Heavy downpour has left many areas flooded in Kerala. Landslides triggered by rainfall in Idukki and Kottayam led to death of several persons. As per national media reports, more than 20 people have been killed and several are still missing.
Time and again, adversities have led us to something truly hopeful and inspiring. These images are from Punasita village in Balasore district, which has been grappling with flooding due to rise in the water level of Jalaka River.
As many as 22 blocks, 127 panchayats and 396 villages in Mayurbhanj have been affected due to the heavy rainfall triggered by low pressure.
“You cannot fulfill promises? We’ve better ways to make you realize your mistake” – say villagers of Bhagbatipada in Khordha district. Irate over non-completion of road work, the villagers recently forced two employees of the State Irrigation department to walk-and-wade through a muddy road.
As heavy rainfall batters Odisha, waterlogging inside Acharya Harihar Cancer Hospital in Cuttack left many patients in lurch on Monday (September 13).
As many as 200 pump sets have been engaged to discharge excess water from several localities in the town, while dry food arranged for the residents trapped in rainwater.
In view of incessant rainfall due to deep depression in Bay Of Bengal, schools in 12 districts of Odisha where red alert has been issued will remain closed for 2 days, informed School And Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash on Monday.
As anticipated on Sunday, Odisha’s capital city Bhubaneswar has recorded the wettest September as it witnessed a rainfall of 195mm during the period between September 12 (8:30AM) and September 13 (8:30AM).
Even as few places in the upper Mahanadi basin region in Odisha are predicted to record 9mm rainfall per hour on September 14, there is unlikely any emerging flood situation in the Mahanadi. Severe flood forecast as Baitarani will cross danger mark at Akhupada.
According to IMD, the low pressure system is very likely to move west-northwestwards and concentrate into a Depression over Northwest Bay of Bengal and adjoining areas of north Odisha-West Bengal coasts during next 12 hours.
Several low-lying areas are likely to get waterlogged due to the heavy rain induced by low-pressure over the Bay of Bengal
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.
As many as 41 bodies have been recovered at Taliye village in Raigad where a landslide struck on Thursday. Several others are still missing, Deputy Inspector General of Police (Konkan) Sanjay Mohite told.
In all these incidents, an estimated 70-80 persons are still feared trapped in the debris and rubble with the NDRF, Army, Navy and local teams attempting to save them as rains continued to lash the region.
The crocodiles are unleashing terror in villages. Each of the water bodies here is crocodile-infested. Venturing into a river to take a bath is like risking one's life. People are getting killed at regular intervals.
In other incidents, at least 30 persons were killed in different landslides or hillslides in Raigad, Ratnagiri and Satara and over 50 others still feared trapped in these districts that have witnessed heavy floods and waterlogging after heavy rains in the past 48 hours.
The weather department has predicted heavy rain in several parts especially coastal and interior regions of Odisha today
Heavy rainfall led to flash floods in Himachal Pradesh's Dharamshala region on Monday, throwing life into disarray.
Due to inclement weather and heavy rains, all incoming flights to Dharamshala airport at Gaggal have been cancelled.
As per reports, heavy rain pounded Cuttack for over an hour.
Several parts of Odisha including Twin City experienced severe thunderstorm activity on Sunday.
The Regional Meteorological Centre in Bhubaneswar had issued heavy rain warning for several parts of the State including the Twin Cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar.
Low Pressure Area over North coastal Odisha and adjoining Gangetic West Bengal and Jharkhand now lies over south Jharkhand & neighbourhood
Odisha is likely to experience heavy to very heavy rainfall from June 10-June 14. According to the latest forecast of the regional Centre of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) in Bhubaneswar, a low pressure is likely to form over North Bay of Bengal & neighbourhood around June 11, 2021.
In the aftermath of Cyclone Yaas, heavy rainfall was witnessed in Similipal & Karanjia areas of Mayurbhanj district. Heavy rainfall in Similipal area triggered a rise in water levels in rivers passing through the national park.