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Tag: Flash Flood

Flood in Tamil Nadu
Flash Floods Wreak Havoc In Andhra, Tamil Nadu

Several parts of Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu continue to reel under floods caused by incessant rainfall over the last few days. While more than 20 persons have died in rain-related mishaps, over a hundred are still missing. Disaster response teams have been engaged in rescue and relief operations.

Hirakud Dam
21 Lakh People Hit By Heavy Rain In Odisha; Low-To-Medium Flood Expected In Mahanadi

The water level at Hirakud dam now stands at 628.23 ft against the full capacity of 630ft. Excess water is being released through 12 gates. The current inflow into the dam is 2,98,000 cusecs per second while the outflow is 2,25,000 cusecs.

NDRF Rescue
Watch: Power Dept Staff Hanging On Cables Over Flooded River In Maharashtra Rescued By NDRF

These terrifying visuals are from the Manor area near Surya River at Palghar in Maharashtra.

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Flash Flood
WATCH: Flash Flood Horror In Himachal Pradesh's Dharamshala After Heavy Rainfall

Heavy rainfall led to flash floods in Himachal Pradesh's Dharamshala region on Monday, throwing life into disarray.

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cyclone yaas
Cyclone Yaas: ‘Next 12 Hrs Crucial For Mayurbhanj, Flash Flood Likely In Budhabalang’

As the Severe Cyclonic Storm Yaas made landfall between Bhadrak and Balasore in Odisha on Wednesday morning, the Odisha Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) warned the people of Mayurbhanj district to exercise extreme caution for the next 12 hours.

Over 60,000 people affected by Sri Lanka flash floods

Colombo: Over 60,000 people have been affected by flash floods and heavy winds in Sri Lanka’s northern part after days of heavy rains, officials said on Monday. Out of those affected, over 11,000 people were evacuated to safe locations as their homes were inundated due to continuous rains, Sri Lanka’s Disaster Management Centre was cited […]

Bhanjanagar flash flood: Another body recovered

Berhampur: After 11 days of intense search operation, body of one of the four persons, who went missing after being swept away by flood waters of Adangi river at Bhutapankal village in Bhanjanagar , was recovered today. Along with the help of some local residents, rescue team officials recovered body of the deceased near the […]

Heavy rains trigger flood-like situation in Malkangiri

Malkangiri: Incessant heavy rains for the last 24 hours have triggered flash flood like situation in Pateru and Kankerkonda of the district. Water is running over 2 feet high on Pateru bridge as a result of swelling in water level of Pateru river. Similarly, water has submerged roads at Kankerkonda and Kanyashram in the district. […]

Flood fear looms large in north Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Authorities in Keonjhar, Bhadrak and Jajpur districts have stepped up their preparedness for rescue-and- relief operations as water level in three of the major rivers of north Odisha crossing the danger mark today. The situation in Balasore district is also being monitored, officials said. The state government has already mobilised ODRAF, NDRF and fire […]

Flood alert issued for six districts in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Met department has forecast heavy rains due to low pressure over Bay of Bengal following which the Odisha government today directed six Collectors to remain alert for possible flash flood in some rivers. The Collectors of Jajpur, Keonjhar, Bhadrak, Balasore, Mayurbhanj and Sundergarh have been alerted to face any possible eventuality, deputy relief commissioner […]

Hirakud to release first flood water on July 23

Sambalpur: Following rise in water level due to incessant rains triggered by low pressure in the upper catchments areas of Mahanadi, the Hirakud dam will release the season’s first flood water on July 23. Official sources said, the gates of the dam would be opened for discharge of flood waters after ceremonial puja at around 10 am, […]

Bhubaneswar Airport wall collapses; no impact on flight operations

Bhubaneswar: An operational boundary wall on northwest side of Biju Patnaik International Airport collapsed due to heavy rains accompanied by gusty winds here on Wednesday. The boundary wall surrounding the airport to a length of around 100 mts collapsed due to the torrential rain triggered by low pressure as a result of which rain water […]

Woman fights for life as ambulance gets stuck in flood water

Malkangiri: At a time when incessant rains in several districts of Odisha in the last couple of days has deteriorated the flood situation, a woman reportedly has been fighting for life in an ambulance which remained unmoved in Malkangiri owing to overflowing water. The woman, identified as Rame Padiami of Keriaguda village under Pidia block […]

Flood situation grim in Kalyansighpur; 70 percent areas still marooned

Bhawanipatna/Rayagada: Situation was grim today in Kalyansighpur block where 70 percent areas were cut-off from other parts of the State due to flash floods caused by rise in water levels in Nagabali and Kalayni rivers. Total 30 villages in Kalyansighpur block were marooned due to the flash floods. While Kumbharaguda village was washed away completely, […]

As flood situation wreaks havoc, political parties begin blame game

Bhubaneswar: The BJP has held Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik responsible for the flood situation in Southern Odisha as the latter is in charge of the Department of Water Resources. State BJP Vice President Sameer Mohanty, in a press meet on Sunday, alleged that absence of any project on prominent five rivers of Odisha – Bansadhara, […]