Cloudburst in Uttarakhand, Army rushed to carry out rescue operations

New Delhi: Indian Army troops have been rushed to Uttarakhand’s border Pithoragarh district for rescue operations after heavy rains caused havoc in the area. Seeing the havoc, the Indian Army was called out to assist in rescue operations An army column was deployed to Munsiyari and Dharchula areas to assist the local administration after the region More...

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By Agencies On Tuesday, July 28th, 2020

Assam flood situation improves but over 22 lakh still in distress

Guwahati: One more person died in Assam’s Golaghat district, taking the death toll to 103, even as the overall flood situation in the state further improved on Monday, officials said. Brahmaputra river has More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020

Assam flood scene still grim; 87 dead, over 24 lakh marooned

Guwahati/Shillong: Amid rising COVID-19 cases, the flood situation in Assam remained grim on Tuesday while two more persons died in Nagaon and Morigaon districts, raising the death toll in the monsoon deluge to More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, July 21st, 2020

No ground water extraction without impact assessment: NGT

New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday directed that no general permission should be given for withdrawal of ground water, particularly to a commercial entity, without an environmental impact assessment. As More...

By Agencies On Sunday, July 19th, 2020

Traffic to a standstill in Delhi after heavy rains

New Delhi: Traffic in National capial went for a toss following heavy downpour on Sunday morning. PWD and SDMC engineers are trying to clear water with the help of pumps and big machines The traffic literally came More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, July 15th, 2020

Assam flood situation grim, 59 lives lost, 33 lakh affected

Guwahati: At least nine more people were killed in five districts of flood-ravaged Assam on Tuesday, increasing the state’s death toll due to the deluge to 59 even as 28 of its 33 districts waged a grim battle More...

By Agencies On Friday, July 10th, 2020

IMD sounds red alert for east UP, warns of extremely heavy rains

New Delhi: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday issued a red warning for east Uttar Pradesh which could receive extremely heavy rainfall and intense thunderstorm and lightning. The IMD also predicted More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, June 30th, 2020

Assam flood situation remains grim, death toll at 27

Guwahati: The current phase of floods in Assam, triggered by heavy rains, remained grim on Tuesday claiming three more lives taking the death toll to 27 while affecting over 14.94 lakh people in 23 of the state’s More...

By Agencies On Friday, June 26th, 2020

Assam flood situation worsens, 2.53 lakh people affected

Guwahati: With the incessant monsoon rains during the past few days, the flood situation in Assam is worsening each passing day with 704 villages in 16 districts being inundated, affecting 2.53 lakh people while More...

By Agencies On Thursday, June 25th, 2020

Delhi-NCR receives its first monsoon rain

New Delhi: The national capital on Thursday received its first monsoon rain after the southwest monsoon advanced into the region two days in advance. Heavy rainfall, along with strong winds lashed several parts More...

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