VMC officials cite shortage of staff due to Assembly, Lok Sabha elections for not taking measures in summer months
This is the first time in the country when the prohibitory section 144 of CrPc has been imposed due to rain, instead of using it to contain spared of violence.
A portion of the wall that was under the repair, collapsed after heavy rains lashed the city for more than three hours on Tuesday.
Due to a long dry spell, tourists visiting the Chalukyan heritage site had not expected that they would get to see Akka-Thangi waterfalls in the fabulous state.
Several low-lying areas in Samalkot, Peddapuram, Pithapuram and Jaggampeta was affected due to heavy rain.
In a respite for people reeling under hot weather conditions, the IMD has forecast heavy rains in Coastal AP and Rayalaseema on Sunday and Monday.
Thunderstorm, lightning and 70 kmph winds disrupted normal life in the city on Saturday.
As heavy rain lashed the capital, rainwater seeped into the NICU and pediatric ICU units of Sree Avittom Thirunal Hospital here on Friday.
Wind speed may reach 180 kmph along Srikakulam kulam coastline; as INS Sahyadri, Ranvir and Kadmatt pressed into service.
In several places, electric poles were damaged due to gusty winds, snapping power supply
According to Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), Bengaluru, rain accompanied with thunderstorm is likely in some parts of south and north-interior Karnataka on Friday and Saturday.
Apartment complexes put to test a new filtration system that allows residents to store up to 30k to 4 lakh litres of water
Twenty per cent of Hyderabad plunged into darkness in the early hours of Friday after heavy downpour and gales left power supply disrupted.
Cuddalore district comprises 683 Village Panchayats, 16 Gram Panchayats, and five municipal areas.
An agro-revolution was slowly sweeping Holalu and Mylara villages in Hoovinahadagali taluk, where small land-holders had entered into contract with major agro companies to supply seeds.