Five recent cloudbursts that shook the nation

Five recent cloudbursts that shook the nation

On a day, when some 30 people have perished in Uttarakhand in a devastating cloudburst, it is pertinent to list some of the recent calamities that shook the nation.

Heavy rains lash Himachal Pradesh, Met department predicts more in coming days

Heavy rains lash Himachal Pradesh, Met department predicts more in coming days

The Meteorological department of Himachal Pradesh has predicted heavy rains in several provinces in the next four to five days.

Heavy rains in Kerala, low-lying areas waterlogged

Heavy rains in Kerala, low-lying areas waterlogged

Heavy monsoon rains on Sunday lashed Kerala since morning leaving many low-lying areas waterlogged.

Storms leave three million without water in Chile capital

Three million people in the Chilean capital were without drinking water on Saturday after heavy rain caused landslides that fouled the rivers supplying the city, officials said.

Landslide near Vaishno Devi Shrine, route diverted

Landslide near Vaishno Devi Shrine, route diverted

Heavy rains in Jammu and Kashmir today evening have resulted in landslides on roads leading to Bhawan in Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine.

Search for more victims as deadly US floods stress levees

Record flooding from the rain-swollen Mississippi River and its tributaries stressed dams and levees to the breaking point in parts of Illinois, one of several central US states reeling from winter storms that have killed some two dozen people.

It's raining in Chennai again, residents worried

After one-and-a-half days, rains started to lash Chennai again on Friday evening, causing more worry to residents already suffering from torrential rains and floods.

PM Modi takes stock of Tamil Nadu floods as life comes to grinding halt in Chennai

PM Modi takes stock of Tamil Nadu floods as life comes to grinding halt in Chennai

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday took stock of the flood situation in Tamil Nadu and discussed it with his cabinet colleagues, including the Home and Finance Ministers.

Chennai floods: Eight most-affected areas

Chennai floods: Eight most-affected areas

Several areas in the Chennai and neighbouring areas have got flooded with people stranded on streets, rooftops and other places.

Tamil Nadu braces for more heavy rains

Tamil Nadu's capital Chennai has been crippled by what authorities are describing as the worst rain in a century. The rains have left the city submerged and airport flooded. Train and bus services have also been brought to a halt by the incessant rains

High-level central team to visit rain-battered Chennai today

High-level central team to visit rain-battered Chennai today

Over 120 people lost their lives in Tamil Nadu in the last fortnight following floods caused by incessant rains.

Heavy rains continue to lash Chennai; several areas submerged

Heavy rains continue to lash Chennai; several areas submerged

The situation continues to remain grim in the Tamil Nadu capital and is unlikely to subside soon as the Northeast Monsoon has become vigorous.

Heavy rain batters Chennai, other places

The weather department has warned of isolated heavy rain over Tamil Nadu and Puducherry.

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.

LIVE: Normalcy returning to Tamil Nadu as Northeast Monsoon fury abates

Heavy rains have abated in Tamil Nadu's capital Chennai after leaving the city submerged for two days.

DNA: Chennai receives heaviest rainfall in a decade, city plunged in despair

Chennai had 246.5 mm rainfall in the last 24 hours which broke the record of November 2005 which saw 142.4 mm, said Thambi Narayanan, deputy director general, meteorological department, Chennai.

Puducherry educational institutions to remain closed today following incessant rains

The Union Territory of Puducherry has declared closure of all educational institutions on Monday following incessant rains even as normal life was hit due to the squally weather.

Heavy rains continue to disrupt normal life in Tamil Nadu

Heavy rains continued to disrupt normal life in Tamil Nadu on Sunday.

Heavy rain leaves 55 dead in Tamil Nadu

Heavy rain leaves 55 dead in Tamil Nadu

Incessant rains and heavy winds have been battering the state for the last few days. Heavy rains inundated many areas in Chennai, throwing normal life out of gear.

58 Iraqis died of electrocution during heavy rains: Ministry

Fifty-eight Iraqis died of electrocution during heavy rains and flooding last week, the health ministry said today, illustrating the dangers posed by the country's dilapidated infrastructure.