floods

Back to flooding: Capital inundated after heavy rains batter city

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.

published on : 13th May 2021

Wind, rain pound South amid flood fears and water rescues

Jefferson County Emergency Management officials in the Birmingham area urged residents to stay off the roads because so many were flooded.

published on : 5th May 2021

Cyclone Seroja: Nearly 100 dead due to floods in Indonesia and East Timor, dozens missing

Indonesia's disaster agency said that downpours are expected over the next day as the storm triggers offshore waves as high as six metres.

published on : 5th April 2021

Australia endures droughts, fires, floods and marauding mice

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.

published on : 26th March 2021

'Catastrophic' Australia floods prompt military helicopter, jet ski rescues

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.

published on : 23rd March 2021

Australia rains: Thousands evacuate as Sydney sees worst floods in decades

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.

published on : 22nd March 2021

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar conducts on-spot inspection of river embankments ahead of rainy season

The CM said that works being done on the embankments will help in preventing any miseries in flood-prone areas. 

published on : 21st March 2021

Why is PM not sad over Assam floods or anti-CAA movement, asks Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

The daughter of late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, lamented that Modi was silent on peoples' suffering during perennial floods.

published on : 21st March 2021

Australia's most populous state hit by severe rains, floods

The New South Wales State Emergency Services responded to 640 calls for help on Saturday night, including 66 for flood rescues.

published on : 21st March 2021

NGT directs NTPC to pay Rs 58 lakh for damaging environment in Uttarakhand

The state-owned power major was found to have violated muck disposal site maintenance norms, resulting in damage to the environment.

published on : 23rd February 2021

Uttarakhand glacier burst: Two more bodies recovered from Tapovan site

The recovery of five bodies on Saturday takes the toll in the tragedy to 67 while 137 are still missing.

published on : 21st February 2021

Uttarakhand Irrigation Minister Satpal Maharaj revives theory of N-device behind floods

Uttarakhand Irrigation Minister Satpal Maharaj revived the debate about a lost nuclear device to be the reason behind the flash floods.

published on : 17th February 2021

Chamoli disaster: Many people found in Tapovan tunnel were alive till Feb 13, says official

A total of 11 bodies have been recovered from the Tapovan tunnel out of which two were recovered on Tuesday. 

published on : 17th February 2021

GLOF threat: Glacial lakes need to be monitored in Uttarakhand

According to the inventory of Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, Dehradun the hill state has total of 1,266 glacial lakes. 

published on : 14th February 2021

Chamoli Disaster: More bodies found inside Tapovan tunnel 

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. 

published on : 14th February 2021
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