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Severe Storm in India

A storm in the eastern Indian state of West Bengal has killed 31 people and destroyed 50,000 homes.

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Name: 
Severe Storm in India
Region: 
West Bengal State, India
Occurance Date: 
14/04/2010
latitude: 
25.6119
longitude: 
88.1287

'Jugnu' nano-satellite

 “Jugnu”, is a new nano-satellite developed by the IIT Kanpur in association with the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO).

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 09/03/2010 - 11:35
latitude: 
13.0369
longitude: 
77.566

UN-SPIDER mission to India

1 February 2010 - The workshop on "Space Technology for Disaster Risk Reduction" at the National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM) of India took place from 11 to 13 January 2010.

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 02/02/2010 - 13:02
latitude: 
28.6247
longitude: 
77.2472

Cold Wave in India

Cold wave in early January has caused at least 100 deaths in India and 18 deaths in southern region of Nepal.

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Name: 
Cold Wave
Region: 
India
Occurance Date: 
04/01/2010

Floods in India

The heaviest flood in over a 100 years hit the Prakasam Barrage on Krishna River threatening several villages downstream even as the toll due to heavy rains and rampaging floods in Andhra Pradesh a

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Region: 
India, Andhra Pradesh and Karnakata
Occurance Date: 
05/10/2009

Floods in India

Continuous rainfall in the catchment areas of major rivers (Mahananda, Kosi, Kamla , Adhwara group of rivers,Bagmati, Kankai, Donk, Mecchi, Ratua and Bakra) and its tributaries both in Bihar and ad

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Region: 
India
Occurance Date: 
11/09/2009

NASA Satellites drills down on India's Vanishing Water

Beneath northern India’s irrigated fields and densely populated cities of Jaiphur and New Delhi, the groundwater has been disappearing.

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 17/08/2009 - 21:10

Drought in India

A drought-like situation is developing in parts of India and Bangladesh.

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Name: 
Drought in India
Region: 
India
Occurance Date: 
28/07/2009

Joint International Workshop of ISPRS WGs, Hyderabad, India, 25-27 November 2009 - Announcement and Call for Papers

Joint International Workshop of ISPRS WG IV/1, WG VIII/1, and WG IV/3, on “Geospatial Data Cyber Infrastructure and Real-time Services with special emphasis on Disaster Management” in H

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 22/07/2009 - 18:00

Monsoon Brings Below-Average Rain to Much of India, Bangladesh

Image shows anomalies in rainfall between July 14 and July 20, 2009. Most of India and Bangladesh are brown, showing that less rain fell than average during the week.

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 29/07/2009 - 16:20