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After opposition wrath, Karnataka CM visits rain-affected areas in Chikkaballapur district

November 21, 2021 11:13 pm

“A compensation of Rs 5 lakh would be paid for those whose houses were completely damaged.  The Deputy Commissioner has been instructed to pay Rs10,000 immediately as a compensation for the houses partially damaged," Bommai said.

Andhra on its knees as floods wreak havoc; toll climbs to 31, road, rail traffic hit

November 21, 2021 10:16 pm

Andhra floods: Traffic was either closed or suspended in arterial highways and over 100 trains cancelled snapping rail-road link between southern and other parts of the country as the Penna river in spate caused heavy destruction on Sunday.

Andhra Pradesh rains: 25 killed, 17 missing and 20,000 shifted to relief camps

November 21, 2021 7:31 am

Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy conducted an aerial survey of affected areas and reviewed the flood situation with the district collectors Saturday. The government has announced an ex gratia payment of Rs 5 lakh each to the kin of those killed.

Chennai rain, flood, lightning: NDMA shares tips to safeguard yourself

November 11, 2021 12:24 pm

As per NDMA, when on foot, body hair standing up on the back of your neck could "indicate that a lightning is imminent".

Pune: Heavy rain to continue over Konkan, Madhya Maharashtra till Friday

July 19, 2021 10:01 pm

There is an off-shore trough running between Maharashtra and Karnataka, which often brings moisture-laden westerly winds from the Arabian Sea over to land. In addition, there is an east-west shear zone cutting across Maharashtra, which is adding the prevailing favourable monsoon conditions.

IMD issues weather warning: Delhi govt decides to close all evening schools tomorrow

May 07, 2018 10:55 pm

The IMD issued an alert forecasting that several parts of north India including Delhi could witness thunderstorm and squall tomorrow with winds gusting up to 50-70 kilometers per hour.

Odisha: Thunderstorm likely in 18 districts, says IMD

August 14, 2017 4:35 pm

The chief amounts of rainfall recorded in centimetre are: Malkangiri, Mandira Dam in Sundargarh district (11 cm each), Rayagada (9 cm), Daspalla in Nayagarh district, Banki in Cuttack district and Narla in Kalahandi district (8 cm each).

Army out for relief in rain-hit Chennai, air services suspended

December 02, 2015 7:15 am

Two columns of army's Garrison Infantry Battalion have been pressed into service in Tambaram and Oorapakkam after the Tamil Nadu government sought military assistance.

Perfect storm

November 20, 2015 12:00 am

The reality of rural distress is sinking in only now for policymakers.

Heavy rains likely in quake-hit Nepal, warns Indian Meteorological Department

April 26, 2015 6:09 pm

The activity is most likely to become widespread on Apr 27 & 28 with the possibility of isolated heavy thunderstorm.


Kullu put on 'high alert' as heavy rains batter Himachal, Punjab, Haryana

September 25, 2018 12:26 pm

Heavy rains continued to pound Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh for the third consecutive day, with the MeT department issuing a red alert across Punjab on Monday. Kullu district in Himachal Pradesh has also been put on “high alert”

Heavy rains lash Mumbai, hit train services

July 21, 2015 4:35 pm

The heavy rains affected the Mumbai suburban train operations since morning.