Flash Floods

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

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

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

Heavy rains lash parts of Andhra Pradesh, Police rescue trapped mother, baby in Anantpur

The rivers and streams in Anantapur witnessed flash floods, with heavy downpour in upper catchment areas.

published on : 18th July 2021

Five killed in Himachal mudslides, highways among 184 roads blocked

Five people have killed by the flash floods and massive mudslides triggered by heavy rain in Himachal Pradesh.

published on : 14th July 2021

Flood fear keeps Odisha government on toes

The IMD has predicted incessant rainfall in Odisha in next couple of days in the wake of a low pressure over Bay of Bengal.

published on : 11th June 2021

14 die, over 240,000 affected in flash floods as heavy rains lash Sri Lanka

Rains have been pounding several districts of the island nation since Thursday night, and many houses, paddy fields and roads have been inundated, blocking traffic.

published on : 6th June 2021
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