Incessant rains trigger flash floods, landslides in Arunachal

Incessant rains and an unprecedented rise in the water level of the Subansiri have triggered landslides and flash floods in Arunachal Pradesh with the swirling river water leaving a trail of destruction.

Heavy rains lash HP, 3 swept away in flash floods

Three persons were washed away by strong water current as rains wreaked havoc in Himachal Pradesh`s Mandi, Kangra and Hamirpur districts last night, triggering landslides and disrupting traffic.

Flood alert sounded in Bihar as Nepal releases water into Kosi

In a grim reminder of the 2008 deluge, a landslide in Nepal has led to the creation of an artificial dam on river Kosi and the possibility of floods looms large on Bihar.

Govt swings into action in view of flood threat from Nepal

A landslide in Nepal has led to creation of an artificial dam on river Kosi, triggering possibility of a flood that could affect parts of Bihar, government said here today as it swung into action to control damage.

Nine killed in flash floods in China

Nine people have been killed in flash floods in southwest China`s Yunnan province, the ministry of civil affairs said Tuesday.

Flash floods wash away hutments in Jammu village

Around half-a-dozen hutments and some head of cattle of tribal Gujjars were washed away in flash floods in Dhartriyal village in Jammu district on Thursday morning, said police.

A year after tragedy, U`khand people remember a braveheart

It is a little over a year since a natural calamity of catastrophic proportions hit Uttarakhand but people in the affected areas are still singing paeans to the bravery of Darshan Lal who saved hundreds of lives in Kedar valley when the deluge struck.

Documentary `Kedarnath: Restoring the Faith` to be aired soon

A year after the flash floods of Kedarnath, a television channel is set to showcase the ground realities of the region in its new documentary `Kedarnath: Restoring the Faith`.

Odisha woman awaits her husband`s return from U`khand

A woman is still waiting for the return of her husband, who went missing in the flash floods in Uttarakhand though a year has passed since then.

24 Hyderabad students feared drowned in Himachal; NDRF teams rush to rescue

At least 24 Engineering students from Hyderabad were feared washed away on Sunday evening by the Beas river near Thalot on Manali-Kiratpur Highway, 40 Km from Mandi, after water was suddenly released into the river from Laarji Hydropower Project.

Afghanistan flash floods kill around 70

Flash floods have killed around 70 people in northern Afghanistan, washing away hundreds of homes and forcing thousands to flee, officials said warning that the death toll was expected to rise.

No repeat of extent of damages caused by rains last year: Centre, U`khand

The Centre and Uttarakhand government on Monday assured the Supreme Court that all measures have been put in place to prevent a repeat of the scale and extent of the damages caused by excessive rain and flash flood in the state last year.

Kedarnath shrine re-opens almost a year after Uttarakhand floods

A year after the famous Kedarnath temple, which was marred by massive flash floods that had left hundreds of people dead and many others stranded, re-opened on Sunday.

Northern Afghanistan flash floods death toll reaches 100: Officials

The death toll from flash floods in northern Afghanistan rose to more than 100 on Saturday with many others still missing, officials said, as helicopters carried trapped villagers to safety.

Will complete road restoration in U`khand by April end: BRO

The Border Roads Organisation has said that it will ensure complete restoration of the roads damaged in the Uttarakhand flash floods by April 30 to enable a smooth and trouble-free `char dham` pilgrimage this season.

Indonesian floods kill 23, displace thousands

The death toll in days of floods and landslides in Indonesia has climbed to 23, an official said Saturday, as torrential rain pounded the capital.

Rare downpours and floods hit Saudi capital

Rare heavy downpours triggered flash floods in the Saudi capital on Sunday forcing schools and universities to close and prompting calls by the authorities for citizens to remain indoors.

Kiran Kumar reviews situation in Andhra after heavy rains

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy reviewed the situation caused due to heavy rains at a high-level meeting here on Friday and directed the administration to carry out relief works on a war-footing.

Restricted Kedarnath Yatra by chopper may begin in Oct: Uttarakhand CM

Pilgrims may go to Kedarnath by helicopter from next month while the Badrinath yatra will resume from October, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna said.

Flash floods damage Indo-Pak border fencing in J&K

Flash floods triggered by heavy rains have damaged eight Border Out Posts (BOPs) and border fencing along the Indo-Pak border in Jammu and Kashmir.