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Essay on floods in india

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Asked by karan singh, 01 Nov '09 06:54 pm
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In August, the Konkan region of Maharashtra experienced heavy monsoon rains, placing lives in jeopardy. Many inter-city trains between Mumbai and Pune were cancelled. Heavy waterlogging had been reported from Chiplun, Rajapur, Khed and Mahad in Maharashtra. On 10 August 2008, a major landslide caused extensive damage to a three-story building at the Sinhagad Technical Education Society's (STES) academic campus in Lonavla. A large number of passengers were reportedly stranded at various railway stations across western Maharashtra as Central Railways canceled many trains. Vehicular traffic on the Mumbai-Pune expressway was also affected due to heavy rainfall and was diverted.

In Mumbai, heavy rains lashed the city and its suburbs, affecting traffic and disrupting rail services on the days of 1011 August.

In Andhra Pradesh 119 relief camps were set up in the state, most of them in the Guntur and Krishna districts. Hyderabad, Krishna district, and the East and West Godavari districts ...more
Answered by anantharaman, 01 Nov '09 06:59 pm

 
  
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That will interest politicians in power to spin money.
Answered by SNSharma, 01 Nov '09 08:36 pm

 
  
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Flood conditions emerge due to the inadequate capacity of the rivers to contain the high flow brought down from the upper catchments due to heavy rainfall. Accumulation of water resulting from heavy spells of rains over areas with poor drainage system can also cause flooding. The heavy precipitation comes with the problems of sediment deposition, drainage, congestion and synchronisation of river floods with sea tides in the coastal areas.Various measures are taken by the concerned government officials at all levels to prevent heavy loss of life and property during the crisis. To minimise flood damage the basic approach is to prevent floodwaters from reaching the damage vulnerable centres. The Flood Forecasting Network of CWC sends information to all the major flood prone inter-State river basins in the country. Information from satellites is used for mapping and monitoring flood prone areas. The Central Water Commission (CWC) under the Ministry of Water Resources issues flood forecasts ...more
Answered by venkatesaldevarajan, 01 Nov '09 07:35 pm

 
  
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River linking project is related subject to flood for an essay.
Answered by Vilas Pardhe, 01 Nov '09 07:02 pm

 
  
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