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Implications of Ageing Dams across Globe : Universities Experts Report

Worldwide, the huge volume of water stored behind large dams is estimated at 7,000 to 8,300 cubic kilometres, enough to cover about 80 per cent of Canada’s landmass under a metre of water.   In another 40 years  most people on Earth who lives downstream of tens of thousands of large dams built in the Read More…

Environment Nature South India

Heavy rain flooded roads halted Chennai and Suburbans

The overnight rains led to inundation in many areas like Velachery, Madipakkam, Saidapet, KK Nagar, Adambakkam, Anna Nagar, Kodungaiyur, Vysarpadi, Perambur, Purasaiwalkam, Kellys and suburbs surrounding Tambaram.   Several parts of Chennai received moderate to heavy rains on Tuesday under the influence of an easterly trough.   During the past 24 hours ending 8.30 am Read More…

Environment Nature World

Climate emergency warns UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres

Dozens of world leaders addressed the one-day virtual gathering, aimed at building momentum for more ambitious national commitments ahead of a pivotal round of climate talks due to take place in Glasgow in late 2021.   “Can anybody still deny that we are facing a dramatic emergency?” United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said via video. Read More…

Environment Health South India Voice

Mystery behind Eluru illness is a cause of concern says Chandrababu Naidu

Former CM Chandrabau Naidu demanded that Chief Minister Reddy must disclose the results of tests held till date to uncover the reasons behind the illness in Eluru, West Godavari district headquarters. “There were rising fears over the presence of heavy metals like lead and nickel in the drinking water.  Chandrabau Naidu  called for a scientific Read More…

Agriculture Environment South India

Burevi Cyclone influenced rain inundated delta districts Tuticorin Rameswaram

Due to the heavy rains, the Cauvery delta region farmers are worried as the paddy crops were left inundated. Nagapattinam and Tiruvarur districts also largely bore the brunt of Burevi influenced rain. With the weakened depression stalled over Rameswaram for more than 40 hours now, the districts around Rameswaram, Thoothukudi, Cuddalore and Delta districts have Read More…

Environment Rivers South India

Nivar Cyclone devastation not confine to Tamilnadu , Pondicherry but Andhra pradesh also

Nivar that caused enormous damage to Coastal districts particularly Cuddalore , Chennai in Tamilnadu and Pondicherry   Nivar so far had killed 4 persons in Tamilnadu and the heavy rain it bought has made lakes overflow and flooded Suburban Chennai   Agricultural crop in Tamilnadu and Pondicherry affected more than 1 lakhs acres   It Read More…

Environment South India

Low pressure in BoB to intensify into a depression on November 30 : IMD

Deputy Director General of Meteorology, Chennai, S Balachandran, told reporters that the system was likely to intensify into a depression later.   According to Deputy Director General of Meteorology, Chennai, S Balachandran “A low pressure area is likely to form over southeast Bay of Bengal during the next 48 hours.   It is very likely Read More…