Floods

Chiplun bus depot manager sits atop submerged bus for nine hours to save Rs 9 lakh cash from floods

The Chiplun town in Ratnagiri district of Konkan region was pounded by heavy rains last Thursday, causing severe flooding in the area. The water level at the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation's (MSRTC) depot there also kept rising, submerging buses parked in the premises.

Jul 27, 2021, 15:16 PM IST

China Flood: Roads turned into sea, rain water filled in metro, 12 people died

The floods in China have taken a more severe form, due to which the roads have turned into the sea and the metro station was seen submerged in water. 12 people died due to the floods and many people are still missing.

Jul 21, 2021, 18:50 PM IST

Over 160 people dead in Germany flash floods, widespread damage reported - In Pics

The flashfloods which hit several parts of Germany has resulted in the deaths of more than 160 people. The floods engulfed large parts of the country tearing through villages, sweeping away houses, roads and bridges and highlighting gaps in how warnings of severe weather are passed on to the public. 

Jul 21, 2021, 12:38 PM IST

Death toll in Germany and Belgium floods rises to 170, hundreds still missing

Around 140 people have so far died in the flooding in Germany's worst natural disaster in more than half a century. 

Jul 18, 2021, 07:01 AM IST

Floods sweep through western Europe, causing death and destruction

At least 42 people have died in Germany and dozens were missing on Thursday (July 15) as swollen rivers caused by record rainfall across western Europe swept through towns and villages, leaving cars upended, houses destroyed and people stranded on rooftops. The floods have caused Germany`s worst mass loss of life in years. 

Jul 16, 2021, 10:56 AM IST

A 'wobble' in moon's orbit can lead to floods, warns NASA

A study, conducted by NASA, says that a 'wobble' in Moon's orbit combined with rising sea levels due to climate change will lead to devastating floods in the world. The situation is likely to become especially grim around mid-2030s.

Jul 13, 2021, 12:41 PM IST

Japan floods: Rescue work continues after deadly landslides, 20 missing in Atami city

Landslides triggered by torrential rains in the central city of Atami in Japan, killed at least two and hampered the rescue operation of 20 missing people.

Jul 04, 2021, 12:51 PM IST

Flash floods and mudslides kill at least 4 in Sri Lanka, displaces over 5000

Rains have been pounding six districts of the Indian Ocean island nation since Thursday night, and many houses, paddy fields and roads have been inundated, blocking traffic.

Jun 05, 2021, 14:40 PM IST

Thousands remain stranded by flooding in eastern Australia

Around 20,000 people remained stranded by major flooding in eastern Australia. 

Mar 25, 2021, 12:44 PM IST

Australia faces worst floods in 50 years, mass evacuation carried out

The flooding comes in stark contrast with the devastating bushfires that struck Australia in late 2019 and early 2020 when nearly 7 per cent of NSW land was scorched.

Mar 21, 2021, 16:09 PM IST

Heavy rainfall forces mass evacuations, flood warnings on Australia's east coast

The Bureau of Meteorology has warned of the heavy rainfall could lead to life-threatening flash flooding amid damaging winds of up to 70 kilometres per hour (43 miles per hour) with gusts exceeding 90 kilometres per hour.

Mar 20, 2021, 11:51 AM IST

Explained: Himalayan glaciers sensitive to climate change, rapidly shrinking

The science behind what is currently happening in the Himalayas was forecasted by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in its 2019 report that says glaciers would retreat in the upcoming years, causing landslides and floods. Himalayan glaciers play an important role in South Asia, providing drinking water and water resources for agriculture, hydropower and biodiversity.

Feb 09, 2021, 15:47 PM IST

Central team to visit Andhra Pradesh to assess flood damage

The team will also suggest to the Home Ministry through its assessment report whether the disaster can be considered "severe" in nature.

Oct 25, 2020, 20:51 PM IST

High tech Hyderabad on its knees after heavy rainfall

Hyderabad witnessed a second bout of torrential rain on October 17 evening barely days after heavy rainfall devastated the capital city of Telangana earlier this week. Flood like situation led to traffic snarls and water-logging in several areas of Hyderabad city.

Oct 18, 2020, 10:52 AM IST

Flood like situation after heavy rainfall in Hyderabad's low lying areas

Hyderabad witnessed a second bout of torrential rain on October 17 evening barely days after heavy rainfall devastated the capital city of Telangana earlier this week. Flood like situation led to traffic snarls and water-logging in several areas of Hyderabad city.

Oct 18, 2020, 09:02 AM IST

Fresh floods across four Assam districts affect over 34,000 people, kill one

The floods, caused by incessant rain in the past few days, also inundated 4,200 hectares of cropland besides submerging the low lying areas.

 

Sep 15, 2020, 00:17 AM IST

Narmada flowing 8 feet above the danger mark in Hoshangabad, taking steps to help everyone, says Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday (August 31) said that the water of Narmada river is flowing about 8 feet above the danger mark in Hoshangabad and state government is making all efforts to help everyone. CM Chouhan added that five Indian Air Force helicopters were deployed in the district to rescue people stranded due to floods.

Aug 31, 2020, 12:35 PM IST

Video: Heavy rains, floods wreak havoc in India

Heavy showers in several parts of Madhya Pradesh for the past couple of days has caused a severe flood-like situation in the state.

Aug 31, 2020, 08:46 AM IST

Flood water of Mahanadi inundates several villages in Odisha

Mahanadi, the biggest river in Odisha, is in spate following heavy downpour in its upper catchment areas in neighbouring Chhattisgarh three days ago 

Aug 30, 2020, 18:15 PM IST

Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan briefs PM Narendra Modi about flood situation in state

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday talked to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over phone and informed him about the flood situation in the state. 

Aug 30, 2020, 10:49 AM IST