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Flood raises fears of pollution at Michigan toxic waste site

May 22, 2020 11:27 am

Regulators and company officials said Thursday it was too early to tell whether the swollen river had damaged spots that had been repaired or swept pollutants farther downstream.

Floods in north India killed over 1,900 people this year, displaced over 3 million: Report

December 27, 2019 8:45 am

The global report released on Friday by Christian Aid, a UK-based charity organisation, said the extreme weather events, like cyclone Fani, led to damages of about USD10 billion and uprooted 10 million trees in the country.

Punjab: Engineers show ‘damage to roads due to floods’ in districts that didn’t witness any

December 01, 2019 7:48 am

The executive engineers of Public Works Department (Building and Roads) and the Punjab Mandi Board had pegged the total estimated damage to the link roads at Rs 106 crore.

Weather today Highlights: Yamuna above danger mark; rains ease in Punjab, Haryana

August 21, 2019 11:49 am

Weather forecast Today Highlights: The Yamuna was flowing at 206 metres at 11 am, a day after it breached the danger mark of 205.33 metres. More than 10,000 people living in low-lying areas along the Yamuna in Delhi have been evacuated.

Weather Forecast Today HIGHLIGHTS: Heavy rains lash northern states, alert sounded in Punjab

August 17, 2019 10:27 pm

Weather Forecast Today HIGHLIGHTS: Torrential rains lashed Kolkata, leaving several parts of the city waterlogged. Flights and trains were delayed. The city received 99 mm rainfall between 2.30 pm and 5.30 pm Friday.

Pune: As they try to assess what they lost, flood-hit farmers report death of thousands of animals

August 17, 2019 12:23 pm

The farmers have started to report missing and dead animals to the administration and the numbers that have emerged so far show that damage to the milk-producing clusters of Kolhapur and Sangli is considerable.

Tamil Nadu rains: Six dead, over 1,500 displaced as Nilgiris reels under flood

August 14, 2019 6:31 pm

Incessant rainfall in the region had claimed six lives and left over eight people injured at last count, due to avalanches, building collapses and rising water levels, even as large swathes of agricultural land and roads in the region were damaged due to flooding.

What you should know about filing motor insurance claims for vehicles damaged in floods

August 14, 2019 3:48 pm

People whose vehicles were lost or completely damaged in the recent floods will have their insurance claims expedited, provided their insurance policy is valid till the date of the incident.

Maharashtra counts its losses: 4.7 lakh in camps, 2 lakh hectare crops ravaged

August 13, 2019 3:20 am

With over 400 kilometres of road network inundated, officials said the floods have also taken a heavy toll on public infrastructure.

Karnataka MLA trolled after video of him failing to row boat during floods goes viral

August 12, 2019 3:59 pm

MP Renukacharya, the MLA of the Honnali constituency, was caught on camera trying, and failing, to row through knee-deep water. He was supposed to be aiding in flood relief work.


Struggle for people as floods grip East India

August 05, 2015 11:10 am

Flood situation in south Bengal districts today remained grim after fresh water was released from different barrages.

Philippines flood: Typhoon Chan-Hom brings heavy rains to Manila

July 08, 2015 4:13 pm

Typhoon Chan-Hom passing over the northeastern waters of the Philippines heading to northern Taiwan has enhanced the seasonal monsoon, dumping heavy rains over the capital, Manila, and the northern provinces.

Jammu and Kashmir floods: Massive rescue operations underway

September 10, 2014 12:02 pm

The flood fury unleashed more death and destruction in Jammu and Kashmir, claiming the lives of nearly 150 people and leaving many marooned.

TOP FRAMES: Best photographs of this week from around the world

September 06, 2014 8:00 am

This week on Top Frames, the single persona making headlines throughout was the Indian PM Narendra Modi.

Floods hit Jammu and Kashmir

September 10, 2014 12:05 pm

Army personnel rescued flood-affected villagers of Mirbaazar in Kulgam district after heavy rains deluged the village.

Today in pics: India observes 69th anniversary of Hiroshima bombing

August 06, 2014 6:24 pm

The 1945 bombing killed up to 140,000 people.

Kosi floods: Villagers move out in search of shelter

August 04, 2014 11:05 am

A wary Bihar government has made its alertness clear, especially when the impending crisis coincides with criticism for the way it handled the 2008 flood.

Flood, heavy rains disrupt normal life across the country

July 23, 2014 4:49 pm

While most of the rivers are over flowing, intermittent rains are also witnessed in many parts of the country.


Kerala received a lot more rain than its dams could handle: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:16 pm

Three days of intense rainfall, from August 15 to August 17 brought in more than what the dams could accommodate, making it necessary to release water. This is what the Central Water Commission (CWC) report on the Kerala floods observed.

Kerala Floods: How The River Damaged My Hometown

June 22, 2020 6:17 pm

One of the worst affected areas in Kerala is the district of Idukki. The Indian Express's Arun Janardhanan reported on how the floods damaged his hometown and aerial footage reveals the extent of damage. The death toll in the state is now above 300.

After rescue comes recovery. How states are helping rebuild Kerala: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:18 pm

Kerala initial estimate of the damage is about Rs 20,000 crore. The Centre has so far pledged Rs 600 crore. This is how states are pitching in. Take a look in today’s #NewsInNumbers

People refused to leave their homes: Captain Prasheel Dhomney on Kerala flood relief

June 22, 2020 6:18 pm

Captain Prasheel Dhomney talks about the challenges in evacuating parts of Kerala that are completely submerged in water. See more:

4 Indian Navy personnel save 109 people

June 22, 2020 6:18 pm

Four personnel of the Indian Navy saved 109 people in an operation that lasted over four hours in Kerala's Thrissur district.

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.

Natural calamities killed over a thousand people just between 1 April and 20 June: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:20 pm

Dust storms, floods and thunderstorms along with lightning have killed over one dozen people every single day this year. This kind of weather, particularly across north and east India, has put Uttar Pradesh on top of the list of such deaths.