Flooding

Ghaggar flooding: SC pulls up Punjab & Haryana

Expressing displeasure for the state’s omission to abide by court’s directions issued on August 17, 2022, the bench directed for presence of Chief Secretaries of both these States on November 15.

published on : 13th November 2022

Rain lashes Madurai, Ramnad, low-lying areas inundated in Tamil Nadu

The school students of Ramanathapuram faced difficulties commuting on Friday morning as holiday was not declared.

published on : 5th November 2022

Pump worth Rs 1.9 lakh set up on Vellore Fort to avoid a repeat of ’21 nightmare in Tamil Nadu

This is a precautionary measure to avoid last year's monsoon mayhem when the water level in the moat around the fort, rose above the temple's outlet. 

published on : 3rd November 2022

NE monsoon rains: AIADMK hits out at Stalin for inundation in north Chennai

Heavy rains in the past two days have left some parts of Chennai, especially north Chennai inundated in water. However, the situation is much better than what was during the 2021 rains.

published on : 2nd November 2022

Bengaluru creates rain record, experts warn of more havoc in days to come

Records 174 cm rainfall as on October 18, the highest in a decade, say Met officials

published on : 20th October 2022

Authorities discharge surplus water from TN's Mettur dam, warn of floods

The authorities have issued flood alert to the people living in the low lying areas and also along river banks in as many as nine districts.The authorities have issued flood alert to the people living

published on : 15th October 2022

Assam flood: New areas affected, the third wave of flood due to heavy rains

Lakhimpur district is the worst-hit with over 37,000 reeling under the impact of the natural calamity.

published on : 13th October 2022

Heavy rain swells rivers, causing floods in much of Thailand

Among the areas hit by flooding were Chiang Mai, a large city and tourist centre in the north, and Sukhothai, an ancient capital and archaeological site that draws many visitors

published on : 3rd October 2022

People trapped, 2.5 million without power as Ian drenches Florida

Ian's tropical storm-force winds extended outward up to 415 miles (665 km), drenching much of Florida and the southeastern Atlantic coast.

published on : 29th September 2022

Protests in Assam after flooding of powerhouse in NHPC project

The protestors also burnt an effigy of the NHPC, and raised slogans that development at the expense of lives will not be tolerated.

published on : 27th September 2022

Excess rainwater from Yamuna river diverted to artificial lakes to recharge groundwater

This lake has already recharged more than 1,400 million gallons of water in the last 17 days. Officials shared that the lake is full of floodwater from the river.

published on : 19th August 2022

Cauvery in spate, tourism takes hit

Residents of Hogenakkal who make a living out of tourism are severely affected as Cauvery river is in spate for close to a month.

published on : 11th August 2022

Hati river flooding spells trouble in Junagarh

In Talmala, Sahajkana, Mankadsola under Junagarh block and Biripur, Matikhal of Kalampur block, most of the paddy cultivation has been submerged due to flooding of Hati.

published on : 9th August 2022

Subarnarekha erosion: Concrete guard walls, geo bags by November

The Irrigation Division had spent lakhs of rupees on the restoration of the embankment but later it collapsed, said a local resident Kumud Kumar Sahoo.

published on : 4th August 2022

KCR sanctions housing colony for flood-affected people living on the banks of Godavari

Around 1,500 to 2,000 families are affected by floods every year, he said. “I will come to Bhadrachalam and inaugurate your colony,” Rao told the flood-affected during his visit.

published on : 18th July 2022

Yellowstone aims for quick opening; flooded towns struggling 

Yellowstone will partially reopen at 8 a.m Wednesday, more than a week after more than 10,000 visitors were forced out of the park when the Yellowstone and other rivers went over their banks.

published on : 20th June 2022

Yellowstone flooding forces 10,000 to leave national park 

The Yellowstone River hit historic levels after days of rain and rapid snowmelt and wrought havoc across parts of southern Montana and northern Wyoming.

published on : 15th June 2022

Ensure city is not flooded: BBMP chief to officials

Directives issued to identify vulnerable trees. Ward level and head office officials to ensure there is no flooding in the city. 

published on : 3rd May 2022

Residents show way to save Kerala's Kuttanad from flooding

The residents of Parayanchal in Thanneermukkom panchayat have taken up a different initiative to save their region from flooding.

published on : 13th April 2022

As sea level rises, GCDA looks east to develop satellite townships 

A model mooted in which landowners to be partners with the state government

published on : 7th April 2022
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