Mongabay series: Flood and drought

Mumbai flood breaches new frontiers

With 'unprecedented' being the mantra for 2020 events, the monsoon floods in India’s commercial capital, Mumbai, too, followed suit and reached areas that were never flooded before. South Mumbai was…

Leverage improved forecast to deal with disasters

As warm ocean temperatures drive rapid intensification of cyclones, like that seen with cyclone Amphan, climate scientists and disaster management experts call for improved preparedness leveraging India’s robust cyclone forecasts.…
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