Highlights: People In Relief Camps As Rains Hit North-East, Kerala

In Kerala, 19 people died in the last 24 hours due to heavy rain and 12 have died in flash floods in the north-east in the last three days.

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Highlights: People In Relief Camps As Rains Hit North-East, Kerala

In Tripura, water levels continue to remain high. 38,000 people are in relief camps.

At least 12 people have died in flash floods in the north-east in the last three days. The weather office has predicted more rain today. The Assam Disaster Management Authority said seven districts and 1.66 lakh people are affected, while 35,000 are in relief camps. 

Train services to Barak Valley and Tripura were affected, mainly due to landslides at five places. In Manipur, five people have died due to flash floods; 59 relief camps have been set up. 

In Tripura, with water level in many rivers still high, over 38,000 people are sheltered in relief camps. The National Disaster Response Force or NDRF has sent 160 personnel and 45 rescue boats from Odisha, Ghaziabad, New Delhi and Kolkata for rescue operations in the north-east. 

In Kerala, 19 people died in the last 24 hours due to heavy rain. Heavy rain also led to a landslide in in Kattipara village in Thamarassery, leading to the death of a 9-year-old and two other 

About a week ago, heavy rains lashed Mumbai, affecting air and local train services. Indian Navy personnel were on standby in those parts of Mumbai that saw flooding. Several low lying areas were waterlogged. 

Here are the highlights on the weather in Kerala and Northeast:

 


Jun 15, 2018
21:11 (IST)
The flood situation in Assam deteriorated drastically today with nearly four lakh people affected across seven districts of the state.

 According to the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), 3.87 lakh people have been affected in Hojai, Karbi Anglong East, Karbi Anglong West, Golaghat, Karimganj, Hailakandi and Cachar districts in the first wave of floods to have hit the state this year.
Jun 15, 2018
18:01 (IST)
At least 1,066 families have so far been evacuated to safer places in Mizoram, state disaster management and rehabilitation department officials today said.

The officials said that the worst-hit villages were south Mizoram Lunglei district's  Tlabung town and its surrounding villages like Lamthai, Tipperaghat and Serhuan where 700 families were shifted to safer places after their homes were inundated by the flooding Chhimtuipui river along the Mizoram-Bangladesh border areas.
Jun 15, 2018
14:02 (IST)
Death toll in Kattipara landslide rises to 8. Search and rescue operations continue as 6 people are still missing: ANI
Jun 15, 2018
13:38 (IST)
Weather Update


Jun 15, 2018
13:04 (IST)
Jun 15, 2018
12:42 (IST)
Levels in Heval river have risen, following heavy rains in Shivpuri, Uttarakhand on Thursday Night


Jun 15, 2018
12:38 (IST)
IMD has predicted rainfall at isolated places in Dehradun, Tehri, Pauri and Nainital districts from 15-17 June, ANI reported 
Jun 15, 2018
11:41 (IST)
The Assam Disaster Management Authority said on Thursday evening that seven districts have been affected, 1.66 lakh people are affected, over 35 thousands are in relief camps. 
Jun 15, 2018
11:25 (IST)
6 Dead In Flash Floods, Landslides In Tripura, Manipur, Assam
Flash floods and landslides have killed six people in Tripura and Manipur. Torrential rain in last 24 hours have crippled normal life in Assam

Jun 15, 2018
10:48 (IST)

In Manipur, ex-gratia of Rs.5 lakh each has been announced.  59 Relief camps have been opened

Jun 15, 2018
10:30 (IST)
Kerala has a forecast for heavy to very heavy rainfall for the next five days, especially in northern parts of Kerala. More relief camps are expected to be opened up in the affected districts.
Jun 15, 2018
09:46 (IST)
Tripura's State Emergency Operations Centre (SEOC) stated that 217 houses were damaged across the state and 25,106 people from more than 6,000 families were sheltered in 180 relief camps.

Jun 15, 2018
09:10 (IST)
Kolkata was hit by heavy rain this week. The weather office recorded 15 mm rainfall in Kolkata. Heavy rain and thunderstorm also lashed other parts of Bengal. Eight people were killed in lightning strike in different districts in southern part of the state, news agency ANI reported.

Jun 15, 2018
08:45 (IST)
Three days ago, heavy rains and gusty winds lashed many parts of Karnataka, disrupting normal life, as southwest monsoon advanced vigourously.
Jun 15, 2018
08:42 (IST)
Gushing rain water flooded low-lying areas and water entered several houses in Malappuram, Kannur, Wayanad and Kozhikode, causing serious damage to them. Property loss and widespread damage of crops were reported across the state. Major dams have reached their maximum storage capacity and the level at various rivers has risen. Authorities asked people living downstream of Kakkayam reservoir in Kozhikode and Neyyar dam in Thiruvananthapuram to remain vigilant.
Jun 15, 2018
08:28 (IST)
An official of the Tripura Disaster Management Control Centre said that around 50,000 people of over 10,000 families took shelter in around 200 relief camps in different parts of the state mostly in northern Tripura.

Jun 15, 2018
08:20 (IST)
Floodwater in Assam's Cachar district.

Jun 15, 2018
08:17 (IST)
Jun 15, 2018
08:09 (IST)
Major dams in Kerala have reached their maximum storage capacity and the level at various rivers has risen. Authorities asked people living downstream of Kakkayam reservoir in Kozhikode and Neyyar dam in Thiruvananthapuram to remain vigilant.

Jun 15, 2018
08:04 (IST)
IMD officials in Guwahati and Agartala said that the Southwest Monsoon has already covered most of the northeastern states, but private weather forecaster Skymet said it has covered mainly the eastern half of the region whereas the western part still awaits its arrival
Jun 15, 2018
08:00 (IST)
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall for the next five days, especially in northern parts of Kerala 
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