Bihar flood-hit up the ante over relief shortage

Flood victims in Bihar`s Nalanda district Friday blocked roads for hours to protest inadequate assistance provided to them by the state government, police said.

Union Minister makes aerial survey of flood-hit areas of AP

Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju conducted an aerial survey of flood- affected areas of Arunachal Pradesh on Thursday.

Arunachal Pradesh CM announces Rs 10 crore grant to tackle flood situation

Chief Minister Nabam Tuki has ordered the release of Rs 10 crores to tackle flood situation in Arunachal Pradesh.

Over 12 lakh affected in Assam floods
Over 12 lakh affected in Assam floods

Over 12 lakh people have been affected in floods in 16 districts of Assam. Many rivers, including the mighty Brahmaputra and its tributaries, continue to flow above the danger level, the authorities said on Wednesday.

Women fight shame in flood-hit Bihar

Malti and Bhagwati Devi are just two of the thousands of people who have had to abandon their homes to take shelter on an embankment in flood-affected Bihar's Supaul district. Their main worry, however, is not hunger but the difficulties they face in going through their ablutions unlike men.

Incessant rains trigger landslides and floods in Arunachal

Incessant downpour over the past couple of days have triggered landslides and flood in various parts of Arunachal Pradesh throwing life out of gear while majority of the rivers in Lohit district have swelled up threatening Tezu and Namsai townships.

Flood situation worsens in Bihar, death toll climbs to 36

Flood situation on Sunday worsened in Bihar where two more people lost their lives taking the death toll to 36, while flood waters entered fresh areas, pushing up the number of affected districts to 17.

Nearly three lakh affected by Assam flood

Nearly three lakh people have been affected by floods in Assam which has claimed seven lives and has hit 15 districts of the state.

Assam: Brahmaputra flowing close to danger mark

River Brahmaputra in Assam was flowing in high flood situation, the government said today after monitoring the latest recordings.

Assam flood situation worsens

Assam`s flood situation in severly-hit Dhemaji and Lakhimpur districts on Saturday further worsened as river Subansiri in neighbouring Arunachal Pradesh was in spate.

UP floods: Situation continues to be grim, death toll rises to 89

The flood situation in Uttar Pradesh continued to be alarming with the condition of at least 20 dams in 11 affected districts stated to be dangerous, as per news reports on Saturday.

Relief amount for disaster-hit families revised in Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand government today effected a nearly three-fold hike in the amount given as one-time relief to families which lose their homes in natural disasters, revising the amount from Rs 2,700 to Rs 8,000.

Flood situation in Uttar Pradesh remains grim

Flood situation in some parts of Uttar Pradesh continued to be grim with the water level in river Rapti rising whereas rest of the northern India witnessed hot and dry weather conditions on Friday.

Flood situation grim in parts of UP, Bihar

The flood situation in some parts of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh continues to be grim today with the rivers Ghagra and Rapti flowing in "High Flood Situation".

Ghagra, Rapti above danger mark

The Ghagra in Bihar`s Siwan district and the Rapti in Uttar Pradesh`s Balrampur are flowing above the danger mark, a statement said on Friday.

UP flood toll touches 89; rain eludes north

Flood situation remained grave in Uttar Pradesh where the toll rose to 89 today as other parts of north India reeled under sultry weather in the absence of rains.

Rajnath Singh to visit flood-hit UP areas on Friday

Home Minister Rajnath Singh will on Friday visit the flood-hit areas of eastern Uttar Pradesh to review the situation, officials said.

UP flood situation grave, toll mounts to 89

Flood situation remained grave in Uttar Pradesh where the toll rose to 89 with reports of seven more deaths in the state whose eastern parts were worst hit.

Army called in to save submerged parts of Patna

The Bihar government has sought help from the Army to make a bridge to help people as various parts of Patna remained submerged in rain and drain water for the eighth consecutive day on Wednesday.

UP flood toll touches 82; weather mostly dry in north

The death toll from flood-related incidents in Uttar Pradesh touched 82 today though water level in major rivers started receding in the absence of rains as Southwest Monsoon significantly weakened over northern region.