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Floods
West Bengal  /  Published 02.10.21

4 East Midnapore blocks submerged

“We are only waiting for the water level to abate further because our only way to bring repair materials in now is by the river. We are prevented from doing that because of the wooden supports t...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.10.21

Flash flood leads to bridge cave-in

A flash flood in river Barkar caused due to  record rainfall of 309mm in Dhanbad, led to a portion of the  Purbi Tundi -Jamtara Bridge to cave in early on Friday, leading to disruption in tr...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

India  /  Published 29.09.21

Latur flood: IAF rescues 3

A day after heavy water discharge from the Manjara dam caused flooding in some places of Maharashtra's Marathwada region, an IAF team on Wednesday rescued three people stranded at an inundated vil...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Mumbai

West Bengal  /  Published 29.09.21

Malda homeless vent ire at officials

Angry residents of a village in Kaliachak-III block who lost their houses to erosion caused by the Ganga intercepted a vehicle of the Farakka Barrage Project Authority (FBPA) carrying a team of engine...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 25.09.21

Bengal evacuations begin ahead of rain

The South 24-Parganas district administration on Friday began evacuating people to disaster shelters in preparation of fresh spells of rain accompanied by squall that are slated to begin on Saturday a...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri , Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore), Kalyani

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West Bengal  /  Published 20.09.21

Bengal meets kharif paddy target

The Bengal government has achieved the target of sowing kharif paddy this season despite Cyclone Yaas and floods and the officials are giving the credit to the welfare schemes initiated by the state f...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.09.21

Three swollen rivers breach dams

Floods continued to wrack West Midnapore on Friday as well, with fresh breaches being reported in the dams of at least three overflowing rivers that impacted over 100 villages, mostly in the district&...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

West Bengal  /  Published 17.09.21

Floods render 3 lakh homeless

Over three lakh people in East and West Midnapore had become homeless till Thursday as vast areas of the two districts were flooded amid heavy rain in the past two days. Two persons also died on Thur...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty, Anshuman Phadikar in Bolpur/ Tamluk

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.09.21

Flash flood worries near steel city

Several low-lying areas in and around the steel city were inundated on Thursday due to opening of four sluice gates of Bankabal dam in Mayurbhanj district of neighbouring Odisha and seven radial ...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 13.09.21

Gujarat: Rain batters Saurashtra

Heavy rains battered parts of Gujarat's Saurashtra region on Monday, leading to the deaths of three people in Rajkot and Jamnagar as rivers overflowed and low-lying areas got flooded, prompting th...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Ahmedabad


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