NDRF in action to save citizens

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Late Monsoon Floods Kill More Than 150 In India & Nepal

Thousands are stranded as heavy monsoon rains have destroyed homes, crops, and other infrastructure in India as well as Nepal. Uttrakhand region has been badly hit with approximately 48 deaths, and 42 in Kerala, whereas, in the neighbouring country Nepal, an average of 77 people have lost their lives, as of October 21. Reportedly, the government is trying hard to find people and save those who are stranded.

Thu, 21 Oct 2021 - 07:02 PM / by SAM RAHUL RAJASHEKHAR

Tags: Floods, Kerala, Uttrakhand, Nepal, NDRF

Courtesy: Reuters

Waterlogged Residence

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Madiwala Lake Overflows Following Heavy Rains: Bangalore

After torrential rains hit Bengaluru on October 14, the city's Madiwala lake flooded. For the next three days, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecasted severe to extremely heavy rains in isolated areas across Karnataka. On October 11, the city began to experience severe rain, which subsequently resulted in a flood-like situation. Following severe rainfall, several places were flooded, including the Kempegowda-International-… read-more

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 - 10:09 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: bengaluru, Floods, heavy rains, Bengaluru Lakes

Courtesy: Zee news

Flood distroying houses.

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Flash Floods In Indonesia Kills 2 People, Leaves 1 Missing

At least two persons died and one went missing following the ''high-intensity rains on the morning of September 4'' that caused flash floods in Indonesia's East Nusa Tenggara. According to the country's National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB), the flood also destroyed five residential houses and forced 26 residents in the Inerie village to run away from their houses. However, the search operation for the missing person has been launched.… read-more

Sun, 05 Sep 2021 - 12:30 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Floods, Indonesia, Flash Flood, rains, East Nusa Tenggara

Courtesy: Ani News

Severe rains in Assam

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Three Lakh Villagers Distressed Over Heavy Rain In Assam

According to Flood Reporting and Information Management System (FRIMS) report revealed on August 30, around 950 villages in 21 districts have been severely affected due to heavy rainfall and waterlogging. However, 44 relief centers, including 16 camps and 28 relief distribution centers have been created to assist 3,63,135 flood victims. Moreover, as of now, a total of 1,619 individuals have been staying in the relief camps.

Tue, 31 Aug 2021 - 11:30 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Assam, severe rain, Floods, Assam floods

Courtesy: Ani News

Assam district

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Almost 2.26 Lakh People Affected By Floods In Assam

Around 2.26 lakh people from 15 of the 34 districts in Assam were affected due to the Floods. Several roads, bridges, embankments, culverts, and other infrastructures have been destroyed. About 62 relief camps were positioned to support flood-affected men, women, and children, according to the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) officials. Six districts such as Lakhimpur, Majuli, Dhemaji, Bongaigaon, Dibrugarh, and Tinsukia have… read-more

Sun, 29 Aug 2021 - 10:12 AM / by Manashaa Ganesan

Tags: HEAVY RAINFALL, Floods, people, Assam

Courtesy: India TV

Wrekage after flood submerged Tennessee.

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US Tennessee Flood Claims 22 Lives & Over 50 Still Missing

The flood in the US's Tennessee has claimed the lives of at least 22 people so far and more than 50 people are still reported missing, as per reports on August 22. Moreover, the flood washed away rural roads and highways, submerged many houses, and also left around 4,000 people without electricity. President Joe Biden paid his condolences to victims and is willing to offer all required support.

Mon, 23 Aug 2021 - 01:51 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Flash Flood, Tennessee, US, Floods, Tennessee Flood

NDRF Patna rescue

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NDRF Teams Reach Bihar For Flood Relief, Rescue Operations

Three NDRF teams reached Patna in special Indian Air Force aircraft from Cuttack, Odisha, for a rescue and relief operation amid floods in Bihar. The 100-members teams arrived with radio sets, satellite fans, and other modern equipment in the flood-affected areas. Reportedly, over 34 lakh people have been affected by the torrents. Bihar's recent heavy rains have caused Ganga and Burhi Gandak rivers to out mark the danger level.

Wed, 18 Aug 2021 - 12:33 PM / by Aditi Chavan

Tags: Floods, NDRF, Indian Air force, Patna

Courtesy: News18

Turkey Floods

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77 Dead, 47 Missing After Deadly Flood & Landslide Hits Turkey

The death toll from Turkey flash floods that occurred last week has risen to 77, and missing reports stand at 47.  However, 62 out of 77 died in Kastamonu province, while 14 died in Sinop and one in Bartin. According to the reports, as many as 40 villages face complete power-cut. Moreover, the rescue operations are underway and have managed to evacuate 2000 people.

Tue, 17 Aug 2021 - 12:02 PM / by Prateek Chakradhar

Tags: Floods, Black Sea Province, Natural Disasters, Turkey

Courtesy: Al Jazeera

Flood in Bangladesh

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Flood In Bangladesh Claims 20 Lives; 300,000 People Stranded

Torrential rainfall resulting in floods has claimed 20 lives including six Rohingya refugees while over 300,000 people are being stranded in Southeast Bangladesh. Reportedly, as many as 36,000 people have been shifted to schools and cyclone centres. "Many homes are waterlogged. Thousands of people have not been able to get out for the last three days. The roads are all blocked,” said Tipu Sultan, a councillor in Jhilwanja Union.

Fri, 30 Jul 2021 - 09:01 PM / by Balaji L

Tags: Bangladesh, Floods, Death, stranded, Rohingya refugees

Courtesy: The Times of India

J&K Cloudburst

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Cloudburst In Jammu Kills Four, Over 30 Missing

At least four people have died and 30 were reported missing after a cloudburst hit a remote village in the Kishtwar district of J&K. "Four bodies have been recovered from the debris and 8-9 houses have been damaged following cloudburst at Honzar village in Kishtwar," the deputy commissioner, Ashok Kumar Sharma said. Indian Air Force rushed to the Honzar village to assist local teams in the rescue operation.

Wed, 28 Jul 2021 - 01:52 PM / by Prateek Chakradhar

Tags: Jammu and Kashmir, Cloudburst, Disaster, Floods

Courtesy: The Times of India