Cyclones & climate change
Nov 11, 2009
GNFC on monsoon concerns
Aug 12, 2009
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 | Wednesday July 29, 2015
Incessant rains caused by a deep depression lashed northern and Kutch regions of Gujarat, causing death of 22 persons in various rain-related incidents and throwing life out gear, officials said in Ahmedabad on Tuesday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 29, 2015
With continual rains lashing parts of Gujarat, so far nine of the total 202 small and large dams and reservoirs in the state have filled to the capacity, a government release said in Ahmedabad on Tuesday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 28, 2015
The death toll of Asiatic lions following heavy rains has climbed to nine, with the recovery of four more carcasses from Amreli district of Gujarat today, officials said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 27, 2015
Heavy rains, which caused a flood like situation in Gujarat's Saurashtra region, claimed lives of five Asiatic lions in the Amreli and Bhavnagar districts, forest officials said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 14, 2015
The south-west monsoon hit south Gujarat on Saturday bringing relief from heat wave conditions, even as the weatherman predicted heavy rains in the region in the next 24 hours.
Ahmedabad News | Written by Rohit Bhan | Saturday May 16, 2015
The March rains seem to have washed away both quality and price of mango, the king of fruits. The production has gone down and the prices - up.
India News | Reported by Niha Masih and Harsha Kumari Singh, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday March 16, 2015
With unseasonal rains wreaking havoc on crops ahead of harvest season, and no relief in sight, beleaguered farmers are contemplating selling off their land -- or suicide.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 10, 2014
Heavy rains lashed many parts of central and north Gujarat during the last 24 hours, forcing the administration to shift more than 2,000 people in Vadodara living near Vishwamitri river to safer places.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 9, 2014
Heavy to very heavy rains are expected in Gujarat, Maharashtra, West Madhya Pradesh and Goa in the next couple of days, the India Meteorological Department today said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday September 8, 2014
Due to heavy rains in the catchment area the Saradar Sarovar dam on Narmada at Kevadia Colony in the Narmada district overflowed this afternoon.
India News | Written by Rohit Bhan | Saturday June 28, 2014
Hundreds of farmers in Gujarat are waiting anxiously for the monsoon, which is nowhere to be seen even two weeks past its due date.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday June 16, 2014
In a respite to people reeling under heat wave conditions, heavy rains in several parts of Saurashtra and south Gujarat marked the arrival of monsoon in the regions.
Surat News | Rohit Bhan | Tuesday October 8, 2013
Hundreds of garba enthusiasts in Gujarat are a disappointed lot with heavy rains in several parts of the state playing a spoilsport.
Mumbai News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday August 2, 2013
Stormy weather accompanied by heavy to very heavy rain is likely to disrupt Mumbai, coastal Konkan region, northern parts of the state and surrounding areas in the next couple of days, the met office warned on Friday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 19, 2013
The Supreme Court today issued a notice to Uttarakhand and six other states for their alleged failure in implementing Disaster Management Act in order to handle natural catastrophe.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday July 8, 2013
In a veiled reference to reports that Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi had rescued 15,000 people from his state during floods in Uttarakhand, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Chief Mayawati yesterday said her party condemns a political party whose leader talks about saving people only from his own state.
Ahmedabad News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 4, 2013
Heavy rains lashed several parts of Gujarat during the last 24 hours, throwing normal life out of gear.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 26, 2013
Two days after he advised VIPs not to visit Uttarakhand, Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde today did a U-turn saying that anyone, including Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, could go to the rain-ravaged state now as the situation has changed there.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 25, 2013
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi took an overnight halt at Gauchar after he reached flood-ravaged Uttarakhand on Monday to monitor relief work.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 8, 2012
The Gujarat government has declared 14 districts and 152 talukas of the state as "scarcity hit" due to deficient rains and announced a stimulus package with fodder subsidies and out-of-turn power connections among other measures.
Friday August 3, 2012
A summer drought makes a bad situation worse for an Indian economy already crippled by a sharp slowdown in growth, persistent inflation and a politically hamstrung government. Late on Thursday, New Delhi confirmed the first drought in three years as monsoon rains are likely to be less than 90% of the long-term average, dealing a blow to Asia's thir...
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday June 3, 2010
Tropical cyclone Phet, building up in the Arabian Sea, is about 1100 km from Nalia in Kutch and is weakening even as coastal areas of Gujarat received light to medium rainfall under its influence, Indian Meteorological Department officials said on Thursday.The cyclone has moved slightly towards the coast of Oman and "due to proximity to the land su...
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Thursday June 3, 2010
The Cyclone Phet, building up in the Arabian Sea, has intensified into a category five storm. That is a super cyclone.But the course has changed. Instead of advancing towards the Gujarat coast, it is now heading towards the coast of Oman in the Arabian Peninsula.It is, however, expected to head back towards the Karachi and Gujarat coasts over the w...