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A LOW pressure area (LPA) was spotted 615 kilometers southeast of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur, the state weather bureau said Saturday. The LPA and the northeast monsoon affecting northern Luzon will bring scattered rains over most parts of the archipelago, said the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical ...
Having fled violence, tens of thousands of Rohingya refugees living in camps in Cox's Bazar face great risks from the upcoming monsoon season, due to start in a matter of weeks. "The refugees are living in precarious conditions. Their shelters are on hillsides which will turn to mud when the heavy rains ...

After the monsoon-like rain that has besieged Dallas for days, the city's sewers are saying uncle. Dallas Water Utilities (DWU) reports that the heavy rainfall has caused sanitary sewer overflows at several locations throughout the city. Three primary drainage basins exceeded 100,000 gallons. The Texas ...
Fire danger is high in Arizona this year following unusually intense monsoon. By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services; 33 SEC ago. facebook · twitter · email. Mulberry Fire. Buy Now. Last summer's intense monsoons followed by 120 days without rain create ripe conditions for wildland fires in the state. Mike Christy ...
"The finer fuels that provide so much of a challenge for us across all elevations in Arizona are primarily dependent on spring moisture but even more so on summer monsoons,'' Whitney said. "Last year's summer monsoon season was very strong,'' he explained, with a lot of rainfall. "And then we had 120 ...
The World Health Organization (WHO) warned on February 22 that the approaching rainy season would pose a "huge risk" to Rohingya refugees who fled across the Myanmar border to Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh. The WHO said that rain expected in March and monsoons expected in May would put the ...

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In Bangladesh, Rohingya living in one of the world's largest refugee camps are bracing themselves for the coming monsoon. The rains could trigger landslides, destroy homes, and spread disease. According to a UN report, more than 100,000 Rohingya refugees huddled in squalid, muddy camps in ...
UNHCR highlights the situation of Rohingya in no man's land, steps up preparations for monsoons ... Meanwhile in Bangladesh, together with the authorities, UNHCR and partners continue to step up preparations to ensure that refugees are as well-protected as they can be ahead of the monsoon season.
U.N. aid agencies are stepping up preparations to protect hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, from the ravages of the impending monsoon season. This is a race against time. The first of Bangladesh's two cyclone seasons begins next month. Barely three months later, ...
Lack of land and severe congestion has continued to hamper solid waste management and overall garbage collection and disposal, all of which "have a bearing to monsoon preparedness because there is a danger of contamination if solid waste [or] garbage mixes and is washed away by water into muddy ...
When hundreds of ooranis and kanmais (waterbodies) in the district went bone dry after failure of northeast monsoon, 50-odd ooranies under Ramanathapuram municipal limits are brimming with water, thanks to the diversion of Vaigai water from the Big Tank. After the government ordered release of water ...
At this year's Frostbike, an event held by Quality bicycle Products to familiarize and showcase retailers and media with new products, All-City launched a monster cross style bike dubbed the Gorilla monsoon. All-City is mainly known for cross and urban bikes, though the brand has dabbled in the mountain ...
Despite a good monsoon, levels of water in the country's big river water reservoirs are substantially below where they were last year, and are also well below the average levels seen in the last ten years. The only exception was South India, which had seen extreme water stress last year. On average, the ...
The key mission for the state government for the agricultural sector is to "accomplish 4.5% sustained growth rate", according to the Economic Survey of Karnataka 2017-18. The government has earmarked an amount of Rs 3,824 crore for agriculture, under both plan and non-plan schemes. But despite the ...
The nation's top agriculture official, Daryl Quinlivan, has been dragged into the Deputy Prime Minister's swirling scandals. The secretary of Barnaby Joyce's former department has written to the current Minister for Agriculture asserting that his department selected a hotel owned by Joyce's mate Greg ...
Thousands of dollars were also spent on putting helicopters equipped with monsoon buckets on stand-by, to fight vegetation fires across Otago. But principal rural fire officer Graeme Still said it was money well spent. Mr Still said fire managers across the region decided to put helicopters on stand-by on ...

