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Brazil: Severe Flooding Spreads In Bahia And Beyond, 116 Cities In State Of Emergency

Brazil: Severe Flooding Spreads In Bahia And Beyond, 116 Cities In State Of Emergency

12 January 2022

Official data suggests that flooding has affected more than 470,000 people. So far, 34,163 people have been made homeless and almost 43,000 are displaced.

Inundation Woes Continue To Hassle People Of Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister Stalin Inspects Rain Hit Areas

Inundation Woes Continue To Hassle People Of Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister Stalin Inspects Rain Hit Areas

13 January 2022

In the wake of monsoon rains and water-logging, 15,111 medical camps have been set up in Greater Chennai Corporation localities in which over 4,88,000 people...


8 Lakh Hectares Of Agricultural Field Damaged As Rain And Flood Continues To Batter Andhra

The floods triggered by heavy rain under the impact of a depression in the Bay of Bengal left a trail of destruction, claiming 34 lives while another 10 people...

Diary | Under Water: A Chennai Resident Tries To Make Sense Of The Deluge

Diary | Under Water: A Chennai Resident Tries To Make Sense Of The Deluge

12 January 2022

Chennai residents thought that hell and high water would not revisit them, but it happened again this November. No lessons learnt from 2015?


Canada Flood: State Of Emergency In British Columbia, More Deaths Expected

Every major route between the Lower Mainland of British Columbia, where Canada's third largest city of Vancouver is, and the interior of the province has been...

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18 January 2022
Canada Flood: State Of Emergency In British Columbia, More Deaths Expected

Canada Flood: State Of Emergency In British Columbia, More Deaths Expected

Every major route between the Lower Mainland of British Columbia, where Canada's third largest city of Vancouver is, and the interior of the province has been...


22 October 2021
UP Nurse Delivers Baby On Boat In Flood-Hit Bahraich, Awarded By DM

UP Nurse Delivers Baby On Boat In Flood-Hit Bahraich, Awarded By DM

ANM (Auxiliary Nurse Midwife) Satyavati was awarded with a cash prize and a citation by DM Dinesh Chandra Singh after she successfully delivered a baby on a...


21 October 2021
Nepal: 88 Dead As Flooding And Landslides Wreak Havoc

Nepal: 88 Dead As Flooding And Landslides Wreak Havoc

At least 88 people lost their lives in the recent incidents of flood, landslides and inundation that hit different parts of Nepal, following incessant rains...


10 January 2022
Ida Remnants Pound Northeast With Rain, Flooding, Tornadoes

Ida Remnants Pound Northeast With Rain, Flooding, Tornadoes

The National Weather Service confirmed at least one tornado and social media posts showed homes reduced to rubble in Mullica Hill, a southern New Jersey county...


10 January 2022
Cloudburst Causes Flood In Uttarakhand, Water Enters Houses

Cloudburst Causes Flood In Uttarakhand, Water Enters Houses

Electric poles and trees fell down and two-wheelers were swept away after the cloudburst occurred late Tuesday night.


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10 January 2022
Death Toll From Heavy Rain Induced Deluge In Northern Turkey Reaches 27

Death Toll From Heavy Rain Induced Deluge In Northern Turkey Reaches 27

Heavy rainfalls that pounded the Black Sea coastal provinces of Bartin, Kastamonu, Sinop and Samsun on Wednesday caused the flooding that demolished homes and...


10 January 2022
PM Modi Speaks To Bengal CM, Assures Her Of All Help To Cope With The Flood Situation

PM Modi Speaks To Bengal CM, Assures Her Of All Help To Cope With The Flood Situation

At least 15 people have been killed and nearly 3 lakh were displaced as large parts of six districts of the state have been inundated due to heavy rain and the...


10 January 2022
Home Minister Amit Shah Reviews Flood Situation In MP, Promises Help From Centre

Home Minister Amit Shah Reviews Flood Situation In MP, Promises Help From Centre

In his telephonic conversation, Shah assured Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan of all possible help to Madhya Pradesh to deal with the...


10 January 2022
Heavy Rainfall Inundates Parts Of Rajasthan After Himachal And MP

Heavy Rainfall Inundates Parts Of Rajasthan After Himachal And MP

'Heavy rains have created a flood situation in some areas of Kota, Baran, Bundi and Jhalawar. Instructions have been given to administration regarding relief...


