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Three weeks on, flood victims of Aul can’t return home

Like Bhikari, many flood-affected persons in several villages are anxiously waiting for supply of house building materials.

published on : 19th September 2020

Rains trigger floods in Kurnool, Kadapa

Heavy rains also lashed Kadapa, Jammalamadugu, Proddatur and Mydukur. Several streams and other water bodies are in spate. 

published on : 14th September 2020

Karnataka likely to get only Rs 600 crore in flood relief

One senior officer said that Karnataka is likely to receive only around Rs 600 crore under the National Disaster Response Fund.

published on : 9th September 2020

Receding floodwater leaves a messy trail

Khirod Ojha, another villager, alleged that the price of essential commodities has shot up adding to the miseries of flood victims.

published on : 4th September 2020

Flood-hit villages reel under darkness

One of the affected villages, Benipur under Derabishi block was cut-off from the mainland after Birupa river breached its embankment on Friday.

published on : 1st September 2020

Clerk forged collector’s sign to cheat flood victims: Cops

Kochi City C-Branch files chargesheet against Vishnu Prasad in second case; he is accused of diverting C1.16 crore in total

published on : 28th August 2020

CRPF shifts 10 camps amid flash floods as heavy rainfall continues in Chhattisgarh

The forces will return when the situation improves with the easing of monsoon rains and the flooding subsiding across the south Bastar region.

published on : 21st August 2020

Floods, landslides and the need to prioritise governance

In Kerala, the urbanised outskirts of a quaint little small town like Thrissur were under water. Natural drainage systems had been harmed.

published on : 13th August 2020

CIAL’s flood control measures a boon for nearby panchayats

Earlier, the deluge in 2018 had resulted in the airport being shut down for 15 days, causing a loss of around Rs 160 crore.

published on : 13th August 2020

Karnataka braces for floods as more rains expected

Heavy rains over the last few days have disrupted normal life in several districts which are now staring at a flood-like situation as they grapple with the Covid-19 pandemic.

published on : 6th August 2020

Central water panel sounds flood warning

The Central Water Commission has asked for State authorities to take necessary precautions, including the sharing of information to lower riparian states and downstream districts. 

published on : 5th August 2020

Bihar flood toll goes up to 19, over 63.60 lakh affected in 16 districts

Nearly seven lakh more people fell victim to the flood fury in the last 24 hours, with rain-fed rivers originating in Nepal, inundating vast swathes.

published on : 5th August 2020

Assam flood situation continues to improve; 1.96 lakh in 15 districts affected

On Sunday, 19 districts were under water and 8.54 lakh people were hit by the calamity.

published on : 5th August 2020

Assam flood situation improves as major rivers continue receding trend, 8.54 lakh affected

One person went missing in flood-hit Kokrajhar district, the bulletin issued by Assam State Disaster Management Agency (ASDMA) said.

published on : 3rd August 2020

Five more die in Assam floods, toll now at 71 as close to 40 lakh people affected

According to the Assam State Disaster Management Authority, 39,79,563 people in 3,218 villages and localities across 27 districts are affected. Standing crop is affected in areas of 1,31,368 hectares.

published on : 17th July 2020
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