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Pune: Almatti dam discharges record amount, water levels begin to recede

August 11, 2019 8:59 am

Three more bodies have been found in connection to the Bramhanal boat capsize incident, taking the toll to 12, while six people were still missing.

Karnataka: At least 9 dead, around 44,000 evacuated as flood, torrential rains hit state

August 09, 2019 9:20 am

Nine people were killed till Thursday due to the rain and flood in many parts of the state. As many as 237 villages in 32 taluks were affected as most rivers continued to flow above the danger mark.  

North Karnataka floods: Heavy rain affects bus and train services from Bengaluru

August 07, 2019 7:50 pm

According to reports, the outflow from the reservoirs of the Krishna basin caused the inundation of several villages and farmlands.

Seven dead, five missing after flood ravages town in western Mexico

September 25, 2018 11:01 am

Searches continue for five others after a five-foot wall of floodwater crashed through the streets of a town in western Mexico, state officials said Monday night.

Rain-gorged river still poses flood threat in Hurricane Florence's aftermath

September 24, 2018 9:33 am

About 5,000 people across North Carolina have been rescued by boat or helicopter since the storm made landfall, twice as many as in Hurricane Matthew two years ago, according to state officials. Thousands of people remained in shelters.

Hurricane Florence raises flooding fears; Wilmington cut off

September 17, 2018 8:42 am

The storm continued to crawl westward, dumping more than 75 centimetres of rain since Friday, and fears of historic flooding grew. Tens of thousands were evacuated from communities along the state's steadily rising rivers

Nagaland district cut off by rains and landslides limps back to life

September 04, 2018 11:54 am

Kiphire — which was completely cut off from the rest of Nagaland due to the landslides caused by rains — is returning to normalcy, with the help of government aid as well as public concerts and donation drives.

Landslide, massive flood kills eight people in Nepal

July 13, 2018 2:06 pm

In 2015, Hanumante River displaced 850 people from their temporary shelters at the Maheshwori playground. These victims had become homeless in the earthquake earlier that year.

Mumbai rains: A grim reminder of July 26, 2005, the day the city came to a grinding halt

August 29, 2017 10:28 pm

Mumbai rains: Experts blamed unhindered construction on floodplains and coastal areas, along with storm-water drains and clogged waterways by plastic garbage, as reasons for the disaster

Flood toll now 39: Water recedes in most areas, situation improves

August 01, 2017 2:09 am

A government official said that in 14 flood-hit districts, nearly 27 lakh people in 106 blocks have been affected and around 2 lakh volunteers have been pressed into service to distribute relief materials.


Assam flood situation deteriorates, 10 lakh people affected

September 02, 2015 9:04 pm

The flood situation in Assam deteriorated as incessant rains pounded the state today and four more persons lost their lives in it as the calamity affected nearly 10 lakh people in over 2,000 villages.

Flood fury in Assam, Uttar Pradesh

August 18, 2014 12:26 pm

Monsoon floods wreak havoc in Uttar Pradesh and Assam leaving several homeless.


Kerala paralysed by floods

June 22, 2020 6:19 pm

Flooded Yamuna displaces around 14,000 in Delhi

June 22, 2020 6:20 pm

Close to 14,000 Delhi residents had to be moved out of their homes due to flooding in the Yamuna river. The water levels have since reduced.