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

Vaishnodevi Yatra suspended for third consecutive day

Yatra to Mata Vaishnodevi cave shrine has been suspended for third consecutive day on Saturday in view of heavy rains in Jammu and Kashmir as authorities said the pilgrimage would be resumed only after the weather improves.

Omar supervises relief and rescue operations overnight in J&K

As incessant rains and flash floods lashed Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah supervised the rescue and relief operations in most areas including a premier hospital till late Thursday night.

Haj flights from J&K postponed due to flash floods

Jammu and Kashmir government on Thursday postponed Haj flights for three days in view of incessant rains and flash floods in the state.

BSF officer among 6 dead in flash flood, landslides in Jammu

A BSF officer was among six persons killed in landslides and flash floods triggered by heavy rain in Jammu region on Wednesday, while at least 23 villages have been flooded in the region and authorities have sounded flood alert.

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.