Geography

Rain continues in southern districts

Ramanathapuram district recorded the highest average rainfall of 320 mm during October, as rains lashed southern districts on Thursday. After heavy rainfall was witnessed from Tuesday night, the district administration of Ramanathapuram, Thoothukudi and Kanniyakumari declared holiday for all government and private schools on Wednesday. The Dindigul Collector announced holiday …

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Post-monsoon season sees excess rainfall

A prolonged south west monsoon, the onset of the north east monsoon, and cyclone Kyarr have resulted in a wet October across the State. October to December is considered the post-monsoon period, which includes the north east monsoon. Source : https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/post-monsoon-season-sees-excess-rainfall/article29828073.ece

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Supercyclone ‘Kyarr’ moves away from Indian coast

IMD has also warned of a fresh low pressure system that had formed over the equatorial Indian Ocean to the south of Sri Lanka on Monday morning Supercyclone ‘Kyarr’ in the Arabian Sea has moved westwards and away from India’s coast, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD). ‘Kyarr’ lay …

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Excess rain washes out IMD’s methods

New dynamical model failed to forecast August-September deluge While India this year may have recorded its highest monsoon rain in 25 years, an analysis suggests that new monsoon models, called the Monsoon Mission Coupled Forecast Model (CFS), deployed by the IMD over the last decade don’t do better than the …

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Flood situation in Godavari delta still grim

18,000 shifted to relief camps; heavy property loss in 71 villages The flood situation in East and West Godavari districts continued to be grim as the Godavari river received heavy inflows in the last 24 hours, necessitating the issue of second-level warning at Arthur Cotton barrage in Dowleswaram and maintenance …

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Heavy rain hits life in Mumbai again

Over 800 evacuated to safety Heavy rain in Mumbai and adjoining regions disrupted life for the second consecutive day on Sunday, throwing train services off the track, disrupting air traffic and causing power outages in neighbouring Thane and Palghar districts. Mumbai received 204 mm until Sunday morning, less than its …

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erupts

Mt. Etna, Italy’s biggest live volcano, erupts Italy’s Mount Etna, Europe’s biggest live volcano, erupted overnight with lava flows and explosions, volcanologists said on Saturday. The eruption forced the closure of two airports in Sicily’s second-biggest city of Catania.AFP Source : https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-life/erupts/article28623500.ece

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Landslips disrupt train services

Heavy rain has halted train services on the Bengaluru-Mangaluru sector following recurring landslips in the ghat section between Sakleshpur and Subrahmanya Road Stations. Source : https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/landslips-disrupt-train-services/article28624086.ece

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