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Heavy Rain And Snowfall Continues To Batter Uttarakhand

Jan 08, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The Meteorological Department had predicted a wet spell for Uttarakhand till January 9.

Central Govt Allocates Additional Fund Of Rs.3,063 Crore To States Affected By Natural Disasters

Dec 30, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The additional assistance is over and above the funds released by the Centre to the states in the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF), already placed at the disposal of the states.


Brazil: Severe Flooding Spreads In Bahia And Beyond, 116 Cities In State Of Emergency

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.

Kerala CM Writes To M.K Stalin To Abstain From Opening Mullaperiyar Dam At Night

Dec 02, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

On Thursday, Tamil Nadu opened eight shutters of the dam, again during wee hours of the day at around 3.00 AM, and without sufficient warning released 6,413 cusecs of water which was later increased to 8,017 cusecs at 4.00 AM by raising all 10 shutters.


India Meteorological Department Reveals That 100% More Rains In Southern States In November

In IMD parlance, departure means an increase or decrease (here increase) from the average mean temperature/rainfall of the given time period based on 30 years' records.

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12 November, 2021

Sri Lanka: 26 People Dead As Torrential Rainfall Batters The Island Country

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The weather bureau said a low pressure area in the south-east Bay of Bengal that was indirectly responsible for the heavy rainfalls in the country is now moving towards southern India.


11 November, 2021

Chennai Rains: IMD Withdraws Red Alert As Depression Over Bay Of Bengal Crosses Over

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The Indian Meteorological Department said the depression over Bay of Bengal has started crossing coast near Chennai.


23 October, 2021

J&K: Landslides Block Jammu-Srinagar Highway, Mughal Road Closed After First Snowfall

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The Jammu-Srinagar national highway is the only all-weather road linking Kashmir with the rest of the country.


22 October, 2021

Uttarakhand-Himachal: Indian Army, ITBP Find Two More Trekkers' Bodies, Five Others Airlifted

Ashwani Sharma

Five trekkers whose bodies were airlifted are identified as Shubhayan Das, Vikas Makal, Saurabh Ghosh and Tanumoy Tiwari from West Bengal, and Anita Rawat, the only woman member from Delhi.


17 October, 2021

Kerala Landslide: Eight People Dead So Far, Search For The Missing Continues

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On Sunday, the Army, NDRF, police and the Fire Force have embarked on rescue operation along with the locals at Koottickal and Kokkayar panchayats where over a dozen people are reportedly missing.


26 September, 2021

Heavy Rain Lashes Most Parts Of MP, IMD Predicts More Shower

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'Almost the entire state received rainfall in the last 24 hours,' P K Saha, senior meteorologist with the India Meterological Department's (IMD) Bhopal office, told PTI.


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14 September, 2021

3 Dead, Thousands Marooned As Heavy Rainfall Continues In Odisha

Sandeep Sahu

Even as the state continues to grapple with the after effects of torrential rains over the last 48 hours, the IMD has predicted more rains in the state in the days ahead.


12 September, 2021

Typhoon Chanthu Drenches Taiwan With Up To 5 Inches Of Rain

Associated Press (AP)

Airline flights and train service were suspended Saturday as the storm approached. The Central News Agency reported more than 2,000 people were evacuated from flood-prone areas of the east coast county of Hualien.


10 September, 2021

Heavy Rains Causes Closure Of 18 Roads, IMD Predicts More Showers In Next 4 Days

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An SEOC release said 18 roads, comprising two state highways passing through Amreli and Porbandar districts and 16 panchayat roads in rural areas, were shut on Friday due to water-logging or rain-related damage.


30 August, 2021

Uttarakhand: Heavy Rains Kill Three Children, Three Houses Collapse In Dharchula

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The bodies of three children were recovered and a search operation was on for those still missing.


13 August, 2021

Death Toll From Heavy Rain Induced Deluge In Northern Turkey Reaches 27

Associated Press (AP)

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.


04 August, 2021

Wall Collapse Due To Heavy Rain Kills Five People Of Same Family In Rajasthan

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Superintendent of Police Shivraj Meena said an old wall collapsed on the house in which two brothers, Mahendra Kaivat and Mahaveer Kaivat, lived with their families.


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04 August, 2021

Heavy Rainfall Inundates Parts Of Rajasthan After Himachal And MP

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'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.


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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.

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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.

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