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.
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.
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
Storms caused widespread flooding across central Germany and Belgium overnight, with authorities warning that more rain is on the way.
Nine bodies have so far been recovered from the tunnel at Tapovan-Vishnugad hydel project site pushing the death toll to 54
The bodies were recovered this morning from the Adit tunnel at the NTPC's Tapovan-Vishnugad project site.
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
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.
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
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
18 bodies have been recovered and 202 are still missing due to the flash floods and avalanche in Uttarakhand
Survivors remained stuck in the underground tunnel for about seven hours, from around 10 am to 5 pm before being rescued
The natural calamity refreshed the memories of the deadly Uttarakhand Floods in 2013 which devastated the state and killed more than five thousand people.
A glacier broke off at Joshimath in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district on Sunday, leading to a massive flood in the Dhauli Ganga river
A glacier splintered in Joshimath in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district, causing floods in the area
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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