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.
Incessant rains continued to lash various parts of the state, razing houses to the ground and leaving many trapped in the debris.
Kerala Rains: Idukki dam, constructed across the Periyar river, is one of the highest arch dams in Asia.
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 houses collapsing have gone viral.
Kerala has reported 22 deaths in incidents related to heavy rains, including landslides and flash floods, since Saturday.
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 more bodies from the rubbles on Sunday.
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 storm-battered Louisiana.
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 districts.
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 Rs 60,000 cr on the state’s head.
The Shimla Municipal Corporation is under attack from the citizens and elected councillors questioning Mayor Satya Koundal about the drinking water crisis.
Mahesh Palawat, Vice President (Meteorology and Climate Change) with Skymet Weather, said such clouds are called cumulonimbus and can stretch to even 13-14 kilometers in height.
The 175 tourists include 16 children and 60 ladies who are stuck in Pattan (Udaipur) valley.
A search operation for the missing persons is underway at Lahaul-Spiti with the help of the state police and ITBP teams.
Members of the Muslim community conduct Friday prayers in an open site amid heavy police presence, during protests by residents and members of various pro-Hindu organisations, at Sector 12 area, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Bihar Governor Fagu Chauhan presents a memonto to President Ram Nath Kovind at Raj Bhawan, in Patna.PTI Photo
A worker arranges lanterns at a shop ahead of the Diwali festival, in Thane.PTI Photo
A security person stands guard near the venue of Union Home Minister Amit Shah's scheduled public meeting, in Jammu.PTI Photo
Workers weigh groundnut at Khetiwadi Utpann Bazar Samiti yard at Bedi in Rajkot.PTI Photo
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