As the car took the steep upward curve of Pankhabari Road in West Bengal's Kurseong, a long-lost tune of the hills started to revisit me. My wanton imagination conjured up scattered images, and every little bend through the vast undulations of tea gardens, with the pattering of stray yellow leaves on the ...
IOD is a system of oscillating sea surface temperatures, in which the western Indian Ocean becomes alternately warmer and then colder than its eastern part.weather experts said a positive IOD leads to more monsoon rainfall and more active monsoon days, while negative IOD leads to less rainfall and ...
Rohingya refugees who have fled ethnic violence in Myanmar are at risk of "a humanitarian crisis within the crisis" as the impending monsoon season threatens to flood camps and fuel the spread of disease, diplomats at the United Nations Security Council warned on Tuesday. More than 100,000 refugees ...
In stark contrast to the drought-like conditions that prevailed last year, Perambalur district now presents a picture of verdant fields as agricultural activity has been brisk over the past few months thanks to good and timely monsoon rain. The district is a major producer of maize, cotton and small onions and ...
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Despite escaping violence in their homeland, the impending cyclone and monsoon season mean the Rohingya refugees now face more life-threatening dangers from the weather and environmental conditions in Bangladesh, says the UN Migration Agency. Most now live in extremely basic shelters in ...
... on the lines of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), the civic body's City Disaster Response Force (CDRF) will be roped in to tackle the many disasters that plague Mumbai from time to time but its biggest and perhaps most crucial responsibility will be keeping the city afloat during monsoons.
The work is expected to be completed before the monsoon. The subway had been sanctioned by the NMMC general body in 2015. However, it had been stuck due to various technical issues and permission from the traffic department. The traffic department had cited monsoon and traffic snarls problems for ...
Aid agencies are scrambling to protect hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh ahead of the impending monsoon season in April. Nearly 700,000 Rohingya refugees who have fled violence in Myanmar are living in overcrowded, squalid conditions in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh.
"The monsoon and cyclones are now imminent in Cox's Bazar. floods, landslides and strong winds will be a deadly threat for thousands of Rohingya families," said IOM Cox's Bazar shelter programme manager Keisuke Kamiya. "While it will be impossible to provide safe havens for all, we can mitigate the ...
In July 2017, monsoon rains across Bangladesh and upstream areas in India and Nepal, gradually led to severe flooding. Over 650,000 hectares of standing crops were damaged. This effected the livelihood of affected population in these highly poverty-stricken areas as their dominant livelihood activity is ...
As far as the rainfall activity in the three states during Southwest monsoon is concerned, Kerala witnesses about 2000 mm of seasonal rains. Meanwhile, Karnataka sees about 650 mm, almost three times less than that of Kerala. However, it is Tamil Nadu which receives the least rainfall of all at 320 mm, ...
The Service's Carol Maafala Baqui said a monsoon trough that had brought over 43cm of rain over the past two days to the territory is also attracting the depressions, particularly Tropical Depression 7F, which has the potential to become a cyclone. "This Tropical Depression is now connected to the ...
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in its monetary policy statement said the international crude prices, monsoon and HRA impact will determine the inflation in the first half of FY19. RBI Governor Urjit Patel said the inflation is estimated at 5.1 per cent in Q4, including the HRA impact. MPC said the inflation ...
When the monsoon comes, bringing 20 to 30 inches of rain a month at their heaviest, aid officials worry that many of the hillsides where the Rohingya are ... That's the other huge concern about the coming monsoons and these chaotic camps: In a deluge sewage will wash into the drinking water supplies of ...
Meanwhile, the northeast monsoon is affecting Luzon and the Visayas. Scattered rainshowers are expected in the regions of Cagayan Valley, Cordillera, Bicol, and Eastern Visayas, as well as the provinces of Aurora and Quezon. There will also be isolated rainshowers in the rest of Luzon, including Metro ...
Tens of thousands of vulnerable people living in rickety homes in Bangladesh's Rohingya refugee camps will be threatened by landslides and floods as the monsoon season nears, according to officials in the densely packed settlements. Data released by aid groups shows that floods could submerge one ...
