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Urbanisation Vs City Floods

The past two decades in India have been witness to recurrent episodes of urban floods. Extreme weather events, coupled with the intensified phase of urbanisation in 2001-11, which has contributed to spatial expansion of urban extents, has greatly increased their frequency (AMRUT, 2017). One can recall the floods that occurred at the beginning of the 21st century, in the month of August 2000 in Hyderabad. Following the floods in Hyderabad, urban floods were recurrently reported across the cities of Delhi...

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