UP flood - Latest News on UP flood | Read Breaking News on Zee News

Flood, plantation, influx among major poll issues in Assam

Last Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014, 12:03

The recurring flood and erosion problem, housing for the poor, welfare schemes for tea garden workers, Adivasis, backward classes and SHGs are the main issues dominating the coming Lok Sabha elections in Assam.

Soon, floating electric car to help in disasters

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 21:49

Forget military helicopters or life boats when a natural calamity strikes. A Japanese firm is on the job to build an all-electric, floating car that can reach low-lying, flood-prone regions in a jiffy.

After nearly six years, Kosi flood probe report submitted

Last Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014, 14:05

A commission probing an embankment breach in the Kosi river that caused Bihar`s worst floods in 50 years submitted its report Monday to the state government nearly six years after it was set up.

About 18 missing in US mudslide: Officials

Last Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014, 01:44

About 18 people are still unaccounted for after a massive mudslide in rural northwest Washington state killed at least three people and forced evacuations because of fears of flooding.

Two distinct volcanic eruptions flood ancient plains of Mars with lava

Last Updated: Friday, March 07, 2014, 12:00

Two distinct volcanic eruptions have flooded the area of Daedalia Planum with lava, flowing around an elevated fragment of ancient terrain of Mars.

Over 1,000 detained near Nitish Kumar`s residence

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 13:05

Over 1,000 people were detained when they were peacefully protesting near Chief Minister Nitish Kumar`s official residence here Wednesday morning, police said.

Five years on, hundreds of Bihar flood victims await homes

Last Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014, 14:12

Over five years after their houses were washed away by the Kosi river in the worst floods in Bihar in half a century, Karee Devi and Ramji Das - and hundreds of others like them - are still awaiting the construction of their houses under the state government`s rehabilitation and reconstruction project.

Princes William, Harry join flood relief effort in UK

Last Updated: Friday, February 14, 2014, 21:51

Prince William and his younger brother Prince Harry on Friday joined colleagues from the armed forces to help flood victims in Britain, which has been hit by severe flooding.

Battered Britain faces mass power cuts after new storm

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 22:39

Hurricane-force winds from an Atlantic storm left tens of thousands of Britons without power and one man dead, adding to the misery after devastating floods caused by the wettest winter in 250 years.

Mass power outages, man dead in storm-battered Britain

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 08:54

Flood-hit Britain suffered a fresh battering from storms and high winds that caused power outages to nearly 150,000 homes, the cancellation of football matches and the death of one man.

Hundreds of homes on Thames swamped as UK floods spread

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 04:27

Hundreds of homes were swamped by floods along the River Thames today while British Prime Minister David Cameron warned that stricken communities were "in it for the long haul".

Global warming blamed for recent storms in UK

Last Updated: Sunday, February 09, 2014, 11:10

Met Office`s chief scientist suggests that climate change is likely to be a factor in the extreme weather that has hit much of the UK in recent months.