Disaster Management


According to experts Mocha is the strongest cyclone on earth so far in this year.​​​​​​​ It has been categorized as an Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm by the India Meteorological Department (IMD) and as a ‘Super Cyclone’ by global weather website Zoom Earth. Mocha became the strongest cyclone ever recorded in the North Indian Ocean, including …

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Two Indian climbers were rescued from Mt. Annapurna in Nepal. Annapurna is a mountain situated in the Gandaki Province, Nepal. It is the tenth highest mountain in the world at 8,091 metres. The entire massif and surrounding area are protected within the 7,629-square-kilometre Annapurna Conservation Area, the first and largest conservation area in Nepal. For decades, Annapurna …

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India is experiencing a colder than normal winter thanks to the north-south winter flow set up by the climate phenomenon known as La Niña. The La Niña itself is going on for a record-breaking third consecutive year. Now, forecasts for the 2023 fall and winter are predicting that there is …

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The Resiliency & Sustainability Summit: Vision 2047 brought together experts from all over India and deliberated upon the key aspects of present and futuristic disaster risks and climate contexts as well as their changing scenarios. “Regional disparity is a central challenge for reducing disaster risk & particularly climate-related disasters in …

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UTTARAKHAND FLASH FLOOD Recently, a glacial break in the Tapovan-Reni area of Chamoli District of Uttarakhandled to massive Flash Flood in Dhauli Ganga and Alaknanda Rivers,damaging houses and the nearby Rishiganga power project. In June 2013, flash floods in Uttarakhand wiped out settlements and took lives. Important  points: It occurred …

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170 rescued from flooded hospital

Discharge of water from nearby Mulshi dam flooded Pune hospital basement Around 170 people, including 50 patients and 120 staff members, were evacuated from Surya Hospital in Pune’s Wakad on Sunday after continuous discharge from the nearby Mulshi dam flooded its basement. “After the water reached the hospital basement, a …

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Navy, IAF rush to Mumbai’s aid

Bhatsa, Uihas rivers breach banks, leaving people stranded in their homes The Indian Navy, Army and Air Force on Sunday participated in rescue operations to assist Thane, Palghar and Kalyan district administration as Bhatsa and Barvi dams overflowed leading to Bhatsa and Ulhas rivers breaching their banks and stranding people …

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T.N. CM launches water management mission

Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Saturday unveiled the Tamil Nadu Water Resources Conservation and Augmentation Mission, a people’s movement to conserve and manage water and to ensure that there was no water crisis in future. Source : https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tn-cm-launches-water-management-mission/article28623821.ece

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