Super Typhoon Mangkhut headed towards Hong Kong, China, and Phillipines. Many millions expected to be affected. Expected to be more damaging than Hurricane Florence. Watch.
This emphasis by World Bank on sustainable use and raising awareness on water related issues is admirable. Read on!
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..
Bracing for the bad weather and the aftermath… Florence about to hit carolinas and with a fury… Read on… why Florence is deadly..
Those in the water industry know that it does not take much to switch from flood mode to drought mode. For a state that has been grappling with flooding issues for about a couple of years, this drought comes out of nowhere. Here is an interesting article with lots of charts and statistics. Read on.
Here is an interesting 9-part series on the water issues associated with the US-Mexico border and the Rio-Grande Valley. Very insightful read. Read on.
Interesting Article on using Hoover Dam as a source for converting water to energy. Read on.
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.
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.
This is a good initiative supported by the Ministry of Water Resources in India. Go on, spread the word. Read on.