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Flood waters recede, Assam Forest department faces challenges to provi...

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Guwahati/IBNS: Three days of sunshine has given some relief to the people of Assam as the water level of major rivers in the state is now receding.
After COVID-19 lockdown, now flood hits Assam farmers, others to live on roads
Guwahati: 56-year-old Idris Ali and his family are now being forced to live on roads after the flood waters entered their home.
Flood waters submerge 65 percent areas in Kaziranga National Park, five animals die
Guwahati/IBNS: The flood situation in Assam’s Kaziranga National Park – the global stronghold of one horned rhinoceros- worsened on Monday after flood waters inundated more than 65 percent areas of the world heritage site.
Assam floods hit 2.60 lakh people of 16 districts
Guwahati/IBNS: The flood situation in Assam continued to deteriorate on Saturday with flood waters submerged new areas and over 2.60 lakh people of 16 districts of the state have been affected in current wave of the deluge.
UP: 32 killed by lightning strikes, thunderstorm
Lucknow/UNI: At least 32 people lost their lives while over 30 were injured in Uttar Pradesh due to lightning and thunderstorm that struck the Poorvanchal region of the state last night, police said on Friday.
Extraordinary ‘megaflash’ lightening strikes cover several hundred kilometres, smashin...
New York/IBNS: New records for extreme lightning bursts, or ‘megaflashes’, during 2019, have been made official, more than doubling the size and duration of the previous record flashes, the UN’s weather agency, WMO, announced on Thursday.
CSE helps launch sanitation pocket book and campaign on faecal sludge management
New Delhi/IBNS: Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) and the National Mission for Clean Ganga have joined hands to support one of the key communities of onsite workers who are fighting to contain the COVID-19 pandemic – sanitation workers in cities.
Ozone levels increased during lockdown, says CSE’s new analysis of air pollution levels
New Delhi/IBNS: While most people were happy with the decrease in the overall air pollution level during the national lockdown imposed to contain the spread of COVID-19 virus, it is not the complete picture, according to the Delhi-based Centre for Science and Environment (CSE).
Extreme weather ‘record’ likely in Arctic Circle, says UN weather agency WMO
New York/IBNS: Reports that temperatures in a Russian town in the Arctic Circle likely reached a record 38C (100.4F), last weekend, have been approved by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) pending final verification, it said on Tuesday.
Earthquake in Mexico kills Five, leaves 30 others injured - Authorities
Mexico City/Sputnik: Five people were killed and another 30 injured in a strong earthquake in Mexico, authorities said.
Assam : 30,000 people of four districts hit by fresh flood, death toll rises to 11
Guwahati/IBNS: Nearly 30,000 people of four districts of Assam have been affected in the second wave of flood as the water level of Brahmaputra river and its tributaries are rising following incessant rain in past couple of days in many parts of the state.
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