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In pics: Over 5 lakh people in 1,243 UP villages affected by floods

"Eleven districts including Prayagraj, Chitrakoot, Kaushambi, Pratapgarh, Basti, Gonda, Sultanpur, Shrawasti, Lucknow, Raebareli and Fatehpur received rainfall of over 25 mm or more in the past 24 hours", officials said.(PTI) 9
"Eleven districts including Prayagraj, Chitrakoot, Kaushambi, Pratapgarh, Basti, Gonda, Sultanpur, Shrawasti, Lucknow, Raebareli and Fatehpur received rainfall of over 25 mm or more in the past 24 hours", officials said.(PTI)
Updated on Aug 12, 2021 03:41 PM IST
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  • Over five lakh people in 1,243 villages of Uttar Pradesh have been affected by floods. Relief and rescue teams have been deployed to assist the people. An average of 13.1 mm rainfall was recorded in the state in the past 24 hours.

Flood-hit Raj, MP announce aid; rain continues in north

Early on Sunday, Union aviation minister Jyotiraditya Scindia undertook an aerial survey of flood-hit areas of the Gwalior-Chambal region. He also met the victims and assured to provide them all the necessary help.
Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) conducts a rescue operation at a flood-affected area, in Shivpuri, Madhya Pradesh on August 4. (ANI)
Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) conducts a rescue operation at a flood-affected area, in Shivpuri, Madhya Pradesh on August 4. (ANI)
Updated on Aug 09, 2021 03:12 AM IST
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ByHT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Bhopal/jaipur

Madhya Pradesh: 1,171 villages hit by floods, relief work underway | 10 points

The flooding in the Shivpuri and Sheopur districts of Madhya Pradesh is due to an "unprecedented" 800mm rainfall in the past 24 hours, the state's chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said while speaking to reporters earlier on Tuesday.
Madhya Pradesh floods: As many as 200 villages, especially those in the Sheopur and Shivpuri districts, still remain marooned. (Representational Image / PTI)
Madhya Pradesh floods: As many as 200 villages, especially those in the Sheopur and Shivpuri districts, still remain marooned. (Representational Image / PTI)
Published on Aug 04, 2021 08:03 AM IST
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Written by Joydeep Bose, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Kishtwar cloudburst: Rescue ops resume, cops trek long road to flood-hit village

Kishtwar rescue operation: On Friday, the army choppers brought 74 stranded personnel back to safety and airlifted more than 3,000kg worth of relief material for the national disaster response force (NDRF), news agencies reported.
Indian Air Force (IAF) rescued 74 stranded personnel from different parts of Kishtwar including five critically injured patients on Friday. (Photo via ANI)
Indian Air Force (IAF) rescued 74 stranded personnel from different parts of Kishtwar including five critically injured patients on Friday. (Photo via ANI)
Published on Jul 31, 2021 10:06 AM IST
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Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Maharashtra floods: Rescue operations stop, 31 missing people declared dead

Rescue teams have recovered 53 bodies from the site of the landslide in Taliye village and five people were reported injured till Monday, Raigad district collector Nidhi Chaudhari said. The teams have stopped search operations at landslide-hit Taliye village. The 31 missing people will be declared dead. Here are the latest visuals of the flood-affected areas of the state.(REUTERS) 9
Rescue teams have recovered 53 bodies from the site of the landslide in Taliye village and five people were reported injured till Monday, Raigad district collector Nidhi Chaudhari said. The teams have stopped search operations at landslide-hit Taliye village. The 31 missing people will be declared dead. Here are the latest visuals of the flood-affected areas of the state.(REUTERS)
Published on Jul 27, 2021 10:45 AM IST
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Germany to warn of future floods with phone alerts

  • The technology is not widely used in Europe, but is common in the US and Japan.
The alerts are similar to SMS messages, but can be sent and received anonymously and have the advantage of still working when networks are overloaded.(AP)
The alerts are similar to SMS messages, but can be sent and received anonymously and have the advantage of still working when networks are overloaded.(AP)
Updated on Jul 27, 2021 07:13 AM IST
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Goa Governor requests Centre for assistance to flood-affected people in state

