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Scientists come together to discuss connections between air pollution and the Asian summer monsoon
2013 Monsoon Floods in Nepal and India: What happened and what could have been done?
effects of air pollution on monsoon circulation and effects of the monsoon on air pollution. ICIMOD is a co-sponsor of the second ACAM workshop, with an estimated of
After the 5 July Bhotekoshi flood in Sindhupalchowk, a team from the HYCOS Initiative of the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) visited Barahbise and talked with several people living and working along the Arnico
To catch the highest discharge of Langtang Khola and Lirung outlet, a team of glacio-hydrologists from the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) and Kathmandu University conducted a field expedition to Langtang valley
This workshop will facilitate the development of collaboration across a broad range of scientific research related to the Asian summer monsoon (ASM), including the coupling of ASM dynamics with ...
ICIMOD participates in the SAARC Working Group on Monsoon Meeting
and the Asian Summer Monsoon (ACAM), held on 9-12 June 2013 in Kathmandu, Nepal, brought together 120 scientists from 17 countries to discuss the current state of scientific knowledge about
Monsoon season in South Asia has become a mixed blessing of late as heavy rains are needed for crop production, but also trigger floods and landslides that often negate the gains made through agriculture.
As the recent monsoon rainfall-induced floods overran large swathes of the Nepal Terai and parts of Bangladesh and India, including Bihar, disturbing images of the havoc they wrought were flashed across news channels and information platforms.
The Expert Consultation Workshop on Improving Flood Risk Management in Bihar was organised by the Water Resources Department (WRD) of Bihar 18-19 February in Patna with support from the World Bank. International experts on flood forecasting, senior
Discussing solutions around water security and water-induced disasters in the Koshi basin, specialists from the Koshi region gathered in Patna, Bihar on 4 February 2016 for a two-day forum. After years of devastating floods in southern Nepal and
steep slopes. The 2015 monsoon was anticipated to further weaken the slopes and trigger landslides
Scientists predict warmer and wetter Himalayas
Timely and accurate mapping of floods is important for efficient and effective management of rescue and relief activities. It can help reduce loss and damage due to floods.
Below normal rainfall most likely in South Asia this year, say experts