The Chennai 2015 Floods

Climatic conditions and processes change over space and time. Nearly 70 per cent of the earth’s surface is covered by oceans. Both land and oceans have different characteristics in terms of their heating and cooling capacities, resulting in differences in atmospheric pressure, temperature and relative humidity. In addition to the massive ice-sheets over the Arctic […]

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Developing 101 Waterways

Inland water transport (IWT) can reduce congestion and accidents on highways. The systematic development of IWT can open up untapped economic and transport opportunities in the country. However, this sector has lagged behind road and rail transport, and hitherto, investment made in this sector has been most negligible. There are several factors responsible for this. […]

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