Wednesday, 24 August 2016

Eartquake in Italy near Amatrice

Tuesday, 23 August 2016

Floods in India

Large parts of India have been flooded after a number of rivers started flowing above danger level 




Floods are common in India during the monsoon season between June and September. But excessive rains this year has led to water levels in several major rivers to rise, leading to flooding in many parts of India.

 
More resources 
Read more on these floodings on the BBC website >>>>
The monsoon explaines by the BBC >>>
Geoanimation explaining the ITCZ  >>>

Wednesday, 10 August 2016

Tree planting 'can reduce flooding'

Planting trees around rivers could reduce the height of flooding in towns by up to 20%, new research suggests.

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