World leaders attending the upcoming UN Climate Action Summit are being urged to show up armed not with speeches but with plans to achieve carbon neutrality, reduce emissions and improve adaptation.
Floods in northeastern Thailand have submerged homes, roads and bridges, leaving more than 23,000 people in evacuation shelters as anger grows over the government's “slow” emergency response.
Over the past week, disturbing images of the floods in Assam have gone viral on social media. Humans and beasts alike have resorted to desperate measures to stay afloat and keep alive even as incessant rains wreaked havoc. Many other parts of India have already or are facing nature’s fury – after battling severe
Your newspaper carried two reports of floods in two different locations in two different countries. As I sit writing this, the flood is in my backyard though I’m not from either of the locations. I am writing from Goa and though not much is reported about the flood situation here, I can say that the entire Konkan coast
Aerial images from Shwegyin township in Bago region showed how the area had become a vast lake of water.
The erratic nature of the monsoons in the last few years in India is of grave concern. And the destruction caused by the monsoon floods is alarming. As for people in Kerala it is close to a repeat of the devastation it witnessed last year. According to reports it is the worst hit region so far, so much so that thousands
Prime Minister Scott Morrison told Parliament that 35 communities in northern New South Wales had been isolated and emergency services had conducted more than 700 flood rescues.
Relentless rains for five straight days - the worst downpour in more than half a century - burst river banks, inundating homes, roads, bridges and farms and cutting off entire towns in Australia’s east.
Nature has its own way of dealing with humanity. Now its whims have affected the office of the most powerful person on the planet. He has not only to contend with man-made opposition and issues, but also deal with the ravages of Nature.
Over 16 lakh people in 1,536 villages across 21 of Assam's 33 districts are still affected by flood, according to Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) officials. More than 100 human lives have been lost in the state due to floods.