Manipur forest region

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North Eastern States Report 1,020 Sq Feet Forest Loss, Manipur Tops List

North eastern states; Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Nagaland, Mizoram, Meghalaya and others, reported 1,020 sq feet, forest loss. Published by India's State of Forest Report 2021, of all the 8 North eastern states, Manipur reported largest loss in forest cover with 249 sq feet. Notably, the loss in forest cover to shifting cultivation. In addition, as per report, India's forest cover is 7,13,789 sq feet, 21.71% region of India's geographical… read-more

Fri, 14 Jan 2022 - 10:15 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Forest loss, Cultivation, Manipur, North Eastern States, forest cover

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Rain Alert

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IMD Predicts Heavy To Moderate Rainfall In North-Eastern States: Cyclone Jawad

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on December 5, predicted heavy rainfall in isolated regions of north-eastern states like Mizoram, Meghalaya and Tripura, on December 6. In addition, the IMD issued rain alert in West Bengal cities and coastal regions, as an effect of the recent Cyclone Jawad. The cyclone formed at Bay of Bengal has now weakened into a low depression, bringing moderate rainfall for the next 24 hours. 

Mon, 06 Dec 2021 - 11:44 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: IMD, Cyclone Jawad, West Bengal, North Eastern States, rain alert

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Cyclone Jawad

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IMD Issues Cyclone 'Jawad' Alert For Andhra Pradesh, Odisha

The IMD issued a Cyclone ''Jawad'' alert for the coastal region of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha. Reportedly, a low pressure formed in Thailand and the Andaman Sea will intensify as it moves over the southeast Bay of Bengal by December 2. It will turn into a cyclone with a wind speed of 90 to 100 km/hr by December 4. It may cause heavy to heavy rainfall. 

Wed, 01 Dec 2021 - 05:50 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Cyclone Jawad, AP, Andaman Island, North Eastern States, IMD

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