PM Modi rushes Naqvi to Kashmir to monitor flood situation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday rushed minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi to Kashmir for on-the-spot assessment of the flood situation and to coordinate with state authorities for whatever help is required.

Flood situation worsens in Jammu and Kashmir

Flood situation has worsened in Jammu and Kashmir even as Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday directed the administration to take all necessary measures to safeguard lives of people in the flood-hit areas of the state.

Residents pool in money, hire JCB to tackle flood waters

Do it yourself! That was the mantra behind the valiant efforts by nearly 3,000 residents of Old Barzullah locality in the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir to save themselves from the overflowing Doodh Ganga stream that threatened to seep into their homes.

Brazil vows better flood alert systems

President Dilma Rousseff on Friday vowed to improve warning systems after touring flood-hit areas of southeast Brazil where 40 people have died following torrential rains.

Flood alert sounded in 8 villages in Tamil Nadu’s Erode

A flood alert has been sounded in eight villages near Gunderiapallam dam in the district by PWD and revenue Departments as the dam has nearly touched its full level of 42 feet following heavy rains over the past two days.

Bihar districts on flood alert after heavy rains

Bihar put district authorities on a flood alert as heavy rains and high speed winds swept across the state, officials said.

Cyclone Phailin: Focus now on providing relief, says Odisha CM

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday said that his government`s focus has shifted from minimizing damage to ensuring that relief materials reach the victims in the aftermath of Cyclone Phailin.

UK: Flood alert sounded as heavy rain sweeps in

Torrential rain pelted a large swath of Britain on Friday.

Flood alert in Jharkhand; 3 die in bridge collapse

A high alert was
sounded in several Jharkhand districts following possibility of floods
in the wake of incessant rains.

Fresh flood alert in Orissa after heavy rain

With heavy downpour in most parts of northern region of the state due to depression, Orissa government issued fresh flood alert in four districts.

Assam govt sounds flood alert, 2.5 lakh people hit

Assam government sounded an
alert across the state after flood waters breached embankments
and submerged roads and houses in Lakhimpur, Dhemaji and
Sonitpur districts, affecting around 2.5 lakh people,
officials said.

Flood alert in Punjab Haryana as Yamuna swells

More than one lakh cusecs of water were discharged from
Hathni Kund barrage in Yamuna Nagar in Haryana.

China raises flood alert, 555,000 evacuated

China has mobilized troops to help with flood relief and raised its disaster alert to the highest level.

Flood alert in N India; 70 dead in U’khand

Uttarakhand continued to be battered by heavy rains, with floods claiming at least 70 lives.

Flood alert in Arunachal district

A flood alert has been sounded in Arunachal Pradesh`s East Siang district on Thursday as the Siang river was flowing above the danger level following heavy rains.

Flood alert sounded in dozen villages of UP

A flood alert has been sounded in a dozen villages of Uttar Pradesh following overflow of the river Yamuna.

Flood alert sounded in Cauvery around Hogenakkal

A flood alert was sounded
along the banks of Cauvery river and bathing banned in the famous tourist spot of Hogenakkal waterfall here
on Wednesday following release of surplus water from dams in
neighbouring Karnataka.