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Nomenclature of Cyclones

In meteorology, a cyclone is an area of closed, circular fluid motion rotating in the same direction as the Earth. This is usually characterized by inward spiralling winds that rotate anti-clockwise in the Northern Hemisphere and clockwise in the Southern Hemisphere of the Earth. 317 more words

Why children in Assam are crying at the sight of rains

Indrani Sarma lives with her husband and daughter in a three-storied house on Zoo Road, an upmarket area of Guwahati, the capital of the northeastern state of Assam. 983 more words

Waterborne diseases threaten Kashmiris

KASHMIR: Emergency workers battled on Monday to prevent waterborne diseases from spreading, as fetid water swilled around the Kashmir valley more than a week after the region’s worst flooding in more than a century. 1,285 more words


Kashmir flood was predicted earlier in 2010: Warnings were ignored

Four years ago, the Flood Control Department of Jammu formulated a dire but accurate warning on the state’s summer capital being flooded by an intense spell of rain. 531 more words

Floods Of Jammu Predicted In 2010 But Ignored B The Government

The Kashmir Floods

The past few days have seen Kashmir feature quite prominently on my Facebook feed. There are groups I’ve been added to where Kashmiris from all over the world are posting asking about their relatives who they haven’t been able to contact etc. 1,060 more words