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  • Amit Shah approves assistance of Rs 1682 cr for five flood struck states

    Amit Shah approves assistance of Rs 1682 cr for five flood struck states

    The break-up of the assistance will be as follows: Andhra Pradesh Rs 351.43 crore; Himachal Pradesh Rs 112.19 crore; Karnataka Rs 492.39 crore; Maharashtra Rs 355.39 crore; Tamil Nadu Rs 352.85 crore; and Puducherry Rs 17.86 crore.

    March 3, 2022
  • Death toll from Malaysia’s floods rises to 37

    Death toll from Malaysia’s floods rises to 37

    A total of 68,341 flood victims from 18,080 families were recorded at 396 relief centers (PPS) in seven states with Pahang being the most affected state, Xinhua news quoted Sani as saying.

    December 24, 2021
  • Flood warnings for parts of Australia

    Flood warnings for parts of Australia

    Among the worst-hit regions in NSW is in the Upper Hunter, about 300 km north of Sydney, where flood waters have inundated homes in the rural town of Cassilis.

    November 26, 2021
  • 12 washed away as heavy rains trigger floods in Andhra

    12 washed away as heavy rains trigger floods in Andhra

    Rescue workers pulled out 12 bodies and were searching for the missing people in Rajampet area. The buses were stuck in flood waters in Mandpalle, Akepadu and Nandaluru villages. While some were rescued by the local residents, 30 people were feared washed away.

    November 19, 2021
  • Flood warning issued in parts of Tamil Nadu

    Flood warning issued in parts of Tamil Nadu

    Parts of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry has witnessed heavy rainfall over the next few days due to depression over the Bay of Bengal, leading to waterlogging in parts of the state.

    November 12, 2021
  • 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