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TN CM Tasks Panel To Find Permanent Solution To Avert Flooding

Dec 03, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Chief Minister, referring to his Tuticorin visit on Thursday, said people knew more than officials on the reasons for inundation and requested officials to factor in local wisdom in their proposals to avert flooding.

Belgium Flood Survivors Fight PTSD After Devastating Deluge

Jul 29, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

In one of the most violent natural disasters to hit Belgium in a century, a flood triggered uncontrollable water flow, demolishing many villages and leaving loads of debris in its wake.

Europe: Death Toll Due To Floods Rises To 150; Water Starts To Recede In Most Areas

Police said that more than 90 people are now known to have died in western Germany's Ahrweiler county, one of the worst-hit areas

Over 20 Dead, Dozens Missing Due To Heavy Floods In Europe

Jul 15, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Storms caused widespread flooding across central Germany and Belgium overnight, with authorities warning that more rain is on the way.

Uttarakhand Glacier Burst: Gloom And Despair Grip Tapovan Village As Families Lose Hope

Nine bodies have so far been recovered from the tunnel at Tapovan-Vishnugad hydel project site pushing the death toll to 54

15 February, 2021

Uttarakhand Glacier Burst: Three More Bodies Recovered, Death Toll Reaches 54

Outlook Web Bureau

The bodies were recovered this morning from the Adit tunnel at the NTPC's Tapovan-Vishnugad project site.

14 February, 2021

Uttarakhand Floods: Rescue Team Recover 12 More Bodies, Death Toll Rises To 50

Outlook Web Bureau

The officials shared that the recovered bodies are being kept at a temporary mortuary built in the Tapovan area and 154 people are still missing

13 February, 2021

5 Dead And 64 Still Missing From UP After Uttarakhand Flash Floods

Outlook Web Bureau

As of February 13, five people in UP have been reported dead and 64 are still missing following the flash floods in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district.

09 February, 2021

Uttarakhand Tragedy: US Condoles Deaths Of Flood Victims, Wishes For Speedy Recovery Of Injured

Outlook Web Bureau

About 26 bodies have been recovered and 171 people still missing as multiple agencies worked at rescuing over 30 workers feared trapped in an underground tunnel

08 February, 2021

Abrupt Movement Of Tonnes Of Snow Could Be The Reason: CM Rawat On Uttarakhand Floods

Outlook Web Bureau

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said ISRO officials showed him pictures of the site of flooding and added that no glacier was visible in the photographs

08 February, 2021

Did Climate Change Lead To Uttarakhand Flood? Here’s What Scientists Have To Say

Outlook Web Bureau

18 bodies have been recovered and 202 are still missing due to the flash floods and avalanche in Uttarakhand


08 February, 2021

Uttarakhand Floods: Survivors Recount How A Phone Call Saved Their Lives

Outlook Web Bureau

Survivors remained stuck in the underground tunnel for about seven hours, from around 10 am to 5 pm before being rescued

08 February, 2021

A Look At Natural Disasters Uttarakhand Faced Over Last Three Decades

Outlook Web Bureau

The natural calamity refreshed the memories of the deadly Uttarakhand Floods in 2013 which devastated the state and killed more than five thousand people.

08 February, 2021

Uttarakhand Glacier Burst: Cricketer Rishabh Pant To Donate Match Fees For Rescue Work


A glacier broke off at Joshimath in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district on Sunday, leading to a massive flood in the Dhauli Ganga river

07 February, 2021

UP On High Alert After Flash Floods In Neighbouring Uttarakhand

Outlook Web Bureau

A glacier splintered in Joshimath in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district, causing floods in the area

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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