Goa Governor P S Sreedharan Pillai requested assistance from the Central government on Monday for flood victims in Goa.
Newly-appointed Governor of Goa P. S. Sreedharan Pillai ANI, he informed more than 5,000 houses have been damaged or destroyed due to heavy rains.
Newly-appointed Governor of Goa P. S. Sreedharan Pillai ANI, he informed more than 5,000 houses have been damaged or destroyed due to heavy rains.
Published on Jul 26, 2021 08:28 PM IST
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ANI | | Posted by Shanza Khan, Panaji, Goa

Karnataka floods: 9 dead, 3 missing in disaster-hit areas, says minister

Karnataka floods: The state sounded a red alert on Friday night in the districts of Dakshina Kannada, Udupi, Uttara Kannada, Shivamogga, Chikkamagaluru, Hassan, and Kodagu. An orange alert was also raised in the Belagavi and Dharwad districts.
Officials said that the flooding seen in northern Karnataka and Goa was the worst since 1982. (HT PHOTO)
Officials said that the flooding seen in northern Karnataka and Goa was the worst since 1982. (HT PHOTO)
Published on Jul 25, 2021 10:34 AM IST
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Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Heavy rain floods Karnataka; red alert in 7 districts, ICG swings into action

Karnataka sounded a red alert on Friday night in the districts of Dakshina Kannada, Udupi, Uttara Kannada, Shivamogga, Chikkamagaluru, Hassan, and Kodagu, in view of heavy to extremely heavy rainfall in these parts over the next 24 hours.
Indian Coast Guard (ICG) officers and Karnataka disaster response team during a rescue operation at a flooded area after heavy rain in Uttara Kannada district. (Via @IndiaCoastGuard on Twitter)
Indian Coast Guard (ICG) officers and Karnataka disaster response team during a rescue operation at a flooded area after heavy rain in Uttara Kannada district. (Via @IndiaCoastGuard on Twitter)
Published on Jul 24, 2021 05:47 AM IST
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Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Was awaiting death: Survivors share details of being stuck on China subway flood

  • As many as 12 people were reportedly killed from being trapped on the flooded underground Line 5 of Zhengzhou subway in China after water seeped into the trains and reached above the passengers’ heads.
Henan, which is China's most populous province, has been the worst-hit due to the flood triggered by torrential rains. (Photo via Reuters)
Henan, which is China's most populous province, has been the worst-hit due to the flood triggered by torrential rains. (Photo via Reuters)
Updated on Jul 22, 2021 05:49 PM IST
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Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Telangana poll body stops TRS’ cash relief plan for Hyderabad flood victims

The distribution of cash to the flood victims has triggered a controversy with the opposition parties – Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party alleging that the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi was “bribing” the voters of Hyderabad on the pretext of flood relief.
Flood-affected families stand in a queue to apply for financial assistance at a Mee Seva Centre, in Hyderabad on Wednesday.(PTI)
Flood-affected families stand in a queue to apply for financial assistance at a Mee Seva Centre, in Hyderabad on Wednesday.(PTI)
Published on Nov 18, 2020 06:41 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | BySrinivasa Rao Apparasu

Flood, rain losses over Rs 6,300 crore, Andhra Pradesh seeks Centre’s help

Andhra Pradesh has requested that the Centre to release an amount of Rs 5,279.11 crore towards flood relief and restoration of damaged infrastructure.
There was extensive damage to road networks, rural water supply schemes, irrigation tanks and drainage systems in urban local bodies. (Photo@AndhraPradeshCM)
There was extensive damage to road networks, rural water supply schemes, irrigation tanks and drainage systems in urban local bodies. (Photo@AndhraPradeshCM)
Updated on Nov 10, 2020 01:45 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | BySrinivasa Rao Apparasu

