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Covers That Can Protect Your Assets Against Flood Damage

Oct 20, 2021 Meghna Maiti

Car and home insurance covers can help you cut the losses due to the damage caused by a natural calamity.

LIVE: Uttarakhand Floods | Amit Shah To Undertake Aerial Survey Of Rain-Hit Areas, Toll Touches 52

Oct 20, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

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


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.

Kerala Opens Idamalayar, Pampa Dams As Water Level Reaches Close To Danger Mark

Oct 19, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Even though rains subsided in several parts of Kerala on Monday, after receiving heavy downpour last week, more rains are expected from Wednesday.


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.

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18 October, 2021

WATCH: House In Kerala Collapses As Flash Floods Wreak Havoc

Outlook Web Desk

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.


29 July, 2021

Thousands Of Rohingya Homeless As Monsoon Wreaks Havoc In Bangladesh

Associated Press (AP)

Thousands of shelters in various Rohingya refugee camps in Southern Bangladesh have been flooded in recent days, displacing thousands of people.


28 July, 2021

J&K Cloudburst: 5 Dead, 25 Missing Amid Flash Floods In Kishtwar

Naseer Ganai

The cloudburst took place in a remote village in J&K's Kishtwar district early Wednesday and rescue operations are currently underway.


25 July, 2021

Monsoon Fury: Many Areas In Philippines Inundated, Thousands Evacuated

Associated Press (AP)

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.


24 July, 2021

Floods In Maharashtra Claim 138 Lives, 84,452 People Shifted To Safer Places

Outlook Web Bureau

President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday called Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari and expressed his concern over the loss of life and property in the state due to rains and floods.


22 July, 2021

China Facing Unprecedented Floods, Army Blasts Dam To Divert Water

Outlook Web Bureau

China’s central Henan province is facing the heaviest rainfall in 1,000 years.


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17 July, 2021

Europe: Death Toll Due To Floods Rises To 150; Water Starts To Recede In Most Areas

Associated Press (AP)

Police said that more than 90 people are now known to have died in western Germany's Ahrweiler county, one of the worst-hit areas


16 July, 2021

Flash Flooding Sweeps Arizona; 1 Rafter Dead In Grand Canyon

Associated Press (AP)

At the Grand Canyon, a torrent of water rushed through a slot canyon and washed away the camp where two commercial rafts with 30 passengers pulled off the river to stay Wednesday evening, said Grand Canyon spokeswoman Joelle Baird.


15 July, 2021

Over 20 Dead, Dozens Missing Due To Heavy Floods In Europe

Associated Press (AP)

Storms caused widespread flooding across central Germany and Belgium overnight, with authorities warning that more rain is on the way.


15 July, 2021

Flood In China Traps 14 Workmen Inside Tunnel

Associated Press (AP)

The rescuers have been unable to contact the workers who have been missing since the 3:30 a.m. flood, according to an online statement by the Zhuhai city emergency management department.


15 July, 2021

Himachal Pradesh: 10 Dead In Rain-Related Incidents

Outlook Web Bureau

A Punjabi singer also died after he fell into a nullah.


14 July, 2021

Heavy Flooding Across Western And Central Europe After Rain

Associated Press (AP)

Heavy summer storms caused significant damage and flooding in Germany and Switzerland on Tuesday, with experts predicting further rain.


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12 July, 2021

Dharamshala Flash Floods: Himachal Issues Tourist Advisory Amid Rescue Operations

Ashwani Sharma

Dharamshala had recorded 79.4 mm of rainfall within 12 hours against the normal rainfall of 21.2 mm, causing sudden flash floods and disruption of the roads.


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Manchester United's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring their side's third goal of the game during the Champions League Group F soccer match between Manchester United and Atalanta at Old Trafford, Manchester, England.

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Chelsea's Andreas Christensen, center, scores his side's opening goal during the Champions League group H soccer match between Chelsea and Malmo at the Stamford Bridge stadium in London.

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