Floods

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 deluge: BJP in the line of fire for delayed disaster response 

State BJP chief Madan Kaushik said alerts were sounded in advance and relief works are being carried out in full swing.

published on : 24th October 2021

Uttarakhand rains: 88 rescued as death toll rises to 75

State Disaster Response Force men rescued 65 trekkers, including six foreigners, stranded near Bageshwar's Pindari and Kafni glaciers.

published on : 22nd October 2021

Despite repeated natural calamities during monsoon, Kerala yet to set up flood warning system

Though enough studies hint that Kerala will face annual natural calamities during the monsoon, the state is still dragging its feet in developing an integrated system to generate flood warnings

published on : 22nd October 2021

As flood water recedes, UDF and CPM indulge in blame game

Opposition Leader V D Satheesan blamed the Left government for its failure in checking and handling floods for the fourth straight year.

published on : 22nd October 2021

Kerala govt plans to provide Covid vaccine in flood relief camps

In a bid to prevent the spread of Covid infection, the health department has made arrangements to vaccinate people in relief camps, Health Minister Veena George has said.

published on : 22nd October 2021

Uttar Pradesh floods: Common man in Pilibhit left to fend for himself, says BJP MP Varun Gandhi

Three people were killed and hundreds were marooned as torrential rains lashed Bareilly and Pilibhit districts over two days, officials said.

published on : 22nd October 2021

Uttarakhand rains: Five tourists killed, toll rises to 65; state pegs its losses at Rs 7,000 crore

Relief and rescue operations continued in the worst-hit Kumaon region amid efforts to restore connectivity and evacuate people from vulnerable areas.

published on : 22nd October 2021

Flood tears down Koottikkal panchayat

Dozens of landslides occur in Kottayam district’s eastern high ranges, destroying houses and cutting off road access to several areas

published on : 21st October 2021

Cooperated well with Cherian Philip, says Pinarayi

In a Facebook post, Cherian asked what about Netherlands model that the government had proposed for flood-prone areas in the state after the back-to-back floods in 2019. 

published on : 21st October 2021

96 from Karnataka stranded in Uttarakhand, four untraced

Secretary, Revenue Department, Tushar Girinath, said that the three stranded in Badrinath are from Bengaluru and all efforts are being made to bring them to the base.

published on : 21st October 2021

Death toll due to rainfall rises to 52 in Uttarakhand; rain fury in Uttar Pradesh, Bengal and Sikkim

The National Disaster Response Force said it has rescued hundreds from the flood-affected areas of Uttarakhand.

published on : 20th October 2021

Flooding in Venice worsens off-season amid climate change

Rising sea levels are increasing the frequency of high tides that inundate the 1,600-year-old Italian lagoon city, which is also gradually sinking.

published on : 20th October 2021

Rain-hit Uttarakhand stares at damages beyond repair

“A lot of land has been washed away along with our crops ready for harvest. This included paddy, vegetables and livestock. Our house is damaged beyond repair.

published on : 20th October 2021

Three years post Kerala deluge, Six-year-old returns to see Cheruthoni dam gates open

“Suraj was already down with fever when I left home in the morning that day. When I returned by noon, his condition had become serious.

published on : 20th October 2021
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