Schools In Rajasthan's Kota & Bundi Districts To Be Closed On August 23 Due To Severe Rainfall
As the state of Rajasthan continues to experience severe rains, schools in the Kota and Bundi districts will be closed on August 23. District administration and the government made the decision to extend the holiday due to a flood-like situation in both districts. Additionally, the IMD has issued a warning regarding isolated sections of Rajasthan's eastern and western regions experiencing severe rain.
Tags: Rajasthan, heavy rains, schools closed, Kota, flood situation
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IMD Issues Red Alert, Predicts Heavy Rainfall In Isolated Regions Of MP
Amid heavy rains in many parts of Madhya Pradesh, schools are being closed in the low lying regions, including state capital Bhopal. On August 22, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) also issued a red alert and predicted heavy-to-very-heavy rainfall with extremely heavy rainfall at isolated places of MP. Moreover, due to the rain situation, people of the state are suffering from water logging situations, with traffic issues.
Tags: Rainfall alert, Madhya Pradesh, IMD, Schools Shut, flood situation
Courtesy: Press Trust of India
SDRF Troops Rescue Flood Victims In Maharashtra Villages
Personnel from State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) on July 19 rescued residents in flood-affected villages of Ghugus, Belsani, and Soit in Warora, Maharashtra's Chandrapur district. Various districts in Maharashtra have been affected by excessive rains this season, prompting the Maharashtra government to deploy 13 NDRF and three SDRF teams across the state. On July 18, the flood situation in Maharashtra's Wardha district remained dire, with… read-more
Tags: Maharashtra , flood situation, heavy rains, SDRF, NDRF
Heavy Rains In Ahmedabad Cause Severe Water Logging, Flood-Like Condition
Ahmedabad saw major water logging and a flood-like condition as a result of heavy rains on July 11. Meteorological Department forecasted mild to moderate rainfall in Gujarat over the next five days. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah guaranteed Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Rajnikant Patel necessary assistance. Gujarat administration, State Disaster Response Force, and National Disaster Response Force are… read-more
Tags: flood situation, Ahmedabad , heavy rains, Gujarat, NDRF
Kashmir Valley Reports Flood Like Situation Amid Continuous Rainfall
Heavy rains in Jammu and Kashmir could lead to flood-like situation in the Kashmir valleys, as most of the water bodies are having rise in water level. On June 22, the concerned authorities said, after the continuous rainfall for the past four days Jhelum river crossed the flood alarm mark at Sangam in Anantnag. In regard to this, the authorities started moving people from low-lying areas to safer locations.
Tags: Jammu and Kashmir, flood situation, weather forecast, Anantnag, Jhelum
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Assam Situation Under Spell Of Floods Worsened, Affected 3.52 Lakh People
The flood situation in Assam's Bajali is worsening every day, after heavy rainfall, affecting approximately 3.52 lakh people. As per sources, the flood waters of the Pahumara river submerged several villages under the Bhabanipur assembly constituency. Rescue operations were carried out by the Fire and Emergency Services, State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF), National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams and the Indian Army, saving families,… read-more
Tags: Assam, NDRF, SDRF, flood situation, Stranded People
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Maharashtra: CM Visits Flood-Affected Areas; Provides Financial Aid
To inspect the flood situation in the Solapur district, Maharashtra, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray visited the areas and met the residents on October 19. He also extended financial aid to the people of the flood-affected area of Rampur village through cheques. Reportedly, several parts of Pune like Uruli Kanchan and Valati village also witnessed floods due to heavy downpour on October 18 night.
Tags: Maharashtra Government, Maharashtra CM, CM Uddhav Thackeray, flood situation
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NDRF Begins Rescue Operation In Karnataka, Maharashtra
The National Disaster Relief Force (NDRF) has started rescue operations in Maharashtra and Karnataka after the heavy rains wreaked havoc in various parts of the states. Reportedly, two NDRF teams in Karnataka and three teams in Maharashtra have been assigned to evacuate people from the affected areas. In Maharashtra, Latur, Solapur and Pune districts are witnessing flood-like situations.
Tags: Floods, flood situation, NDRF, Karnataka, Maharashtra
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Karnataka Floods: 130 Taluks Declared As Flood-hit Zones
Citing the report of the Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre, the state government on September 10 declared 130 taluks from 23 districts of the state as flood-hit areas. Subsequently, the district administrations have been ordered to initiate relief work in adherence to the disaster relief funds' norms. The government noted torrential rains in August and inflow of water to Krishna basin as reasons for flooding in many districts… read-more
Tags: Karnataka, Floods, flood situation, Karnataka CM
Courtesy: Deccan Herald
Odisha Floods: 115 Rescued by Fire Service Teams; More Teams on Standby
With the floods damaging areas of Khordha and Puri district, the Odisha Fire Service teams have continued to save people. Reportedly, the teams have rescued about 115 people till September 1. Officials informed, 8 teams have been deployed to execute rescue and relief operations, with 12 teams on standby. The teams deployed have been involved in distributing relief materials as well. The teams are equipped… read-more
Tags: flood situation, Odisha, RESCUE OPERATION, Disaster Management Relief Act
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