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8 killed in flash flood in Pakistan

8 killed in flash flood in Pakistan

At least eight persons, including two children, were killed in a flash flood in northwest Pakistan, officials said.The incident happened when a vehicle carrying them was heading to a wedding party and it drowned in Wana tehsil of South Waziristan District bordering Afghanistan on Saturday, according to district administration officials. Six children remain missing and

Amitabh Bachchan & Anupam Kher feel proud of the Unity of Mumbai People

While Mumbai has come to a standstill post the unstoppable rains and unimaginable water-logging, one thing is worth the praise—people’s efforts to help each other in a situation of distress.  Out of mutual empathy, a lot of people are extending help to those who are stuck. Apart from offering food and other stuff, a lot

Derailment survivor gets stuck in Mumbai local

He survived a derailment only to get stuck in a local train for eight hours as incessant rain brought Mumbai and its suburbs to a grinding halt yesterday. For 54-year-old Sukhdev Meshram, a passenger on the Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto Express that derailed between Maharashtra’s Vasind and Asangaon stations early morning yesterday, it was a day he

Gorakhpur Airport closed, Flights cancelled

Gorakhpur Airport closed, Flights cancelled as runway gets flooded

Gorakhpur Airport has been closed on Monday. All flights were cancelled as runway was flooded with water.Moderate to heavy rains occurred over the northern districts of Uttar Pradesh. Uttar Pradesh may continue with good showers for another 24 hours.In the past day, Gorakhpur witnessed extremely heavy rain.Even the neighboring country Nepal is witnessing very heavy

Nepal: Flood, landslide claim 20 lives in 24 hours

Nepal flood landslide. At least 20 people have reportedly lost their lives and more than 50 have gone missing due to the floods and landslide triggered by incessant rainfall from past 24 hours in various parts of Nepal. A total of six people died due to water borne disaster in the low lying district of

Rahul Gandhi’s convoy attacked by BJP goons

Rahul Gandhi’s convoy attacked by BJP goons claims congress. When Rahul Gandhi was visiting flood affected victims some goons attacked his convoy. Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala took to Twitter and wrote ‘BJP goons broke Congress VP’s car with heavy stones on his way to the helipad after meeting flood victims at Dhanera.’With 218 deaths in

Flood Fear: Punjab Govt. orders to Evacuate Villages

Flood Fear: Punjab Govt. orders to Evacuate Villages

Due to continuous rain for five days in Punjab, the water level of Ravi, Jalaliya, Shinrava and Ujjh rivers is up to a danger mark. The administration has ordered to evacuate 18 villages near the coastal areas for increasing the danger of flood.Irrigation Department and RSD officials have been told before leaving the water in

PM Modi arrives Assam to examine flood affected areas

PM Modi Arrives Assam to examine flood affected areas

PM Modi arrives Assam to examine flood affected areas. Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Assam today to examine floods affected area. More than 52 people have died in the state due to floods.  Many states of the country are suffering the flood. In such a scenario, PM Modi will visit Assam flood affected areas today.

Forecast Flood Warning in Several States Including Punjab

Forecast Flood Warning in the Several States Including Punjab

The Meteorological Department has issued heavy rain warning in several states of the country including Punjab, Haryana and Jammu in the next 24 hours.The districts of Punjab and Haryana may have received scattered rains and many areas of Punjab and Haryana, Himachal, Uttarakhand is likely to receive short spells of rain and thunder showers continuing

Typhoon injures 81 in Taiwan as another storm approaches

Typhoon injures 81 Taiwan another storm approaches. Taiwan’s first typhoon of the year has left 81 people injured and coastal towns flooded as the island braces for a second tropical storm.Taiwan’s Central Weather Bureau says Typhoon Nesat made landfall on the northeast coast of Taiwan Saturday evening with maximum sustained winds of 137 kilometers per

Gujarat floods: Over 8000 rescued and 70,000 migrated

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani assured Saturday that the situation with regard to floods in the districts is under control. He said that over 8000 people have been rescued and 70,000 people have been shifted to safer places.Around 100 people have lost their lives due to the floods so far.“The situation in Gujarat is under

Odisha issues alert as Subarnarekha water level rises

With the water level in the Subarnarekha river recording a sudden rise after remaining steady for several hours, the Odisha government today issued a flood alert for four districts. The Collectors of Dhenkanal, Jajpur, Kendrapara and Balasore have been put on alert and instructed to deploy teams from the Orissa Disaster Rapid Action Force (ODRAF),

56 killed as heavy rains lash China

56 killed as heavy rains lash China

56 killed as heavy rains lash China. At least 56 people have been killed and 22 others missing as heavy rains left a trail of destruction in 11 Chinese provinces, authorities said today.A total of 27,000 houses were collapsed and 37,000 others damaged in floods, landslides and hailstorms since June 29 in Zhejiang, Anhui, Jiangxi, Hubei,

Assam Flood Situation Worsens, 2.75 Lakh People Affected

The flood situation in Assam is continuously deteriorating as one person lost his life and nearly 2.75 lakh people have been affected across seven districts of the state.Assam Flood Situation Worsens.Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) said that the body of a person was recovered from Subansiri river in North Lakhimpur. Authorities suspect him of

Torrential rain triggers flash flood in Manipur

Torrential rain triggers flash flood Manipur Imphal valley. Imphal, Jul 2 (PTI) Torrential rain in the last two days led to flash floods in many parts of Manipur affecting many areas in the Imphal valley and the state capital. A portion of the Imphal riverbank collapsed at Bashikhong in Imphal East district creating panic among

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Canada’s army comes to rescue after disasterous floods

Canada mobilized its army to help thousands of flood victims try to hold back waters and save their homes Monday after the worst flood in half a century struck, but authorities were optimistic that rising water levels would soon crest. In British Columbia, on the opposite side of the country, the same combination of rain


Dravid turns 44, good wishes flood social media

New Delhi:  Former captain and batting great Rahul Dravid, who is now grooming the Indian colts as coach, turned 44 today and good wishes poured in for the iconic player on the social media. Dravid’s name was among the trending topics on Twitter with celebrities and fans offering good wishes to the batsman, who was

3 killed in Indonesia flood

Jakarta: Three persons were killed in a flood that struck in Indonesia’s Gorontalo province, an official said on Monday. Three children were swept away by strong current of a river in Hutuo village on Sunday and their bodies were later found by rescuers, Xinhua news agency quoted an official of the national disaster management agency.

Bihar flood situation worsens, toll rises to 153

Patna: With four more deaths, the toll inBihar floods today increased to 153, while 12 more panchayat areas were inundated affecting a total population of 34.69 lakh in twelve districts. The four fresh deaths were reported from Bhojpur and Begusarai, each district accounted for two, a release by the Disaster Management Department said. Caused by

Heavy rainfall floods parts of Jharkhand

Ranchi: Heavy rainfall across the state during the last three days has adversely impacted normal life in Jharkhand leading to water levels of prominent rivers rising and causing water logging in major towns and cities. According to the local Met department, due to a low pressure area over the Bay of Bengal, Ranchi and several