Flash floods

Body of youth who washed away in flash floods retrieved

The body of a 35-year old youth, who was washed away in the flash floods on the outskirts, was retrieved from a bush today, police said.

Sep 09, 2017, 17:03 PM IST

J&K: 7-year-old boy washed away in flash floods

A 7-year-old boy was washed away in flash floods in a river while two others were rescued in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Aug 21, 2017, 11:52 AM IST
13 killed in cloudbursts, flash floods, landslide in J&K

13 killed in cloudbursts, flash floods, landslide in J&K

While 11 people have been rescued from the debris, many others are feared trapped and the toll is likely to rise, police said.

Jul 20, 2017, 23:59 PM IST
Flash flood triggered by cloudburst in J&K's Doda, six killed; several houses damaged

Flash flood triggered by cloudburst in J&K's Doda, six killed; several houses damaged

Three persons were killed and several houses and shops were damaged on Thursday in a cloudburst in the hilly Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

Jul 20, 2017, 10:54 AM IST

Flash floods in Northeast states, Mizoram worst hit

Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla on Wednesday set up a high-level committee chaired by state Home minister R Lalzirliana to assess the flood situation in the state where eight persons have died.

Jun 14, 2017, 23:13 PM IST

Flash floods in Greece cause 1 death, strand motorists

The fire service says heavy rains drenched both Zakynthos and the Greek capital of Athens on Saturday and yesterday, resulting in 470 emergency calls.

Nov 28, 2016, 03:07 AM IST

Flash flood hits Manipur-Myanmar border, bridge washed away

A flash flood triggered by torrential rains on Monday night along Manipur-Myanmar border washed away a bridge and destroyed several houses, the police said on Tuesday.

Oct 11, 2016, 15:22 PM IST

Nine killed in rain-related incidents in Marathwada

The retreating monsoon has claimed nine lives in Marathwada region of Maharashtra with five killed in flash floods, officials said on Monday.

Oct 03, 2016, 12:39 PM IST

Five men go missing while taking bath in river in Kerala

Five men who were taking bath in a river near Kuttiyadi, about 50 kms from here, went missing following flash floods, police said.

Sep 19, 2016, 01:25 AM IST

Flash floods cause havoc in US' Maryland state

One woman drowned and over hundred others were rescued after severe thunderstorms and flooding ravaged parts of Maryland, an official said on Sunday.

Aug 01, 2016, 02:47 AM IST

Three die in flash floods, house collapse in Jammu

Two minor girls and a woman were on Wednesday killed in flash floods and house collapse triggered by heavy rains in Jammu region, even as the Jammu-Srinagar national highway remained closed in Ramban district due to landslides.

Jul 28, 2016, 00:59 AM IST
MP floods: 15 killed, water level gradually decreasing, says Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan

MP floods: 15 killed, water level gradually decreasing, says Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan said that at least 15 people have lost their lives so far in the flash floods.

Jul 10, 2016, 13:41 PM IST
Eleven killed in flash floods in Madhya Pradesh, rescue operations underway

Eleven killed in flash floods in Madhya Pradesh, rescue operations underway

Briefing the media here, Chauhan said there was flooding at several places following incessant rains over the last few days.

Jul 09, 2016, 17:41 PM IST
At least 31 killed in flash floods in Pakistan

At least 31 killed in flash floods in Pakistan

At least 31 people, including eight security officials, were today killed after torrential rain hit the south west of Chitral district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan, triggering flash floods in the area, officials said.

Jul 03, 2016, 12:45 PM IST
Uttarakhand cloudburst: At least 30 killed, NDRF teams deployed as rescue ops underway

Uttarakhand cloudburst: At least 30 killed, NDRF teams deployed as rescue ops underway

According to media reports, the Pithoragarh and Chamoli districts of the state were the worst affected.

Jul 02, 2016, 00:18 AM IST
Nearly 50 die in Indonesia landslides, authorities warn of more rain

Nearly 50 die in Indonesia landslides, authorities warn of more rain

Indonesian authorities raced on Monday to rescue victims of landslides and flash floods caused by torrential rain at the weekend that killed nearly 50 people and left many missing in the main island of Java. 

Jun 20, 2016, 14:48 PM IST

Two killed in floods as Kanyakumari receives heavy rain

The district, adjoining Kerala, where the south-west monsoon is active, received heavy rains accompanied by strong wind and thunder. Kulasekaram and Tiruvattar towns were inundated.

Jun 12, 2016, 21:04 PM IST

Flash floods maroon towns in Germany, France

Incessant rain in regions of Germany, France and Austria led to flash flooding today, forcing residents to seek refuge on rooftops and stranding hundreds of pupils at their school overnight, authorities said.

Jun 01, 2016, 23:47 PM IST

Three missing in Sri Lanka flash floods; alert issued

Yesterday, three international flights were diverted to Kochi in India due to bad weather conditions prevailing in Sri Lanka.

May 17, 2016, 00:29 AM IST

Flash floods kill seven students in Indonesia

At least seven students were killed and 14 others injured as flash floods struck a tourist resort in Indonesia's North Sumatra province, an official said on Monday.

May 16, 2016, 20:29 PM IST