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Hurricane Ida: At least 44 dead as flash floods drown US states. 10 points

Hurricane Ida: While it is difficult to zero in on an exact death toll, given the extent of the damages, most of news agencies concur that at least 44 people have died so far, including 13 in New York City, while many are still unaccounted for.
Rainfall from the remnants of Hurricane Ida submerges Mix Street near Farmington Avenue in Bristol, Conn. on Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021. (Mark Mirko/Hartford Courant via AP)
Rainfall from the remnants of Hurricane Ida submerges Mix Street near Farmington Avenue in Bristol, Conn. on Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021. (Mark Mirko/Hartford Courant via AP)
Published on Sep 03, 2021 07:29 AM IST
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Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

In pics: Rescue operations resume in cloudburst-hit Kishtwar

Seven persons were found dead and 17 others were rescued in an injured condition after the remote Honzar village in Dacchan tehsil was hit by flash floods triggered by the cloudburst in the early hours of Wednesday, damaging 21 houses, 21 cow sheds, a ration depot, a bridge and a mosque.(PTI) 6
Seven persons were found dead and 17 others were rescued in an injured condition after the remote Honzar village in Dacchan tehsil was hit by flash floods triggered by the cloudburst in the early hours of Wednesday, damaging 21 houses, 21 cow sheds, a ration depot, a bridge and a mosque.(PTI)
Published on Jul 31, 2021 11:33 AM IST
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Kishtwar cloudburst: Search on for survivors, IAF makes 8 sorties

Kishtwar clouburst: Officials say the relief operation is taking a hit as Honzar village neither has any road connectivity nor a mobile phone network. In fact, it takes five hours of trekking just to reach the village from the nearest road.
Army and police personnel rescuing a civilian in Kishtwar district of J&K. (File Photo / PTI)
Army and police personnel rescuing a civilian in Kishtwar district of J&K. (File Photo / PTI)
Published on Jul 30, 2021 06:33 AM IST
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Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

China Floods: Death toll reaches 33, thousands evacuated from Henan

The torrential rain has affected about three million people in Henan province and a total of 376,000 local residents have been relocated to safe places, the provincial emergency management department said. (AP/PTI) 11
The torrential rain has affected about three million people in Henan province and a total of 376,000 local residents have been relocated to safe places, the provincial emergency management department said. (AP/PTI)
Updated on Jul 22, 2021 09:06 PM IST
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2 dead, 10 missing, 20 stranded in Himachal flash-floods

The SDMC further reported that about 11 houses and several vehicles have been damaged. Electricity supply has been hampered at various locations and nearly 60 roads have been closed in different parts.
The district Police, Border Roads Organisation and the local administration teams are engaged in restoration work to clear the route.
The district Police, Border Roads Organisation and the local administration teams are engaged in restoration work to clear the route.
Published on Jul 13, 2021 12:35 PM IST
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Watch: Himachal villager, trapped in flash flood, rescued by NDRF

In the video, the NDRF team can be seen carrying out the floodwater rescue operation by hauling in the survivor with the help of strong cables. The victim was trapped between two seasonal drains which saw rising water levels due to the flash floods, the disaster response agency said.
NDRF personnel conducts a search and rescue operation search in the wake of the Himachal Pradesh flash flood, on Monday. (ANI Photo)
NDRF personnel conducts a search and rescue operation search in the wake of the Himachal Pradesh flash flood, on Monday. (ANI Photo)
Published on Jul 13, 2021 09:59 AM IST
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Flash floods, landslides wreak havoc in Himachal Pradesh, J&K

  • About a dozen vehicles were swept away while many buildings were damaged in flashfloods in various parts of Kangra district as bad weather also led to the closure of the Gaggal airport, according to a district official.
Several vehicles were damaged in a flash flood near Dharamshala, in Kangra district, Himachal Pradesh.(HT Photo)
Several vehicles were damaged in a flash flood near Dharamshala, in Kangra district, Himachal Pradesh.(HT Photo)
Published on Jul 13, 2021 01:08 AM IST
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By Naresh K Thakur, Dharamshala

