Rain highlights: Cloudburst near Amarnath cave; rescue operation underway, reports ANI
Several parts of the country – including western Maharashtra, Goa, south Gujarat, Saurashtra, western Rajasthan, Kerala, coastal Karnataka – have been witnessing heavy rainfall for the past few days.
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued red alert for several parts of the country due to heavy to very heavy rainfall forecast for Friday, July 8. Mumbai and many other cities in Maharashtra have been witnessing heavy rainfall over the past few days, and the Met department has issued red alert for Mumbai, Thane and Palghar with more rainfall predicted today. Meanwhile, continued heavy rainfall in Dakshina Kannada district has prompted the administration to declare holiday in all educational institutions on July 8-9.
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Jul 08, 2022 10:54 PM IST
Amarnath cloudburst: 16 dead so far; Army continues rescue operations
Sixteen people have died so far and several people have been injured in the cloudburst that occured occurred near the Amarnath cave in Jammu and Kashmir.
Jul 08, 2022 10:17 PM IST
Watch: Rescue operations being carried out in cloudburst affected area in Amarnath
Jul 08, 2022 09:40 PM IST
Karnataka: Rain inundates Badakere village in Udupi district
Jul 08, 2022 09:18 PM IST
Amarnath Cloudburst: Casualties rise to 10, Amit Shah takes stock of situation
After a cloudburst incident was reported near the holy cave area of Amarnath which reportedly claimed ten lives till now, Union Home minister Amit Shah took note of the situation and said saving the lives of people was on priority.
Jul 08, 2022 08:28 PM IST
Eight killed in cloudburst near Amarnath shrine
Eight people were killed in a cloudburst near the shrine of Amarnath in Jammu and Kashmir.
Jul 08, 2022 07:55 PM IST
Amarnath cloudburst update: dead, several injured after flash floods, rescue operation underway
Five people were killed in a cloudburst near the shrine of Amarnath in Jammu and Kashmir.
Jul 08, 2022 07:47 PM IST
Maharashtra: Rains lash Konkan districts, respite for Mumbai
One person was killed and 11 cattle perished in the last 24 hours in Maharashtra as heavy rains continued in coastal districts, PTI reported.
Jul 08, 2022 07:45 PM IST
Watch: Rescue operation underway at lower reaches of Amarnath cave
Jul 08, 2022 07:36 PM IST
Amarnath cloudburst: 2 dead, several injured after flash floods, rescue operation underway
Two people were killed in a cloudburst near the shrine of Amarnath in Jammu and Kashmir.
Jul 08, 2022 07:32 PM IST
Karnataka: Heavy rain lashes Kalaburagi district
The India Metrological Department (IMD) has issued a yellow alert amid heavy rains in Kalaburagi district, ANI reported. Deputy Commissioner of Kalaburagi, Yeshwanth Gurukar declared a holiday for schools, colleges, and educational institutions in the district on July 9.
Jul 08, 2022 07:12 PM IST
Cloudburst near Amarnath cave; rescue operation underway
A cloudburst took place near the holy cave shrine of Amarnath in Jammu and Kashmir.
Jul 08, 2022 06:18 PM IST
House collapses in Nagaon district of Assam
The aftermath of incessant rainfall and flood at Raha Assembly constituency in Nagaon district of Assam.
Jul 08, 2022 05:45 PM IST
Increased rainfall over northwest India likely in next two days: IMD
Active monsoon conditions are likely to continue over central India and along the west coast during the next 5 days and an increase of rainfall over northwest India is likely on July 9 and 10, India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Friday. Read full report here
Jul 08, 2022 04:29 PM IST
Gujarat: Waterlogging in parts of Dwarka district
Jul 08, 2022 04:00 PM IST
Gujarat | Rising water levels due to heavy rains lead to flood-like situation in Junagarh
Jul 08, 2022 03:07 PM IST
Rajasthan received 26 pc more-than-normal rain at start of monsoon
Rajasthan recorded 26 per cent more-than-normal rainfall at the start of the monsoon season as rains lashed several parts of the state with isolated places witnessing heavy showers since Thursday, PTI reported.
