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Monday, Jan 20, 2020


Sep 25, 2019 00:21
Researchers said over the past 45 years, concretisation and filling up of wetlands that worked as flood absorbers has led to a 40% increase in the amount of rainwater entering stormwater drains that have not been rebuilt to handle the increased flow. read more
Sep 10, 2019 00:17
Municipal commissioner Praveen Pardeshi came up with a three-point solution to the problem and directed the administration work on it on a war footing. read more
Sep 09, 2019 23:47
In 2005, when the city saw unprecedented rainfall and the subsequent devastation, people were furious with the city and state governments. In 14 years, not much has changed but fewer questions are being raised. read more
Aug 24, 2019 23:30
Due to heavy rain and release of water from Bhakra, the Sutlej breached its banks at four places in Phillaur sub-division, submerging crops on 11,000 acres across 31 villages on Monday. read more
Aug 19, 2019 23:35
Experts said the large amount of untreated sewage, debris and industrial effluents emptying into it is what is harming it. read more
Aug 08, 2019 00:11
Last month, Sena leader Sanjay Raut had defended the Mumbai civic body after the city was flooded following heavy rains. read more
Aug 07, 2019 19:25
Last month, Sena leader Sanjay Raut defended the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation after Mumbai was crippled with heavy rains. Sena leader Aaditya Thackeray went on to say that any city can crumble under 400mm of rain. read more
Jul 15, 2019 05:36
Marathwada and Vidarbha have recorded a 31 per cent and 30 per cent deficit in rainfall over the same period. IMD is forecasting that the monsoon will pick up later this week for these regions. read more
Jul 14, 2019 08:42
After briefly becoming the first hurricane of the Atlantic season, Barry was downgraded to a tropical storm after making landfall -- but it nevertheless packed a serious punch as it moved inland. read more
Jul 03, 2019 12:12
According to data from the state-appointed mangrove and wetland committee appointed as per Bombay high court (HC) orders, there have been 75 complaints of mangrove and wetland destruction along the Konkan coast in 2019 so far. read more
Jun 11, 2019 00:54
Ensure flooding doesn’t occur owing to construction work or you will be held responsible, civic body tells contractors read more
Jun 03, 2019 04:18
Citizens had raised concerns that work on the corridor – which is being undertaken in seven packages, from south Mumbai to Seepz in the western suburbs – may lead to water logging during monsoon. read more
May 09, 2019 01:51
The civic administration told the committee that the details of the completed work will be given in the next meeting. read more
Dec 12, 2018 13:59
Japan was hit by a series of natural disasters in 2018, starting with massive flooding in western regions that killed over 200 people. read more