Indonesia: Flash floods and landslides kill at least 44, leave several injured

Indonesia flash floods: Landslides were triggered by torrential rain hours before Easter, sweeping Flores Island in the country's easternmost province.
Residents inspect the damage at a village hit by a flash flood in East Flores, Indonesia, on Sunday, April 4, 2021. Landslides and flash floods from torrential rains in eastern Indonesia have killed a number of people and displaced thousands. (AP Photo/Ola Adonara)
Residents inspect the damage at a village hit by a flash flood in East Flores, Indonesia, on Sunday, April 4, 2021. Landslides and flash floods from torrential rains in eastern Indonesia have killed a number of people and displaced thousands. (AP Photo/Ola Adonara)
Published on Apr 04, 2021 03:27 PM IST
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Tennessee floods claim fifth victim; more rain on the way

The latest death occurred Sunday night in Ashland City, just west of Nashville, when the man in his 60s ignored a sign warning of flooding and went into high water, Cheatham County Emergency Management Director Edwin Hogan said.
Four others died in Nashville and dozens more had to be rescued after the city received more than seven inches of rain, the second-highest two-day rainfall total ever recorded, Mayor John Cooper said at a news conference Sunday.(AP)
Four others died in Nashville and dozens more had to be rescued after the city received more than seven inches of rain, the second-highest two-day rainfall total ever recorded, Mayor John Cooper said at a news conference Sunday.(AP)
Published on Mar 30, 2021 02:38 AM IST
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Uttarakhand: Breach, avalanche? Cause of flood divides scientists

Glacial lakes are typically formed when a glacier retreats, with the water collecting in the area where the glacier used to be, and dammed by the moraine (or material such as rocks left behind by the glacier).
A general view shows the remains of a dam (centre) along a river in Tapovan of Chamoli district on February 8, 2021 destroyed after a flash flood thought to have been caused when a glacier burst on February 7. (Photo by Sajjad HUSSAIN / AFP)(AFP)
A general view shows the remains of a dam (centre) along a river in Tapovan of Chamoli district on February 8, 2021 destroyed after a flash flood thought to have been caused when a glacier burst on February 7. (Photo by Sajjad HUSSAIN / AFP)(AFP)
Updated on Feb 09, 2021 08:04 AM IST
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By Jayashree Nandi, Neeraj Santoshi, New Delhi

Flow from Uttarakhand's Tehri dam stopped in view of flood situation

The water flow in the Alaknanda River has become normal past Nandprayag and the water level of the river is now 1 meter above normal but the flow is decreasing.
Rishiganga Power Project has been damaged due breach of a glacier in the Tapovan area.(Ramesh Pathania/Mint)
Rishiganga Power Project has been damaged due breach of a glacier in the Tapovan area.(Ramesh Pathania/Mint)
Published on Feb 07, 2021 08:29 PM IST
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Australia storms turn Sydney streets into rivers, causing commuter chaos

There was chaos on the roads, with at least five stranded motorists needing to be plucked from rising floodwaters.
The central Sydney area had received 90 millimetres of rain, according to the Bureau of Meteorology, and state emergency services received dozens of calls for help.(AFP file photo for representation)
The central Sydney area had received 90 millimetres of rain, according to the Bureau of Meteorology, and state emergency services received dozens of calls for help.(AFP file photo for representation)
Updated on Nov 28, 2018 08:53 AM IST
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Hurricane Florence claims 11 lives, North Carolina braces for widespread flooding

More than 60 centimeters of rain had fallen in places, and the drenching went on and on, with forecasters saying there could be an additional 45 centimeters by the end of the weekend.
People being rescued by a member of the US Army during the passing of Hurricane Florence in the town of New Bern, North Carolina on September 14, 2018.(Reuters Photo)
People being rescued by a member of the US Army during the passing of Hurricane Florence in the town of New Bern, North Carolina on September 14, 2018.(Reuters Photo)
Updated on Sep 16, 2018 11:40 PM IST
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New Bern (NC) | By Associated Press

Ninteen people confirmed dead, 3000 to be rescued after Laos dam collapse: Reports

A wall of water was unleashed Monday after parts of the dam were washed away, sending floods surging downstream, sweeping away homes and leaving an unknown number of people missing.
Villagers are evacuated after the Xepian-Xe Nam Noy hydropower dam collapsed in Attapeu province, Laos.(Reuters File Photo)
Villagers are evacuated after the Xepian-Xe Nam Noy hydropower dam collapsed in Attapeu province, Laos.(Reuters File Photo)
Published on Jul 25, 2018 11:14 AM IST
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