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Flood Management

🕔12:38, 10.Aug 2019

What is a flood?  When water inundates land that is normally dry, this is called a flood. Floods are a natural process and are the most common of all natural disasters. A flood is an overflow of water that submerges land. One of the highly

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URBAN FLOODS

🕔18:14, 6.Aug 2019

URBAN FLOODS Floods are a natural process and are the most common of all-natural disasters. A flood is an overflow of water that submerges land that is usually dry. One of the highly flood-prone countries in the world is India.

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Heat Waves : Formation, Prevalence & Prevention

🕔14:26, 20.Jun 2019

Download PDF The heatwave is a period of abnormally high temperatures, more than the normal maximum temperature that occurs during the pre-monsoon (April to June) summer season. Heat waves typically occur between March to June, and in some rare cases

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World Population Projections 2019

🕔11:13, 19.Jun 2019

Download PDF Some of the key takeaways from ‘The World Population Prospects 2019’ published by the Population Division of the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs.: Projected world population by 2050: The global population is projected to increase by

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Vayu no longer a cyclone, to cross as low pressure

🕔13:05, 18.Jun 2019

Download PDF News Cyclone Vayu has weakened into a “depression” and is likely to weaken further into a “well-marked low-pressure area” before crossing the north Gujarat coast More in News The cyclone was earlier predicted to make landfall in Gujarat

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By 2027, India population to cross China’s: UN

🕔11:09, 18.Jun 2019

Download PDF News The global population is projected to increase by another 2 billion people by 2050, from 7.7 billion in 2019 to 9.7 billion thirty years down the line, according to ‘The World Population Prospects 2019’ published by the

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Cyclone Vayu

🕔11:12, 11.Jun 2019

Download PDF News Cyclone Vayu (It is still to develop into a cyclone and is only a deep depression as of now) is currently positioned around 250 km northwest of Aminidivi island in Lakshadweep and about 750 km southwest of

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Desertification In India

🕔15:20, 31.May 2019

This article will tell about the desertification in India. The data by the Groundwater Surveys and Development Agency had revealed that the water table had witnessed a steep drop in 70 of the 76 talukas in eight districts of Marathwada.

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Naming Of The Anthropocene Epoch: Move Is A Caution To Humanity

🕔12:58, 31.May 2019

Anthropocene Working Group (AWG) overwhelmingly voted to recognise Anthropocene as an epoch. This article will tell you about the Anthropocene Epoch. About Anthropocene Epoch This term was coined in 2000 by the Nobel Laureate Paul Crutzen and Eugene F. Stoermer.

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Anthropocene Working Group (AWG) Voted In Favour Of Anthropocene Epoch

🕔14:45, 29.May 2019

Download PDF On May 21, a 34-member panel of the Anthropocene Working Group (AWG) voted 29-4 in favour of designating a new geological epoch — the Anthropocene. More in News According to Nature, the panel plans to submit a formal

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