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Heavy Rain And Snowfall Continues To Batter Uttarakhand

Heavy Rain And Snowfall Continues To Batter Uttarakhand

08 January 2022

The Meteorological Department had predicted a wet spell for Uttarakhand till January 9.

Central Govt Allocates Additional Fund Of Rs.3,063 Crore To States Affected By Natural Disasters

Central Govt Allocates Additional Fund Of Rs.3,063 Crore To States Affected By Natural Disasters

12 January 2022

The additional assistance is over and above the funds released by the Centre to the states in the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF), already placed at the...


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.

Cyclone Jawad Induced Rain Drastically Improves Kolkata's Air Quality

Cyclone Jawad Induced Rain Drastically Improves Kolkata's Air Quality

13 January 2022

The AQI at Victoria Memorial monitoring station on December 6 last year was 254, and 175 in 2019 while it dipped down to 185 after rain induced by Cyclone...


Cyclone Jawad: Heavy Downpour Lashes Kolkata And Several Other Parts Of South Bengal

Heavy downpur is taking place in some isolated parts of south Bengal, including coastal areas of South 24 Parganas and Purba Medinipur districts, and parts of...

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13 January 2022
Under The Looming Shadow Of Cyclone Jawad, West Bengal Evacuates Thousands

Under The Looming Shadow Of Cyclone Jawad, West Bengal Evacuates Thousands

In the last two years, West Bengal has witnessed three devastating twisters - Cyclone Bulbul in November 2019, Amphan in May 2020 and Yaas in May 2021, which...


13 January 2022
TN CM Tasks Panel To Find Permanent Solution To Avert Flooding

TN CM Tasks Panel To Find Permanent Solution To Avert Flooding

The Chief Minister, referring to his Tuticorin visit on Thursday, said people knew more than officials on the reasons for inundation and requested officials to...


13 January 2022
Kerala CM Writes To M.K Stalin To Abstain From Opening Mullaperiyar Dam At Night

Kerala CM Writes To M.K Stalin To Abstain From Opening Mullaperiyar Dam At Night

On Thursday, Tamil Nadu opened eight shutters of the dam, again during wee hours of the day at around 3.00 AM, and without sufficient warning released 6,413...


13 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...


13 January 2022
India Meteorological Department Reveals That 100% More Rains In Southern States In November

India Meteorological Department Reveals That 100% More Rains In Southern States In November

In IMD parlance, departure means an increase or decrease (here increase) from the average mean temperature/rainfall of the given time period based on 30 years'...


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24 November 2021
Karnataka Chief Minister Bommai Announces Compensation For Those Affected By The Rains

Karnataka Chief Minister Bommai Announces Compensation For Those Affected By The Rains

Continuous rains in the past three days have filled the Yelahanka lake, which is overflowing. The flood waters inundated the houses in the surrounding areas,...


18 January 2022
Sri Lanka: 26 People Dead As Torrential Rainfall Batters The Island Country

Sri Lanka: 26 People Dead As Torrential Rainfall Batters The Island Country

The weather bureau said a low pressure area in the south-east Bay of Bengal that was indirectly responsible for the heavy rainfalls in the country is now...


18 January 2022
Sri Lanka: 26 People Dead As Torrential Rainfall Batters The Island Country

Sri Lanka: 26 People Dead As Torrential Rainfall Batters The Island Country

The weather bureau said a low pressure area in the south-east Bay of Bengal that was indirectly responsible for the heavy rainfalls in the country is now...


18 January 2022
Chennai Rains: IMD Withdraws Red Alert As Depression Over Bay Of Bengal Crosses Over

Chennai Rains: IMD Withdraws Red Alert As Depression Over Bay Of Bengal Crosses Over

The Indian Meteorological Department said the depression over Bay of Bengal has started crossing coast near Chennai.


29 October 2021
Uttarakhand Landslide: Two More Bodies Retrieved, Death Toll Rises To 79

Uttarakhand Landslide: Two More Bodies Retrieved, Death Toll Rises To 79

The corpses were pulled out of the rubble by rescuers a short distance away from their village on Thursday.


28 October 2021
Kerala Govt To Roll Out Rs 5L Compensation To Families Of Deceased, Rs 10L For Property Loss

Kerala Govt To Roll Out Rs 5L Compensation To Families Of Deceased, Rs 10L For Property Loss

Of the Rs 5 lakh to be paid to the families of those who died in the recent natural disasters, the State Disaster Response Fund would provide Rs 4 lakh while...