Jul 08, 2022 02:26 PM IST
Telangana: School bus strucks in flood water in Mahabubnagar district
Jul 08, 2022 01:54 PM IST
IMD forecasts heavy rain in 5 states, including Delhi
Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, and Rajasthan will witness heavy (64.5 to 114.5 mm) to very heavy (115.6 to 204.4 mm) rainfall for the next five days, out of which three days will be accompanied by thunderstorms and lightning: IMD
Jul 08, 2022 01:43 PM IST
Water level of Karnataka's Tungabhadra reservoir increases
Due to incessant rain, water level of Tungabhadra reservoir in Karnataka's Koppal increases.
Jul 08, 2022 01:06 PM IST
Ramban landslide: NH44 cleared for one-way traffic
NH44 cleared for one way traffic; both Baltal and Phalagam up conveys on move: Mohit Sharma, SP, Ramban
Jul 08, 2022 11:50 AM IST
Jawan washed away in Chhattisgarh
Jawan of CoBRA 210 Battalion washed away in a hilly nallah that was overflowing due to heavy rainfall in the Sukma-Bijapur border area.
Jul 08, 2022 11:40 AM IST
Red alert announced in Mumbai for 24 hours
Red alert in Mumbai from 1 pm today till next 24 hours. We request Mumbaikars to plan their travel and schedules likewise: IMD
Jul 08, 2022 10:58 AM IST
House collapses in Kerala's Kannur
House collapses in Kerala's Kannur in aftermath of heavy rain.
Jul 08, 2022 10:24 AM IST
Heavy rain continues in Kerala's northern districts
Heavy downpour continues in Kerala's northern districts.
Jul 08, 2022 09:35 AM IST
Amarnath Yatra briefly disrupted due to fresh landslides
The annual Amarnath Yatra faced a brief disruption on Friday morning following overnight rains that triggered fresh landslides and mudslides on 270 km long Jammu-Srinagar national highway in Ramban district, said officials.
Jul 08, 2022 09:10 AM IST
At least 4 killed after a car washed away in Dhela river in Uttarakhand's Nainital district
At least four people were killed after a car was washed away in Dhela river in Nainital district's Ramnagar on Friday morning, the officials said. The incident took place around 6am, the district disaster control room reported.
Jul 08, 2022 09:04 AM IST
Mumbai local train services normal on Central, Harbour, Transharbour lines
Central Railway said in an update that local train services on main, harbour, and transharbour lines are running normally amid heavy rains in the city.
Jul 08, 2022 07:30 AM IST
Mumbal local trains running normally on Mahim-Goregaon harbour line and Churchgate-Dahanu road suburban line
The Western Railway said that the local train services are normal on Mahim-Goregaon harbour line and Churchgate-Dahanu road Mumbai suburban line.
Jul 08, 2022 06:52 AM IST
BMC prohibits people from visiting beaches on heavy rainfall warning days
In a bid to prevent drowning incidents, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has prohibited people from visiting the city beaches on the days for which the weather forecasting agency has predicted heavy rainfall. The beaches, however, will remain open for people between 6 am and 10 am on such days.
Jul 08, 2022 06:36 AM IST
Water levels of these rivers in Kerala have increased
The water level of Kadalundi (Malapuram), Bharathapuzha (Palakad), Shiria (Kasargod), Karavannoor (Thrissur) and Gayatri (Thrissur) rivers has increased. The water level in the rivers of Vamanapuram (Thiruvananthapuram), Neyyar (Thiruvananthapuram), Karamana (Thiruvananthapuram), Kallada (Kollam), Manimala (Idukki), Meenachil (Kottayam) and Kothamangalam (Eranakulam) in South Kerala is also rising amid heavy rain alert for the next five days.
Jul 08, 2022 06:12 AM IST
Orange alert issued for parts of Himachal Pradesh
IMD has issued orange alert for Kangra, Mandi, Sirmaur and Solan districts for the next two days. SK Sharma, senior scientist, IMD, said that heavy rain warning has been issued for Shimla, Bilaspur, Hamirpur, and Una districts.
Jul 08, 2022 06:09 AM IST
IMD issues yellow alert in Kerala
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a yellow alert to most of the districts in Kerala for next three days indicating isolated heavy rainfall. Parts of Kerala has been receiving incessant rains for the past few days.