Floods continue to impact many parts of India
Aug 18, 2011
India News | Written by Alok Pandey (with inputs from Sanjay Chakraborty) | Friday August 21, 2015
Flash floods and heavy rains have led to lakhs of people being affected in Assam, due to the rising waters of Saralbhanga River and other major tributaries of the Brahmaputra River, as the Indian Army has now launched major relief operations in Assam.
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.
Others News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 8, 2015
Three persons were critically injured in a landslide in Keran sector of frontier Kupwara district of north Kashmir today, police said.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday September 25, 2014
President Pranab Mukherjee today condoled the loss of lives due to floods in Meghalaya and Assam. He wished speedy recovery for those who are injured, a statement said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday September 15, 2014
With floods rendering the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway in-operational for 12 consecutive days today, Valley residents are facing an acute shortage of essential commodities even as people in some areas of north and south Kashmir accused the administration of concentrating only on the Srinagar city.
Cheat Sheet | Agencies | Monday August 18, 2014
Heavy monsoon rains have created flood havoc in four states across north India - Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Uttarakhand and West Bengal - with dozens killed and lakhs affected.
India News | Reuters | Sunday August 17, 2014
Floods triggered by heavy rains have inundated nearly 200 villages in Uttar Pradesh, killing at least 21 people and leaving thousands homeless, officials said on Sunday, as forecasts for more rain prompted fresh flood warnings.
India News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 were flying low over a valley above the Nubra river alongside the mighty Saltoro range dominated by s...
India News | NDTV.com | Wednesday June 19, 2013
Minister of State, Home, RPN Singh addresses the media: highlights
India News | 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 landslides would also be opened this month.
India News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 once again. The rising water levels forced the clos...
India News | 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 Tuesday to undertake an aerial survey of the flood-aff...
India News | 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 connectivity is badly hit. As per preliminary estimates, ...
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 News | 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 flash floods.Authorities have rescued 47 labourer...