India Lost over 2,000 Lives in 2019 Due to Extreme Weather Events: Report

February 10, 2020 | News18

As many as 2,038 lives were lost in India in 2019 due to extreme weather events, according to reports published in CSE's and Down to Earth’s State of India’s Environment 2020. This figure was 1,396 in 2018.

India recorded 23 extreme weather events in 2018 and nine in 2019. In terms of deaths due to the extreme weather events, 48 per cent people died in the country, the highest in Asia...
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