Tag: Flood Control

Incessant Rainfall: Jalaka river crosses danger mark, breach in Indravati canal
Incessant Rainfall: Jalaka river crosses danger mark, breach in Indravati canal

Residents who are already reeling under severe loss due to the flood last month, anticipated more loss. 

  • Monday, 12 September 2022
Flood in Odisha
Floods in Odisha: Govt's disaster management plans need drastic change in the approach

Satellite technology and GIS mapping should be used to study the flood patterns. Mitigation for flood damage would be more appropriate to manage floods rather than attempts to stop the river from flooding into the historical flood plains which nature has developed over centuries. 

  • Thursday, 25 August 2022
Tamil Nadu Rain Fury
Rain Fury: 75,000 Police Personnel Ready For Emergency In TN

State Disaster Response Force with rescue boats, wood cutting machines, and drilling machines have also been deployed.

  • Thursday, 11 November 2021
10 More States Witnessing Extreme Floods During Last 3 Years: Govt

The CWC also maintains flood damage data of the country, according to which, maximum damages due to floods, during 2017-2019, were in Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, West Bengal, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Kerala, and Karnataka.

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Wobbling Moon To Trigger Massive Flooding Worldwide, Warns NASA

According to a study by NASA, Earth is expected to see a four-fold rise in the number of floods as the lunar cycle accompanied by the climate crisis will lead to a rise in sea levels. 

  • Thursday, 15 July 2021
NRC Correction, Flood Control, Protection Of Rights Find Place In BJP's Poll Manifesto For Assam

Guwahati: Four days ahead of the Assam Assembly elections, BJP President J.P. Nadda on Tuesday released the party’s manifesto focusing chronic flood management, protection and development of the Assamese culture, empowerment of youths and women, correction of the NRC and check infiltrations. Announcing the ruling the BJP’s “Sankalp Patra”, Nadda said that there are 10 […]

  • Friday, 02 April 2021