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Assam Floods and Landslides

Assam has been experiencing unprecedented floods and landslides over the last one week. This has affected million people and left people dead too. In last 34 hours, 10 people were killed and 7 went missing. What are the factors behind unprecedented floods? Pre-monsoon rains-Average rainfall in Assam for March-May 2022 was 719 mm, against 434.5 ..

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Ecuador Landslide

Between January 31 — February 1, 2022, heavy rainfall in Ecuador resulted into multiple landslides, mudflows and floods. Highlights A landslide in Quito in Ecuador took 23 life and injured 47 others. It has left nine missing, while collapsing at least nine houses. This landslide was caused by biggest rainfall in country, in nearly 20 ..

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“Jadeite Stone” mining Landslide in Myanmar

The landslide at the jade stone mining site, Hpakant in Myanmar killed more than 100. Hpakant is the largest jade mine in the world where the landslide occured. Myanmar Jade stone trade is more than 30 billion USD per year. Jade Trade The Jadeite deposits found in Myanmar are of the highest quality in the ..

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