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22-Sep-2020 Jakarta

2 killed, 20 injured in Jakarta floods

At least two people were killed, 20 others injured and one person reported as missing after flash floods and landslides lashed the Indonesian capital of Jakarta and its surrounding areas, disaster agency officials said on Tuesday.Due to torrential rains...

18-Sep-2020 Itanagar/Guwahati

Floods, landslides disrupt life in Arunachal, Assam, two dead

At least two people have lost their lives due to landslides and floods in Arunachal Pradesh, while 33,200 people were affected in three Assam districts, officials said on Friday.According to the officials, thousands of people were affected due to the fresh...

07-Sep-2020 Tokyo

4 missing, 50 hurt as powerful typhoon lashes Japan

At least four people were reported missing and over 50 others injured after a powerful typhoon lashed Japan's Kyushu island, officials said on Monday.Typhoon Haishen, with its hurricane-like gusty winds and torrential downpours, caused widespread blackouts...

02-Sep-2020 Lucknow

644 villages in 16 UP districts affected by floods

At least 644 villages in 16 districts of Uttar Pradesh have been inundated with flood waters, according to official sources.In a statement, Relief Commissioner said that these villages are located in Ambedkar Nagar, Ayodhya, Azamgarh, Bahraich, Ballia,...

02-Sep-2020 Tokyo

Japan braces for powerful typhoon

Japan's weather agency on Wednesday said a powerful typhoon is making its way from the Nagasaki region to the northern part of the country's main island of Kyushu.Typhoon Maysak, which has already pummeled the Okinawa prefecture and injured eight people, is...

29-Aug-2020 Bhubaneswar

16 dead, over 8 lakh people affected in Odisha floods

As many as 16 persons have died due to flood-related incidents in Odisha while over eight lakh people have been affected, Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Pradeep Kumar Jena said on Saturday.He said that 16 persons have died due to wall collapse and drowning,...

20-Aug-2020 Islamabad

Heavy rains kill 24 in Pakistan

At least 24 people were killed as heavy rains lashed Pakistan's Punjab province on Thursday, officials said.Rescue officials told local media that several houses have been completely destroyed and the majority of the victims were killed due to roof collapse...

19-Aug-2020 Gurugram

Heavy rain causes waterlogging at key stretches of Gurugram

Following the heavy rain in Delhi-NCR on Wednesday morning, some of the key roads of Gurugram submerged. The waterlogging also caused disruption of traffic in the  millennium city.Traffic at main carriageway at Sector 15, 31 and Hero Honda Chowk was badly...

18-Aug-2020 Beijing

China braces for heavy rain from typhoon Higos

Typhoon Higos is expected to bring torrential rain to regions in southern China in the following days, the Met Department said on Tuesday.A tropical depression in the northeast of the South China Sea intensified into a typhoon at around 8 a.m. on Tuesday, according...

17-Aug-2020 Bengaluru

Heavy rains, swollen rivers pose flood threat in north Karnataka

Heavy and widespread rains and rising levels of rivers pose a flood threat in north Karnataka, an official said on Monday."As the southwest monsoon intensified and advanced into the state, heavy rains have been lashing the coastal, central and northern regions...

08-Aug-2020 Muzaffarpur

No relief for flood-hit, say Bihar villagers

Nearly 16 of the 38 districts in Bihar have been inundated with people rendered homeless and struggling to get food. Although the water levels in the Bagmati river at Bharthua in Muzaffarpur district and the Gandak river in Dharfari village have receded the...

07-Aug-2020 Bengaluru

Karnataka to provide relief aid in flood-hit districts

The Karnataka government would provide Rs 10,000 immediate relief to families affected by heavy rains and flooding in districts across coastal, central and southern areas of the  state, an official said on Thursday."Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa has...

05-Aug-2020 Guwahati

So far, 18 rhinos, 135 other animals dead in flooded Kaziranga

Even as the flood situation in Assam improved significantly since July 24, 50 per cent of the world-famous Kaziranga National Park is still inundated, with 18 rhinos and 135 wild animals dying due to the deluge till date, officials said on Wednesday. Kaziranga...

