In a first, IIT Roorkee, NDMA developed app that predicts natural disasters

As per the information shared by Uttarakhand Cabinet Minister Dhan Singh Rawat on Monday (August 30, 2021), the app will alert about the probable natural calamities beforehand.

Aug 31, 2021, 07:23 AM IST

'Robust' Covid ex gratia scheme in works, need 4 weeks more: Centre

On June 30, the Supreme Court had said the Centre failed to perform its statutory duty cast under Section 12 of the Disaster Management Act to issue minimum standards of relief for families of those people who lost their lives to Covid-19.

Jul 20, 2021, 20:48 PM IST

Amit Shah meets NDMA, NDRF, IMD, Indian Coast Guard on Cyclone Nisarga

Amit Shah also held a video conference meeting with Chief Ministers of Gujarat and Maharashtra,

Jun 01, 2020, 22:31 PM IST

Centre extends lockdown by 2 more weeks till May 31; all air, metro travel prohibited

The Ministry of Home Affairs on Sunday (May 17) announced an extension of lockdown till May 31 to curb the spread of the infectious coronavirus COVID-19 disease. Lockdown 4.0 will commence from Monday and will last till May 31, according to the MHA notification.

May 17, 2020, 19:15 PM IST

Godavari boat tragedy: Petition filed in SC seeking recovery of missing dead bodies, boat

The petition was filed by former lawmaker GV Harsha Kumar in the wake of a tragic boat accident in the Godavari River on September 15, last month, in which over 28 persons died and a score went missing.

Oct 05, 2019, 19:08 PM IST

On 19th day of Meghalaya rescue ops, divers find coal, wooden structure, but not trapped miners

The rescue operations to trace 15 miners trapped in an abandoned Meghalaya coal mine are on for the past 19 days.

Dec 31, 2018, 20:31 PM IST

Cyclone Titli: 'What to do before, during & after a Cyclone', NDMA issues advisories and warnings

Here's what you should do when the cyclone hits:

Oct 10, 2018, 12:17 PM IST

NDMA issues heavy rain alert across south, east and central India

Heavy rains are expected to lash several parts of India on Friday, August 10, warned the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA).

Aug 10, 2018, 12:43 PM IST

Rains wreak havoc in Pakistan; 14 killed, 19 injured

At least 14 people were killed and 19 others injured as torrential rains wreaked havoc in Pakistan`s Punjab and northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces, officials said.

Jul 05, 2018, 08:13 AM IST

Heat wave and lightning: NDMA reviews preparedness of states, asks them to run public awareness campaigns

Most parts of Rajasthan reeled under a heat wave on Thursday with Bikaner recording the highest temperature of 44.5 degrees Celsius.

May 17, 2018, 21:48 PM IST

Government plans region-specific SMS service to alert people about natural disasters

The alert would be issued by the service providers of that particular area to all of their subscribers, another official said. 

May 08, 2018, 21:23 PM IST

IMD issues fresh thunderstorm warning: Here's what you can do to stay safe

The NDMA on Friday issued a set of guidelines suggesting what people should do and what not during thundershowers and dust storms.

May 04, 2018, 19:01 PM IST

NDMA to conduct mock exercise on earthquake in northeast

Preparedness measures required to be taken at individual, societal and institutional levels to minimise the effects of an earthquake were discussed.

Apr 25, 2018, 06:59 AM IST

Avalanche warning issued for J&K, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand

The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has issued an avalanche warning on Friday for the next 24 hours for some districts of Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand.

Mar 16, 2018, 17:15 PM IST

NDMA issues avalanche warning for Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand

NDMA has issued an avalanche warning for next 24 hours for Baramulla, Bandipora and Kupwara.

Mar 13, 2018, 18:40 PM IST

Heavy rainfall predicted in coastal Kerala and Tamil Nadu, fishermen advised caution

The sea is expected to be 'rough to very rough' around the area as well as in Lakshadweep between March 13 and 15.

Mar 13, 2018, 13:12 PM IST

NDMA gears up to deal with heat wave, asks states to prepare 'action plan'

The NDMA has asked all states to prepare an action plan to deal with heat wave.

Feb 23, 2018, 08:07 AM IST

Gurugram villagers left disappointed after 'fallen meteor' turned out to be frozen human poop

The object's yellowish-brown colour and transparent surface led villagers to mistake it for a space rock. Some villagers even took pieces of the rock home and refrigerated it.

Jan 22, 2018, 18:38 PM IST

Mumbai rains: NDMA issues guidlelines – Do's and Dont's

Heavy rains on Tuesday pummelled Mumbai and adjoining areas, disrupting rail, road and air services.​

Aug 29, 2017, 17:14 PM IST

Heatwave in India: IMD trains states as temperatures soar above normal

Currently, some states across India are reeling under sweltering heat, with some cities recording temperatures above normal during this time of the year.

Mar 30, 2017, 11:53 AM IST