Official data suggests that flooding has affected more than 470,000 people. So far, 34,163 people have been made homeless and almost 43,000 are displaced.
In the wake of monsoon rains and water-logging, 15,111 medical camps have been set up in Greater Chennai Corporation localities in which over 4,88,000 people have participated.
The floods triggered by heavy rain under the impact of a depression in the Bay of Bengal left a trail of destruction, claiming 34 lives while another 10 people were missing. According to the preliminary reports from the flood affected districts, the crop loss is estimated to be around Rs 3,000 crore.
Every major route between the Lower Mainland of British Columbia, where Canada's third largest city of Vancouver is, and the interior of the province has been cut by washouts, flooding or landslides.
ANM (Auxiliary Nurse Midwife) Satyavati was awarded with a cash prize and a citation by DM Dinesh Chandra Singh after she successfully delivered a baby on a boat in the flood-hit Bahraich district of UP.
At least 88 people lost their lives in the recent incidents of flood, landslides and inundation that hit different parts of Nepal, following incessant rains over the past three days, health ministry officials said.
The National Weather Service confirmed at least one tornado and social media posts showed homes reduced to rubble in Mullica Hill, a southern New Jersey county just outside Philadelphia.
Electric poles and trees fell down and two-wheelers were swept away after the cloudburst occurred late Tuesday night.
Heavy rainfalls that pounded the Black Sea coastal provinces of Bartin, Kastamonu, Sinop and Samsun on Wednesday caused the flooding that demolished homes and bridges and swept away cars.
At least 15 people have been killed and nearly 3 lakh were displaced as large parts of six districts of the state have been inundated due to heavy rain and the release of water by the Damodar Valley Corporation and the Durgapur Barrage.
In his telephonic conversation, Shah assured Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan of all possible help to Madhya Pradesh to deal with the situation.
'Heavy rains have created a flood situation in some areas of Kota, Baran, Bundi and Jhalawar. Instructions have been given to administration regarding relief and rescue operations,' tweeted CM Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday.
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.
The Army has been called in for rescue operations in Shivpuri, Sheopur, Gwalior and Datia districts, state Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Rajesh Rajora said.
The districts that have been affected include Purba Bardhaman, Paschim Bardhaman, Paschim Medinipur, Hooghly, Howrah and South 24 Parganas.
Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahed said that they have also ordered that 5 million Afghanis, or about $62,000, to aid in the clean up and the villagers affected by the 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.
No loss of life or injuries has been reported in the incident.
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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