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Flash Floods


Heavy rains cause flash floods in Washington DC, vehicles stranded in high water

July 09, 2019 9:58 am

Water entered into the press workspace in the basement near the White House's West Wing as government employees worked to drain puddles of standing water with wet vacuum cleaners.

Floods kill dozens, displace more than a million in India, Bangladesh

June 19, 2018 5:37 pm

Last week, landslides and other mishaps triggered by rains killed at least 12 people in southeast Bangladesh, including two Rohingya Muslim refugees from Myanmar living in camps near the border.

Floods, rain and landslides batter northeast India; death toll touches 17

June 16, 2018 11:50 pm

Multiple landslides have blocked vital transport routes, hindering the relief work in the affected states. Security forces comprising of paramilitary troops, state forces as well as the Army, have been deployed in carrying out the relief operations and required medical support in the affected states.

Flash floods in Rayagada district of Odisha; snap road, rail connectivity

July 16, 2017 9:37 pm

The flash floods, followed by an alarming rise in the water levels in the Nagavalli and the Kalyani rivers inundated vast areas, causing extensive damage to bridges and snapping road and railway connectivity in several areas, the officials said.

Uttarakhand: At least 700 people affected due to heavy rains

May 31, 2016 2:21 pm

In Chinyalisaur and Dunda tehsils of Uttarkashi, three persons are reported to be missing and one person dead.

At least 11 people dead in Sri Lanka flash floods

May 17, 2016 7:57 pm

Emergency workers on Tuesday found the bodies of a woman and two children killed in a landslide, taking the death toll from two days of heavy rain to 11. Six more were still missing.

15 killed in Utah flash floods

September 16, 2015 9:02 am

Twelve of the victims were from two families who were in two vehicles caught off guard Monday afternoon by raging waters in the small town of Hildale.

Four feared dead in Himachal Pradesh flash floods, heavy downpour in Ladakh too

August 08, 2015 8:44 pm

In Himachal, the torrential rain has caused major damage. A cloudburst wrecked havoc in Dharampur area of Mandi district, 250 km from Shimla, this morning, inundating vast areas, washing away vehicles and perishing several heads of cattle.

Flash floods hit Jammu, 3 of family die in mishap

July 11, 2015 2:06 am

The rains also triggered landslides that led to a blockade on the 300-km Jammu-Srinagar national highway at Gangroo near Ramsu.

J&K: Rain lashes Valley, triggers panic

March 30, 2015 1:51 am

J&K Police said that they had evacuated nearly 300 families to safer locations.


How heavy rains caused flooding in these Asian countries

August 02, 2020 4:21 pm

Seasonal heavy rainfall across the Asian continent have resulted in flooding the streets, towns and villages of several countries impacting daily life.

In pictures : Historic US city damaged after flash floods hit

May 28, 2018 3:50 pm

After assessing the havoc caused, the state's governor, Larry Hogan, announced a state of emergency in the region.

Today in pics: Flash floods on the outskirts of Jammu

July 17, 2014 6:38 pm

A boy captures the water currents of the raging river Tawi.

Heavy rains, floods hit Bulgaria

June 21, 2014 1:28 pm

Flash floods in Bulgaria have killed at least 14 people, including two children.