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Two Indian-origin persons killed in US flood

Ida transitioned into a post-tropical cyclone on September 1, killing 65 people across the US, with the majority deaths in New Jersey, New York and Louisiana.

published on : 5th September 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

Flash floods: Experts recommend evacuation of Raini village in Uttarakhand

Relocation and rehabilitation of disaster-hit villages in Uttarakhand is a long-drawn out affair as there around 330 villages affected by successive calamities are still waiting to be relocated.

published on : 8th 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

China floods: Death toll goes up to 33

The massive floods, described by meteorologists as a once-in-a-lifetime event, has resulted in apocalyptic scenes in Henan and its provincial capital Zhengzhou, a metropolis of 12.6 million.

published on : 22nd 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

Uttarakhand High Court dismisses PIL seeking cancellation of hydel projects in Rishi Ganga

The petitioners have failed to show their bonafide as social workers, the court said and dismissed the petition imposing a fine of Rs 10000 on each of the five.

published on : 15th 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

Three NDRF teams rushed to flash flood-affected regions of Himachal Pradesh

The teams were sent after heavy rains hit many parts of the district and several people were reported stranded near Boh and Tatwani villages, an official spokesperson said.

published on : 12th July 2021
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