Coronavirus-positive Siddaramaiah’s health condition stable

Siddaramaiah took to Twitter to attack the B S Yediyurappa government over the “poor management” of the flood-like situation in parts of Karnataka in the last few days.
Siddaramaiah had informed on Twitter on August 4 that he tested positive for Covid-19 and admitted himself to a hospital.(ANI)
Siddaramaiah had informed on Twitter on August 4 that he tested positive for Covid-19 and admitted himself to a hospital.(ANI)
Updated on Aug 07, 2020 03:17 PM IST
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Bengaluru | ByAsian News International | Posted by Prashasti Singh

In Prayagraj, 2 lakh hit from flood, over a lakh stranded or in relief camps

Against danger level of 84.73 meters for both rivers, water level of Ganga reached a maximum of 85.78 meters while maximum level of Yamuna this year was measured at 85.61 meters.
Life has come to a halt for over a lakh people living in densely populated low-lying localities in Sangam city owing to floods.(Parwaz Khan/HT Photo (Representative))
Life has come to a halt for over a lakh people living in densely populated low-lying localities in Sangam city owing to floods.(Parwaz Khan/HT Photo (Representative))
Updated on Oct 01, 2019 12:14 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Prayagraj | ByKenneth John, Prayagraj

Dahi handi mandals opt out of grand festivities, to donate for flood relief

Although he did not disclose the amount he plans to donate, he urged other organisers too to cancel their events.
Dahi Handi Samanvay Samiti (DHSS), the umbrella body of Govinda pathaks, is approaching other organisers to continue with the celebrations.(HT image)
Dahi Handi Samanvay Samiti (DHSS), the umbrella body of Govinda pathaks, is approaching other organisers to continue with the celebrations.(HT image)
Updated on Aug 20, 2019 05:40 AM IST
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MUMBAI | ByYesha Kotak

Government on war footing, sets up tents for displaced people

According to Kejriwal, the government had identified a total of 23,860 people who needed to be evacuated from the floodplains.
Until 4 pm on Monday, the city administration had set up about 809 tents and evacuated 5,620 people, government reports stated. By 8:30 pm, the count of the temporary tents had touched 1,000 and at least 8,000 were evacuated.(HT image)
Until 4 pm on Monday, the city administration had set up about 809 tents and evacuated 5,620 people, government reports stated. By 8:30 pm, the count of the temporary tents had touched 1,000 and at least 8,000 were evacuated.(HT image)
Updated on Aug 20, 2019 01:04 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByJoydeep Thakur and Sweta Goswami

Flood relief did not reach beneficiaries: Thane corporators

1,500 people had been identified as flood-hit by the civic body, however, only 500 coupons were given to local corporators to distribute relief material.
Thane Disaster Rescue Force(TDRF) and local residence carry out rescue and relief operation .(HT Photo)
Thane Disaster Rescue Force(TDRF) and local residence carry out rescue and relief operation .(HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 18, 2019 05:34 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Thane | ByMegha Pol

Siblings donate two years of savings for flood victims

Congratulating the siblings, the chief minister said their gesture has “touched” him.
Over 1.65 lakh people have been affected in the state this year due to floods. (Representational image)
Over 1.65 lakh people have been affected in the state this year due to floods. (Representational image)
Updated on Aug 08, 2019 07:53 PM IST
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Shillong | ByPress Trust of India

Karnataka seeks Rs 1,118 crore relief from Centre for flood relief

Chief minister HD Kumaraswamy on Thursday submitted a memorandum to Union home minister Rajnath Singh in New Delhi, estimating the loss at Rs 3,486 crore.
An earth-mover clears the sludge from a road in the flood-hit Madapur village of Kadagu district, Karnataka on August 21.(PTI photo)
An earth-mover clears the sludge from a road in the flood-hit Madapur village of Kadagu district, Karnataka on August 21.(PTI photo)
Updated on Aug 30, 2018 08:18 PM IST
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Bengaluru | ByPress Trust of India

