Maha, Odisha, MP suffered the most from extreme weather

In 2021, extreme weather events accounted for the maximum number of deaths in the states of Maharashtra, Odisha and Madhya Pradesh; and the largest number of districts were affected in Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh. This emerged from a presentation made by Mrutyunjay Mohapatra, director general of meteorology, India Meteorological Department, at a 4-day national conclave of journalists being organised by the Centre for Science and Environment. To get full access to this story, "Subscribe Now", in just Re.1 for the next 24 hours.

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