The unexpected heavy rain that lasted for hours from Tuesday evening caught the capital off guard submerging almost all low-lying areas, leaving the commuters and motorists stranded.
Jefferson County Emergency Management officials in the Birmingham area urged residents to stay off the roads because so many were flooded.
Indonesia's disaster agency said that downpours are expected over the next day as the storm triggers offshore waves as high as six metres.
Rob Costigan bought a rugged farm in rural Australia three years ago with the dream of building it into something he could leave to his kids.
So far, around 850 people have been winched or ferried to safety, but tens of thousands have been told to flee their homes and wild weather has spread to more inland areas.
Around 18,000 residents were told to evacuate their homes, as days of relentless rainfall caused rivers in Australia's most populous state, New South Wales, to their highest levels in 30 years.
The CM said that works being done on the embankments will help in preventing any miseries in flood-prone areas.
The daughter of late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, lamented that Modi was silent on peoples' suffering during perennial floods.
The New South Wales State Emergency Services responded to 640 calls for help on Saturday night, including 66 for flood rescues.
The state-owned power major was found to have violated muck disposal site maintenance norms, resulting in damage to the environment.
The recovery of five bodies on Saturday takes the toll in the tragedy to 67 while 137 are still missing.
Uttarakhand Irrigation Minister Satpal Maharaj revived the debate about a lost nuclear device to be the reason behind the flash floods.
A total of 11 bodies have been recovered from the Tapovan tunnel out of which two were recovered on Tuesday.
According to the inventory of Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, Dehradun the hill state has total of 1,266 glacial lakes.
Meanwhile, the drilling a hole of 1 ft diameter on the ground of the tunnel has failed, said the officials who were present in the meeting to review the progress of rescue operations.