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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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,
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