Rain highlights: Cloudburst near Amarnath cave; rescue operation underway, reports ANI

Updated on Jul 08, 2022 11:44 PM IST

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.

Amarnath: Rescue operation after a cloudburst that hit near the base camp of the holy cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas.
Amarnath: Rescue operation after a cloudburst that hit near the base camp of the holy cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas.(PTI)

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.

Follow all the updates here:

  • 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. (ANI)
    The aftermath of incessant rainfall and flood at Raha Assembly constituency in Nagaon district of Assam. (ANI)

    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.

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Published on Dec 04, 2022 02:08 PM IST

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Royal Enfield Himalayan 450 will launch next year and would feature a liquid-cooled engine. There will also be a naked scrambler version of the Himalayan 450. (Photo courtesy: Instagram/sidlal)
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New Delhi: Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge with senior party leaders Sonia Gandhi, KC Venugopal, among others. (PTI)
New Delhi: Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge with senior party leaders Sonia Gandhi, KC Venugopal, among others. (PTI)

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Union minister of education Dharmendra Pradhan (HT Photo)
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Indonesia Semeru Volcano: Mount Semeru releases volcanic materials during an eruption.(AP)
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Israeli director Nadav Lapid takes a photo call at the Cannes Film Festival as co-winner of the Jury Prize award for the film "Ha'berech" (Ahed's Knee / Le genou d'Ahed). REUTERS/Reinhard Krause/File Photo(Reuters)
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The Delhi-bound express train was carrying at least 1,300 passengers (Representative Photo)
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Updated on Dec 04, 2022 11:35 AM IST

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Congress chief Mallikarjun Kharge with senior party leaders Sonia Gandhi among others at Steering Committee meeting. (PTI)
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French President Macron share a photo of him and PM Modi. (Twitter)
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Published on Dec 04, 2022 09:31 AM IST

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The Navy Day celebrations 2022 are slated to be held in Vishakhapatnam. (Photo credit-PIB)
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President of the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMM) Asaduddin Owaisi gestures at a rally in Jamalpur area of Ahmedabad, ahead of Gujarat assembly elections.(AFP)
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