- The platform created by NASA uses satellite imagery to show how much water evaporates into the atmosphere from plants, soil and other surfaces.
Published on Oct 22, 2021 01:44 PM IST
AP | , Denver
World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought this year is focusing on the current commitment by over 100 countries to restore almost 100 hectares of land over the next decade.
Published on Jun 17, 2021 07:36 AM IST
Farmers across California say they expect to receive little water from state and federal agencies that regulate the state's reservoirs and canals, leading many to leave fields barren, plant more drought-tolerant crops or seek new income sources all-together.
Published on Jun 01, 2021 11:18 PM IST
Reuters | , Firebaugh, California
The UNCCD released “Drought Resilience, Adaptation and Management Policy Framework” which has made four broad recommendations.
Updated on Sep 11, 2019 10:24 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Greater Noida | By Jayashree Nandi
Towards the end of July, 2016, Jaldoot Express had completed 100 trips to Latur, carrying potable water and coming as a saviour for the parched city.
Updated on Sep 06, 2019 12:56 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Pune | By Abhay Khairnar and Shrinivas Deshpande
India has already experienced more “extreme rainfall periods” in 2019 as compared to 2018, but there are also large pockets of the country affected by drought-like conditions due to the unequal distribution of rainfall.
Updated on Jun 16, 2020 02:24 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Chetan Chauhan
Hundreds of people walked through the broken temple structures to pay respects to a headless 4-metre tall Buddha statue, adorning it with flowers.
Published on Aug 08, 2019 04:39 PM IST
LOPBURI, Thailand | By Reuters
Beed has received just 140.38 mm of rainfall as of August 2 — lowest in the Marathwada region. According to India Meteorological Department (IMD), the average annual rainfall of Beed amounts to 666 mm.
Updated on Aug 04, 2019 04:22 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Paithan | By Shrinivas Deshpade
Marathwada and Vidarbha have recorded a 31 per cent and 30 per cent deficit in rainfall over the same period. IMD is forecasting that the monsoon will pick up later this week for these regions.
Updated on Jul 15, 2019 02:41 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Pune | By Shrinivas Deshpande
Making a statement in the state assembly on the first day of the budget session, Jagan said the state had recorded 48.3% of deficit rainfall this monsoon so far.
Updated on Jul 12, 2019 11:22 AM IST
Failed rains last year and delays in this year’s annual monsoon have left nearly half of India facing drought-like conditions, according to the South Asia Drought Monitor. Tamil Nadu is trapped in a “severe dry” cycle along with other states like Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra.
Updated on Jul 10, 2019 12:21 PM IST
Bloomberg | By Archana Chaudhary
The Union rural development ministry has written to all states with water stressed blocks and asked them to finish incomplete drought proofing and water management related works, an official familiar with the matter said.
Updated on Jul 03, 2019 08:36 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Jayashree Nandi
The engaging 23-year-old Australian -- who emulated compatriot Evonne Goolagong Cawley by becoming number one last weekend -- has yet to get beyond the third round at Wimbledon.
Updated on Jun 30, 2019 11:47 AM IST
London | By Press Trust of India
The reason for their prolonged stay, according to foresters and ornithologists, is the lack of water and drought-like situation at their alternative sites.
Updated on Jun 09, 2019 02:56 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Noida | By Kushagra Dixit
Jayakwadi is the biggest water reservoir in Marathwada and has zero water stock at present. There is only 2.86% water left in the reservoirs of Marathwada. Last monsoon, the state received only 77% of the average rainfall.
Updated on May 29, 2019 07:53 AM IST
Mumbai | By Faisal Malik
The woman, Sangeeta Fasale from Chinchode Patil village in Ahmednagar taluka of the district, was frustrated as she and her husband could not get any employment over the last few months.
Updated on May 12, 2019 07:14 AM IST
Pune | By HT Correspondent
‘Our government had started special budgetary provisions for the region which was discontinued by this regime,’ he said.
Updated on May 04, 2019 11:51 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By Naresh Kamath, Mumbai
Polling in Jharkhand will be held in four phases from April 29 to May 19. Votes will be counted on May 23.
Published on Apr 24, 2019 06:26 PM IST
New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
Six months after a devastating flood crippled Kerala, the state is in the grip of a severe drought and experts have warned that heat wave conditions will persist in many areas of north Kerala for more than a month.
Published on Mar 04, 2019 05:16 PM IST
Previous attempts to study 18th and 19th century droughts have been limited to meteorological droughts caused by failure of rains.
Updated on Feb 16, 2019 11:15 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By Snehal Fernandes
The Rajasthan government on Wednesday sought an assistance of Rs 2,819.58 crore from the inter-ministerial Centre’s team to tackle problems in drought affected areas in nine districts of the state, namely, Barmer, Bikaner, Jaisalmer, Jalore, Jodhpur, Hanumangarh, Pali, Churu and Nagaur.
Published on Dec 19, 2018 08:32 PM IST
Jaipur | By Press Trust of India
Gareth Bale struck his first goal in the league since the start of September to lift Real to a fourth win in five matches and move the European champions up to fourth place.
Updated on Dec 09, 2018 11:26 PM IST
Madrid | By AFP
Thackeray also discussed the drought situation in the state and said that his party is planning an aggressive stand on the issue
Updated on Dec 05, 2018 12:39 AM IST
By Swapnil Rawal, Mumbai
Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis told the state assembly on Thursday that around 86 lakh hectares of land and 82 lakh farmers in 151 tehsils and 20 revenue circles have been affected by drought this year.
Updated on Nov 30, 2018 01:18 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent, Mumbai
Promote sustainable crops, not just water-guzzlilng sugarcane
Published on Nov 08, 2018 03:45 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
Government urged to treat drought as a natural disaster and amend the National Disaster Management Act, 2005 accordingly.
Updated on Nov 04, 2018 02:33 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Pune | By Shrinivas Deshpande
The Maharashtra government on Thursday added 250 revenue circles across 7,500 villages to its list of areas hit by drought
Published on Nov 02, 2018 01:22 AM IST
Drought severe in 112 tehsils; 151 of 358 tehsils hit, says state
Updated on Nov 01, 2018 09:36 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Faisal Malik, Mumbai
Their entire kharif yield, including cotton, maize, moong, urad, has been hit owing to deficient rainfall, leaving farmers with little income to survive until the 2019 harvest.
Published on Oct 29, 2018 02:42 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By Ketaki Ghoge, Aurangabad/beed
Thirty-two of the state’s 36 districts are staring at drought this year, a report by government’s forecasting agency, National Centre for Crop Forecasting (NCCF), has found
Updated on Oct 16, 2018 08:52 AM IST