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Thousands evacuated in Australia's worst flooding in almost half a century

March 23, 2021 11:54 am

About 18,000 people have been evacuated with authorities expecting about 15,000 others to join them.

Uttarakhand rescue: As hope fades for kin, NTPC officials face protest

February 13, 2021 3:31 am

Meanwhile, two more bodies were found in Maithana and Raini villages on Friday, taking the toll to 38. According to the Chamoli district administration, 166 people are still missing.

Uttarakhand flood wreaks death, damage

February 08, 2021 7:31 am

Most of those missing in glacial breach are labourers at power project, say officials

Uttarakhand: In terrain dotted with hydro projects, flood hits several

February 08, 2021 7:57 am

Sources said that while the civil structure survived the flood, at least a couple of gates of the spillway have been swept away. A boring machine was stuck inside a tunnel of the run-of-river plant, they said.

150 missing, three bodies recovered in Uttarakhand flash floods

February 07, 2021 8:11 pm

Sources said teams from ITBP, which has a base at Joshimath, about 26 km from Reni, along with units of the State Disaster Response Force have reached the spot. National Disaster Response Force teams stationed in Uttarakhand have also left for the spot, sources said.

In India, over 75% districts hotspots of extreme weather events, finds study

December 11, 2020 9:13 am

The CEEW study found that in the last 50 years, the frequency of flood events increased almost eight times. Events associated with floods such as landslides, heavy rainfall, hailstorms, thunderstorms, and cloudbursts increased by over 20 times.

City and the deluge

October 17, 2020 10:04 am

Untimely, excessive rainfall, as in Hyderabad and Pune, is here to stay. It’s time to plan for vagaries of weather, build resilience.

Hyderabad floods plunge parts of city into darkness, angry residents take to Twitter

October 15, 2020 12:02 pm

Hyderabad floods: People also complained about the lack of broadband internet connectivity. Uprooted trees and electricity poles, fallen branches, and waterlogging were cited as the reason by officials. 

Floods in France, Italy swept bodies out of cemeteries

October 06, 2020 8:17 pm

A spokesperson for the Alpes-Maritimes regional administration said corpses unearthed from cemeteries have washed up on the Italian side. The cemetery corpses were in such an advanced state of decomposition that they were clearly distinguishable from recent storm victims, she added.

Japan braces for more heavy rain as death toll rises to 66

July 10, 2020 2:01 pm

The damage has spread beyond Kyushu into central Japan's scenic mountain villages known for hot springs and hiking.


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.