Floods

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    Andhra Pradesh is reeling under a severe power crisis, with generation at several power stations badly hit due to the recent floods and poor maintenance. This has led to four to nine hours of power cuts in rural areas and at least one-hour power cuts in cities like Hyderabad, besides unscheduled outages.

  • Glacial Lake Outburst Flood

    Glacial Lake Outburst Flood

    <p><span style="font-size:14px;"><strong>Glacial lake outburst flood</strong></span></p> <p><img alt="" src="http://www.indiaenvironmentportal.org.in/files/country/nepal/floods_hl.jpg" style="border-width: 2px; border-style: solid;" /></p> <p>The acronym GLOF is used for glacier floods caused by the drainage of naturally dammed lakes in the glacier, on or at the margin of glaciers. Glacial lakes form when a glacier retreats, leaving the debris mass at the end of the glacier &ndash; the end moraine &ndash; exposed.</p>

  • Floods

    Floods

    <p><span style="font-size:14px;"><strong>Floods - Sri Lanka</strong></span></p> <p><img alt="" src="http://www.indiaenvironmentportal.org.in/files/country/srilanka/floods_hl.jpg" style="width: 530px; height: 300px; border-width: 2px; border-style: solid;" /></p> <p>The principal reason for floods in the country lies in the very nature of her natural ecological systems- the monsoon. Sedimentation of river beds is not considered a major factor contributing t o flooding in Sri Lanka . However, due to land use changes in the watersheds, sediment loads could increase in the future.</p>

  • Extreme Weather Events

    Extreme Weather Events

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  • A selection of reports and documents on hydropower development at Uttarakhand

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