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Average sea surface temperatures were significantly high in October compared to the 1982-2011 mean and higher than any year since 1981.
Updated on Nov 02, 2023 01:54 AM IST
A huge road-cutting that was left unrepaired and apparently failed to draw the authorities’ attention even during the ongoing two month’s state-wide ‘gaddha mukti’ campaign concluding on November 15, has been cited as the most important reason for the accident in a preliminary inquiry.
Two thermal power plants in Punjab are facing coal shortages, with one plant having only two days' stock left. The shortage is due to reduced coal supply from Central Coalfields Limited and mining disruptions caused by the monsoon season.
Updated on Oct 28, 2023 08:28 AM IST
ByKaram Prakash, Patiala
Solan has the maximum, 51, villages where the land has reportedly sunk. It is followed by Mandi, which was the epicenter of the natural disasters in July and August, with 46 such villages and Chamba with 41. This was revealed in a report prepared by the state emergency operation cell of disaster management authority.
The monsoon chaos only confirms what experts have predicted: Expect the climate crisis to cause a spike in the number and frequency of extreme weather events
Published on Oct 05, 2023 09:56 PM IST