Drought in India
22 Sep 2019
Australia runs out of water, braces for 'Day Zero'
As climate change continues to escalate globally, over a dozen towns in Australia are nearing Day Zero, the day when the taps run dry.
19 Jun 2019
Hostels shut, offices struggling: Water crisis cripples life in Chennai
In the wake of delayed monsoons and grueling heat, a severe water crisis has plagued Chennai. All four reservoirs that supply the city with water- including the Chembarambakkam lake, Chennai's largest source of drinking water- have turned dry.
08 Jun 2019
Red, orange alerts sounded as monsoon hits Kerala
After a week's delay, monsoons hit the Kerala coast on Saturday, India Meteorological Department announced. The event marks the official arrival of India's four-month-long monsoon season.
24 Oct 2018
Half of Maharashtra drought-hit, farmer says no water to drink
180 out of 350 tehsils in Maharashtra have been declared drought-hit, meaning almost half of the state is affected. Farmers came to Mumbai seeking relief from the disaster, and want the state to be declared drought-hit.
06 Oct 2018
Maharashtra launches website, app 'Maha madat' to analyze drought situation
The Maharashtra Government has launched a website and a mobile application for collectively analyzing the rainfall, crop situation, and underground water level using modern technology.
22 Jul 2018
Bihar: Diesel subsidy for farmers hiked by Rs. 10/liter
Bihar government today hiked subsidy on diesel by Rs. 10/liter to Rs. 50 that will be given to farmers for irrigation purpose in view of the drought-like situation prevailing in the state.
15 Sep 2017
India's 235 districts likely to face drought
After suffering through floods, India is now facing a prospect of drought.