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Centre approves Rs 842 cr funds for Karnataka, Puducherry and Arunachal Pradesh

While Puducherry was hit by floods due to heavy rains in December 2015, Arunachal Pradesh too was affected by floods last year.

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Floods in Britain prompt emergency government talks

Police have advised up to 400 people to evacuate their homes and move possessions to the upper floors of their homes near rivers in York.

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Chennai floods: Decoding the city’s worst rains in 100 years

With Chennai seeing its worst rainfall in 100 years, we take a look at what caused it, what the impact is, what’s being done and what Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has to do.


Argentina flood: More than 11,000 evacuated in Buenos Aires province

After a visit to the worst flood-hit areas, National Security Secretary Sergio Berni told reporters late Tuesday that the 11,000 evacuees hail from 39 municipalities in Buenos Aires province.

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9 swept away by flash flood in China; 8 bodies recovered

State media reports say the flood struck Xiaoyuhecun Valley on Monday afternoon amid the heaviest rains recorded in the area in 30 years.

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Floods in West Bengal: CM Mamata Banerjee says situation ‘beyond control’

The chief minister earlier held a meeting with Chief Secretary, DGP, IG Law and Order, IG Police and Disaster Management Secretary.

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VIDEO: 20 dead in Manipur landslide after heavy rain, several families homeless in Mizoram

Incessant rains have left thousands of people homeless in Manipur amd Mizoram.

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Floods in Pakistan kill over 80, nearly 3 lakh affected

About 36 people sustained injuries in the rain and flood related accidents. At least 294,844 people were affected by the floods.

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Rain, floods kill another 16 in northern Pakistan: police

The flooding also has killed 12 people in Pakistan’s southwestern Baluchistan province and in the country’s eastern Punjab province.

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Assam flood turns grim; over 65,000 affected

Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) said in its flood report, that more than 65,000 persons were affected in Dhemaji, Bongaigaon and Sonitpur districts.

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Princely relief in Jammu and Kashmir: Rs 75,000 for a lost home, Rs 3,800 for a damaged one

A month later, after the water had receded, three government officials visited the village and handed over to the Bhats a relief cheque for Rs 3,800 — for their damaged home.

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Flood alert after heavy rain in Assam, over 80,000 affected

The situation was particularly grim in Lakhimpur and Dhemaji districts in eastern Assam, where nearly 45,000 people have been affected.

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Walnuts from J-K arrive, but prices jump by over 100 pc

Interestingly, information revealed that price of walnuts in Jammu had risen by 15-20% only.

Conservators from Delhi to help restore Valley artefacts

The J&K government has also taken up the matter regarding restoration work with NRLC, Lucknow and Pioneer Conservation Laboratory of India.


Again at the crossroads

Floods in Kashmir brought special challenges for its minority Sikh community