Heavy rain leads to flash floods in Madhya Pradesh

Incessant rain since Saturday has led to floods in many parts of Madhya Pradesh, with several temples in Ujjain being inundated, officials said on Sunday.

US floods: 3 dead, 6 missing; rescue teams at work
US floods: 3 dead, 6 missing; rescue teams at work

Knee-deep mud and challenging geography were hampering rescue teams as they searched for six people who disappeared during a flash flood that killed three in the state of Kentucky.

28 BSF men airlifted from flash floods along IB in Samba

Indian Air Force on Friday rescued 28 Border Security Force personnel trapped in flash floods on Border Out Posts along International Border in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir and airlifted them to safety.

14 killed in Bangladesh due to landslides, flash floods

 At least 14 people were killed and over 35 others injured in a series of landslides and flash floods triggered by torrential rains in southeastern Bangladesh, officials said on Saturday.

Ten killed as flash floods wash away madrassa, houses in Pak

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.

Nine killed in Pakistan flash floods

At least nine people were killed because of a flash flood in Pakistan`s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, media reported on Friday.

Uttarakhand: Two years after calamity, safe, new homes still a distant dream for homeless
Uttarakhand: Two years after calamity, safe, new homes still a distant dream for homeless

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.

Flash floods kill 16 in SW Pakistan: Officials

Flash floods caused by torrential rains in southwest Pakistan killed at least 16 people including 14 women, officials said on Friday.

Flash flood kills 13 in Pakistan

At least 13 people out of 20, who were washed away in a flash flood caused by heavy rainfall in Khuzdar district`s Sarona area in Pakistan, have died.

11 bodies recovered after flash flood in Pakistan

 At least 11 bodies have been recovered so far from a flooded stream in Balochistan province which swelled following heavy rainfall, media reports said on Thursday.

Severe weather in Texas sets rain record, leaves 16 dead

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.

Thousands flee after landslide blocks Nepal river: Official

 Thousands of panic-stricken villagers fled their homes fearing flash floods after an overnight landslide blocked a river in quake-hit Nepal`s mountainous north-west, officials said Sunday.

Man trapped in flood rescued in Jammu region

The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Friday rescued a man trapped in flash floods in Rajouri district of Jammu region.

Lake burst triggers flash floods in Kargil; evacuation on

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.

J&K relief fund: Kareena Kapoor Khan to donate Rs 5 lakh
J&K relief fund: Kareena Kapoor Khan to donate Rs 5 lakh

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.

DNA: Pakistan's nuclear weapons programme a self destructive plan?

Pakistan has the fastest growing nuclear weapons programme in the world and by 2020 it could have enough fissile material to produce more than 200 nuclear devices, a top American think tank has said.

Meghalaya seeks financial assistance from Centre

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.

Meghalaya flood toll rises to 59

The toll in the flash floods and landslides in Meghalaya has risen to 59 with the recovery of one more body. Three people are still missing, an official said Tuesday.

Road connectivity badly hit by floods in J&K border district

Jammu and Kashmir's sensitive border district of Poonch has been badly hit in terms of road connectivity as nearly 200 roads have been damaged in the recent floods.

Disaster Management: Lessons to be learned from China

Disaster Management: Lessons to be learned from China