Sustainability Podcast Series: Urban Floods in India
India is witnessing a constant surge in the frequency and intensity of floods due to short-duration, high-intensity rainfall events. Now, flood events are also happening in areas with no instances of historical floods. So, how do we manage the rising flood risk? What are the latest technological interventions to minimize or mitigate such risks? Tune in to RMSI’s podcast series to understand how flood forecasting and early warning systems can help build flood resilience and ensure sustainable development.
Episode 1: Understanding Rising Flood Risk
Presenter: Pushpendra Johari, Senior Vice President – Sustainability, RMSI
The year 2020 witnessed floods in different areas in the country, having no flood history. Such unprecedented events have caused a severe impact on the economy, community, and infrastructure. So, how can we reduce flood risk in real-time? Tune in to understand the changing course of floods and the reason behind rising flood risk in the country.
Episode 2: Impact of Climate Change on Floods
Presenter:Pushpendra Johari, Senior Vice President – Sustainability, RMSI & Dr. Murari Lal, Climate Change Expert, RMSI
Want to know how changing climate is impacting the severity of floods in India? Catch our experts in a candid discussion on the connection between climate change and floods.