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Chief minister Bhupesh Baghel on Saturday issued directives to all district collectors and superintendent of police (SPs) to remain alert and ensure every help to rain-affected people.
Updated on Aug 31, 2020 12:26 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Raipur |Ritesh Mishra | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan spoke to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday morning and had earlier spoken with defence minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday evening to convey them the flood situation in the state.
Updated on Aug 30, 2020 02:56 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Bhopal |HT Correspondent | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
Heavy discharge in the Sone river in the range of 57,000-60,000 cusec from Indrapuri barrage at Dehri is fuelling the surge in the Ganga which is also being fed heavily from north Bihar rivers like Gandak, Burhi Gandak, Bagmati, Kosi and Mahananda.
Published on Aug 18, 2020 09:38 PM IST
According to a bulletin by Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), the number of districts affected by floods dropped from 28 two weeks ago to 21.
Updated on Jul 29, 2020 06:26 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Guwahati/Patna | HT Correspondent
While most of the volunteers were students above 18 years of age or unemployed youths, ASDMA also received applications from doctors involved in private practice, other professionals and even popular Olympic boxer from the state, Shiva Thapa.
Updated on Jul 18, 2020 09:54 AM IST
Guwahati |Utpal Parashar | Edited by Meenakshi Ray
The government of Zunyi city, south of the metropolis of Chongqing, said Saturday that five had died and eight others were missing after fresh storms that began late Thursday night.
Updated on Jun 13, 2020 01:13 PM IST
Beijing |Associated Press| Posted by : Jasra Afreen
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Updated on Nov 18, 2019 01:01 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |HT Correspondent
Typhoon Hagibis unleashed torrents of rain and strong winds Saturday that left thousands of homes on Japan’s main island flooded, damaged or without power.
Updated on Oct 14, 2019 10:53 AM IST
Tokyo |Press Trust of India
As the officers and jawans were dusting their shoes from floods, another catastrophe hit Bihar, leaving several cities, including its capital Patna, completely submerged in a deluge for at least four days
Updated on Oct 03, 2019 12:06 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Patna |B Vijay Murty
The nature-development equilibrium is broken, leading to climate disasters.
Updated on Aug 26, 2019 06:24 PM IST
Hindustan Times | HT Correspondent
The rising Ganga has forced all the Pandas and boatmen, who earn their livelihood at the ghats, to relocate to safer locations, hitting income badly.
Updated on Aug 20, 2019 09:49 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Varanasi | HT Correspondent
Floods are an almost annual phenomenon in Muzaffarpur, which lies in the way of five Himalayan rivers that come down from Nepal.
Updated on Aug 13, 2019 07:28 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Muzaffarpur |B Vijay Murty
The release of water from the nearby dams was done in an uncalculated manner which resulted into huge cusecs of water being released from the dams, said Madhav Gadgil.
Updated on Aug 13, 2019 02:58 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai |Parth Welankar
Updated on Aug 07, 2019 01:26 PM IST
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Updated on Aug 07, 2019 01:43 PM IST
Sajana Nambiar, Kalyan
More than 55 lakh people in Sheohar, Sitamarhi, East Champaran, Madhubani, Araria, Kishanganj, Supaul, Darbhanga, Muzaffarpur, Saharsa, Katihar and Purnia districts remain affected as the Bihar government continued with its relief efforts.
Published on Jul 19, 2019 03:51 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Patna | Rakesh Singh
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar’s statement on floods came a day after the opposition parties led by RJD accused the government for failing to tackle the flood situation in the state and not providing relief to the marooned people.
Updated on Jul 17, 2019 01:25 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Patna | HT Correspondent
According to the disaster management department (DMD), about 25.66 lakh people living in 546 panchayats of 77 blocks of 12 districts have been hit by the current spell of floods, caused due to heavy rain in the Himalayan region and catchment areas of rivers like Kosi, Gandak, Kamla Balan, Adhwara and Bagmati.
Published on Jul 15, 2019 11:56 PM IST
After disaster struck in 2013, rescuers were able to recover only 11 bodies. In the time since, DNA samples of 688 victims have been collected and sent for testing. However, those missing number in the thousands.
Updated on Oct 18, 2018 07:06 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Dehradun |Nitika Kakkar
he Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) said the floods that have hit the state since June 13 have affected 10.99 lakh people
Updated on Aug 03, 2018 09:14 PM IST
Guwahati |Indo Asian News Service
A family of four was killed when their house in Shashtri Nagar in the Vasant Vihar area collapsed on them in the heavy rains that followed the cloudburst.
Published on Jul 11, 2018 09:56 PM IST
Dehradun | Nihi Sharma
Deadly floods and landslides have claimed 141 lives in one of Japan’s worst weather-related disasters for decades.
Updated on Jul 11, 2018 05:56 PM IST
Agence France-Presse | HT Correspondent
Much-needed food and medical supplies -- including high-calorie gels and paracetamol -- reached them on Tuesday as rescuers prepared for the possibility that they may be there for some time.
Updated on Jul 03, 2018 12:33 PM IST
Mae Sai (Thailand) |Agence France-Presse
Incessant rains from last week have killed 15 people across Assam and Tripura, apart from displacing thousands from their homes. Four rivers in Assam are above danger level while Tripura’s major rivers have returned to normalcy.
Updated on Jun 18, 2018 06:51 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Guwahati/Agartala |Utpal Parashar and Priyanka Deb Barman
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The prime minister also assured the chief ministers of flood-affected states of providing all central assistance to deal with the situation.
Updated on Jun 17, 2018 01:35 PM IST
Press Trust of India, New Delhi |Press Trust of India
The study has implications for infrastructure, agriculture and water resources, is important because India has seen a rise in extreme rainfall events over the last decade.
Updated on Mar 29, 2018 09:43 AM IST
Hindustan Times | Snehal Fernandes, Mumbai