Tag Archives: India Floods 2010

India Faces Climate Catastrophe

NEW DELHI, Nov. 17 (UPI) — India could become 3.8 degrees Fahrenheit warmer by 2030 compared to 1970s levels, leading to changes in rainfall patterns and more severe floods and droughts, a new study says. The “Climate Change and India:

Floods inundate northeast India

Video Report: Days of incessant rains in India’s northeastern Manipur state causes flooding that damages crops and severely impacts normal life.

500,000 Homeless in Bangladesh

DHAKA (Reuters) – Nearly half a million Bangladeshis were homeless on Saturday after three days of storms which killed at least 15 people and left 50 missing, officials and local media said on Saturday. Two hundred fishermen were originally reported

India floods kill 17 as millions flee rising water

LUCKNOW, India – Raging floodwaters triggered by heavy rain in northern India have killed at least 17 people, washed away thousands of homes and forced some 2 million people to evacuate in a 24 hour period, officials said Thursday. A

Tens of Thousands Flee Bangladesh Floods

SIRAJGANJ, Sep 20 (IRIN) – As late monsoon rains continue to swell Bangladeshi rivers, floodwaters have forced more than 140,000 people to flee their homes and destroyed some 40,000 hectares of farmland, officials say. “There is knee-deep water in my

Severe floods in India as monsoons hit

Video Report: Monsoons cause severe flooding in India