Floods continue to impact many parts of India
Aug 18, 2011
India | Written by Tejas Mehta | Wednesday October 16, 2013
A cow and an aluminum vessel - that's all Basanta Parida, a poor farm labourer, can now call his own. His kuchcha hut and all his belongings were swept away as floods after cyclone Phailin ravaged several villages in North Ganjam district in Odisha.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 17, 2013
At least six persons lost their lives due to rain-related incidents in Uttar Pradesh as heavy showers continued to lash most parts of North India.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 10, 2013
Major rivers in Uttar Pradesh continued to flow above the danger mark with light to moderate showers at isolated areas in north India even as the maximum temperatures hovered above normal at most places in the region today.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday July 12, 2013
At least 11 people lost their lives in Uttar Pradesh as monsoon rains lashed most parts of North India, with several rivers in the region flowing above the danger mark.
India | Written by Vishnu Som | Thursday July 4, 2013
Almost a decade ago, Suneet Sohal, then a Major in the Army, was flying me on a tiny Cheetah helicopter from Partapur, a Brigade Headquarters in North Ladakh, to the Army's Siachen base camp, the hub of all operations along the Siachen glacier. We w...
India | NDTV.com | Wednesday June 19, 2013
Minister of State, Home, RPN Singh addresses the media: highlights
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 9, 2012
Sikkim Relief Commissioner S B S Bahaduria on Tuesday said relief and rehabilitation work is underway in North Sikkim district which was hit by landslides and flash floods on September 21. He also said that most of the roads that were blocked by land...
India | Reported by Kishalay Bhattacharjee; Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Sunday September 23, 2012
At least 24 people are feared dead in North Sikkim's Chungthang region after it was hit by flash floods and landslides yesterday, triggered by torrential rains over the past three days.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 7, 2012
Nine persons, including five of a family, were washed away in flash floods triggered by heavy rains in Kozhikode and Kannur districts in north Kerala, official sources said on Tuesday.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 5, 2012
Incessant rain lashed parts of North India on Sunday where many rivers were running above the danger mark even as the toll due to the heavy downpour in Uttarakhand reached 34.
India | NDTV Correspondent | Thursday August 18, 2011
Heavy and continuous rainfall continues to affect many parts of India. In the north, many major rivers are in spate and floods continue to impact several villages in Uttar Pradesh.
India | NDTV Correspondent | Tuesday September 21, 2010
There seems to be no respite from rains and flood like situations for many parts of north India. Uttarakhand and the western districts of Uttar Pradesh have been the worst hit.In Delhi, the Yamuna is flowing above the danger mark by about a metre, after the Hathnikund dam in Haryana released water o...
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 21, 2010
The flood situation worsened further in the western districts of Uttar Pradesh with the death of four more persons in rain related incidents even as around 177 villages of Bareilly, Badaun, Pilibhit and Shahajanpur were inundated.Meanwhile, Congress President Sonia Gandhi arrived in Bareilly on Tues...
India | NDTV Correspondent | Saturday August 28, 2010
A flood alert has been issued for north and coastal areas in Karnataka after persistent rain over the last few days. At least 10 people have been killed in rain-related incidents over the last one week and some houses have also collapsed. Hundreds of acres of crops have been damaged and road connect...
Cities | Tanima Biswas, Rubina Khan Shapoo | Monday July 12, 2010
Floods in Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh have hit vegetable supplies hard in North India. Prices have doubled, even tripled in some places over the last week.
India | NDTV Correspondent | Wednesday May 19, 2010
After incessant rains in Kashmir valley, rivers and streams in north Kashmir are flowing above danger mark. Several villages have been submerged in flood waters. Fifty villages are facing flood threat in north Kashmir and authorities are on alert. Several bridges and culverts were washed away by the...
India | NDTV Correspondent | Monday October 12, 2009
After Andhra Pradesh and North Karnataka, the big flood worry is in Uttar Pradesh where major rivers continue to swell.
India | NDTV Correspondent | Sunday October 11, 2009
The flood fury in north Karnataka has destroyed not just individual homes but has wiped out entire villages.
India | NDTV Correspondent | Monday October 5, 2009
With a let up in the rains, the flood situation in north Karnataka has begun to ease slightly. In the last 24 hours, the number of dead has gone up from 130 to 170.
India | NDTV Correspondent | Sunday October 4, 2009
Despite a let up in the rains, all dams in north Karnataka remain full and rivers to Andhra Pradesh remain swollen.