21 Chinese coal miners trapped by underground flood

The mine in Hutubi County in the Xinjiang region flooded at about 6:10 p.m. on Saturday, the Xinhua News Agency said. It said eight people were rescued.

published on : 11th April 2021

Punjab CM sanctions Rs 130 crore for flood protection works

Reviewing the status of reservoirs and dams in the state, the Chief Minister expressed concern over the existing low levels of water, which, he said, was the lowest in the past 40 years.

published on : 8th April 2021

Cyclone Seroja: Nearly 100 dead due to floods in Indonesia and East Timor, dozens missing

Indonesia's disaster agency said that downpours are expected over the next day as the storm triggers offshore waves as high as six metres.

published on : 5th April 2021

CM Jagan lays stone for flood wall works

Rs 123 cr project to provide relief to 31,000 denizens; second phase to cover 1.5 km length

published on : 1st April 2021

CM Jagan to lay stone for second phase of flood wall works

Works to begin on March 31; project to be taken up with Rs 125 crore

published on : 29th March 2021

Australia endures droughts, fires, floods and marauding mice

Rob Costigan bought a rugged farm in rural Australia three years ago with the dream of building it into something he could leave to his kids.

published on : 26th March 2021

Expert panels leave for Uttarakhand's Raini to examine causes of glacial disaster

The panels formed by the National Disaster Management Authority will stay at Raini village for a week and study different aspects of the disaster.

published on : 25th March 2021

'Catastrophic' Australia floods prompt military helicopter, jet ski rescues

So far, around 850 people have been winched or ferried to safety, but tens of thousands have been told to flee their homes and wild weather has spread to more inland areas.

published on : 23rd March 2021

Australia rains: Thousands evacuate as Sydney sees worst floods in decades

Around 18,000 residents were told to evacuate their homes, as days of relentless rainfall caused rivers in Australia's most populous state, New South Wales, to their highest levels in 30 years.

published on : 22nd March 2021

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar conducts on-spot inspection of river embankments ahead of rainy season

The CM said that works being done on the embankments will help in preventing any miseries in flood-prone areas. 

published on : 21st March 2021

Why is PM not sad over Assam floods or anti-CAA movement, asks Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

The daughter of late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, lamented that Modi was silent on peoples' suffering during perennial floods.

published on : 21st March 2021

Australia's most populous state hit by severe rains, floods

The New South Wales State Emergency Services responded to 640 calls for help on Saturday night, including 66 for flood rescues.

published on : 21st March 2021

Govt aid a mixed bag for flood survivors in worst-hit Pathanamthitta

While rural areas of Ranni constituency complain of lopsided distribution of compensation, the urban areas fare better in terms of flood rehabilitation

published on : 10th March 2021

Connectivity woes turning Tirunelveli village into a ghost town

The deserted road to the village in Gangaikondan Panchayat serves no purpose as it is disconnected from the main road.

published on : 3rd March 2021

NGT directs NTPC to pay Rs 58 lakh for damaging environment in Uttarakhand

The state-owned power major was found to have violated muck disposal site maintenance norms, resulting in damage to the environment.

published on : 23rd February 2021
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