Punjab rains

Amarinder 'surprised' over non-inclusion of Punjab in list for flood-situation assessment

The Centre has listed 11 states for IMCT review of the flood damage but Punjab does not find mention in it, even though the state has witnessed large-scale flooding in many areas.

published on : 25th August 2019

Amarinder deputes four Punjab ministers to oversee flood relief works

Briefing about the flood situations, Kapurthala Deputy Commissioner (DC) told the Chief Minister that 20 out of 80 flood-affected villages were inundated.

published on : 24th August 2019

As water recedes in flood-hit Punjab, threat of epidemic diseases emerges 

Many people are already affected by diarrhoea, gastroenteritis, fungal infection and skin disease and are being treated at different camps, an official said.

published on : 23rd August 2019

Punjab to take help from World Bank, ADB for canalising its rivers 

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh announced that government will take the technical support of the World Bank and the ADB taking stock of flood-hit area in Sultanpur Lodhi.

published on : 22nd August 2019

Cabinet secretary chairs high-level meet to review flooding in Himachal, Punjab, Haryana, Uttarakhand and Delhi

As of now, 28 teams of the National Disaster Response Force are deployed in these states and resources from the Army and the Air Force, have been pressed into service.

published on : 20th August 2019

Torrential rains lash northern states, alert sounded in Punjab; Delhi monitoring Yamuna water level

In Punjab, an alert has been sounded in several districts following the release of excess water from Bhakra dam through the spill gates after heavy rainfall in its catchment area.

published on : 17th August 2019

Flood-like situation Punjab after incessant rain in some parts

The Ghaggar river overflowed in Patiala, Moga, Mansa, Sangrur, Ferozepur, Faridkot and Bathinda following heavy torrential rainfall, officials said.

published on : 21st July 2019