02-Aug-2020 Guwahati

Assam flood situation improving, affected tally dips to 9 lakh

Assam's flood situation has significantly improved in the past ten days, with the number of affected people declining by over two-thirds to nine lakh as on Sunday against 28 lakh on July 24, officials said.The respite in the monsoon rains since July 24 lay behind...

31-Jul-2020 Guwahati

Assam flood situation improves further, affected tally dips

The flood situation in Assam has significantly improved during the past one week, even as one more person died in Kokrajhar district on Friday taking the death toll to 109, officials said.Officials of the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA)...

30-Jul-2020 Guwahati

Assam flood situation improves but 12L people still in distress

The overall flood situation in Assam improved considerably during the past one week, even as one more person died in Morigaon district on Thursday taking the death toll to 108, officials said.India Meteorological Department (IMD) officials said that the...

28-Jul-2020 Patna

25 lakh people displaced by Bihar floods, 8 dead

Torrential rain in the catchment areas of Bihar and Nepal has aggravated the flood situation in the state with almost all major rivers flowing above the danger mark.Nearly 25 lakh  people have been displaced in the state. Despite relief and rescue operations...

27-Jul-2020 Dhaka

Half of Bangladesh affected by devastating floods, 119 dead

Almost half of Bangladesh remained in the grip of floods on Monday, which have also claimed the lives of 119 people.According to the daily flood situation report of the country's disaster response coordination center, the victims were reported in 21 (out of...

27-Jul-2020 Patna

11 districts in Bihar inundated, 15 lakh people affected

The surging floods in Bihar have spread to 11 districts, affecting nearly 15 lakh people in the state. Relief and rescue operations by the state government have not proved adequate. Major rivers in the state are in spate and flowing above the danger mark.The...

26-Jul-2020 Dhaka

B'desh 3rd stage flood situation worsens in Brahmaputra, Ganges basins

Bangladesh State Minister for Disaster Management and Relief, Md. Enamur Rahman has said that the country's third stage flood situation has worsened in the Brahmaputra and the Ganges basins."The whole region is flooded, as we are down the tide. After July 27, the...

24-Jul-2020 Patna

Bihar floods halt Samastipur-Darbhanga rail operations

All rivers in the state are in spate after torrential rain in the Terai regions of Bihar and Nepal. Floods continue wreaking havoc in 10 districts of the state. After the flood waters reached near a rail bridge between flood-affected Samastipur and Darbhanga,...

23-Jul-2020 Guwahati

28 lakh hit, four more die as Assam flood situation worsens

The flood situation in Assam further deteriorated on Thursday with four more persons losing their lives, taking the toll to 93, even as the number of people affected rose to 28.32 lakh across 26 districts, officials said.Officials of the Forest Department...

23-Jul-2020 Patna

Flood waters continue to wreak havoc in Bihar

Flood waters have now started entering new areas in Bihar, triggering fears of more loss of life and property. Almost 6.50 lakh people in 10 districts have been affected by the floods so far.Buildings in Gopalganj have all been submerged by the flood waters....

21-Jul-2020 Dhaka

With rivers swollen, Bangladesh flood situation remains grim

The flood situation in Bangladesh continues to be grim, with nearly one third of the country deluged by floodwater after heavy rains for over a month now. Around 15 lakh people in Bangladesh have been affected by floodwater -- a double whammy for them after...

21-Jul-2020 Patna

Coronavirus and floods wreak havoc in Bihar

The unabated increase in coronavirus cases coupled with the overflowing rivers in the state has wreaked havoc upon the people of Bihar.Floods are not a new phenomenon in Bihar. Though people are reeling under the floods they are determined in their fight...

21-Jul-2020 New Delhi

Bihar on alert as rivers swell after rains

The Central Water Commission has issued an advisory that predicted isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall in Bihar in the next 4-5 days. However, it said that the intensity of rain is likely to decrease thereafter. This warning comes even as the state is...

