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Floods hit southeast Australia, forcing evacuations

July 03, 2022 6:56 pm

Heavy rain and overflowing dams and rivers all combined to threaten flash floods and landslides along the east coast from Newcastle to Batemans Bay in New South Wales state, and rain was expected to intensify on Sunday night.

Is there a link between natural disasters and mental health? Experts decode

June 28, 2022 12:26 pm

In situations where support systems get compromised as well, the impact can be more long-lasting and devastating, expressed psychologist Kamna Chhibber.

Fears of waterborne disease rise in Bangladesh as floods recede

June 24, 2022 3:44 pm

More than 4,000 people have contracted waterborne illnesses, including diarrhea, in flood-hit districts

Death toll from Brazil floods at least 91, with dozens lost

May 31, 2022 11:11 am

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday flew over the affected area of Pernambuco's capital, Recife, and neighbouring Jaboatao dos Guararapes.

Flood from illegal coal mining traps 21 people in China

December 16, 2021 6:00 pm

The accident happened about 11 pm Wednesday in Xiaoyi city in Shanxi province, a major coal-producing region southwest of Beijing.

Flood toll touches 34 in Andhra, rail services partially restored

November 22, 2021 10:21 pm

One railway line in the Vijayawada-Chennai section was re-opened for traffic on Monday after repairs were completed to the damaged section near Padugupadu in SPS Nellore district.

Overnight rain inundates parts of north Bengaluru

November 23, 2021 2:53 am

BBMP Chief Commissioner Gaurav Gupta said the BBMP has deployed several boats, besides SDRF and other teams, to provide emergency supplies to residents in the Kendriya Vihar apartment.

Eight killed, 12 missing after heavy rains in Andhra Pradesh

November 20, 2021 9:16 am

Twelve people were still reported missing in Kadapa district, while the Indian Air Force, SDRF and Fire Services personnel rescued tens of people caught in the flash floods.

From fire to floods, climate change hits Canada's fragile supply chain

November 19, 2021 8:56 pm

That one storm could within hours shut down a key engine in one of the world's biggest exporting nations highlights Canada's unique economic fragility.

British Columbia deals with flooding as first troops arrive

November 19, 2021 7:27 am

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said several hundred Canadian troops will help deal with the devastation.


Nearly 100 dead, dozens missing amid incessant floods in Brazil

May 31, 2022 1:08 pm

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday flew over the affected area of Pernambuco's capital, Recife, and neighbouring Jaboatao dos Guararapes.

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.

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.