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.
Union Minister Amit Shah arrived in Dehradun late on Wednesday after three days of incessant rain left 52 people dead across the state
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.
Incessant rains continued to lash various parts of the state, razing houses to the ground and leaving many trapped in the debris.
The state authorities have advised Chardham pilgrims not to proceed to the Himalayan temples till the weather improves.
Even though rains subsided in several parts of Kerala on Monday, after receiving heavy downpour last week, more rains are expected from Wednesday.
Kerala Rains: Idukki dam, constructed across the Periyar river, is one of the highest arch dams in Asia.
Kerala has reported 22 deaths in incidents related to heavy rains, including landslides and flash floods, since Saturday.
Southwest Monsoon has receded from some parts of West Rajasthan and adjoining Gujarat. The wind system is expected to retreat from Delhi in three to four days.
The Indian Meteorological Department has said there are cyclonic depressions over Bay of Bengal, which would continue to bring down rains in coastal state Odisha for next two weeks.
A depression over the Bay of Bengal has intensified into a deep depression and crossed the Odisha coast on Monday morning, bringing heavy rains to the state, the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
The national capital received 112.1 mm rainfall in the 24 hours ending 8:30 am on Wednesday, the highest in at least 12 years.
Due to waterlogging, the traffic movement at a few stretches was restricted
The national capital on Monday recorded a maximum temperature of 34.6 degrees Celsius
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 national capital received an average of 43.6 mm rain till 8.30 am on Saturday
The Paonta Sahib-Shillai national highway 707 was closed for vehicular traffic after about a 100 metre stretch of the road caved near kali Dhank Badwas following heavy downpour for the last 2 days in Sirmaur district.
Mahesh Palawat, Vice President (Meteorology and Climate Change) with Skymet Weather, said such clouds are called cumulonimbus and can stretch to even 13-14 kilometers in height.
Members of the Muslim community conduct Friday prayers in an open site amid heavy police presence, during protests by residents and members of various pro-Hindu organisations, at Sector 12 area, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Bihar Governor Fagu Chauhan presents a memonto to President Ram Nath Kovind at Raj Bhawan, in Patna.PTI Photo
A worker arranges lanterns at a shop ahead of the Diwali festival, in Thane.PTI Photo
A security person stands guard near the venue of Union Home Minister Amit Shah's scheduled public meeting, in Jammu.PTI Photo
Workers weigh groundnut at Khetiwadi Utpann Bazar Samiti yard at Bedi in Rajkot.PTI Photo
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