21-Jul-2020 New Delhi

Assam to Gujarat : 9 states face flood crisis

As India battles the flood havoc, the Disaster Management Division of the Ministry of Home Affairs quoted Central Water Commission data to suggest how not just Assam, but Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Kerala and...

20-Jul-2020 Patna

Three lakh people affected by floods in Bihar

After torrential rain in the Terai regions of Bihar and Nepal, the water level in all major rivers of the state has risen. With several rivers flowing above the danger mark, nearly three  lakh people in eight districts have been affected by the deluge.Relief...

18-Jul-2020 Guwahati

Assam flood situation gets slightly better, 79 deaths so far

Even as over a month-long flood situation in Assam marginally improved on Saturday, three more persons were killed in two districts, taking the death toll due to the deluge in the state to 79, while around 28 lakh people in 26 of the 33 districts remaiend...

18-Jul-2020 Patna

Bihar rivers in spate, 30 blocks affected by floods

All major rivers in Bihar are in spate and are flowing above the danger mark, flooding 30 blocks across eight districts in the state.The Bihar water resources department said on Saturday that the Bagmati river is flowing above the danger mark at Katounjha...

15-Jul-2020 Hyderabad

Hyderabad's historic Osmania Hospital flooded

Rain and drainage water entered into state-run Osmania General Hospital in Hyderabad on Wednesday, turning the oldest and one of the biggest healthcare facilities in Telangana into a cesspool.It was a flood-like situation in the over a century old hospital...

14-Jul-2020 Guwahati

Assam's Kaziranga park flooded, 51 animals killed, 102 rescued

Flood in different parts of Assam inundated large swathes of land in Kaziranga National Park, a World Heritage site, killing at least 51 wild animals though 102 animals have been rescued, officials said on Tuesday.They said many tigers and rhinos had strayed...

14-Jul-2020 Guwahati

Assam flood situation grim, 59 lives lost, 33 lakh affected

At least nine more people were killed in five districts of flood-ravaged Assam on Tuesday, increasing the state's death toll due to the deluge to 59 even as 28 of its 33 districts waged a grim battle amid sufferings of around 33 lakh people, officials said.Assam...

14-Jul-2020 Dhaka

Red alert in B'desh's Teesta barrage zone, 7 mn hit by floods

A red alert was sounded in Bangladesh's flood-affected Teesta zone on Monday while an eight-month-old girl in Lalmonirhat district became the latest fatality in the ongoing floods.The alert was issued by the Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB) as...

26-May-2020 Srinagar

Srinagar records season’s hottest day at 31.7 degree Celsius

Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir Union territory on Wednesday recorded this season’s highest temperature at 31.7 degrees Celsius, an official said.Talking to news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), an official in the local Meteorological department...

25-Mar-2020 Srinagar

Upper reaches receive fresh snow, rain lashes plains in Kashmir

Remote area of Gurez in Bandipora and other upper reaches received fresh snowfall while plains, including summer capital, Srinagar, and south Kashmir were lashed by rain in the valley on Wednesday.According to wire service—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), Gurez,...

12-Mar-2020 Srinagar

Chill returns as Kashmir receives heavy downpour

The higher reaches in Kashmir on Thursday experienced fresh snowfall while as the Valley received heavy downpour, forcing the closure of Srinagar-Jammu highway yet again.According to wire service—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), the Kashmir received fresh rainfall...

12-Mar-2020 Srinagar

Inclement weather disrupts life in Valley

Normal life was disrupted in Kashmir on Thursday after rains and fresh snowfall continued intermittently virtually cutting of the Valley from rest of India due to closure of Srinagar-Jammu highway for second consecutive day.The MeT Office has forecast widespread...

05-Mar-2020 Srinagar

White blanket in Gulmarg again, Kashmir parts receive fresh rainfall

The world famous ski-resort, Gulmarg on Thursday experienced fresh snowfall while as the intermittent rainfall continued across the Valley for the second consecutive day, bringing the temperature further down in Kashmir.According to wire service—Kashmir...

