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Heavy rain triggers floods in northern Italy

No casualties have yet been reported from Thursday`s storms.

'109 glacial lakes formed in Himachal in two years'

'109 glacial lakes formed in Himachal in two years'

Highly fragile moraine-dammed lakes, an increasing phenomenon in the Himalayas, increased from 596 to 705 in barely two years in Himachal Pradesh, raising the spectre of glacial lake outburst floods, warns a state government study.

Sewage floods Libya's Tobruk city

Libya's eastern city of Tobruk has been flooded with sewage in the past few days, sparking fears of a health and environmental disaster, reports said on Thursday.

Andhra Pradesh floods: Venkaiah Naidu surveys Guntur; people moved to safer areas in Vizag

Andhra Pradesh floods: Venkaiah Naidu surveys Guntur; people moved to safer areas in Vizag

Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday conducted an aerial survey of the flood-hit parts of Andhra Pradesh's Guntur district.

This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows a streamlined form in Lethe Vallis – See pic!

This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows a streamlined form in Lethe Vallis – See pic!

The image was acquired at 15:16 local Mars time on May 6, 2016, by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

Ganga, other major rivers in Bihar flowing below danger mark

No fresh case of flood-related death was reported on Thursday in Bihar, where 213 lives have been claimed in the deluge even as most of the rivers continue to flow below the danger mark.

Floods kill 60, displace 44,000 in North Korea: UN

Pyongyang said the Tumen river, which partially marks the border with China and Russia, experienced the biggest flood ever.

Bihar flood toll rises to 204

With six more deaths, the toll in Bihar floods on Monday went up to 204, even as the water level of the swollen Ganga continued to recede at many places except at Kahalgaon in Bhagalpur district where the river is flowing above the danger mark.

Christian body Believers Church reaches out to flood-hit families in Bihar

Christian body Believers Church reaches out to flood-hit families in Bihar

A religious outfit called Believers Church has decided to provide relief materials to 4,000 families in flood-affected Bihar, its office bearer K P Yohannan said today.

Why flood-hit Varanasi doms getting few dead to cremate

Why flood-hit Varanasi doms getting few dead to cremate

The Ganga was in spate and the neighbourhoods on its banks in this soulful but chaotic city deluged. And the doms, who cremate the dead to earn their living, are also submerged in gloom -- and wish for intervention, or a little sympathy, from their local MP: Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Bihar flood situation improves marginally

With no reports of fresh deaths in Bihar floods on Sunday, the situation showed signs of improvement in the state as the number of affected people from the floods went down to 40 lakh from yesterday's 41.90 lakh in 12 districts.

Bihar flood toll rises to 172; water level at many points in swollen Ganga river receded

Bihar flood toll rises to 172; water level at many points in swollen Ganga river receded

With four more deaths, the toll in Bihar floods on Thursday rose to 172 even as water level at many points in the swollen Ganga river receded.

Bihar floods: Toll rises to 165, 37.53 lakh people affected

With six more deaths, the toll in Bihar floods on Tuesday rose to 165, even as the swollen Ganga, whose water level started showing a receding trend, has affected 37.53 lakh people in 12 districts of the state.

Madhya Pradesh rains, flood damage at Rs 1,067 crore

Heavy rains and flooding in Madhya Pradesh have caused massive damage to property and crops, estimated at around Rs 1,067 crore, according to officials.

Bihar flood toll reaches 156, twins born on boat

With three more deaths reported on Sunday the toll in Bihar rose to 156 as there was no let up in the flood situation in the state while in neighbouring Uttar Pradesh the Ganga continues to flow above the danger level.

Floods: NDRF rescues over 53,000 from Bihar, UP

Floods: NDRF rescues over 53,000 from Bihar, UP

NDRF has deployed 75 rescue and relief teams to help the people hit by heavy rains in these states and has also tasked officers in Bihar and UP for monitoring the situation round-the-clock.

Bihar floods kill eight more; water recedes in UP but still in red

Bihar floods kill eight more; water recedes in UP but still in red

There was no let up in flood fury in Bihar with eight fresh deaths reported on Thursday.

His LS constituency flooded, PM Modi deputes MP for help

Flooding has created havoc in Varanasi, the Lok Sabha constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi who has deputed a party MP to provide help and relief to the victims.

Flood situation remains grim in Bihar, eases in Madhya Pradesh

Flood situation remains grim in Bihar, eases in Madhya Pradesh

The flood situation in Bihar remained grim on Thursday, though the river Ganga and its tributaries started showing sign of receding but hundreds of thousands of affected people have been still strggling for survival, officials said. The situation, however, was easing in neighbouring Madhya Pradesh.

Child swept away in water, parts of Malda face flood fury

A child was swept away in swirling water as 29 villages were flooded by swollen Ganga in Malda district on Thursday as the flood situation remained grim in parts of the district.