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the swollen cheruthoni river in the idukki district of kerala, india

Making Sense of Landslide Danger After Kerala’s Floods

Scientists traveled to Kerala, a state in India recently devastated by severe monsoon rains. They found a vulnerable population that will soon face fresh landslide risks as a new monsoon approaches — Every summer, monsoon rains come to southwestern India. This summer, however, the deluge brought the worst flooding in a century. The resulting destruction …

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Over 13,800 Filipinos in Luzon evacuate due to monsoon

The Department of Social Welfare and Development and local government units provide around P9.16 million in aid to affected residents — (MANILA, Philippines) The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said around 13,888 persons have evacuated to temporary shelters as the southwest monsoon or hanging habagat continues to dump more rain in Luzon.   …

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