28-Jan-2020 Srinagar

Kashmir parts receive fresh snowfall, plains receive rains

A fresh snowfall was experienced in higher reaches as well in southern districts of Kashmir while as rains lashed plains on Tuesday, plummeting the temperature further in the Valley. The fresh snowfall also led to the closure of Srinagar-Jammu highway,...

15-Jan-2020 Srinagar

Day-4 : Continuous snowfall disrupts life across Kashmir

The bad weather conditions continued across Kashmir for the fourth consecutive day has disrupted the normal life in Kashmir with local Meteorological department predicting sunshine from January 19 onwards.According to the wire service—Kashmir News Observer...

07-Jan-2020 Srinagar

Srinagar-Jammu highway closed as snowfall continues across Kashmir

Amid continuous fresh snow spell in Kashmir, the weatherman on Tuesday predicted improvement in the weather conditions from Wednesday, saying that from this evening,  weather would remain dry till Jan 11.According to the wire service Kashmir News Observer...

31-Dec-2019 Shimla

Himachal to ring in white New Year; traffic snarl likely

Hill stations in Himachal Pradesh may ring in a white New Year as the Meteorological office on Tuesday forecast snow in the state from January 1.However, due to snowfall, traffic may be disrupted in some areas, especially in Chamba, Kullu, Lahaul-Spiti, Shimla...

15-Dec-2019 Udhampur

Chenani-Patnitop circular roads open for traffic

Chenani-Patnitop circular roads open for traffic movement which were blocked due to snow and landslides on the road.District Administration, Concerned Department, Gammon  and NHAI gear up their men and machinery to clear the snow and blockages on road and opened...

13-Dec-2019 Srinagar

Fog over, snow again, flight operations remain suspended for 7th day

The fresh snowfall in the Valley ended the smoggy weather conditions that continued from past one week while as the poor visibility has suspended the flight operations for the seventh straight day on Friday.According to the wire service—Kashmir News Observer...

13-Nov-2019 Srinagar

Snowfall wreaks havoc in KU, several departments damaged

The November 7 snowfall that created havoc throughout Kashmir has caused a massive damage in several teaching departments of the Kashmir University (KU).An official told wire service—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), that the departments which are functioning...

12-Nov-2019 Srinagar

In times of snow, Poplar trees pose new threat to lives in Kashmir

The government has failed to cut poplar trees that have posed a threat to lives and property at several places in Srinagar and city outskirts.The last week’s massive snowfall has sent shockwaves among the inhabitants of several places after huge destruction...

11-Nov-2019 Srinagar

Snow fury : PDD infrastructure witnesses over Rs 100 Crore damage

The unseasonal snowfall that paralysed the normal life across Kashmir on November 7 has resulted in over Rs 100 Crore losses to the Kashmir’s power infrastructure as 700 transformers and over 6000 electric poles have witnessed intense damage.According to...

09-Nov-2019 Shopian

Snowfall aftershock : Apple boxes stocked at Shopian Mandi damaged

The season’s first snowfall in Kashmir has wreaked havoc to the fruit growers in South Kashmir’s Shopian district as hundreds of apple boxes, stocked at Fruit Mandi Aglar here  have suffered extensive damage.According to the wire service –Kashmir News...

09-Nov-2019 New Delhi

Air pollution in India linked to heart attack, stroke

Researchers conducting a study in a periurban area in southern India have found that air pollution in the country is associated with higher risk of cardiovascular diseases (CVD).The study shows that people most exposed to fine particles have a higher CIMT index...

08-Nov-2019 Srinagar

Season’s first snowfall wreaks havoc to apple orchards in Kashmir

The season’s first snowfall on Thursday wreaked havoc to apple orchards in Kashmir by causing widespread damage to the apple trees and the crop as well.The administration  was caught napping over the weather predictions without issuing any severe weather...

08-Nov-2019 Srinagar

Early snowfall closes all infiltration passes in Kashmir

Security forces, especially the army has received a divine intervention to plug to the infiltration at the Line of Control (LoC) as the season’s first heavy snowfall has resulted in the  closure of all the infiltration routes in Jammu and Kashmir.According...

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