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UP floods


More than 1200 villages in Uttar Pradesh hit by floods, rescue efforts underway

August 12, 2021 3:58 pm

As per reports of the Irrigation department, River Ganga is flowing above the danger mark in Budaun, Prayagraj, Mirzapur, Varanasi, Ghazipur and Ballia while Yamuna river is above the red mark in Auraiya, Jalaun, Hamirpur, Banda and Prayagraj.

Watch: House in UP's Ballia collapses as water level in Ganga crosses danger mark

September 15, 2019 7:34 pm

Major rivers in Uttar Pradesh are in spate and some of them are flowing above the danger mark due to release of water from various dams.

UP CM Adityanath undertakes aerial survey of Ballia and Azamgarh, distributes flood relief material

August 26, 2017 4:17 pm

After completing the aerial survey, he distributed relief material to flood-affected victims. In Ballia, the Chief Minister visited the home of the parents of Ragini, a student, who was murdered recently to express his condolences.

UP floods: Death toll rises to 82; 25 districts affected

August 22, 2017 7:24 pm

A report said that around 50,000 people have taken shelter in relief camps in the affected districts of eastern UP where there was no let up in flood fury as raging waters of the rivers emanating from Nepal caused havoc in vast swathes of human habitation.

10 deaths in last two days in UP, toll now 33: Disaster management department

August 17, 2017 5:11 am

“All of the affected rivers come from Nepal. All of the extra water, which Nepal is not able to contain, is coming to us,” said Brijesh Kumar, executive engineer, state irrigation department.

Photos of police personnel in flooded UP celebrating Independence Day are going viral

August 16, 2017 4:32 pm

On Wednesday afternoon, DGP UP Sri Sulkhan Singh tweeted out photos of policemen and policewomen standing in knee- and ankle-deep water saluting the national flag in Bahraich and Siddharthnagar, which have created quite a lot of buzz on the micro-blogging site.

Those affected by floods will get necessary relief: UP CM Yogi Adityanath

July 12, 2017 2:04 pm

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday said his government was serious about initiating flood control measures and all departments have been directed to take necessary precautions.

August 5, Forty Years Ago: UP Floods

August 05, 2015 12:06 am

Eleven hundred boats were busy with relief and rescue operations in the four districts with 550 boats had been deployed in Gorakhpur district alone.

PM Narendra Modi sanctions Rs 2 lakh to kin of each dead in floods in 4 states

August 23, 2014 7:35 pm

Modi also sanctioned Rs 50,000 for each of the seriously injured from the Prime Minister's National Relief Fund

'Centre to extend full cooperation to UP in tackling floods'

August 17, 2014 2:57 pm

The Centre had issued a warning of "high flood situation" in Uttar Pradesh.


UP floods: Over 5 lakh people affected; Ganga, Yamuna above danger mark

August 12, 2021 10:16 pm

The conditions are, however, hot and humid in neighbouring Delhi and Punjab and Haryana, while in Uttarakhand, two people have died in rain-related incidents amid incessant downpour in various parts of the state.