Heavy Rain

Watch | Rains pound Tamil Nadu, normal life disrupted; more in store for next 3-4 days

Heavy downpour and the consequent waterlogging disrupted normal life in several parts of the state including Chennai on Friday.  Rain and thundershowers lashed Chennai and neighbouring districts. Twenty-one districts have declared a holiday for educational institutions in the wake of heavy rainfall.

published on : 26th November 2021

Heavy rains lash Kerala, red alert for 3 districts; rains wreak havoc in Kanyakumari

With heavy rains lashing various parts of the state since Saturday night, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday declared a red alert in central Kerala districts of Ernakulam, Idukki and Thrissur for the day.

published on : 14th November 2021

Kerala rains: Plans to release water from dams cause flood concerns, alerts issued at Idukki, Idamalayar

Akin to the floods in 2018, three days of heavy rainfall have led to steady inflow and brimming water levels in Kerala's dams. The Kakki dam, part of Sabarigiri project, will open its shutters at 11 am on Monday, October 18, 2021, and the water level in Pampa river is expected to rise. With Ayyappa devotees waiting to proceed to Sabarimala hill shrine on Tuesday, the decision to release water has caused concern.

published on : 18th October 2021

Kerala rains: Death toll in flash floods and landslides rises to 20, rescue operations on

20 people have been killed in Kerala since last night, as a result of heavy rains that triggered landslides in the districts of Idukki and Kottayam. 12 have been found dead in Kottayam, and 6 in Idukki. At least 13 people have been reported missing, including five children. Meanwhile, the Centre will provide all possible assistance to the people of Kerala who have been affected by heavy rains and resulting floods.

published on : 17th October 2021

New Delhi records highest rainfall in 46 years, orange alert issued

The highest rainfall in 46 years led to traffic snarls and waterlogging in several areas, including the Indira Gandhi International Airport, where the entrance to the Terminal 3 building and parts of the runway were flooded early on Saturday morning, September 11, 2021.

published on : 12th September 2021

Cyclone Tauktae: Central Water Commission predicts severe flood situation in Kerala, TN

As cyclone Tauktae furthers closer into the Indian West Coast, the Central Water Commission (CWC) on Saturday issued an 'orange bulletin' for Kerala and Tamil Nadu, predicting a severe flood situation in the two states.

published on : 15th May 2021

Telangana: 18th century Quilashpur fort wall collapses in heavy rains

A portion of the wall of Quilashapur fort built in the 18th century by Sarvai Papanna, which had remained neglected for several years, collapsed on Thursday, following heavy rains in Jangaon district over the past couple of days.

published on : 16th October 2020

22 killed and nearly 16,000 rescued in Pune following heavy rains

22 people were killed and another eight were missing in rain-related tragedies in Pune and Jalgaon districts on September 26.  

published on : 27th September 2019

Kerala rains: Kochi citizens forced to hire boats

The full magnitude of calamities this season has only begun to unfold, but so bad is the situation already in Kochi that a residents' association is forced to hire a boatman.

published on : 20th July 2018

Heavy rainfall claims three lives in Nepal

The three people were buried after the house collapsed due to incessant rainfall, which continued for 24 hours.

published on : 13th July 2018

Mumbai continues to face heavy rainfall, Nala Sopara severely water-logged 

Heavy rain continued to lash Mumbai on Sunday. The water logging situation and flooding on streets could be experienced throughout the city. Palghar’s Nala Sopara region witnessed severe water logging

published on : 9th July 2018

Heavy rain lashes Mangalore

Locals faced difficulty in going to their workplaces as vehicles moved with snail’s pace on waterlogged roads. 

published on : 7th July 2018

Heavy rainfall causes Darhali river to overflow in Rajouri district of J-K

Heavy rainfall continued on Saturday causing the overflow of Darhali river, the district administration has issued an alert to the people living near the river for flood and also for landslide.

published on : 30th June 2018

Heavy rain causes water logging in low lying areas of Ahmedabad

ue to incessant torrential rain on Sunday, parts of Ahmedabad are struggling with water logging and flood-like situation. Streets water-logged after heavy rain lashed the city.

published on : 24th June 2018

PM Modi meets DMK supremo M. Karunanidhi at his residence 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday met Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) President M Karunanidhi at his residence in Chennai. 

published on : 6th November 2017
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