India  /  Published 19.08.22

Odisha on high flood alert

The Odisha government on Friday put the coastal districts on high alert as the low-pressure area intensified into a depression, causing heavy rainfall in several parts of the state, a senior official ...
By PTI in Bhubaneswar

World  /  Published 18.08.22

China: 16 dead, 36 missing

At least 16 people were killed and 36 others remained missing after a flash flood hit a county in China's northwest Qinghai province, local authorities said on Thursday. Heavy rainfall, starting ...
By PTI in Beijing

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

India  /  Published 01.08.22

Himachal: stranded tourists rescued

More than 150 people were stranded in Himachal Pradesh's Lahaul-Spiti district due to a flash flood, the state disaster management department said on Monday, reports PTI. According ...
By Our Web Desk in Calcutta

World  /  Published 30.07.22

Death toll climbs to 15 in US floods

The death toll in eastern Kentucky rose to 15 on Friday as floodwaters swept through homes, washed out roads and pushed waterways over their banks, Governor Andy Beshear said, warning that more fatali...
By Reuters in New York

India  /  Published 28.07.22

Jammu flood: Four rescued

Four persons were trapped in flash floods in Poonch district, prompting the Army to launch a rescue operation, Jammu-based PRO defence said on Thursday. “Four persons were trapped in flash floo...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Jammu

Opinion  /  Published 25.07.22

Cry in the wild

It is never easy to rationalise tragedy. The two witnessed recently in the Northeast are no exceptions. One, the Assam floods in which the state’s two major rivers, the Brahmaputra and the Barak...
By Pradip Phanjoubam


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