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GIS for River Floods

Floods have now started occurring everywhere including hills, plains and river valleys, urban agglomerations and even the deserts of Rajasthan. Barely could the subcontinent overcome the shock and grief of the Uttarakhand floods (2013) when a massive flood inundated a large part of the Chennai metropolis in 2015 killing 470 people and affecting the lives of more than 3.3 million families (PTI, 2016). The latest disaster occurred in Kerala during August 2018 and ravaged the State with a loss of...

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