Monday, October 25, 2021


Editorial: Man-made disaster

Extreme weather events have become the norm in Kerala which has been bearing the brunt of heavy rains and floods with unfailing regularity. After...

Gritty villagers of Nizamabad face flood fury

Hyderabad: These villagers are a gritty lot! At least 400 families in Hangarga and Bikanelli villages in Bodhan, Nizamabad district, are undaunted even in...

Telangana: Minister KTR tours flood-affected areas in Sircilla

Rajanna Sircilla: Municipal Administration and Urban Development Minister KT Rama Rao toured flood-affected areas in Sircilla town on Wednesday. Due to torrential rains since...

16 die as floods swamp public hospital in central Mexico

Tula (Mexico): Torrential rains in central Mexico suddenly flooded a hospital early Tuesday, killing 16 patients, possibly due to the loss of oxygen equipment...

Floods kill 21 people in China’s Hubei province

As of 9:00 a.m. local time (1:00 GMT) 530 mm of rainfall were recorded in Liulin, with floodwaters rising to up to 5 meters (16 feet).

Heavy rainfall in Japan causes mudslide, threatens floods

The Japan Meteorological Agency issued heavy rain and mudslide warnings in parts of the southern main island of Kyushu.

Opinion: Rising menace of floods

The National Flood Commission recommendations have failed to achieve much success in mitigating floods

More than 1200 villages in Uttar Pradesh hit by floods

A report from the Relief Commissioner office said a "population of 5,46,049 in 1,243 villages in 23 districts is affected by floods".

Maharashtra: 112 dead, 99 missing in rain-related incidents

As per the state government's data, about 1 lakh 35 thousand people have been evacuated from the flood-affected areas.

Maharashtra: 44 bodies recovered from debris of Raigad landslide

Total 6 locations experienced landslides in Raigad district. At one location, rescue operation still continues. According to officials and staff present at the spot,

Forest Minister Indrakaran Reddy visits flood-affected areas in Nirmal

He stated that not only resident of Nirmal town, but farmers also suffered losses due to nature's fury.

Maharashtra: 5 dead in Raigad landslides and floods

Four landslides have been reported in Raigad due to incessant rains, which have led to the roads being blocked.

China floods: Death toll goes up to 33

Rainwater has damaged more than 215,200 hectares of crops, causing a direct economic loss of about 1.22 billion yuan (about USD 188.6 million), state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

Water bodies overflowing in erstwhile Karimnagar

Flood waters entered houses in Chinthakunta, Kathalpaur mandal of Jagitial district with local rivulet Bandacheruvu overflowing.

13 killed in flooded tunnel in China

A total of 14 workers were trapped in the construction site of the Shijingshan tunnel, part of the Zhuhai city's Xingye expressway, when the site was flooded on July 15.

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