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Revisiting wastewater reuse policy to help Bengaluru evade water crisis

Changing weather patterns, accompanied by encroachment and pollution of the city’s lakes, have spelled doom for the delicate relationship between Bengaluru’s lake-dependent communities.

published on : 9th September 2023
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Himachal Pradesh: Kinnaur district cut off from Shimla following major landslide

A large number of vehicles, including apple-laden trucks coming from Kinnaur, are stranded on the road.

published on : 8th September 2023
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Hong Kong flooded by heaviest rainfall in 140 years

Hong Kong's weather observatory said the latest torrential rain was brought by the "trough of low pressure associated with (the) remnant of Haikui".

published on : 8th September 2023
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Helicopters airlift residents to safety from deadly floods in central Greece

Flooding triggered by rainstorms also hit neighbouring Bulgaria and Turkey, killing a total of 18 people in all three countries since the rains began Tuesday.

published on : 8th September 2023
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BBMP pulled up for not issuing death certificate of excavator operator washed away in 2017 rains

The HC said that when the body is not available, the question of the respondent insisting on a certificate in terms of Form 4A would be completely illogical.

published on : 7th September 2023
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Bengaluru rains: 25.2mm rain exposes chinks, city floats   

Flooding was reported on Bannerghatta Road even on Wednesday morning, leading to traffic jams. Motorists had to plough through flooded streets.

published on : 7th September 2023
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Flooding in southern Brazil leaves at least 31 dead and 1,600 homeless

In Mucum, a city of about 50,000 residents, rescuers found 15 bodies in a single house. Once the storm had passed, residents discovered a trail of destruction...

published on : 7th September 2023
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Life in Hyderabad thrown out of gear due to heavy rains

The intensity of the rain was such that it led to water stagnating at levels of up to four feet in areas like OU colony and Panchavati colony in Manikonda.

published on : 6th September 2023
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Heavy rains in Hyderabad claim six lives, including four-year-old boy

Three persons, including a farmer and two agriculture labourers, were killed and four others sustained injuries when lightning struck them in Jayashankar-Bhupalpally district.

published on : 6th September 2023
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Hyderabad mayor inspects flooded areas, lauds officials’ efforts

Mayor Gadwal Vijayalaxmi held a teleconference, during which she instructed officials to remain vigilant and take preventive measures to protect city residents and their property.

published on : 6th September 2023
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Authorities lift six gates of Osmansagar and Himayatsagar

The lifting of gates also necessitated the issuance of a high alert to residents residing downstream of both reservoirs along the course of the Musi River.

published on : 6th September 2023
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Heavy rains likely at isolated places of North Coastal Andhra Pradesh

In the 24 hours ending at 8.30 AM on Sunday, very heavy rainfall occurred at one or two places over the Kadapa and Nandyal districts of Rayalaseema.

published on : 4th September 2023
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Downpour throws life out of gear in three districts in Andhra Pradesh

According to Telugu Ganga project junior engineer Ravichandra Kumar, floodwater was discharged at the rate of 2,500 cusecs at 8 AM.

published on : 4th September 2023
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After a lull, rain returns to Bengaluru  

Several roads, including Magadi Road, Mysuru Road, Outer Ring Road, Electronics City, Old Airport Road, and Koramangala, were inundated.

published on : 1st September 2023
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Hundreds flee floods as super typhoon brushes past Philippines

"These coastal towns have no protection because they are directly facing the Pacific," said Isabela rescue official Constante Foronda, putting the number of evacuees in Isabela at 372.

published on : 27th August 2023
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Deep impact: A journalistic voyage by Arati Kumar-Rao

Written in meticulous detail, the timely book on India’s environmental issues prompts readers to think about the impending future with new findings   

published on : 27th August 2023
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Five killed as heavy rains batter Himachal; Punjab on high alert 

Meanwhile, the Chandigarh-Shimla national highway was closed at Chakki Mor due to heavy rain for safety reasons.

published on : 24th August 2023
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Around 100,000 people evacuated due to floods in Pakistan

More than 175 people have died in Pakistan in rain-related incidents since the monsoon season began in late June, mainly due to electrocution and buildings collapsing, emergency services have reported

published on : 23rd August 2023
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Punjab floods: Protesting farmers stopped from proceeding to Chandigarh, detained 

The farmers are demanding a package of Rs 50,000 crore from the Centre for damages caused by floods in the northern region, including Punjab.

published on : 22nd August 2023
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Security tightened at inter-state borders ahead of farmers’ protest in Punjab

Sixteen farm bodies had given the call for staging a demonstration here to seek compensation for losses caused by floods. Farmers are demanding a package of Rs 50,000 crore from the Centre.

published on : 22nd August 2023
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