change in the future.  This is stated by an American research group that studied 1,056 extreme events between 2002-2021 and that published its findings in Nature on March 13. Droughts and rains The study claims that the total … Read more

Due to floods and heavy rains, 1 lakh people died in 65 years

Due to floods and heavy rains

Ground Report | New Delhi: Due to floods and heavy rains in the country from 1953 to 2018, 1,09,374 people died, while 61,09,628 animals died. It is estimated that the country suffered a loss of about Rs 4,00,097 crore during these 65 years, About 40 million hectares of India’s area is flood-affected.  The information has been … Read more

Risk of floods increased due to extremely heavy rainfall in a short period

Why returning monsoon causing floods in India?

Ground Report | New Delhi: Risk of floods increased; During the last 3 years, apart from the existing flood-prone states of Assam, Bihar, and Uttar Pradesh, the states witnessed extreme floods with water levels above the last year’s highest flood level. Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat told in Rajya Sabha today that Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, … Read more

Hundreds die every year due to heavy rains in Mumbai

Hundreds die every year

Ground Report | New Delhi: Hundreds die every year; At least 75 people have died in landslides, house collapses, and other accidents at different places due to heavy rains in several districts of Maharashtra since Thursday evening.  Thousands of people have been rescued from the worst-hit Thane, Raigad, Ratnagiri, Satara, Sangli, and Kolhapur districts. In … Read more

Why do people die due to lightning?

Unexpected Domino effect of Covid-19, Lightning reduced by 8%

Ground Report | New Delhi: Why do people die due to lightning; Many districts of the state including Rajasthan’s capital Jaipur received heavy rains on Sunday. At least twenty people have died in the state due to lightning. In the north of Jaipur, 11 people died when they were taking selfies. At the time when this accident … Read more