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floods

The Economics of Floods

Siddharth Singh

The damage to public utilities and infrastructure has been on the rise

Kerala Floods: Death toll rises to 83, rescue operation underway

20 bodies have been recovered in Kavalappara. Villagers say at least 65 people have gone missing after half of a hill came down

Kerala floods: Forebodings in India’s Ancient Texts

Our ancient sages were so much in tune with Prakriti that they came to predict—and prepare—for the vagaries in nature

Ecological Lessons

It's time for introspection

The River Never Forgets

We ignored the warnings of both history and geography

Horror and Heroism

Coping with the worst tragedy in memory

After the Deluge

When the monster rains came, like any other place faced with the sudden ferocity of nature, Kerala was not prepared, and as the water level rose to fatal heights there were not enough streets or shelters left for the displaced and the dying to keep them safe. The water has begun to recede, but not the woes of a shattered people

Through the Deluge

Snakes surface in Kerala

Anatomy of a Wet Crumbling

How Mumbai responds to regular rain determines how it responds to a flood

Tamil Nadu Floods

Heavy rainfall in the state has led to the deaths of at least 71 individuals, 59 of them in Chennai alone

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