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Tag: Flood

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Watch: Biker Swept Away In Flood Waters In Karnataka

A motorcycle rider was swept away in overflowing river water in Karnataka’s Tumakuru area. The rider was later rescued with the help of the locals.

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Rain Havoc & Flood Fury In Andhra Pradesh

Excessive rain wreaked havoc in several parts of Andhra Pradesh. The state witnessed heavy downpour due to a depression in Bay of Bengal. Many areas were flooded and people have reportedly been stranded. CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has directed the authorities to be vigilant and take necessary measures.

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Watch | Building & Cattle Getting Swept Away In Flood

Watch | Building & Cattle Getting Swept Away In Flood

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Rain Havoc: Mayurbhanj Villagers Put Life At Stake By Crossing River With Bamboo On Trees

Hundreds of residents of Dangadiha village at Mayurbhanj district in Odisha were seen putting their lives at stake by crossing Salandi River over two pieces of bamboos. The area is completely cut-off from the mainland due to incessant rain which caused swelling in the Salandi River.

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'Diarrhoea' Follows Cyclone In Marooned Balasore Villages

Days after Cyclone Yaas tore through Balasore and Bhadrak districts in Odisha, locals of Charigacchia Talasahi under Balasore Sadar block marooned by saline water are now allegedly infected by diarrhoea.

Cyclone Yaas-Induced Rainfall Likely To Trigger Medium Flood In Subarnarekha River
Cyclone Yaas-Induced Rainfall Likely To Trigger Medium Flood In Subarnarekha River

The water-level in the upper stream of Subarnarekha at Jamshola Ghat in West Bengal-Odisha border touched the danger-level at around 9 pm yesterday.

Cyclone Yaas Aftermath: Rain-Ravaged Similipal Fast Returning To Normalcy
Cyclone Yaas Aftermath: Rain-Ravaged Similipal Fast Returning To Normalcy

The situation at Similipal was brought under control by swift relief and restoration works taken up on war footing by the concerned district administration, NDRF personnel, forest and fire services departments.

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Cyclone Yaas-Induced Rain In Jharkhand Triggers Flood-Like Situation In Subarnarekhaha

Incessant rain under the impact of cyclone Yaas has triggered flood-like situation in Subarnarekha river which is flowing above the danger mark at Jamosala ghat in Balasore district. 

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‘Yaas’ Impact: Similipal Receives Record Rainfall, Major Rivers In Spate

An all-time record rainfall triggered by the cyclone Yaas in Similipal on Wednesday night left many rivers originating from the area in spate disrupting communication at several places.

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Cyclone Yaas: No Flood In Subarnarekha, Says Top Odisha WRD Official

The Chief Engineer of Odisha Water Resources Department (WRD) Jyotirmaya Rath dismissed reports raising fears of flood in Subarnarekha river following cyclone Yaas that battered Balasore and Bhadrak districts today.

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Dhenkanal: 30-ft Breach In Rengali Dam Inundates Acres Of Farmland, Triggers Panic In Villages

Dhenkanal: A 30-feet breach in the Rengali Left Bank Canal Division No-III near Lembupala village under Baunsapala panchayat of Dhenkanal district inundated acres of farmland near Lembupala and Baunsapala villages…

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Two Months On, Puri Residents Still Struggle With Flood Aftermath

Puri: Locals of Rahangarada village have been left grappling with problems after the flood that hit the district in August this year. Several roads connecting the village with different areas have either been washed away or partially damaged. Transport and communication facilities have been severely affected. Even ambulance is unable to reach the village as […]

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19 Dead In Mexico Due To Floods, Landslides

Mexico City: Floods and landslides caused by heavy rains have left at least 19 people dead and more than 900 houses damaged in Mexico’s Chiapas state, authorities said. So far, 20 municipalities in different regions of the state have been affected by overflowing rivers and landslides, Xinhua news agency quoted the state’s Civil Protection Secretariat […]

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Assam flood deteriorates, affects 2.25 lakh people in 9 districts

Guwahati: The ongoing third wave of floods in Assam further deteriorated on Sunday with 2.25 lakh people affected in nine districts, officials said. Officials of Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) said that around 10,000 hectares of crop land in 219 villages under nine districts have been inundated. “Hundreds of people have taken shelter in […]

Jajpur: Crop Loss Drives Farmer To End His Life
Jajpur: Crop Loss Drives Farmer To End His Life

Jajpur: A farmer at Barpada village under Binjharpur block in the district committed suicide on Friday by hanging after allegedly suffering huge crop loss due to the floods. The deceased has been identified as Ramakant Malik. Malik was under severe mental stress after floodwater marooned his farmland causing a massive crop loss. Distressed over the […]

