PM Modi sanctions nearly Rs 940 cr assistance for flood-hit Tamil Nadu

The Centre is also sending a team to Tamil Nadu to assess the damage and "further action will be taken after the team submits its report," it said. The assistance was sanctioned in response to a request of the state government.

Heavy rains continue in Tamil Nadu, toll rises to 122
Heavy rains continue in Tamil Nadu, toll rises to 122

The toll in rain-related incidents since the onset of the north-east monsoon last month rose to 122 on Sunday with the death of a 27-year old man here in a building collapse, police said.

Lessons to learn in tackling rain, flood: Nirmala Sitharaman

After visiting the flood ravaged districts in Tamil Nadu due to heavy rains, Union Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said there were lessons to be learnt over managing floods while the Minister of State for Shipping slammed the local authorities for their carelessness.

19 persons killed in two days in rain related incidents in Tamil Nadu

As many as 19 persons had been killed in the last two days in various rain-related incidents including floods in Tamil Nadu, the government said on Wednesday and announced a total relief of Rs 76 lakh to their families.

Brazil witnesses flood, 15 dead and more than 40 injured

Brazil is under a catastrophic flood where more than 15 people have died while more than 40 are injured in the incident.

Several dead as severe floods hit Sierra Leone capital

 At least seven people have died with hundreds made homeless as swathes of Sierra Leone`s capital were submerged by massive flooding after hours of torrential rain, emergency management officials said Thursday.

President Mukherjee expresses concern over flooding, landslides in Japan

President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday sent a message to His Imperial Majesty Emperor Akihito of Japan expressing concern over the flooding and landslides in North Eastern Japan.

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Assam flood claims five more lives, toll rises to 36

Flood situation in Assam continued to be critical with five more deaths reported from three districts taking the toll to 36.

Arunachal Pradesh reeling under flood-like situation

Several districts of Arunachal Pradesh on Wednesday continued to reel under flood-like situation triggered by incessant rain over the past few days even as work for restoration of essential services was on in full swing.

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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.