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Central team assess flood damage in Mohali, Patiala & Sangrur districts in Punjab

An inter-ministerial Central team visited flood-affected areas in Punjab to assess the damage caused by recent floods and gather information from local officials and farmers. The Punjab government had requested the Centre's intervention to compensate farmers for the loss of crops. The team will submit a report to the Union government for appropriate action to be taken.

The team led by NDMA advisor will be in Rupnagar and Jalandhar on Wednesday. (HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 09, 2023 12:52 AM IST
By, Mohali/patiala/sangrur

Ghaggar flowing above danger mark again in Sangrur

The district has already witnessed vast tracts of land submerged by floodwaters, snapping road links and the floodwaters have not receded yet.

A file photo of Ghaggar in spate. (HT File)
Updated on Jul 30, 2023 12:40 AM IST
By, Sangrur

Ghaggar touches danger mark in Panchkula, breach in Dera Bassi

Water level in Ghaggar touched the danger mark of 1.5 metre in the afternoon in Panchkula, with the volume rising to 50,000 cusecs

Swollen Ghaggar river at Panchkula due to heavy rain in Himachal Pradesh. (Sant Arora /HT)
Updated on Jul 23, 2023 01:16 PM IST
By, Panchkula

Flood alert in Punjab’s Sangrur as water rises in Ghaggar

Ghaggar is still flowing above the danger mark. The water level in the seasonal river is around 749 feet while the danger mark is at 748.5 feet

The officials said there are over 50 breaches on the embankment of Ghaggar, which are yet to be plugged
Updated on Jul 23, 2023 12:58 AM IST
By, Sangrur

35-year-old man dies after slipping into Ghaggar

During Haryana Assembly speaker Gian Chand Gupta’s recent visit to assess the damage caused by the swollen river to the Herbal park in Sector 26, residents had pointed out that the imposition of Section 144 by the district authorities remains on paper.

The body of a 35-year-old man was fished out from Ghaggar after he slipped in the river on Tuesday. The deceased, identified as Yogesh Kumar, is a resident of Beer Ghaggar village. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Jul 19, 2023 12:37 PM IST
By, Panchkula

Ghaggar fury in Punjab: 2 more breaches worsen flood situation in Mansa

Flood situation worsened with two more breaches in the overflowing Ghaggar in Mansa district on Monday. With this, flood waters started entering villages in the district from four breaches, triggering panic

Flood situation worsened with two more breaches in the overflowing Ghaggar in Mansa district on Monday. With this, flood waters started entering villages in the district from four breaches, triggering panic
Updated on Jul 18, 2023 12:31 AM IST

Two breaches in Ghaggar inundate villages on Haryana-Punjab border

With two breaches, the Ghaggar unleashed its fury in Punjab’s Mansa and Haryana’s Fatehabad districts on Saturday, with floodwaters entering villages in the border area

In Punjab, the river’s embankments in Rorki village of Sardulgarh sub-division and near Chandpura Bundh in Budhlada sub-division gave way, leading to panic in several villages of Mansa district (HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 15, 2023 09:31 PM IST
By, Sunil Rahar, Mansa/rohtak

Punjab floods: Two breaches in Mansa district, Ghaggar inundates villages bordering Haryana

The river’s embankments in Rorki village of Sardulgarh sub-division and near Chandpura Dam in Budhlada sub-division gave way on the Punjab side, leading to panic in several villages of Mansa district; strong flow of water delays efforts to plug breaches

The 30-ft breach in the Ghaggar river near Chandpura Dam in Budhlada sub division of Mansa district on Saturday. Both Punjab and Haryana government officials are monitoring the situation at Chandpura Dam on the inter-state border. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 15, 2023 11:37 AM IST

10 officials, 30 labourers, 3 days: How Ghaggar’s flow was diverted

“Despite the difficulties cause by the rain, the team worked round the clock to ensure that damage is minimised,” said Anurag Goel, execute engineer

Work underway to divert Ghaggar’s flow. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 12, 2023 02:04 AM IST
By, Panchkula

Punjab flood fury: Level of Ghaggar rises by 19 feet in a day in Sangrur, admin sets up shelter homes

Meanwhile, the administration is claiming that it is well prepared to deal with any untoward situation

Indian Army personnel rescue people stuck in the flood-affected Sanauri Adda area after heavy monsoon rains caused rapid rise in the water level of Badi Nadi river, in Patiala district on Monday. (PTI)
Updated on Jul 11, 2023 01:15 AM IST
By, Sangrur

Haryana’s northern districts on alert as Markanda, Ghaggar, Tangri rivers in spate

Chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar will review the situation at an emergency meeting in Chandigarh as incessant rain continues to batter Haryana

A commuter sits atop a car stuck on a waterlogged road in Haryana. (PTI Photo)
Updated on Jul 10, 2023 11:14 AM IST

No need to panic: Punjab water resources minister Gurmeet Singh Meet Hayer

Says the water resources department was fully prepared to deal with any untoward situation due to the increased water level in the reservoirs following heavy rain

A man wades through the waterlogged road after heavy rainfall in Patiala on Sunday. (ANI)
Updated on Jul 10, 2023 01:52 AM IST
By, Sangrur
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