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24 October 2021
Kerala Rains: CM Pinarayi Vijayan Appeals Tamil Nadu To Draw Maximum Water From Mullaperiyar Dam

Kerala Rains: CM Pinarayi Vijayan Appeals Tamil Nadu To Draw Maximum Water From Mullaperiyar Dam

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has written a letter to his Tamil Nadu counterpart M K Stalin as the inflow to Mullaperiyar dam was 2109 c/s and the...


23 October 2021
J&K: Landslides Block Jammu-Srinagar Highway, Mughal Road Closed After First Snowfall

J&K: Landslides Block Jammu-Srinagar Highway, Mughal Road Closed After First Snowfall

The Jammu-Srinagar national highway is the only all-weather road linking Kashmir with the rest of the country.


22 October 2021
Uttarakhand-Himachal: Indian Army, ITBP Find Two More Trekkers' Bodies, Five Others Airlifted

Uttarakhand-Himachal: Indian Army, ITBP Find Two More Trekkers' Bodies, Five Others Airlifted

Five trekkers whose bodies were airlifted are identified as Shubhayan Das, Vikas Makal, Saurabh Ghosh and Tanumoy Tiwari from West Bengal, and Anita Rawat, the...


21 October 2021
Amit Shah Undertakes Aerial Survey Of Rain-Ravaged Uttarakhand, Relief & Rescue Ops Continue

Amit Shah Undertakes Aerial Survey Of Rain-Ravaged Uttarakhand, Relief & Rescue Ops Continue

According to the state Emergency Operation Centre, the toll in rain-related incidents in the state has risen to 54 while 19 people are injured and five still...


01 January 2022
Kerala Landslide: Eight People Dead So Far, Search For The Missing Continues

Kerala Landslide: Eight People Dead So Far, Search For The Missing Continues

On Sunday, the Army, NDRF, police and the Fire Force have embarked on rescue operation along with the locals at Koottickal and Kokkayar panchayats where over a...


01 January 2022
Six Dead, 12 Missing As Heavy Rains Cause Flash Floods And Landslides In Kerala

Six Dead, 12 Missing As Heavy Rains Cause Flash Floods And Landslides In Kerala

Several people have been injured and displaced in rain-related incidents. Dams in many districts are nearing its full capacity. Small towns and villages in the...


03 January 2022
IMD Predicts Cyclonic Storm Of Gujarat Coast, Fishermen Asked To Refrain From Ventures Into Sea Till Oct 2

IMD Predicts Cyclonic Storm Of Gujarat Coast, Fishermen Asked To Refrain From Ventures Into Sea Till Oct 2

A few places in Amreli, Bhavnagar, Rajkot and Jamnagar districts of Saurashtra, as well as Anand, Bharuch, among others, likely to receive heavy to very heavy...


09 January 2022
Heavy Rain Lashes Most Parts Of MP, IMD Predicts More Shower

Heavy Rain Lashes Most Parts Of MP, IMD Predicts More Shower

'Almost the entire state received rainfall in the last 24 hours,' P K Saha, senior meteorologist with the India Meterological Department's (IMD) Bhopal office,...


09 January 2022
Monsoon Claims 432 Lives In HP; Landslides, Accidents Increasing Due To Widespread Rain & Snowfall

Monsoon Claims 432 Lives In HP; Landslides, Accidents Increasing Due To Widespread Rain & Snowfall

Thick fog engulfing the hills for the past 24 hours created havoc trouble for the travellers which also resulted in several road accidents. Few of these were...


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Heavy Rain And Snowfall Continues To Batter Uttarakhand

Heavy Rain And Snowfall Continues To Batter Uttarakhand

The Meteorological Department had predicted a wet spell for Uttarakhand till January 9.

08 January 2022
Central Govt Allocates Additional Fund Of Rs.3,063 Crore To States Affected By Natural Disasters

Central Govt Allocates Additional Fund Of Rs.3,063 Crore To States Affected By Natural Disasters

The additional assistance is over and above the funds released by the Centre to the states in the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF), already placed at the disposal of the states.

12 January 2022
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
Cyclone Jawad Induced Rain Drastically Improves Kolkata's Air Quality

Cyclone Jawad Induced Rain Drastically Improves Kolkata's Air Quality

The AQI at Victoria Memorial monitoring station on December 6 last year was 254, and 175 in 2019 while it dipped down to 185 after rain induced by Cyclone Jawad washed over the city.

13 January 2022
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