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January 18, 2021 Climate change induced disasters can cause disruption to human well being and the ecosystem.
2020 was one of the warmest years in India despite La Nina which typically has a cooling effect on global temperatures.(Image: Tumisu, Pixabay)
December 13, 2019 A study highlights the need to scale down the export of rice, maize, buffalo meat and other items to conserve groundwater in India.
A farmer uses a hosepipe to irrigate crops at her farm in Nilgiris mountains, Tamil Nadu (Image: Hamish John Appleby for IWMI, Flickr Commons, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
December 11, 2019 A study calls for solutions that can benefit farmers and the environment and positively impact India's nutrition indicators.
Rice field in Karnataka (Image: Guldem Ustun, Flickr Commons, CC BY 2.0)
December 6, 2019 Dr. Aradhana Yaduvanshi, a hydro meteorologist at WOTR, talks to us about what current research on global warming shows, and possible adaptation and coping mechanisms.
Flooding in Mumbai during the monsoons (Image Source: Wikimedia Commons)
Over two crore children in India experiencing extremely high water vulnerability: UNICEF
News this week Swati Bansal posted 2 weeks 2 days ago

UNICEF’s analysis reveals over two crore children in India facing extremely high water vulnerability

Girl fetching water from handpump (Source: Flickr photos via IWP)
Meteorological datasets
(not verified) posted 3 weeks 5 days ago

Hello,

I collect daily and monthly weather data from different countries around the world. I found your page https://www.indiawaterportal.org/met_data where it says we are currently cleaning the datasets, we will publish them shortly. I am interested in any data on air temperature in India. Can you provide them to me for research purposes?

Thanks,

Kanstantsin.

Can we use these images in my youtube video?
(not verified) posted 1 month 3 weeks ago

Hello Sir, 

My name is Arpitsinh Parmar. I am a YouTuber and I want to make a video on the fog collection system for knowledge purpose. So can you please give permission for using these images for my video? Please reply to me as soon as possible.

Thank you.

Data portal down
(not verified) posted 1 month 3 weeks ago

Hello,

Will the data portal become available soon? It will be useful for my students' projects at university.

Met data for Evapotranspiration
(not verified) posted 2 months 1 week ago

When will the Met Data page start working, I need Evapotranspiration data of the Maharashtra region for my final year project?

Multi-purpose cyclone shelters in India
A study finds if multi-purpose cyclone shelters within the neighbourhood are considered safe for cyclone evacuation. Amita Bhaduri posted 2 months 1 week ago

An ‘Extremely Severe Cyclone Fani’ made landfall during morning hours on May 3, 2019, near Puri in Odisha. The landfall location was forecast accurately much in advance by India Meteorological Department.

The Panchayati Raj and Drinking Water Department  looks into the repairing of cyclone and flood shelters across Odisha (Image: Odisha TV)
Related to MET data availability
(not verified) posted 2 months 2 weeks ago

Respected Sir/Ma'am

I'm a 4th-year student of B.tech Civil Engg, I need the required data for my capstone project. When will the MET data be available?

Normal Rainfall Data of Uttarakhand
(not verified) posted 2 months 2 weeks ago

Dear Sir,

Previously, meteorological data for every district for the last 100 years was available on your portal. Now, I cannot access that data. In this regard, it is requested to kindly share the link of getting normal rainfall data of Uttarakhand state for assessing the Groundwater Resources Estimation of Uttarakhand. Your kind cooperation is highly appreciated. 

India faced with the onslaught of rising temperature
Climate change induced disasters can cause disruption to human well being and the ecosystem. Amita Bhaduri posted 2 months 4 weeks ago

On January 4, 2021, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) released a report titled

2020 was one of the warmest years in India despite La Nina which typically has a cooling effect on global temperatures.(Image: Tumisu, Pixabay)
75% districts and half of India’s population vulnerable to extreme climate events: CEEW study
The study found a shift in the pattern of extreme events in over 40% of Indian districts. Amita Bhaduri posted 3 months ago

Over 75% of Indian districts, which are home to over 638 million people, are hotspots of extreme climate events such as cyclones, floods, droughts, heat, and cold waves, according to a first-of-its-kind independent study released by the Council on Energy, Environme

India is already the fifth most vulnerable country globally in terms of extreme climate events and it is all set to become the world’s flood capital (Image: Geralt, Pixabay license)