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Waterlogging After Rains Leads To Traffic Jams In Delhi

Waterlogging After Rains Leads To Traffic Jams In Delhi

One of the commuters said that the traffic was heavy in Nangloi. Another user requested the police to control the heavy traffic between Batla House and Okhla. 

23 September 2022

Traffic jams and waterlogging were reported at several places in Hyderabad

Heavy Rain Leads To Waterlogging At Several Places In Hyderabad

The Met Centre of India Meteorological Department (IMD) here said heavy rain occurred at isolated places in Jangaon and Narayanpet districts of Telangana.


Urban flooding is a regular occurrence in Delhi. especially during monsoons.

Replan Cities Or The Poor Will Be Forced To Face The Music Of Floods In Urban Areas Every Year

Rapid urbanisation and population growth in urban centres make cities prone to disasters like floods. Also, recurring phenomena like building collapses and disease outbreaks are often overlooked, which are also caused by...


Flood in Hubballi

Flood Situation In Certain Parts Of Karnataka Still Grim: Official

According to sources, water-level rose in Hirehalla rivulet, trapping five farmers on an island in Koluru village. The farmers had gone to remove the pump-set when suddenly the water-level increased and they got marooned.

09 September 2022

Bengaluru Rains: Residents Rescued On Boats After Overflowing Lake Causes Floods

Karnataka Continues To Reel Under Heavy Rainfall And Flood; IMD Forecasts Thunderstorm In Andhra, Tamil Nadu

Using boats and tractors to cross the streets submerged in water by office goers and school children was a common sight this morning in several parts of the city like Yemalur, Rainbow Drive layout, Sunny Brooks Layout, and...


Light To Moderate Rainfall In Parts Of Rajasthan

The MeT department said the rainfall activities in the state will reduce from July 29 to August 2 and another spell of rainfall will start from August 3-4. 

29 July 2022

Flood in Bengaluru

Forecast Of More Rain Worries Flood-Hit Bengalurians As They Try To Return To Normal Life

While waterlogging on roads in most parts of the city are by and large clear, making way for easy movement of vehicles, some stretches along the Outer Ring Road and Marathahalli and nearby areas are said to be still facing...

08 September 2022

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Delhi Government Panel Seeks Status Report On Drain Cleaning From All Departments On Aug 1

From August 2, members of the Petitions Committee along with senior officials will visit the sites to verify the claims of desilting the drains, it stated.

22 July 2022

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21 July 2022
Orange Alert In Odisha Forewarns Of Heavy Rain In The State

Orange Alert In Odisha Forewarns Of Heavy Rain In The State

The Met Office has issued an orange alert in the state as it predicts heavy rainfall over the next few days.


21 July 2022
Traffic Crawls In Central Delhi Due To Congress Protest, Waterlogging

Traffic Crawls In Central Delhi Due To Congress Protest, Waterlogging

Traffic came to a standstill in and around central Delhi on Thursday morning due to diversions put in place owing to a Congress protest and the Kanwar Yatra...


21 July 2022
Traffic Snarls Likely In NCR Due To Protests By Congress, Kanwar Yatra

Traffic Snarls Likely In NCR Due To Protests By Congress, Kanwar Yatra

Traffic will also be hit in parts of central Delhi as Congress president Sonia Gandhi is set to appear before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for questioning...


20 July 2022
Delhi Traffic Police Cautions Commuters As Rains Lead To Road Blocks

Delhi Traffic Police Cautions Commuters As Rains Lead To Road Blocks

Traffic is affected on Najafgarh Road near Tooda Mandi, on Ring Road in both the carriageway from Naraina to Moti Bagh and vice-versa due to waterlogging under...


15 July 2022
Record Rainfall Causes Waterlogging In Rajasthan Ganganagar; Boy Dies In Roof Collapse

Record Rainfall Causes Waterlogging In Rajasthan Ganganagar; Boy Dies In Roof Collapse

Officials said a seven-year-old boy died as extremely heavy rainfall led to waterlogging in the Ganganagar district of Rajasthan, prompting authorities to seek...


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16 September 2022
Singing Frogs & Sinking Roads: Experiencing The Monsoons In Smalltown Bihar

Singing Frogs & Sinking Roads: Experiencing The Monsoons In Smalltown Bihar

In those simpler times, bullfrogs croaking to monsoon rains were an unending cause for entertainment and curiosity that is sadly lacking in the big city.


15 July 2022
Floods In Bihar: The Rain Speaks To Us, But Are We Listening?

Floods In Bihar: The Rain Speaks To Us, But Are We Listening?

Stories become more believable though, when told in writing by one of the greatest Hindi writers Bihar has ever produced. Phanishwar Nath Renu documents the...


15 July 2022
Dam It! Altering River Flow Does No One Any Good

Dam It! Altering River Flow Does No One Any Good

Due to lack of operational rules and effective warning systems, dams are actually aggravating floods


15 July 2022
Monsoon In Northeast: How Climate Change Is Affecting Rainfall

Monsoon In Northeast: How Climate Change Is Affecting Rainfall

In the Northeast, where it rains round the year, the arrival of the monsoons barely registers in the psyche of the people. Not this time though.


15 July 2022
Monsoon In Nagaland: Dust In The Wind, Mud On The Ground

Monsoon In Nagaland: Dust In The Wind, Mud On The Ground

It is this same dust that found its way to Nini Lungalang, an extraordinary Naga poet who wrote Dust, a poem that delicately and powerfully invokes in 40...


03 July 2022
Assam Flood Situation Improves, Number Of Affected People Declines To 22.17 Lakh

Assam Flood Situation Improves, Number Of Affected People Declines To 22.17 Lakh

According to the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), 1934 villages under 77 revenue circles have been affected across the state.


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02 July 2022
NCSC Demands Police Action Against AAP MLA For Engaging People In Manual Scavenging

NCSC Demands Police Action Against AAP MLA For Engaging People In Manual Scavenging

 The National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) has urged the police to take action against an AAP MLA for involvement in the banned practice of manual...


30 June 2022
Congress Hits Out At AAP Government Over Waterlogging In Delhi

Congress Hits Out At AAP Government Over Waterlogging In Delhi

Delhi Congress president Anil Kumar accused the city government of being "ill-prepared" to face the situation as rains led to waterlogging and traffic snarls...


30 June 2022
NDMC Receives 10 Complaints Of Waterlogging Following First Monsoon Showers In Delhi

NDMC Receives 10 Complaints Of Waterlogging Following First Monsoon Showers In Delhi

Official notices state that more than 10 complaints of waterlogging were received by the New Delhi Municipal Council following the monsoon season’s first...


19 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?


20 September 2021
'Non Stop' Rains Bring Life To A Standstill In Kolkata

'Non Stop' Rains Bring Life To A Standstill In Kolkata

Incessant rains lashed the capital of West Bengal early on Monday with the city recieving 100 mm of rain from 1 am to 7 am on Monday.


16 September 2021
Heavy Rains Lash Delhi-NCR; Waterlogging, Traffic Jam Hit City

Heavy Rains Lash Delhi-NCR; Waterlogging, Traffic Jam Hit City

Waterlogging and traffic jams have been reported from several areas of the national capital after rains lashed the city Saturday morning.


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