India  /  Published 15.02.21

5 bodies found in tunnel, toll 50

Rescue teams on Sunday recovered 12 more bodies, including five brought out from the sludge-choked Tapovan power project tunnel where about 30 people were feared trapped after the flash flood in Chamo...
By PTI in Dehradun

India  /  Published 08.02.21

What is glacial lake outburst?

By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.02.21

PM okays Rs 2 lakh for kin of dead

The sudden flood in the middle of the day in the Dhauli Ganga, Rishi Ganga and Alaknanda rivers - all intricately linked tributaries of the Ganga - triggered widespread panic and large-scale devastati...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.02.21

U’khand: Prez, leaders condole disaster

President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday said he was deeply worried about the massive glacier burst at Joshimath in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district and prayed for the wellbeing and safety of people. In...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.02.21

7 dead, 125 missing in U'khand glacier burst

Roads and bridges damaged One motorable road and four suspension bridges connecting 7-8 villages in the area with the district headquarters have also been washed away by the avalanche. The disconnec...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Dehradun


Opinion  /  Published 22.10.20

Dark water: Lessons from Hyderabad floods

The waters are turning deeper, but are crucial lessons being learnt from their depths? This is an important question to ask in the wake of the floods in Hyderabad, which have claimed over 70 lives and...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 27.09.20

Floods revisit Bihar, crops damaged

Incessant rains in northern parts of Bihar and neighbouring Nepal for the past three days have revived the floods in the state just when the floodwaters were receding. This has happened at a time whe...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 24.09.20

Security guards drown in flooded lift

Two security guards died after getting stuck in a flooded elevator in the basement of a building in rain-lashed central Mumbai on Wednesday morning, police said. The incident took place at Nathani Re...
By PTI in Mumbai

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.08.20

Heavy rain floods steel city areas

“The low-pressure, which originated from the Bay of Bengal and resulted in heavy rains especially in southern Jharkhand since Tuesday has moved  towards northwest. It is gradually beco...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 14.08.20

Sight, oversight: Assam floods 2020

The prime minister, Narendra Modi, presided over a virtual “flood meeting” on August 10. He released 386 crore rupees for relief in Assam, where the deluge is an annual calamity that affec...
By Sudipta Bhattacharjee in


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