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The Mid west floods to get worse

The USA is facing an unprecedented flood season this spring. SCientists have blamed the climate change happening globally for the disaster to create chaos. The flooding has already caused 3 billion dollar damage. More rainfall is expected this week. Though this was happening with the West coast, the NOAA reported that the situation is to ..

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22 states of US are on serious flooding risks

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said that at least 25 states and two ”thirds of 48 states will face a risk of flooding till May. The floods can be worse than the historic floods of 1993. Scientists say that melting of snow along with the spring rainfall would add to the flooding. This is ..

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Missouri floods ”7000 evacuated

The water level of the Missouri level reached three storey building. The reason behind the flooding is the torrential rain caused by the ‘bomb’ cyclone last week and the rapid melting of snow. The flood level arose alarmingly breaking the previous records. Scientists say that such a disastrous flood is mainly due to climate change ..

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Union Cabinet approves “Flood Management and Border Areas Programme (FMBAP)”

The Union Cabinet has recently approved the “Flood Management and Border Areas Programme (FMBAP)” for Flood Management Works in entire country and River Management Activities and works related to Border Areas for the period 2017-18 to 2019-20 with a total outlay of Rs.3342.00 crores. The FMBAP Scheme will be implemented throughout the country for effective ..

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India designated as a nodal centre for preparing flash-flood forecasts to Asian nations by World Meteorological Organization

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has designated India as a nodal centre for preparing flash-flood forecasts to Asian nations including Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Myanmar and Thailand. That means the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) under Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) will have to develop a customized weather model that can issue advance warning of floods. Using ..

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