News tagged with monsoon season

A life spent in the wettest place on earth

Deep in India's northeast, villagers use grass to sound-proof their huts from deafening rain, clouds are a familiar sight inside homes and a suitably rusted sign tells visitors they are in the "wettest place ...

Jul 30, 2013
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Haze returns to Malaysia

Haze caused by forest fires in neighbouring Indonesia blanketed parts of Malaysia including the capital, causing air pollution to hit unhealthy levels.

Jun 16, 2012
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Dry rivers, vibrant with culture and life

'When the River Runs Dry' is a familiar song in Australia. Some rivers in the arid center of the continent flow only after a stiff monsoon season, and smaller tributaries all over the country commonly shrink to puddled potholes ...

May 07, 2012
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