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Heavy rains: Schools closed in Shimla, Mandi on Monday

Heavy rains: Schools closed in Shimla, Mandi

Heavy rains: Schools closed in Shimla, Mandi. In the wake of heavy rainfall and landslides, all schools including private, across Shimla and Mandi districts are closed on Monday. Meanwhile, National Highway 3 (Chandigarh-Manali NH) has also been blocked to avoid any untoward incident. Heavy downpour led to landslides in various parts of the state causing disruption to normal life although respective district administrations were

Heavy rains lash parts of Punjab, Haryana

Heavy rains lash parts of Punjab, Haryana. Rains lashed many parts of Punjab and Haryana today, leading to a dip in the mercury by a few notches. Chandigarh received heavy downpour and the mercury dropped by a few notches, a Meteorological Department official said here.In Haryana, Panchkula, Ambala, Yamunanagar, Karnal and Narnaul were among places

Body of missing doctor found in nullah in Worli- Daily Post India

Body of missing doctor found in nullah in Worli

The body of renowned doctor Deepak Amrapurkar, who had gone missing on Tuesday following heavy rains in the city, was today recovered from a nullah near the Coast Guard office in central Mumbai’s Worli, police said. The Bombay hospital gastroenterologist had slipped into an open manhole while wading through the water-logged streets near Elphinston Road

Overnight heavy rains wreak havoc in Bengaluru

Overnight heavy rains wreak havoc in Bengaluru

The city was confronted with unexpected torrential rains late on Monday night, which continued into the wee hours of Tuesday morning. The rains caused much havoc on the streets, including heavy inundation and tree falls. The clean-up project at the city’s largest lake was expected to be completed by May, but the government is yet

Amarnath Yatra stopped: Jammu Kashmir highway closed with heavy rains

Amarnath Yatra stopped: Jammu Kashmir highway closed with heavy rains

Amarnath Yatra stopped: Jammu Kashmir highway closed with heavy

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,

Heavy rains in Andamans, 800 tourists stranded

Port Blair: Over 800 tourists have been stranded at Havelock Islands in the Andamans due to heavy rains with the Navy pressing into service four ships today to evacuate them. Heavy overnight rains have disrupted normal life in the island with a flood-like situation in north and middle Andamans. While officials have put the number

Heavy rains cause floods, destroy 8 bridges in Jharkhand

Ranchi: Incessant rainfall over the past few days has caused heavy flooding which has damaged and washed away at least eight bridges in Jharkhand, authorities said. The bridges were washed away in Palamu, Garhwa, Chatra and Gumla districts. Cracks appeared in the Jaiprakash Narayan Dam located at Tandwa in Chatra district. Water started gushing out

Heavy rains batter Himachal, blocks highways

Shimla: Himachal Pradesh continued to experience moderate to heavy rainfall on Monday, causing landslides and blocking two major national highways, while all the rivers were in spate, officials said. The National Highway-21 linking Chandigarh with Manali, which was closed for over six hours near Hanogi temple in Mandi district due to landslides, was reopened partially

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Heavy rains drench Haryana, Punjab

Chandigarh: Heavy rains lashed parts of Haryana and Punjab, giving relief to people reeling under sultry conditions. Ludhiana was the wettest place in Punjab with 73.2 mm of rains. Patiala got 51.8 mm of rainfall, while Amritsar gauged 17 mm of precipitation, the weather department said. Ambala in Haryana had 34.4 mm of rains, Hisar

China-Rain: Heavy rains to lash flood-ravaged south China

Beijing: Heavy rains and hailstones will lashsouth China, where rain-triggered floods have already displaced tens of thousands of people, in the next three days, a Met department forecast said today. More rain and even hailstones are on the way for China’s southwestern and southern provinces as well as regions along the Huaihe and Yangtze rivers,