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“We need to adapt to a new normal global health landscape and a more extreme climate simultaneously,” Nurbaya said. This is why we have “high ambition to achieve a climate change agenda.”(Yahoo)

Indonesia boosts steps to curb climate risks as disasters hit growth

Bloomberg |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 27, 2021 01:51 PM IST
Indonesia is expanding programs to mitigate the impact from climate change following a recent spate of natural disasters that has added pressure to economic recovery.
The Covid-19 pandemic will make tackling climate-related hazards very difficult
The Covid-19 pandemic will make tackling climate-related hazards very difficult

Covid-19 will make tackling of natural disasters difficult: WMO

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Jayashree Nandi
UPDATED ON APR 22, 2020 03:38 AM IST
“Extreme weather has increased, and it will not go away because of the coronavirus. On the contrary, the pandemic exacerbates the challenge of evacuating people and keeping them safe from tropical cyclones as we saw with Category-5 strength Harold in the South Pacific...,” said WMO secretary-general Petteri Taalas.
Western Ghats are vulnerable to environmental disasters(HT Photo (Representative image))
Western Ghats are vulnerable to environmental disasters(HT Photo (Representative image))

Western Ghats stay vulnerable to natural disasters: Experts

Kavalappara, Kerala | By Jayashree Nandi
UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2019 01:00 AM IST
A book titled Observed Climate Variability and Change over the Indian Region (2017) is based on the data from 9,294 weather stations from 1901-2010 and shows how climate change is impacting the country.
A tree that fell down in Agra during the dust storm on Thursday.(HT Photo)
A tree that fell down in Agra during the dust storm on Thursday.(HT Photo)

64 killed after dust storm and rains lash Uttar Pradesh, Agra worst-hit

Hindustan Times, Agra | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 03, 2018 04:45 PM IST
The highest death toll from the storm was reported from Agra. The Meteorological Centre at Lucknow issued a weather warning predicting “thunderstorms accompanied with gusty winds” at several places .
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