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  • Varun Gandhi hits out at Yogi govt over plight of flood victims

    Varun Gandhi hits out at Yogi govt over plight of flood victims

    Varun said that there is a flood in the entire Terai region of the state, "people need help, but even at such a time, help is not being provided by the government".

    October 22, 2021
  • Kerala Assembly adjourned till 25 Oct, pays homage to flood victims

    Kerala Assembly adjourned till 25 Oct, pays homage to flood victims

    Thrippunithura MLA K Babu, the only speaker on behalf of Opposition today, offered Opposition's support to the state government while also raising concerns on the recurring situation in Kerala, wherein over 500 lives have been lost in the last four years.

    October 20, 2021
  • TMC leaders supervise flood relief & rescue ops

    TMC leaders supervise flood relief & rescue ops

    "Today, besides the government relief, our party has dispatched 10,000 food packets for Khandaghosh, Raina, Katwa and Galsi blocks. We have engaged 2000 of our party men in the entire relief operation."

    October 3, 2021
  • Javed reviews flood-ravaged Burdwan (W), says QRT formed

    Javed reviews flood-ravaged Burdwan (W), says QRT formed

    Asansol has recorded the highest ever single-day rainfall with 435.5 mm yesterday. Ghatak alleged that the Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) is responsible for the flood situation as they have released about one lakhs cusecs of water from its Maithon and Panchet dams without consulting the state government.

    October 2, 2021
  • Mamata blames DVC, J’khand for WB floods

    Mamata blames DVC, J’khand for WB floods

    Miss Banerjee alleged that lack of dredging in dams and barrages by Jharkhand has led to excessive discharge of water causing the flood situation in Bengal and urged the Jharkhand government to carry out dredging in its reservoirs.

    October 2, 2021
  • Seven upper-dam reservoirs in spate after incessant rains

    Seven upper-dam reservoirs in spate after incessant rains

    “The outflow in acre-feet from the upper dams in past 24 hours were 7,435, 23,430 & 40,049 acre-ft respectively, which are likely to increase in next 24 hours"

    October 1, 2021
  • Three killed as Asansol records highest single-day rainfall in 43 yrs

    Three killed as Asansol records highest single-day rainfall in 43 yrs

    About 1.86 lakh cusecs of water has been released from the Durgapur barrage and the release will further increase at night, sources said. This huge release of water will further worsen the flood scenario in the lower Damodar basin. The dams of DVC in Maithon and Panchet are full.

    October 1, 2021
  • Rains wreak havoc in Midnapore; claim seven lives, trigger flood

    Rains wreak havoc in Midnapore; claim seven lives, trigger flood

    As water levels of most of the rivers rose due to heavy rainfall that pounded the twin districts for the last 36 hours, the state government has asked the district magistrates to evacuate people from low-lying areas. In West Midnapore’s Keshiari and Kharagpur, five people died as their homes collapsed on Tuesday night.

    September 17, 2021
  • Assam flood situation worsens

    Assam flood situation worsens

    The highest number of 63,891 people have been affected in Bongaigaon, followed by 31,500 in Dhemaji and 13,239 in Majuli.

    August 27, 2021
  • Patna residents facing monsoon blues

    Patna residents facing monsoon blues

    One such locality is Chitrakut Nagar under Danapur police station where the water logging situation has not witnessed much improvement in the last month.

    August 6, 2021
  • Floods wreak havoc in north MP, thousands marooned

    Floods wreak havoc in north MP, thousands marooned

    Torrential rain has created havoc in Madhya Pradesh as a result of which the lives of thousands of people are in danger. The army has been called in to help in relief and rescue operations. Helicopters have been pressed into service to evacuate people. The worst affected is the Gwalior-Chambal region of the state. Here …

    August 5, 2021
  • Alert for more rainfall in South Bengal

    Alert for more rainfall in South Bengal

    A total of 2.5 lakh people have already been displaced while 15 people lost their lives in floods; 34347 hectares of crops have been destroyed

    August 4, 2021
  • Dams swamp villages, IAF joins rescue work

    Dams swamp villages, IAF joins rescue work

    The flood victims are facing dire circumstances which have forced them to use the floodwater for drinking purposes which have further sparked off concerns of an epidemic outbreak. Ghatal residents claim it is the only way they can survive since leaving their houses have ceased to become an option ...

    August 3, 2021
  • Catastrophic floods kill over 120 in Europe, many still missing

    Catastrophic floods kill over 120 in Europe, many still missing

    The death toll climbed to 103 in Germany, with many more people still missing, according to local authorities. The federal states of North Rhine-Westphalia and Rhineland-Palatinate were hit particularly hard, with 43 people and 60 people killed respectively.

    July 17, 2021
  • IMD sounds yellow warning in 13 districts as low pressure likely to trigger heavy rain, gusty wind in Odisha

    IMD sounds yellow warning in 13 districts as low pressure likely to trigger heavy rain, gusty wind in Odisha

    The emergency office control rooms in the districts have been asked to remain in readiness with field level functionaries to meet with exigency like evacuating the people.

    June 9, 2021
  • Can Uttarakhand afford big dams?

    Can Uttarakhand afford big dams?

    According to the Indian metrological department, the Bureau of Indian Standards categorises Uttarakhand as a V seismic zone, the most active zone. The Indian plate, a part of the Indo-Australian plate, colliding with the Eurasian plate, has created several fault lines, making the region earthquake prone.

    February 9, 2021
  • Floodwaters receding in Assam, claim one life; death toll climbs to 39

    Floodwaters receding in Assam, claim one life; death toll climbs to 39

    A total of 39 people were killed by floods while 24 died due to landslides, according to the ASDMA.

    July 8, 2020