Tens of thousands of vulnerable people living in rickety homes in Bangladesh's Rohingya refugee camps will be threatened by landslides and floods as the monsoon season nears, according to officials in the densely packed settlements. Data released by aid groups shows that floods could submerge one ...
Tucson (KGUN 9-TV) - monsoon's beauty can sometimes be overshadowed by the damage that is left behind. One community is celebrating after the completion of a new rain garden and hope that it will help contain future flooding as a result of heavy rainfall. New Hope United Methodist Church teamed ...
In the wake of the deadly fire at Kamala Mills, which had killed 14 people and had spread due to alleged illegal sheds on the rooftop of two high-end restaurants there, civic chief Ajoy Mehta has now directed officers to allow restaurants to erect monsoon sheds not more than 1 metre in height from ground ...
Kolkata: The city is better equipped to combat waterlogging this monsoon, claimed mayor Sovan Chatterjee speaking at a function on Friday. We are better prepared to handle waterlogging compared to Mumbai, Chennai and Delhi. We're in the process of modernizing the city's sewerage and drainage ...
The U.N. refugee agency says thousands of Rohingya refugees in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh face mudslides, floods, disease and other dangers from the upcoming monsoon season. U.N. aid agencies are making emergency preparations to mitigate and avert the worst impacts from the upcoming monsoon ...
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and its partners are ramping up efforts to mitigate some of the expected impacts of the upcoming monsoon season in Bangladesh. The adverse weather conditions, including potential cyclones, could put tens of thousands of Rohingya refugees staying at the highly ...
Preparations ahead of the monsoon season in southern Bangladesh include upgrading Rohingya refugee shelters and deploying biodegradable sandbags to help to anchor the structures in heavy rains. Photo: UNHCR/Caroline Gluck ...
Kolkata: Kolkata is better equipped to combat waterlogging this monsoon, claimed mayor Sovan Chatterjee speaking at a function on Friday. "We are better prepared to handle waterlogging than Mumbai, Chennai or even Delhi. We are in the process of modernizing the sewerage and drainage network ...
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and its partners are ramping up efforts to mitigate some of the expected impacts of the upcoming monsoon season in Bangladesh. The adverse weather conditions, including potential cyclones, could put tens of thousands of Rohingya refugees staying at the highly ...
A search and rescue operation is underway in the Northern Territory for a 62-year-old man missing in floodwaters as monsoonal rains continue to batter the Top End. Key points: 62yo man last seen one week ago near Palumpa; Eight schools forced to closed by floodwaters; Daly River residents will spend ...
Heavy monsoonal rains at the end of January has put the wet season back on track for cattle producers in the Top End of the Northern Territory. A number of stations received more than 400 millimetres of rain in the past week, during a weather event which caused wide-spread flooding in the north.
Singapore - The hail from Tuesday's (Jan 30) storm in northern Singapore was not linked to the monsoon season, said an expert from Nanyang technological University (NTU). Rather, it was caused by the chance lining up of all the right conditions, said Professor Benjamin Horton, principal investigator ...
A new humanitarian crisis looms in the Rohingya refugee camps along the Bangladesh-Myanmar border, with the region's annual cyclone and monsoon season predicted to threaten lives and shelters, food and water supplies. More than 668,000 Rohingya have fled across the Myanmar border since ...
The East of England Arena and Events Centre has announced that monsoon, the Asian event management specialist, is to market, manage and deliver all Asian events at the venue, coordinating events with the venue's core business of exhibitions, festivals and conferences. monsoon joins its partner ...
Preparedness for cyclone, monsoon priority in Rohingya camps: IOM. Dhaka, Jan 29 ( UNI) Bangladesh Immigration and passports Department has registered 1. 04 million Rohingya people through biometric registration, says the UN migration agency- International Organization for Migration.
The East of England Arena and Events Centre in Peterborough has joined forces with monsoon, the Asian event management specialist, to market, manage and deliver all Asian events at the venue. The link up will see a coordination of new Asian-style events with the venue's core business of exhibitions, ...


 

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