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Two Brothers Drown While Crossing Canal On Banana Tree Raft In Odisha

Deogarh: In a tragic incident, two brothers drowned while crossing a canal on a banana tree raft in flood-hit Bari block of Jajpur district on Saturday. The two brothers have been identified as Subhrajit Behera and Mitan Behera of Meduakul village under Bari block of the district. Reportedly, the duo was crossing the canal on […]

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Cyclonic Circulation Over BoB: More Rain Alert For Odisha Amid Flood

Bhubaneswar: Even though the flood situation in Odisha is yet to improve, a fresh cyclonic circulation over the Bay of Bengal is likely to trigger rainfall in several parts of the State pounding more miseries on people. Bhubaneswar Meteorological Centre on Wednesday issued heavy rainfall and thunderstorm warning for 12 districts of the State notably […]

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Odisha Flood Update: 4 More Gates Of Hirakud Dam Closed As Inflow Of Water Decreases

Sambalpur: With gradual decrease in the inflow of water into Mahanadi River from the upper catchment areas of Chhattisgarh, the Hirakud dam authorities have closed four more sluice gates of the reservoir. At present, the inflow of floodwater in Hirakud is 4,94,094 lakh cusecs per second while the outflow is 6,65,624 lakh cusecs per second. […]

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Watch: The Timely Rescue Of 2 Brothers Trapped In A Submerged House For 3 Hours In Bhadrak

Bhadrak: Amid incessant rain triggered by low pressure pounding several parts of Odisha, the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel deployed in Bhadrak district turned godsend for two siblings trapped in a house submerged in the flood. After a three-hour-long operation, the NDRF team rescued the two brothers who were trapped in their house at […]

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1989 Villages In 19 Karnataka Districts Identified As Flood Prone

Bengaluru: The Karnataka government on Saturday said it has identified 1,989 villages and over 51 lakh people in 19 districts as flood-prone, as it prepares to face the ongoing rainy season. “In 19 districts, about 1,989 villages have been identified on a preliminary basis- as those likely to be affected by floods and 51,81,359 people […]

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Assam Flood Affects 11 Lakh People In 18 Districts, Death Toll Rises To 37

Guwahati: With two more fresh deaths on Saturday, the toll in the ongoing current wave of Assam floods has increased to 37. The situation, however, has largely improved in seven districts even as 11 lakh people in 18 of the state’s 33 districts have been affected, officials said. The Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) […]

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36 Million In India To Face Threat Of Annual Floods By 2050: Study

New Delhi: Nearly 36 million people in India will be threatened by flooding annually by 2050 if greenhouse gas emissions are not reduced, a new study has said, showing the potential of climate change to reshape cities, economies and coastlines within our lifetimes. By 2100, it warned, 44 million people will be under the risk […]

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Nearly 110 Dead In 4 Days Due To Heavy Rains Across Country

New Delhi: Nearly 110 people died in rain-related incidents across the country in the past four days, with Uttar Pradesh reporting the maximum deaths, while incessant rainfall in Bihar has badly hit normal life, with almost all areas of capital city Patna under knee-deep waters and people struggling to meet their daily needs. In what […]

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Over 20,000 flood victims trapped in Thailand

Bangkok: Over 20,620 victims in Thailand are awaiting evacuations from floods caused by tropical storms that have so far killed 34 people, officials said on Thursday. Director-General of the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) Chayaphol Thitisak said 32 provinces have suffered the effects of tropical storms “Podul” and “Kajiki”, as well as the […]

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Heavy Rainfall Warning: Odisha Collectors Put On Alert

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Friday issued an advisory to Collectors of several districts to remain alert in view of the heavy rain forecast issued by India Meteorological Department (IMD). As per the latest IMD bulletin, a low pressure area lies over North Odisha and neighbourhood with associated cyclonic circulation extending up to 7.6 km above […]

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Odisha alerts district collectors on possible flooding

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Thursday asked all district collectors to remain prepared for any possible flooding and water-logging in view of the heavy rainfall. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted a heavy downpour in several districts of the state in the next three days. While a red warning has been issued for four […]

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Incessant Rain Triggers Flood-Like Situation In Odisha Districts

Sundergarh/Balasore: Incessant rain in past few days has trigerred flood-like situation in several parts of Odisha including Sundergarh and Balasore districts. Under the impact of heavy rainfall in the upper catchment areas, the water level is rising in Brahmani river. However, the administration has ruled out occurrence of a full-fledged flood in the area. Several […]

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Flood Situation Yet To Improve In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Even though the Odisha government has claimed that there is no threat of flood in the State after the water level in Mahanadi river and its distributaries receded, many areas in Khurda, Cuttack, Kendrapara and Jagatsinghpur districts are still waterlogged. After a sudden increase in the water level of Rajua river yesterday evening, most […]

