21 June marks the beginning of Summer Season! The Google Doodle celebrates the Summer Solstice in Northern Hemisphere with a picture of happy earth enjoying the sunshine. Summer Solstice is the longest day of the year, marking the official start of the summer season.
Cyclone Vayu Updates: About 2.8 lakh people have been evacuated from 500 coastal villages and shifted to safer locations. IMD declared Cyclone Vayu "very severe" that headed for landfall over Saurashtra coast today.
The move came after India expressed its interest to Co-chair the Group during its last meeting in October 2018. India's claim was supported by its consistent progress in disaster risk reduction in the country and its initiative to form a coalition on disaster resilient infrastructure.