World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday August 5, 2015
Five people have died and three more are missing as floods hit two southern Philippine cities, forcing about 400 residents to flee their submerged homes, officials said Wednesday.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday August 5, 2015
The United States will announce an aid package for Myanmar to help the Southeast Asian country provide relief for the hundreds of thousands of people affected by floods, Secretary of State John Kerry said today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 5, 2015
The opposition Congress on Tuesday demanded that the Gujarat government should conduct a detailed survey of flood-hit north Gujarat region and announce a special package of Rs 2,000 crore for the affected region.
India News | Written by Rohit Bhan | Tuesday August 4, 2015
The floods in North Gujarat have not only caused damage to property and loss of human life, but has also led to thousands of cattle perishing, that has affected the milk production adversely in one of the largest milk producing regions of the state.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 4, 2015
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today declared 12 districts in West Bengal as flood-hit and demanded adequate funds from the Centre for post-flood work, even as the death toll in it mounted to 83.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Monideepa Banerjie, Rohit Bhan and Harsha Kumari Singh, Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Tuesday August 4, 2015
Around 200 people have died and nearly one crore people have been affected in floods caused by heavy rain in West Bengal, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Manipur and Odisha. In Gujarat, 70 people have died since June, news agency Press Trust of India has reported. Large scale relief and rescue operations are underway in all the affected states.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 4, 2015
More than 180 people have lost their lives and nearly one crore people were affected in floods in West Bengal, Gujarat, Rajasthan and Odisha.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday August 3, 2015
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today announced that the state government will provide Rs 4 lakh each to the families of those killed in flood and storm.
Indo-Asian News Service | Monday August 3, 2015
"Sad to hear about the floods in Manipur. Please come forward to show your support for the people," wrote the Mary Kom director
India News | Written by Urmimala Bhattacharjee | Monday August 3, 2015
In the first pictures of a flood-ravaged village of Manipur, all that can be seen is a green tarpaulin roof. Rains and landslides seem to have washed away everything else.
World News | Reuters | Monday August 3, 2015
A death toll of 27 from flooding across Myanmar was expected to rise as rescue workers struggled on today to reach some of the hardest-hit and most remote inundated areas, officials said.
India News | Alok Pandey | Monday August 3, 2015
The Chakpikarong bridge, which connects villages located along India-Myanmar border, collapsed on July 31. About 5,000 people from 40 villages have been cut off.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday August 3, 2015
At least 70 people have been killed in floods in three states, Bengal, Odisha and Manipur, because of rain in the aftermath of cyclone Komen. There are reports that a flash flood has destroyed a village in Leh in Jammu and Kashmir.
India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Monday August 3, 2015
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee spent Sunday night in office to monitor the flood situation in the state in the aftermath of Cyclone Komen which has hit large parts of Bengal, Odisha and Manipur. Around 70 people - 48 of them in Bengal alone - have died so far.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday August 3, 2015
The toll from flash floods and landslides in Myanmar caused by days of torrential rain is likely to rise, the UN warned Sunday, as monsoon downpours heaped misery on thousands across the region.
India News | Written by Urmi Bhattacharjee, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Monday August 3, 2015
Manipur has been crippled by floods, which locals claim are the worst in three decades. Some parts of the state remain disconnected with roads and bridges washed away by flood waters.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday August 3, 2015
Home Minister Rajnath Singh has assured the Centre's help to Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel and Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh while discussing the floods and landslides in their states.
India News | Reported by Alok Pandey, Monideepa Banerjie, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday August 3, 2015
The aftermath of Cyclone Komen has hit large parts of Bengal, Odisha and Manipur, causing floods and landslides in which over 60 people have died so far.
India News | Written by Alok Pandey | Sunday August 2, 2015
A day after 20 people died in a landslide caused by heavy rain in the Joumol village in Manipur's Chandel district, rescue teams are still having a tough time in reaching the spot.
India News | Reported by Alok Pandey; Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Sunday August 2, 2015
20 people have died in landslide caused by heavy rain in the Joumol village in Manipur's Chandel district, Deputy Commissioner Robert Khetrimayum said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 1, 2015
Bihar is the country's most flood-prone state with 73 per cent of its 94,163-sq.km area getting flooded annually, the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) said in Patna today.
India News | Written by Alok Pandey | Saturday August 1, 2015
Incessant rain in the last few days have washed away bridges and national highways besides rendering thousands of people homeless in Manipur. Low-lying areas in capital Imphal and its outskirts have been inundated.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday August 1, 2015
Severe flooding across Myanmar hampered rescue efforts on Saturday as thousands sheltered at monasteries after rising waters triggered by torrential rains killed at least 27 people, officials said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday July 31, 2015
Major floods have killed at least 27 people across Myanmar and inundated the homes and fields of tens of thousands more, a disaster relief official said today, warning of further heavy rains.