Cyclone Tauktae: Western Railways cancels over 60 trains between May 15-21, check full list here

As Cyclone Tauktae which has formed over the Arabian Sea heads towards Gujarat the Indian Metreological Department (IMD) has warned impact in five states with heavy to very heavy rains and strong winds gusting upto 175 Kmph.

May 15, 2021, 20:58 PM IST

Cyclone Tauktae to hit five states, severe floods predicted in Kerala, Tamil Nadu

With Cyclone Tauktae intensifying into a cyclonic storm on Saturday (May 15, 2021), severe flood-like situations have been predicted for Tamil Nadu and Kerala. The Central Water Commission (CWC) also issued an ‘orange bulletin’, predicting a severe flood situation, in the two states on Saturday.  

May 15, 2021, 15:03 PM IST

Cyclone Tauktae update! Travelling to West, South India? Check Vistara, Indigo flight advisory here

Cyclone Tauktae is nearing coastal Karnataka. 

May 15, 2021, 11:45 AM IST

Uttarakhand forest fire: IAF continues fire fighting operations in Pauri, Tehri districts

The Indian Air Force (IAF) continues to carry out fire fighting operations in Uttarakhand on Tuesday (April 6), which is the second day. Several sorties are being conducted over the burning forests of Pauri and Tehri districts to spray water over the flames and extinguish them.

Apr 06, 2021, 14:06 PM IST

Uttarakhand forest fires: Centre extends help to state, NDRF team deployed

The Uttarakhand forest department has received reports of at least 40 active forest fires. As the temperature is increasing in the state, the incidents of such forest fires is also on rise. 

Apr 05, 2021, 14:55 PM IST

Badhir News: Special show for hearing impaired, Feb 10, 2021

Badhir News is a special section of Zee News for deaf people which is specially designed by keeping deaf people in mind only. This brings you the latest news updates of every afternoon.

Feb 10, 2021, 16:14 PM IST

NDRF deploys more teams, choppers as Dzukou Valley wildfire rages on

NDRF has deployed more teams, choppers to control Dzukou Valley wildfire. A total of 7 NDRF teams have been pressed into action. IAF is deploying 3 more helicopters equipped with Bambi Bucket,

Jan 02, 2021, 10:23 AM IST

Cyclone Nivar: Union Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba reviews preparations; assures Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Andhra Pradesh of full support

The Chief Secretaries informed the NCMC about their preparedness. DG, IMD briefed the committee about the latest situation of Nivar cyclone. 

Nov 24, 2020, 21:58 PM IST

Cyclone Nivar to cross Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts with wind speed of 120-130 km per hour on Wednesday: IMD

Cyclone Nivar is the second cyclone in the Bay of Bengal this year. In May, Cyclone Amphan had developed into a 'super cyclonic storm'.

Nov 24, 2020, 21:01 PM IST

Cyclone Nivar: NDRF deploys 1200 rescuers, puts 800 on standby ahead of landfall in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Andhra Pradesh

In view of the current COVID-19 scenario, the NDRF teams are also equipped with appropriate PPE kits.

Nov 24, 2020, 20:35 PM IST

Death toll in Bhiwandi building collapse rises to 35, rescue work continues

The death toll in the Bhiwandi building collapse site which took place on Monday has risen to 35 on Wednesday, the National Disaster Relief Force (NDRF) said.

Sep 23, 2020, 09:39 AM IST

Bhiwandi update: 10 people died after three-storey building collapses

In a tragic incident in Maharashtra's Bhiwandi a three-storey building collapsed on Monday (September 21) taking away life of at least 10 people and several were feared trapped.

Sep 21, 2020, 12:20 PM IST

22-year-old rescued from flooded Madhya Pradesh village gives birth to baby

Recounting the Saturday night in Mangrol village, located about 110 kms away from the district headquarters, the woman's husband Rajkumar said the village was surrounded by water due to rise in the level of the Narmada river following heavy rains.

Aug 30, 2020, 19:40 PM IST

15 dead in Raigad building collapse, rescue operation still underway after 36 hours

Atleast 15 people have been killed in the building collapse incident at Maharashtra's Raigad district and the relief and rescue work is still underway more than 36 hours since the incident occurred. 

Aug 26, 2020, 08:04 AM IST

Raigad building collapse death toll rises to 13; 4-5 people feared trapped under debris, NDRF rescue operation underway

 A five-year-old boy was rescued on Tuesday (August 25) from the debris almost 19 hours after a five-storey building collapsed in Raigad district of Maharashtra, police said.

Aug 25, 2020, 15:10 PM IST

Heavy rainfall in Gujarat kills 9, NDRF rescues 30 people

As heavy rainfall continue to wreak havoc in Gujarat, nine people were killed and nearly 1900 people were shifted to a safer place. The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) is deployed at several places for the rescue operation.

Aug 25, 2020, 09:05 AM IST

5-storey building collapses in Maharashtra's Raigad, over 50 people feared trapped; NDRF team rushed to spot

A five-storey building collapsed in Mahad city in the Raigad district of Maharashtra on Monday (August 24). According to reports, the incident took place on Monday evening and close to 50 people are feared to be trapped inside the structure. 

Aug 24, 2020, 19:50 PM IST

Supreme Court dismisses plea to transfer PM CARES Fund to NDRF

Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a petition seeking the transfer of money in PM CARES Funds to National Disaster Relief Fund. The SC said that fresh national disaster plan for coronavirus COVId-19 is not needed and observed that funds collected in PM CARES fund are meant for charitable trust.

Aug 18, 2020, 11:01 AM IST

Death toll in Kerala's Idukki district landslide rises to 49

A total of 12 people who were rescued from the landslide site are currently undergoing treatment in the hospital, said the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF). 

Aug 10, 2020, 20:03 PM IST

Kozhikode Plane Crash: What NDRF DG SN Pradhan says on the plane crash?

According to NDRF director-general SN Pradhan, the team of NDRF was immediately sent to Karipur Airport.

Aug 08, 2020, 02:00 AM IST