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Drought

Drought Exacerbates Australian Fires
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Drought Exacerbates Australian Fires

Several years of dry conditions have set the stage for a fierce fire season in several southeastern states.

Published Sep 13, 2019

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Heavy Monsoon Rains Flood South Asia
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Heavy Monsoon Rains Flood South Asia

Western India and Burma (Myanmar) suffered through dramatic flooding and landslides in early August 2019.

Published Aug 14, 2019

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Monsoon Rains Flood South Asia
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Monsoon Rains Flood South Asia

At least seven million people in India, Nepal, Bangladesh, and Pakistan have been displaced or had their lives disrupted by flooding in July 2019.

Published Jul 17, 2019

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Water Shortages in India
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Water Shortages in India

Nearly 65 percent of the country’s reservoirs were running dry in June 2019.

Published Jun 27, 2019

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Lake Sambhar
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Lake Sambhar

The wet and dry seasons bring two distinct but colorful looks to this wetland in the Thar Desert.

Published Jun 14, 2019

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