Flash Flood

Flash floods inundate Tenkasi’s Main Falls

The flood damaged steel fencing, erected for the safety of tourists, and a portion of the tiles in the Main Falls. 

published on : 30th November 2021

Tamil Nadu flash floods: 'Did not expect this much response', says person who saved mother and child

The video of the incident went viral on social media and the duo got appreciation from various quarters including Chief Minister MK Stalin, who tweeted saying the duo will be honoured by the governmen

published on : 27th October 2021

Hurricane Rick heads for landfall on Mexico's southern coast

The US National Hurricane Center said that Rick had maximum sustained winds of 150 kmph late Sunday and was expected to go ashore somewhere on the coast.

published on : 25th October 2021

Uttarakhand residents complain of laxity in relief operations; death toll reaches 77

Nainital district with 25 deaths remains the worst affected.  Visuals of elderly being carried on palkis have emerged from the hilly areas of Ramgarh.

published on : 25th October 2021

Two Indian-origin persons killed in US flood

Ida transitioned into a post-tropical cyclone on September 1, killing 65 people across the US, with the majority deaths in New Jersey, New York and Louisiana.

published on : 5th September 2021

Hurricane Ida: At least 44 dead as flash floods slam New York in historic weather event

Officials warned the threat of tornadoes would linger, with tornado watches in effect for parts of southern Connecticut, northern New Jersey, and southern New York as Ida tracked north.

published on : 3rd September 2021

At least 10 killed in Tennessee flash floods; dozens missing

After being told by authorities to go back, Klein returned a couple hours later, shocked that the floodwaters had almost entirely receded and aghast at the destruction that was left behind.

published on : 22nd August 2021

IMD issues flash flood alert as heavy rains lash Telangana districts

Tuesday sees heavy rainfall at few places in Khammam and Kumarambheem-Asifabad; Sirupur receives 138 mm rain

published on : 18th August 2021

Flash floods: Experts recommend evacuation of Raini village in Uttarakhand

Relocation and rehabilitation of disaster-hit villages in Uttarakhand is a long-drawn out affair as there around 330 villages affected by successive calamities are still waiting to be relocated.

published on : 8th August 2021

Relocate Uttarakhand village hit by February flash floods: Report

The report, submitted to the state government, recommends relocation of villagers.

published on : 5th August 2021

Helicopter reaches Himachal's Lahaul to rescue remaining 66 people stranded in Udaipur

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur had on Saturday visited flood-affected areas of the Lahaul Valley to take stock of the losses due to flooding in Tojing Nallah on July 27.

published on : 1st August 2021

Two Border Roads Organisation officials die during Himachal Pradesh rescue op

Two officials of the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) died during rescue and relief operations after flash floods and landslides in Himachal Pradesh.

published on : 1st August 2021

7 feared dead, 9 missing in flash floods triggered by heavy rains in  Himachal Pradesh

State Disaster Management director Sudesh Kumar Mokhta said four people are feared dead in Kullu district and one person is feared dead in Chamba.

published on : 28th July 2021

London cleans up after flash flooding drenches homes, subway

The Met Office weather agency said 41.6 centimeters (16 inches) of rain fell in central London on Sunday afternoon.

published on : 26th July 2021

China floods: Death toll goes up to 33

The massive floods, described by meteorologists as a once-in-a-lifetime event, has resulted in apocalyptic scenes in Henan and its provincial capital Zhengzhou, a metropolis of 12.6 million.

published on : 22nd July 2021
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