India records highest deaths in Asia due to extreme weather; it leads to migration too, says report

Feb 10, 2020 | National herald India

India has witnessed the highest number of deaths in Asia because of extreme weather in the last two years leading to large scale migration of people from one place to another taking climate scientists and meteorologists by complete surprise.

The State of India’s Environment Annual report released by Council of Science and Environment (CSE) says that in terms of deaths, 48 per cent of the deaths in Asia due to extreme weather events took place in India...
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