Extreme Weather Events In India: Impact on GDP, Economy and Ecosystems

An extremely difficult living conditions for locals as floods made rounds in West Bengal | Source: Getty images
Cyclone Amphan displaced around 2.4 million people in India, mostly in West Bengal and Odisha, and 2.5 million people in Bangladesh. Around 2.8 million homes were been damaged due to the cyclone leading to widespread homelessness and prolonged displacement.| Source: Creative Commons
The specific damage and losses caused by extreme weather events vary from event to event due to the characteristics of the affected region. All such events have large impacts on major sectors of the economy and have a major implication on socioeconomic indicators.| Source: Creative Commons
As per the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), 12 per cent and 68 per cent of India’s total land area is exposed to floods and drought, respectively.| Source: Creative Commons

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