When Mahatma Gandhi helped Kerala in 1924

Gandhi had urged people of the country to generously contribute for the relief of the flood-hit’ Malabar. Following his appeal, people from various walks of life including women and children had donated even their gold jewels and meagre savings to help the flood-affected people
People wade across a waterlogged street in a flood-affected area, in Alleppey on August 26.(PTI Photo)
People wade across a waterlogged street in a flood-affected area, in Alleppey on August 26.(PTI Photo)
Updated on Aug 27, 2018 10:27 AM IST
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Thiruvananthapuram | ByPress Trust of India

In a time of loss, a bit of cheer on Onam in Kerala

The harvest festival was celebrated across the state in a remarkable coming together of all faiths. The tragedy has unleashed a spirit of camaraderie and cooperation unseen in an intensely political state.
Kochi: A vendor selling “Thrikkakara Appan”, the most important of Onam celebration in Kochi, August 24(PTI)
Kochi: A vendor selling “Thrikkakara Appan”, the most important of Onam celebration in Kochi, August 24(PTI)
Updated on Aug 25, 2018 07:57 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent

Kerala floods: Centre firm on no-aid policy but may allow funds under ‘schemes’

India may, however, not be averse to treating some offers as ‘humanitarian aid or reconstruction plans under other schemes’, the people indicated. The details of the schemes could be worked out later, the people added.
Student volunteers manage and take stock of packed relief material for flood victims at a relief material collection centre in Trivandrum, Kerala.(AFP Photo)
Student volunteers manage and take stock of packed relief material for flood victims at a relief material collection centre in Trivandrum, Kerala.(AFP Photo)
Updated on Aug 23, 2018 09:30 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByJayanth Jacob

India not accepting overseas aid for Kerala, says Thailand; Congress asks Centre to relax norms

Congress leader AK Antony asked the Modi government to rewrite the rules so that financial support can come from abroad for flood-hit Kerala.
People assess damage caused by floods on the outskirts of Kochi in Kerala on Wednesday.(AP)
People assess damage caused by floods on the outskirts of Kochi in Kerala on Wednesday.(AP)
Updated on Aug 22, 2018 08:21 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Kerala hikes liquor excise to collect revenue for flood relief

The Kerala government has estimated a loss of Rs 8,000 crore due to floods in the wake of heavy rains across the state.
Volunteers and rescue personnel evacuate local residents in a boat in a residential area at Kozhikode, in the Indian state of Kerala, on August 16, 2018.(AFP)
Volunteers and rescue personnel evacuate local residents in a boat in a residential area at Kozhikode, in the Indian state of Kerala, on August 16, 2018.(AFP)
Updated on Aug 17, 2018 03:00 AM IST
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Thiruvananthapuram | ByIndo Asian News Service

‘Precious 100 crore’: Union and Kerala ministers spar over flood relief amount

While the Kerala government pegged its damages at Rs 8,316 crore and sought Rs 1,220 crore from the Centre, Union Home minister Rajnath Singh announced Rs 100 crore for flood relief in the state.
Union minister of state for tourism KJ Alphons said Kerala finance minister Thomas Isaac is ‘always complaining’ and he never visited the flood-affected areas himself.(PTI/File Photo)
Union minister of state for tourism KJ Alphons said Kerala finance minister Thomas Isaac is ‘always complaining’ and he never visited the flood-affected areas himself.(PTI/File Photo)
Updated on Aug 13, 2018 09:48 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Irate at no flood relief, locals throw mud at BJP MLA, make him leave

Rajpur Road MLA Khajan Das had to return midway after residents of Sanjay Colony also raised slogans against him and uprooted a board carrying his name in ruling party colours.
Locals argue with BJP MLA Khajan Das in Sanjay Colony, Dehradun.(HT Photo/Video grab)
Locals argue with BJP MLA Khajan Das in Sanjay Colony, Dehradun.(HT Photo/Video grab)
Updated on Jul 13, 2018 10:07 PM IST
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