Tag: Flood

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Incessant rain brings southern Odisha to its knees; rivers in spate

Bhubaneswar: Due to a well-marked low pressure-turned-depression over Northwest Bay of Bengal off West Bengal and north Odisha coast, several places in Odisha especially southern districts have been battered by torrential rains leading to a flood-like situation. Several districts like Malkangiri, Kandhamal, Koraput, Rayagada and Kalahandi have received heavy to very heavy rainfall in the […]

  • Friday, 18 June 2021
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No flood-like situation in State: Deputy Relief Commissioner

Bhubaneswar: The state government today ruled out possibility of flood like situation in the state following heavy downpour for the last two days. Despite rainfall there is no possibility of a flood-like situation in the state as of now, informed State’s Deputy Relief Commissioner Pravat Ranjan Mohapatra. All district administrations were alerted four days ago […]

  • Friday, 18 June 2021
Flood In Balasore
'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.

  • Sunday, 30 May 2021
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.

  • Friday, 28 May 2021
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.

  • Friday, 28 May 2021
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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. 

  • Friday, 28 May 2021
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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.

  • Thursday, 27 May 2021
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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.

  • Wednesday, 26 May 2021
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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 […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Iran-flood
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 […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
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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 […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
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 […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Nepal-Flood
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
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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 […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
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