Sitting Ducks

It is interesting that we know everything we can about the hurricane that is about to hit us… Florence in the Carolinas.. where it could make landfall, the windspeeds, the affected areas, the duration of impact, the cost in lives and property damage and aid.  This article has some good numbers comparing various hurricanes and the article claims Florence to be the costliest hurricane to hit the US land ever.  Makes me think that inspite of knowing every possible detail, there ain’t much we can do other than evacuate and brace ourselves for the impact… ay.. ay…ay..

When it Floods… It Kills…

This is a sombre news on the lives lost due to the major flooding in Kerala.  It does not take much to be caught up in the flooding and the inundation.  I also worry about all the water-borne diseases that will be rampant owing to the floods.  As you may know, water-borne diseases are the number one source of deaths in India.  My prayers are with the people of Kerala.

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When it Rains… It Floods…

These are the times when Mother Nature is bestowing its wishes upon us in plenty.  The monsoons in the southwest India and the associated flooding has resulted in not just a daily hassle for commuters but also in a record number of dams to be opened.  Be careful out there and stay dry.

People in Kerala, my thoughts are with you.

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