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Yearender 2021 | Year Of Natural Disasters For Himachal Pradesh

Yearender 2021 | Year Of Natural Disasters For Himachal Pradesh

12 January 2022

Flash floods, landslides and glacial lake bursts—Himachal Pradesh saw all in 2020. The impact of climate change as per scientists is evident and 2021 too had its moments.

Andhra Pradesh: Three People Dead As Flash Flood Hits Kadapa District

Andhra Pradesh: Three People Dead As Flash Flood Hits Kadapa District

19 November 2021

A group of unsuspecting devotees, offering prayers in a Siva temple on the occasion of Kartika Pournami, were caught in the sudden flood and washed away in...


Storms, Flash Floods Predicted In Wild Fire Ravaged California

The National Weather Service for the San Francisco Bay Area issued a high surf advisory through Friday for a portion of the coast and a flash flood watch...

LIVE: Uttarakhand Floods | Amit Shah Conducts Aerial Survey Of Rain-Hit Areas, Rescue Operations Underway

LIVE: Uttarakhand Floods | Amit Shah Conducts Aerial Survey Of Rain-Hit Areas, Rescue Operations Underway

20 October 2021

Union Home Minister Amit Shah arrived in Dehradun late on Wednesday to take stock of the flood situation in Uttarakhand after over 50 were killed in...


Uttarakhand Rains Claim 22 Lives, Nainital Cut Off From Rest Of State

Incessant rains continued to lash various parts of the state, razing houses to the ground and leaving many trapped in the debris.

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19 October 2021
Kerala To Open Idukki, Idamalayar Dams Today, Issues Red Alert

Kerala To Open Idukki, Idamalayar Dams Today, Issues Red Alert

Kerala Rains: Idukki dam, constructed across the Periyar river, is one of the highest arch dams in Asia.


18 October 2021
WATCH: House In Kerala Collapses As Flash Floods Wreak Havoc

WATCH: House In Kerala Collapses As Flash Floods Wreak Havoc

At least 22 people have reportedly lost their lives due to flash floods and landslides in Kerala following incessant rains on Saturday. Disturbing visuals of...


18 October 2021
Kerala Floods: Water Level On Rise, Govt Issues Alerts

Kerala Floods: Water Level On Rise, Govt Issues Alerts

Kerala has reported 22 deaths in incidents related to heavy rains, including landslides and flash floods, since Saturday.


01 January 2022
Kerala Rains: 23 Killed In Flash Floods And Landslides, PM Modi Speaks To CM Vijayan

Kerala Rains: 23 Killed In Flash Floods And Landslides, PM Modi Speaks To CM Vijayan

The toll from disastrous flooding caused by heavy rains and landslides in hilly areas of two central Kerala districts rose to 23 as rescue workers recovered...


10 January 2022
Nicholas Storm Threatens United States' Gulf Coast

Nicholas Storm Threatens United States' Gulf Coast

Tropical Storm Nicholas headed toward the Texas coast Sunday night, is threatening to bring heavy rain and floods to coastal areas of Texas, Mexico and...


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10 January 2022
Madhya Pradesh Rains: CM Calls In Army For Rescue Operations; 1,171 Villages Ravaged By Floods

Madhya Pradesh Rains: CM Calls In Army For Rescue Operations; 1,171 Villages Ravaged By Floods

The Met department has sounded a red alert for Shivpuri, Sheopur, Guna and two other districts, besides orange alert for nine and yellow alert for other eight...


10 January 2022
When Himachal CM‘s New Russian Chopper Turned Saviour For Persons In Distress In Lahaul Spiti

When Himachal CM‘s New Russian Chopper Turned Saviour For Persons In Distress In Lahaul Spiti

The Congress had accused the Chief Minister for adopting luxuries for his travels despite the state government having a financial crunch and a debt burden of...


10 January 2022
Water Crunch In Shimla For 15 Days As Floods Raise Silt In Rivers

Water Crunch In Shimla For 15 Days As Floods Raise Silt In Rivers

The Shimla Municipal Corporation is under attack from the citizens and elected councillors questioning Mayor Satya Koundal about the drinking water crisis.


10 January 2022
Cloudburst Explainer: Why It Occurs Mostly In Hilly Areas Which Makes It Difficult To Predict, Know It From Experts

Cloudburst Explainer: Why It Occurs Mostly In Hilly Areas Which Makes It Difficult To Predict, Know It From Experts

Mahesh Palawat, Vice President (Meteorology and Climate Change) with Skymet Weather, said such clouds are called cumulonimbus and can stretch to even 13-14...


10 January 2022
175 Tourists Stranded In Lahaul Spiti, Himachal Govt Plans To Airlift Them

175 Tourists Stranded In Lahaul Spiti, Himachal Govt Plans To Airlift Them

The 175 tourists include 16 children and 60 ladies who are stuck in Pattan (Udaipur) valley.


10 January 2022
Himachal Pradesh: 9 Dead, 7 Missing In Lahaul-Spiti As Cloudburst Triggers Flash Floods

Himachal Pradesh: 9 Dead, 7 Missing In Lahaul-Spiti As Cloudburst Triggers Flash Floods

A search operation for the missing persons is underway at Lahaul-Spiti with the help of the state police and ITBP teams.


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Yearender 2021 | Year Of Natural Disasters For Himachal Pradesh

Yearender 2021 | Year Of Natural Disasters For Himachal Pradesh

Flash floods, landslides and glacial lake bursts—Himachal Pradesh saw all in 2020. The impact of climate change as per scientists is evident and 2021 too had its moments.

12 January 2022
Andhra Pradesh: Three People Dead As Flash Flood Hits Kadapa District

Andhra Pradesh: Three People Dead As Flash Flood Hits Kadapa District

A group of unsuspecting devotees, offering prayers in a Siva temple on the occasion of Kartika Pournami, were caught in the sudden flood and washed away in Rajampet area.

19 November 2021
Storms, Flash Floods Predicted In Wild Fire Ravaged California

Storms, Flash Floods Predicted In Wild Fire Ravaged California

The National Weather Service for the San Francisco Bay Area issued a high surf advisory through Friday for a portion of the coast and a flash flood watch Sunday for parts of the region, especially in areas burned by last year's wildfires.

23 October 2021
LIVE: Uttarakhand Floods | Amit Shah Conducts Aerial Survey Of Rain-Hit Areas, Rescue Operations Underway

LIVE: Uttarakhand Floods | Amit Shah Conducts Aerial Survey Of Rain-Hit Areas, Rescue Operations Underway

Union Home Minister Amit Shah arrived in Dehradun late on Wednesday to take stock of the flood situation in Uttarakhand after over 50 were killed in rain-related incidents in the state.

20 October 2021
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