PDP seeks ample resources from Centre to deal with post-flood situation

 Describing growing unemployment as a matter of "grave concern", PDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday sought "ample resources" from the Centre for post-flood economic reconstruction and to supplement the peace efforts in Jammu and Kashmir.

DNA: Analysis of flood situation in Assam

The death toll in this year’s Assam floods has climbed to 12 now. Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) stated that over 6.55 lakh people have been affected by the floods so far.

Assam seeks Rs 500 crore from Centre as interim flood relief

The Assam government on Monday sought an interim relief of Rs 500 crore for relief, rehabilitation and repair works in flood-affected areas across the state, which has claimed lives of at least 13 persons so far.

Assam flood toll hits 13, CM Tarun Gogoi undertakes aerial visit

The flood situation across Assam continued to be grim as the toll rose to 13 on Sunday and 18 districts still remain inundated, officials said.

Flood scene grim in Arunachal

Flood situation continued to remain grim in Namsai and Lohit districts of Arunachal Pradesh with major rivers in high spate flowing above the danger mark following continuous downpour in the past couple of days.

Assam flood situation worsens, 3 lakh people affected

Heavy rains in the past few days have affected nearly three lakh people in Assam.

Assam flood situation worsens following incessant rainfall

Assam's flood situation worsened further on Thursday following incessant rainfall in the catchment areas affecting population of nearly three lakh in 13 districts of the state.

Indonesian police fire tear gas, water cannon at Jakarta protesters

Residents facing eviction from a flood-prone part of Indonesia`s capital of Jakarta clashed with police on Thursday, prompting security forces to fire tear gas and water cannon.

Flood situation in Assam grim, over 2 lakh people affected

The flood situation in Assam turned grim on Wednesday following incessant rains here in the past few days which have affected nearly two lakh people in over 280 villages in the state.

Govt orders 2-day shutdown of schools in WGH Meghalaya district

The Meghalaya government on Wednesday asked all schools in West Garo Hills district to remain shut for the next 48 hours for the safety of school going children as heavy rainfall has triggered flood and landslips in the state.

Distribution of relief materials in flood-hit districts top priority now: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday accorded 'top priority' to distribution of relief materials and reconstruction work in flood-affected districts even as the opposition continued to press for forming all-party committees from district level to block level to do the relief work.

Yamuna crosses warning mark, Delhi govt asks people to be alert
Yamuna crosses warning mark, Delhi govt asks people to be alert

With the Yamuna crossing the warning mark of 204.00 metre on Monday, Delhi government swung into action and told people residing in low-lying areas to stay alert for evacuation.

DNA: Stranded people in sudden flash flood rescued in MP

Stranded people on a hillock due to flooding of a rivulet in Budhni tehsil of the district of Madhya Pradesh, were rescued after a nearly ten-hour-long operation.

Stranded people rescued as flash flood hits MP

Thirteen persons stranded on a hillock due to flooding of a rivulet in Budhni tehsil of the district, were rescued after a nearly ten-hour-long operation, a senior police official said on Monday.

Heavy rains and floods affect normal life in North India

Heavy to very heavy rains considerably brought down temperature in North India even as it led to waterlogging and disruption of road traffic and landslide on several stretches of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh.

HP: Four feared dead in flash floods triggered by cloudburst

Four persons including three members of a family were feared dead as flash floods triggered by a cloudburst wrecked havoc in Dharampur area of Mandi district, 250 km from here, Saturday morning, inundating vast areas, washing away vehicles and perishing several heads of cattle.

Myanmar flood death toll climbs to 88

The death toll from severe flooding across Myanmar has risen to 88, officials said on Friday, as rising waters swallowed more homes in low-lying regions in some of the poorest parts of the country.

YMA sends rice to Mizo flood victims in Myanmar

The Young Mizo Association (YMA) on Friday sent 100 quintals of rice to neighbouring Myanmar as an immediate relief for the Mizo victims of massive flood in that country.

Health of hydraulic structures in Nepal being assessed after quake

In the wake of the strong 7.9 magnitude earthquake in Nepal, action has been initiated to assess the health of hydraulic structures of the mountainous country on the rivers flowing into India, the Government said on Thursday.

Bengal flood toll 85; Mamata calls all-party meet

 West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday called for an all-party meeting on Saturday to discuss the present flood situation in the state, which has claimed 85 lives so far.