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India floods


UN chief saddened by loss of life, destruction due to heavy rains in India, South East Asia

July 16, 2019 12:47 pm

Monsoon flooding has also affected Myanmar, where 21,000 people – many of whom have been affected by the conflict there – have been displaced in Kachin and Rakhine states.

Home Ministry issues new guidelines for officials during disasters

February 10, 2016 2:38 pm

The Ministry of Home Affairs has issued a new set of guidelines for officials aimed at ensuring proper and timely response during natural and man-made disasters

BJP seeks early rehabilitation of flood-affected in Uttarkashi

August 12, 2012 6:48 pm

'Several villages are still cut off from the rest of the country'


Rain fury continues in Kerala as floods wreak havoc in Maharashtra, Gujarat

August 09, 2019 12:45 pm

The Indian Meteorological Department has predicted heavy to very heavy rains in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Goa, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka and Kerala for the next 24 hours.

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.

J&K floods aftermath: Deluge of relief camps

September 15, 2014 11:33 am

Relief camps have mushroomed along the roads across the city, all with different loyalties.

J&K Floods: Thousands still trapped; rescue operations intensify

September 11, 2014 11:46 am

With thousands still trapped inside their homes, the death toll in Jammu and Kashmir due to the floods is likely to increase.

Jammu and Kashmir floods leave a trail of debris and destruction

September 10, 2014 12:01 pm

After five days of continuous downpour, even as it finally stopped raining on Sunday in Jammu & Kashmir, reports of more destruction poured in from across the state. More than 150 people are reported to have died in the last six days, while thousands are left stranded.

Floods wreak havoc across India

August 19, 2014 1:22 pm

With several parts of the country facing torrential rainfall, many states are flooded.

Flood situation turns grim in Odisha

August 06, 2014 10:42 am

Flood situation turned grim in Odisha with water rising alarmingly in Mahanadi river system prompting the state government to step up rescue operation on a war footing.


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.