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Ode to Kerala's own superheroes: Survival thriller '2018' is awash with goosebump moments

With the film having just released on OTT, crew members as well as others who watched it in theatres shared their real and reel experiences. 

published on : 8th June 2023
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'2018', first Malayalam film to cross 200 crores worldwide

The Jude Anthany Joseph directorial '2018' is based on the 2018 Kerala floods.

published on : 8th June 2023
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2018-19 floods: Kanichar landslide victims to be given compensation

The next of kin of those killed in the landslide will be provided with a maximum of Rs 5 lakh as assistance.

published on : 7th June 2023
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Jude Anthany Joseph's '2018' grosses Rs 150 crores at worldwide box office

Based on the Kerala floods that shook the state and took several lives, Jude and his co-writer Akhil P Dharmajan took inspiration from several real-life incidents to script the thriller film. 

published on : 28th May 2023
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Bengaluru trip turns tragic: Woman trapped at flooded KR Circle subway dies; family rescued

The girl and her family of five were travelling in the car amid heavy downpour on Sunday and got trapped in neck-deep water at around 3:45 PM at KR Circle underpass.

published on : 21st May 2023
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UN reports extensive flooding damage in central Somalia 

The destruction is greatest in the Hiiraan region of the central Somali state of Hirshabelle. Thousands of families have been displaced in Beledweyne, a city with the highest population density.

published on : 16th May 2023
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Survival thriller '2018' Surging towards Rs 100-crore mark

Rs 90 cr surpassed by the film on the 11th day of its release. The movie, based on the 2018 Kerala floods, is expected to cross the Rs 100-crore mark within the next two days.

published on : 16th May 2023
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Be prepared for floods, Odisha's development commissioner tells officials

The ACS also advised to impart training to newly appointed junior engineers in DoWR on how to patrol during floods at the field level and manage the floods and cyclones.

published on : 14th May 2023
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1.6K died in extreme weather events in ’22, most in floods, landslips: Report

The report underlined that the continued increase of heat-trapping greenhouse gases is causing socio-economic upheavals and environmental impacts.

published on : 22nd April 2023
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UN's weather agency: 2022 was nasty, deadly, costly and hot

Killer floods, droughts and heat waves hit around the world, costing many billions of dollars. The amount of heat-trapping carbon dioxide and methane in the air reached the highest modern record.

published on : 21st April 2023
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From the lows of 2018 floods, Cyril’s brand from Kerala makes mark in the world

The team employs Kudumbashree units to manufacture the products.

published on : 14th April 2023
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At least 21 dead in Somalia's flash floods, says UN agency 

The flooded region is near Ethiopia which has been hit by heavy rains that are causing water levels to rise in the Shabelle and Juba rivers.

published on : 5th April 2023
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No longer Darling to fish?

Officials say the die-off likely occurred because fish need more oxygen in hot weather, but oxygen levels in the water dropped after recent floods receded.

published on : 20th March 2023
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Turkiye floods kill 10 in earthquake-affected provinces

One person was killed in the town of Tut in southeastern Adiyaman province, where surging waters swept away a container home sheltering a family of earthquake survivors.

published on : 15th March 2023
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5th body found in Malaysia floods; over 40,000 displaced

Johor, the country's second-largest state bordering Singapore with four million people, is the worst affected with over 40,000 evacuated to schools and community centres.

published on : 7th March 2023
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Oppositions using floods to tarnish city’s image: Karnataka CM

“When there is heavy rain, cities like Chennai, Delhi and Mumbai are flooded. The situation is the same in London and parts of the US.

published on : 30th January 2023
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Newer storms hitting California as it faces already 'disastrous' floods

Nearly 26 million Californians remained under a flood watch Saturday evening, according to the NWS, with tens of thousands ordered to evacuate.

published on : 15th January 2023
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California flood: Five-year-old told mom to 'be calm' before being swept away

They were the last words the little boy said to his mother before his fingers slipped away from hers and he was swept away Monday on California's central coast near Paso Robles.

published on : 12th January 2023
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UN raises over USD nine billion for Pakistan flood recovery

UN chief Antonio Guterres called for "massive investments" to help Pakistan recover from a "monsoon on steroids".

published on : 10th January 2023
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Pakistan asks IMF for economic reforms 'pause' citing catastrophic floods in 2022

The global lender wants Pakistan to withdraw the remaining subsidies on petroleum products and electricity, aimed at helping the population.

published on : 10th January 2023
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