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Flood Threat Looms Large In Several Districts Of Odisha

Boudh/ Bolangir/Kalahandi/Phulbani: Relentless rainfall over the last two days has triggered a flood-like situation hitting normal life in several western parts of Odisha including Boudh, Bolangir, Kalahandi and Kandhamal districts. According to reports, several villages like Deogaon, Kamaghat and Gambaripadar in Boudh district were marooned after flood water from Tel river and Khadanga river swelled […]

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Heavy rains claim three lives in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The heavy and incessant rains in south and west Odisha earlier this week has claimed at least three lives, left two missing and hit over 1.3 lakh people in nine districts, an official said on Friday. The damage caused by the rain was known after the rain water receded from the submerged areas on […]

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30 Odisha Labourers Stranded In Gujarat Floods Rescued

Ahmedabad: A total of 32 labourers including 30 residents from Odisha got a new lease of life today when the Indian Air Force (IAF) rescued them from flood-hit Mahuva village in Navsari district of Gujarat. According to sources, heavy and incessant rain for last four days had marooned Mahuva village cutting off hundreds of local […]

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Heavy Rain Batters Malkangiri, Several Areas Marooned

Malkangiri: Incessant rain continues to lash Malkangiri triggering flood-like situation and cutting-off several low-lying regions of Malkangiri. With water level rising in the rivers, several bridges in the low-lying areas in Kokarkonda, MV-37 and Korkunda have been submerged. Road connectivity has been severely disrupted in many parts of the district. Traffic movement on many roads […]

Floods disrupt train services, death toll at 127 in Bihar

Patna: The railway services on the Samastipur-Darbhanga route were suspended on Sunday as it got submerged in the flood, which has affected as many as 13 districts in Bihar. According to Chief PRO of East-Central railway Rajesh Kumar, 10 trains have been cancelled and 12 others re-routed as the flood water reached the bridge number […]

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Floods, landslides claim 113 lives in Nepal

Kathmandu: Floods and landslides triggered by incessant monsoon rains across Nepal have claimed at least 113 lives while 38 people are still missing, officials said Sunday. Parts of central and southern Nepal including some areas of Kathmandu valley have been inundated due to incessant rains since last two weeks. At least 113 people were killed […]

Flood havoc continues in Bihar, over 18 lakh people affected

Patna: From villages to cities, entire north Bihar is facing a serious flood situation, forcing people to abandon their inundated houses to seek shelter at safer places, even as water levels of rivers in the area continue to rise. The worst-affected districts are Araria, Kishanganj, Supaul, Darbhanga, Sheohar, Sitamarhi, East Champaran, Madhubani, and Muzaffarpur. According […]

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51 people killed in South Africa floods

Johannesburg: At least 51 people have died after heavy rains battered South Africa, authorities said on Wednesday. The flooding began on Monday after heavy rain caused mudslides in several towns in Durban, the largest city in KwaZulu-Natal, government spokesman Lennox Mabaso told CNN. “The areas most affected are Amanzimtoti, Chatsworth, Mariannhill,” said Mabaso, who works […]

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Iran floods leave at least 30 dead, hundreds injured

Tehran: At least 30 people were killed in the flash floods that ravaged several parts of Iran over the last few days, Iranian Legal Medicine Organization (ILMO) said in a statement. According to ILMO website, Mehrdad Ali Bakhshi, deputy head of the organisation said that among the deceased, 19 people were from southern Shiraz city, five […]

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Indonesia floods: Death toll rises to 63

Jakarta: The death toll in the flash floods that hit Indonesia’s Papua province rose to 63 on Sunday even as rescue operations are underway to search for the dozens missing, a disaster official said. Torrential rains triggered the floods at around 6 p.m. in several villages in Jayapura district on Saturday. At least 21 people […]

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Titli Aftermath: SRC pegs property loss at Rs 2,765 cr

Bhubaneswar: Special Relief Commissioner Bishnupada Sethi today pegged the loss suffered due to Cyclone Titli and the resultant flood at around Rs 2,765 crore stating that the loss amount could increase as the final reports are yet to come. Sethi informed that a total of 8,125 villages under 128 blocks of 17 districts have been […]

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Cyclone Titli Impact: Naveen decides to keep birthday celebrations sombre

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday declared not to celebrate his 73rd birthday expressing solidarity with people who are affected by Cyclone Titli and the subsequent floods in some parts of the State. Besides, the Chief Minister’s Office has issued a directive asking ministers, MLAs and bureaucrats not to throng Naveen Niwas to celebrate […]

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