Landslide In Kerala’s Idukki Claims Lives Of 3; 2 Others Missing
In Kerala’s Idukki, a landslide in the early hours on August 29, has claimed the lives of three persons including a minor boy. Also, the incident has left two other persons missing. Reportedly, the landslide washed away the house of the deceased. Meanwhile, a search operation has been initiated to find and rescue the three family members who went missing. Further details are awaited.
Tags: Kerala, Idukki, landslide, MONSOON, Thiruvananthapuram
Pakistan Floods Kill 36 People, Leaves 145 Injured In 24 Hrs: Reports Media
In Pakistan's flood situation, at least 36 people, including seven children and five women, were killed and 145 others injured, after heavy monsoon rain.The deaths and injuries were confirmed by the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) in the past 24 hours, on August 21. Notably, this monsoon, approximately 728 people in total lost their lives due to rain-related incidents in Pakistan. Furthermore, 27,870 houses were destroyed in the… read-more
Tags: Pakistan Rains, MONSOON, flash floods, Deaths, Injuries
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
Flood Situation In Odisha Continues To Stay Grim; 4.67 Lakh Affected Over 10 Districts
The flood condition in Odisha continues to stay grim. About 4.67 lakh people have been affected across 10 districts and 1,757 villages. As of August 18, over 60,000 persons have been evacuated to safe places. Meanwhile, flood water is being released via Hirakud reservoir through 40 gates. Furthermore, school buildings have been ordered to use the buildings for shelter and relief distribution.
Tags: Odisha, Flood, Bhubaneswar, Heavy Rain, MONSOON
Heavy Rains Continue To Lash Over Balochistan; 10 Dead In 3 Days
The rain situation has worsened in Pakistan's Balochistan, with ten more deaths having been recorded in the past three days, on August 15. The heavy downpour has wrecked havoc to infrastructure including houses, bridges and roads. Flash floods have damaged over 200 houses in Qila Abdullah, informed Geo News. The recent rains induced by the Monsoon season has destroyed over 1000 houses in Balochistan.
Tags: Pakistan, Balochistan, rain, flash floods, MONSOON
Bangalore Receives 400% Extra Rain In Aug First Week
In the first week of August, Karnataka's Bangalore received 410% more rainfall than average. From August 1 to 8, Bangalore recieved 143 mm rainfall, compared to the usual 28 mm. As many as 500 animals died due to the rain, and over 8,197 people have been across various parts. Severe flooding has occurred across various low-lying parts of Karnataka.
Tags: Karnataka, Bangalore, MONSOON, Floods, IMD
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
Pakistan Denies Ration To Flood-Affected Victims Without ID Cards
Pakistan administration is accused of demanding original computerized national Identify cards, for providing ration to the flood-affected persons. Some people are complaining that the administration is demanding for the ID cards, even after they've lost all their belongings in floods. Another person said that the ID cards weren't given for everybody. "How can a family of 10 survive with one card's ration?", said a victim.
Tags: Pakistan, Balochistan, Flood, Ration, MONSOON
Pakistan Declares 'Monsoon Emergency'; 549 Dead, 46,200 Houses Damaged
Pakistan's federal cabinet has declared a "monsoon emergency" in wake of the damages caused by incessant rains across the nation. Moreover, Pakistan's federal Ministry for climate change has warned of more rains in the coming weeks. Reportedly, Balochistan received 600% more rain, and Sindh received 500% more than above-normal. Meanwhile, 46,200 houses have been damaged and at least 549 have died in one month, due to flash floods in Pakistan… read-more
Tags: Pakistan, Pakistan Rains, MONSOON, Monsoon Emergency, flash floods
Two-Storey Building Collapses In Kerala's Ernakulam; 13-Year-Old Boy Dies, Grandfather In ICU
In Kerala's Ernakulam district, a two-storey building collapsed in Keezhillam area, on July 29. Reportedly, seven members of a family where present inside the building during the collapse. Harinarayanan (13), who was asleep during the incident, died in his sleep. His grandfather Narayan Namboothri sustained injuries to his head, and has been admitted to ICU. Officials believe that the collapse was caused due to incessant rains.
Tags: Kerala, Keezhillam, Ernakulam, House Collapse, MONSOON
Andhra CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy Visits Flood-Affected Areas, Reviews Situation
Andhra Pradesh's CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy visited the flood-affected areas in BR Ambedkar Konaseema district, and which interacted with the flood-affected victims. Andhra Pradesh has been receiving widespread rains, and a flood-like situation has been created at various regions of the state. CM Reddy is also scheduled to visit the other flood-affected… read-more
Tags: Andhra Pradesh, Konaseema, MONSOON, Flood, YS Jagan Mohan Reddy
Roof Of House Collapses In Punjab's Patiala; 4 Dead, 1 Injured
In Punjab's Patiala, the roof of a house collapsed due to heavy rains, killing four persons and leaving one injured, on July 21. All five belonged to the same family. IMD has forecasted isolated heavy rainfall and thunderstorms over Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana. Reportedly, Patiala witnessed heavy rains along with storms, which caused several trees to fall and damage vehicles.
Tags: Punjab, Patiala, roof collapse, IMD, MONSOON