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Sri Lanka relocates hundreds of families post collapse, toll 26

Sri Lanka on Monday relocated hundreds of families to temporary shelters after a mountain of garbage collapsed on dozens of homes near the capital two days ago, as the death toll in the tragedy climbed to 26.

Relief, rescue operations on war footing following heavy rains, cloudburst in Uttarakhand; several dead

Relief, rescue operations on war footing following heavy rains, cloudburst in Uttarakhand; several dead

The relief and rescue operation is going on at war footing in the villages of Uttarakhand following heavy rains and cloud burst.

Cries for help continue as normalcy creeps back in deluged Chennai

Life in flood-hit Chennai is slowly limping back to normalcy, with sun shining on Tuesday, but there were still areas, especially suburban, where the situation is still very grim and relief yet to reach the despondent residents.

DNA: Who is to be blamed for Chennai floods?

Heavy rains have played havoc in Chennai and sub-urban areas and the analysis of the reasons for this deluge is going on — who is to be blamed for this?

Torrential rains batter Tamil Nadu; airport shut, trains diverted

Tamil Nadu's capital Chennai has been crippled by what authorities are describing as the worst rain in a century. The rains have left the city submerged and airport flooded. Train and bus services have also been brought to a halt by the incessant rains.