Flash Floods
West Bengal  /  Published 07.10.22

Flash flood: Manik risks life to save at least nine

Mohammad Manik, 28, would visit the banks of the Mal river every year on Dashami and watch, fascinated by the bustle and spectacle of Durga immersions. This Dashami, he was called on to act. The devo...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

News  /  Published 06.10.22

Jalpaiguri flash flood: CM announces financial assistance for families of dead, injured

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday announced a compensation of Rs 2 lakh each for the families of those killed in the Mal river flash flood in Jalpaiguri during idol immersion of G...
By My Kolkata Web Desk

West Bengal  /  Published 05.10.22

Jalpaiguri: At least 8 drown in flash floods

At least eight people drowned and several others went missing after they were swept away in the Mal river due to flash floods during idol immersion on Vijayadashami here, a senior official said. Four ...
By PTI in Jalpaiguri

Gallery  /  Published 21.08.22

Disastrous monsoon

Rains bring relief after the sultry summer and provide the much-needed fodder for our crops. But sometimes, when the sky opens up, it can take a dangerous turn, one that we fear. This monsoon season h...
By Our Web Desk

India  /  Published 21.08.22

HP: 5 untraceable after flash floods

Five people who went missing after heavy rains triggered flash floods and landslides in Himachal Pradesh remained untraceable on Sunday, a senior official said. Besides, 22 people were killed and 12 ...
By PTI in Shimla


India  /  Published 20.08.22

HP weather: 6 killed, 13 feared dead

Six people were killed and 13 others were feared dead in separate incidents of flash flood and landslide triggered by heavy rains in Himachal Pradesh, officials said on Saturday. Twenty-two people, w...
By PTI in Shimla

India  /  Published 11.08.22

Floods wreck havoc in West India

Three persons were swept away in swollen drains after heavy rains in Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra, while the India Meteorological Department predicted a risk of flash floods in the Vidarbha region, ...
By PTI in Mumbai, Indore, Nagpur

India  /  Published 11.08.22

Rain wrecks havoc in Himachal

Heavy rains wreaked havoc in parts of Himachal Pradesh on Thursday with two women being buried alive under debris following a landslide in Kullu district, while shops and vehicles were washed away and...
By PTI in Shimla

India  /  Published 08.08.22

MP: 14 cars swept away in flash flood

At least 14 cars were swept away while around 50 people ran for safety to higher places in a forest in Madhya Pradesh's Khargone district due to sudden rise of water in a river after rains, police...
By PTI in Khargone

World  /  Published 06.08.22

US: Floods leave 1,000 stranded

The US national park, considered one of the driest places in North America, saw a torrential downpour that flooded hotels and tore up paved roads, leaving visitors stranded. Near-record rainfall caus...
By Deutsche Welle


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