At least 10 people were killed and several others went missing when flash floods swept away a madrassa, several houses and shops in a market area in a mountainous district of restive Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province in northwest Pakistan.
It is exactly two years since a devastating deluge in the state claimed thousands of lives and rendered hundreds homeless, but for a majority of those affected, a safe, new home still continues to be a distant dream.
Texas prepared for more flooding on Thursday while still reeling from torrential rains that killed at least 16 people, inundated major cities and set a record for the wettest month in the state`s history.
An artificial lake in Kargil district of Jammu and Kashmir burst Thursday morning and caused flash floods in the area, prompting authorities to launch an evacuation operation in the affected villages, officials said.
Bollywood diva Kareena Kapoor Khan has a heart of gold, and that she has proved this time. The actress reportedly is set set donate Rs 5 lakh for the Jammu and Kashmir refief funds, as the state got massively affected by the floods last year.
Meghalaya government has sought Rs 3,072 crore financial assistance from the Centre for restoration of key infrastructure damaged in last month's flash floods and landslides caused by cloudburst in which 59 lives were lost and five persons are missing since then.
Yatra to Mata Vaishnodevi cave shrine has been suspended for third consecutive day on Saturday in view of heavy rains in Jammu and Kashmir as authorities said the pilgrimage would be resumed only after the weather improves.
As incessant rains and flash floods lashed Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah supervised the rescue and relief operations in most areas including a premier hospital till late Thursday night.