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Andhra Pradesh: Three People Dead As Flash Flood Hits Kadapa District

Nov 19, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

A group of unsuspecting devotees, offering prayers in a Siva temple on the occasion of Kartika Pournami, were caught in the sudden flood and washed away in Rajampet area.

Storms, Flash Floods Predicted In Wild Fire Ravaged California

Oct 23, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The National Weather Service for the San Francisco Bay Area issued a high surf advisory through Friday for a portion of the coast and a flash flood watch Sunday for parts of the region, especially in areas burned by last year's wildfires.


LIVE: Uttarakhand Floods | Amit Shah Conducts Aerial Survey Of Rain-Hit Areas, Rescue Operations Underway

Union Home Minister Amit Shah arrived in Dehradun late on Wednesday to take stock of the flood situation in Uttarakhand after over 50 were killed in rain-related incidents in the state.

Uttarakhand Rains Claim 22 Lives, Nainital Cut Off From Rest Of State

Oct 19, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Incessant rains continued to lash various parts of the state, razing houses to the ground and leaving many trapped in the debris.


Kerala To Open Idukki, Idamalayar Dams Today, Issues Red Alert

Kerala Rains: Idukki dam, constructed across the Periyar river, is one of the highest arch dams in Asia.

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18 October, 2021

WATCH: House In Kerala Collapses As Flash Floods Wreak Havoc

Outlook Web Desk

At least 22 people have reportedly lost their lives due to flash floods and landslides in Kerala following incessant rains on Saturday. Disturbing visuals of houses collapsing have gone viral.


18 October, 2021

Kerala Floods: Water Level On Rise, Govt Issues Alerts

Outlook Web Desk

Kerala has reported 22 deaths in incidents related to heavy rains, including landslides and flash floods, since Saturday.


17 October, 2021

Kerala Rains: 23 Killed In Flash Floods And Landslides, PM Modi Speaks To CM Vijayan

Outlook Web Desk

The toll from disastrous flooding caused by heavy rains and landslides in hilly areas of two central Kerala districts rose to 23 as rescue workers recovered more bodies from the rubbles on Sunday.


13 September, 2021

Nicholas Storm Threatens United States' Gulf Coast

Associated Press (AP)

Tropical Storm Nicholas headed toward the Texas coast Sunday night, is threatening to bring heavy rain and floods to coastal areas of Texas, Mexico and storm-battered Louisiana.


04 August, 2021

Madhya Pradesh Rains: CM Calls In Army For Rescue Operations; 1,171 Villages Ravaged By Floods

Outlook Web Bureau

The Met department has sounded a red alert for Shivpuri, Sheopur, Guna and two other districts, besides orange alert for nine and yellow alert for other eight districts.


02 August, 2021

When Himachal CM‘s New Russian Chopper Turned Saviour For Persons In Distress In Lahaul Spiti

Ashwani Sharma

The Congress had accused the Chief Minister for adopting luxuries for his travels despite the state government having a financial crunch and a debt burden of Rs 60,000 cr on the state’s head.


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01 August, 2021

Water Crunch In Shimla For 15 Days As Floods Raise Silt In Rivers

Ashwani Sharma

The Shimla Municipal Corporation is under attack from the citizens and elected councillors questioning Mayor Satya Koundal about the drinking water crisis.


30 July, 2021

Cloudburst Explainer: Why It Occurs Mostly In Hilly Areas Which Makes It Difficult To Predict, Know It From Experts

Outlook Web Desk

Mahesh Palawat, Vice President (Meteorology and Climate Change) with Skymet Weather, said such clouds are called cumulonimbus and can stretch to even 13-14 kilometers in height.


29 July, 2021

175 Tourists Stranded In Lahaul Spiti, Himachal Govt Plans To Airlift Them

Ashwani Sharma

The 175 tourists include 16 children and 60 ladies who are stuck in Pattan (Udaipur) valley.


28 July, 2021

Himachal Pradesh: 9 Dead, 7 Missing In Lahaul-Spiti As Cloudburst Triggers Flash Floods

Ashwani Sharma

A search operation for the missing persons is underway at Lahaul-Spiti with the help of the state police and ITBP teams.


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A dog swims through the floodwaters following heavy rains at Periyar Nagar near Chennai.

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The newly appointed Naval Chief Admiral R Hari Kumar inspects the Guard of Honour during a ceremony at South Block, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore

The newly appointed Naval Chief Admiral R Hari Kumar (R) being welcomed by the outgoing Naval Chief Admiral Karambir Singh at South Block, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore

In this image provided by Twitter, Parag Agrawal poses for a picture. Newly named Twitter CEO Agrawal has emerged from behind the scenes to take over one of Silicon Valley's highest-profile and politically volatile jobs.

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PSG player Lionel Messi reacts after winning the 2021 Ballon d'Or trophy during the 65th Ballon d'Or ceremony at Theatre du Chatelet, in Paris. Messi won the Ballon d'Or for seventh time.

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