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
MP: Heavy Rain Floods 1,171 Villages With Three People Stranded Atop Tree And Five Others Rescued

MP: Heavy Rain Floods 1,171 Villages With Three People Stranded Atop Tree And Five Others Rescued

The Army has been called in for rescue operations in Shivpuri, Sheopur, Gwalior and Datia districts, state Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Rajesh Rajora...


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10 January 2022
West Bengal: 14 Dead, 2.5 Lakh Displaced After Water Discharged From Dams Floods 6 Districts

West Bengal: 14 Dead, 2.5 Lakh Displaced After Water Discharged From Dams Floods 6 Districts

The districts that have been affected include Purba Bardhaman, Paschim Bardhaman, Paschim Medinipur, Hooghly, Howrah and South 24 Parganas.


10 January 2022
Taliban: Flooding Kills 150 In Northeastern Afghanistan

Taliban: Flooding Kills 150 In Northeastern Afghanistan

Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahed said that they have also ordered that 5 million Afghanis, or about $62,000, to aid in the clean up and the villagers...


10 January 2022
Belgium Flood Survivors Fight PTSD After Devastating Deluge

Belgium Flood Survivors Fight PTSD After Devastating Deluge

In one of the most violent natural disasters to hit Belgium in a century, a flood triggered uncontrollable water flow, demolishing many villages and leaving...


10 January 2022
After Kishtwar And Manali, Cloudburst Near J&K’s Amarnath Cave Shrine

After Kishtwar And Manali, Cloudburst Near J&K’s Amarnath Cave Shrine

No loss of life or injuries has been reported in the incident.


10 January 2022
London Cleans Up After Torrential Rains Wreak Havoc

London Cleans Up After Torrential Rains Wreak Havoc

The Met Office weather agency said 41.6 centimeters (16 inches) of rain fell in central London on Sunday afternoon, four flood warnings remains in place for...


10 January 2022
New Round Of Flooding In Belgium Causes Massive Damage

New Round Of Flooding In Belgium Causes Massive Damage

The provinces of Namur and Walloon Brabant south-east of the capital city Brussels were particularly hit due to the floods


25 July 2021
Chinese Man Survives For Three Days Inside Flooded Garage

Chinese Man Survives For Three Days Inside Flooded Garage

Li Yongsheng was trapped when the garage flooded Tuesday and lay on a ventilation duct surrounded by floating cars


25 July 2021
Monsoon Fury: Many Areas In Philippines Inundated, Thousands Evacuated

Monsoon Fury: Many Areas In Philippines Inundated, Thousands Evacuated

In the hard-hit city of Marikina in the capital region, nearly 15,000 residents were evacuated to safety overnight as waters rose alarmingly in a major river.


10 January 2022
13 Chinese Workers Die After Being Trapped In Flooded Tunnel For A Week

13 Chinese Workers Die After Being Trapped In Flooded Tunnel For A Week

A total of 14 workers were trapped in the construction site of the Shijingshan tunnel, part of the Zhuhai city's Xingye expressway, when the site was flooded...


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Opinion

Brazil: Severe Flooding Spreads In Bahia And Beyond, 116 Cities In State Of Emergency

Brazil: Severe Flooding Spreads In Bahia And Beyond, 116 Cities In State Of Emergency

Official data suggests that flooding has affected more than 470,000 people. So far, 34,163 people have been made homeless and almost 43,000 are displaced.

12 January 2022
Inundation Woes Continue To Hassle People Of Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister Stalin Inspects Rain Hit Areas

Inundation Woes Continue To Hassle People Of Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister Stalin Inspects Rain Hit Areas

In the wake of monsoon rains and water-logging, 15,111 medical camps have been set up in Greater Chennai Corporation localities in which over 4,88,000 people have participated.

13 January 2022
8 Lakh Hectares Of Agricultural Field Damaged As Rain And Flood Continues To Batter Andhra

8 Lakh Hectares Of Agricultural Field Damaged As Rain And Flood Continues To Batter Andhra

The floods triggered by heavy rain under the impact of a depression in the Bay of Bengal left a trail of destruction, claiming 34 lives while another 10 people were missing. According to the preliminary reports from the flood affected districts, the crop loss is estimated to be around Rs 3,000 crore.

23 November 2021
Diary | Under Water: A Chennai Resident Tries To Make Sense Of The Deluge

Diary | Under Water: A Chennai Resident Tries To Make Sense Of The Deluge

Chennai residents thought that hell and high water would not revisit them, but it happened again this November. No lessons learnt from 2015?

12 January 2022
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