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Russia Vetoes UN Resolution Linking Climate Change With Int’l Peace, Security

Dec 14, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Russia’s UN resolution rejected on Monday, would have been the first devoted to climate-related security danger as an issue of its own.

Prabhas, Allu Arjun, Ram Charan, Mahesh Babu Donate To CMRF For Andhra Flood Victims

Dec 08, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Actor Prabhas contributed Rs. 1 crore to the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister's Relief Fund (CMRF) on Tuesday to aid flood victims.


Andhra Pradesh Floods: Prabhas Donates Rs 1 Crore To CM Relief Fund

Tollywood actor Prabhas came to rescue to the Andhra Pradesh flood crisis by donating Rs 1 crore to the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister's Relief Fund.

Chennai Floods: 2015 Repeat? Experts Blame Bad Planning As Heavy Rain Brings City To Standstill

Nov 08, 2021 Lola Nayar

The Indian Meteorological Department has issued a red alert for coastal districts in Tamil Nadu on November 10 and 11 after severe flooding in the Chennai and other parts of the state on Sunday.


Amit Shah Undertakes Aerial Survey Of Rain-Ravaged Uttarakhand, Relief & Rescue Ops Continue

According to the state Emergency Operation Centre, the toll in rain-related incidents in the state has risen to 54 while 19 people are injured and five still missing.

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20 October, 2021

Covers That Can Protect Your Assets Against Flood Damage

Meghna Maiti

Car and home insurance covers can help you cut the losses due to the damage caused by a natural calamity.


20 October, 2021

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

Outlook Web Desk

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.


19 October, 2021

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

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.


19 October, 2021

Kerala Opens Idamalayar, Pampa Dams As Water Level Reaches Close To Danger Mark

Outlook Web Desk

Even though rains subsided in several parts of Kerala on Monday, after receiving heavy downpour last week, more rains are expected from Wednesday.


19 October, 2021

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

Outlook Web Desk

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


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.


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29 July, 2021

Thousands Of Rohingya Homeless As Monsoon Wreaks Havoc In Bangladesh

Associated Press (AP)

Thousands of shelters in various Rohingya refugee camps in Southern Bangladesh have been flooded in recent days, displacing thousands of people.


28 July, 2021

J&K Cloudburst: 5 Dead, 25 Missing Amid Flash Floods In Kishtwar

Naseer Ganai

The cloudburst took place in a remote village in J&K's Kishtwar district early Wednesday and rescue operations are currently underway.


25 July, 2021

Monsoon Fury: Many Areas In Philippines Inundated, Thousands Evacuated

Associated Press (AP)

In the hard-hit city of Marikina in the capital region, nearly 15,000 residents were evacuated to safety overnight as waters rose alarmingly in a major river.


24 July, 2021

Floods In Maharashtra Claim 138 Lives, 84,452 People Shifted To Safer Places

Outlook Web Bureau

President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday called Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari and expressed his concern over the loss of life and property in the state due to rains and floods.


22 July, 2021

China Facing Unprecedented Floods, Army Blasts Dam To Divert Water

Outlook Web Bureau

China’s central Henan province is facing the heaviest rainfall in 1,000 years.


17 July, 2021

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

Associated Press (AP)

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


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16 July, 2021

Flash Flooding Sweeps Arizona; 1 Rafter Dead In Grand Canyon

Associated Press (AP)

At the Grand Canyon, a torrent of water rushed through a slot canyon and washed away the camp where two commercial rafts with 30 passengers pulled off the river to stay Wednesday evening, said Grand Canyon spokeswoman Joelle Baird.


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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.

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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.

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

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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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