drought

Largest study of Asia's rivers may help predict changes in region's water cycle: Scientists

The study, published in the journal Water Resources Research, noted that the findings have important implications for water management and power production.

published on : 31st December 2020

Droughts in India influenced by North Atlantic air currents: IISc study

The study, which has been published in Science, was carried out by researchers at the Centre for Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (CAOS), IISc. 

published on : 12th December 2020

Half of India’s population vulnerable to extreme climate events: Study

The study by the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW) said that the frequency, intensity, and unpredictability of these extreme events have also risen in recent decades

published on : 10th December 2020

Two more Rayalaseema water projects pass judicial preview, tenders soon

It may be recalled that except in 2018-19 and 2019-20, Andhra Pradesh could not draw the allocated share of 114 TMC since 2004-05.

published on : 30th August 2020

About 72 lakh hectares farm land hit due to floods, drought in ongoing crop year: Government

Due to drought, the minister said about 7.91 lakh hectares of farm land hit in Rajasthan and Manipur in the current year.

published on : 11th February 2020

Maharashtra drought: 26 dams hit zero water storage level as on May 18

Sanjay Lakhe Patil, a social activist, alleged that the state government's distribution of fodder camps for cattle in the drought-affected regions was not proper.

published on : 18th May 2019

Kerala floods one month after: Kalady bracing up for drought

A month after the floods, Kalady residents are also worried about the quality of soil in agricultural lands.

published on : 19th September 2018

Hard hit by drought, villages in Andhra's Anantapur become ghost towns

Perennially drought-hit, Anantapur district in Andhra Pradesh is an an area of absence, its people exiled to far places by a neverending dry spell.

published on : 28th April 2017

Opposition-backed bandh in Tamil Nadu affects normal life, Stalin held in Tiruvarur

While shops, hotels downed their shutters across the state, government buses were seen plying on the roads.

published on : 25th April 2017

At least 10 killed in latest Kenya drought clash

At least 10 people have been killed in the latest clashes in drought-hit Kenya between rural communities fighting over pasture to graze their animals, police said on Monday.

published on : 20th March 2017

As if drought weren’t bad enough

Demonetisation couldn't have come at a worse time for Ballari farmers. November is when they harvest the kharif crop and sow for rabi.

published on : 18th December 2016