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Extreme rainfall from July 19 may trigger more floods in NE : IMD

Thu, 16 Jul 2020 20:46:00 +0200HindustanTimes (en)

New Delhi: Northeastern states, including flood-hit areas like Assam, are likely to receive extremely heavy rains from Sunday that will trigger further flooding in the region, India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Thursday. Widespread and heavy rain is also expected in the northwestern....

12 killed in rain, flood related incidents in India; red alert issued for Mumbai, coastal areas

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 18:20:00 +0200timesofindia (en)

NEW DELHI: Twelve people were killed in rain and flood-related incidents in across the country, while the IMD issued a red alert for Mumbai and other coastal areas in Maharashtra following heavy rains in the region. While seven people died in Assam floods, four, including a pregnant woman, died in a house collapse in Uttarakhand.

Twitter backs disaster preparedness efforts; launches a dedicated search prompt in India

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 09:36:00 +0200indiantelevision (en)

NEW DELHI: People come to Twitter first to learn about news and events unfolding in real-time, and the company is committed to ensuring that the information they receive is credible and authentic. To continue serving its purpose, Twitter India today launched a dedicated search prompt to help people....

Heavy flooding

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 04:54:00 +0200wn (en)

Flash flood. A flash flood is a rapid of low-lying areas: washes, and . It may be caused by heavy associated with a , or meltwater from ice or snow flowing over ice sheets or snowfields. Flash floods may occur after the collapse of a natural or debris dam , or a human structure such as a man-made , as occurred before the Johnstown Flood of 1889.

Monsoon likely in northwest, central India this week: IMD

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 20:51:00 +0200HindustanTimes (en)

New Delhi: The monsoon trough (a low-pressure line), which had shifted northward to the Himalayan foothills bringing extremely heavy rains of over 20 cm to north-eastern and eastern states has started moving southward, the India Meteorological Department said on Sunday.

Over 50 dead as floods, landslides disrupt life in Assam, Arunachal Pradesh

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 18:35:00 +0200HindustanTimes (en)

A disaster relief force personnel wearing protective gear rescues a stranded family in Assam’s Barpeta district on Sunday, July 12, 2020.(Photo Credit: Assam State Disaster Management Authority) Normal life has been disrupted in several parts of Assam and neighbouring Arunachal Pradesh due to....

India: Ministry of Home Affairs Disaster Management Division (National Emergency Response Centre) Situation report as on 07th July 2020 at 2000 Hrs.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 00:42:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

1 . Brief about flood situation/ damage report during last 24 hours is as under. 2 . Total 104 + 05 Sub Teams of NDRF have been deployed across the country. State wise deployment is at -Annexure-II. 3 . Forecast: a. India Meteorological Department (IMD) Significant Weather Features: Intense....

China: Heavy rains and flooding hit large parts of Asia

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 22:40:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Unusually heavy monsoon rainfall and flooding is affecting India and neighbouring South Asian countries, as well as China and Japan. This has caused major disruption, displacement and loss of life, and once again highlighted the importance of national meteorological and hydrological services in protecting public safety.

MIL-OSI United Nations: Heavy rains and flooding hit large parts of Asia

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 18:33:00 +0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Unusually heavy monsoon rainfall and flooding is affecting India and neighbouring South Asian countries, as well as China and Japan. This has caused major disruption, displacement and loss of life, and once again highlighted the importance of national meteorological and hydrological services in protecting public safety.

Rising water level of Brahmaputra basin sparks flood fears

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 17:37:00 +0200dhakatribune (en)

Water levels of all major rivers started rising again following onrush of huge amounts of water amid heavy monsoon rains from the upper catchment in India in the Brahmaputra basin during the last 24 hours till 9am Friday. The Teesta crossed the danger level (52.

Red warning in east, NE, orange alert for U’khand, HP, West UP

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 21:13:00 +0200HindustanTimes (en)

New Delhi: Parts of the country’s northeastern and eastern regions are likely to receive extremely heavy rain--over 20 cm daily--this week and face floods, India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Thursday as it issued alerts to authorities to remain prepared.

In India, Climate Change is Increasing Refugees & Human Trafficking

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 13:01:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

KOLKATA, India , Jul 9 2020 (IPS) - In India the impacts of climate change induced extreme weather events on the lives and livelihood of people, particularly belonging to the poor and vulnerable sections of the society, are increasing alarmingly with each passing year.

In India, Climate Change is Increasing Refugees & Human Trafficking

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 09:53:00 +0200ipsinternational-sw (en)

study was based on the annual Crime in India Report compiled by the agency for the years 2016, 2017 and 2018. According to the report, the three states where the highest number of women went missing in the three years are Maharashtra, West Bengal and Madhya Pradesh.

In India, Climate Change is Increasing Refugees & Human Trafficking

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 09:25:00 +0200globalissues (en)

KOLKATA, India , Jul 09 (IPS) - Soumik Dutta is a freelance investigative journalist based in Kolkata and Bangalore, India, covering energy transition, environmental or green corruption, human interest, land acquisition-related conflicts and human rights violation issues.

In India, Climate Change is Increasing Refugees & Human Trafficking

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 07:12:00 +0200ipsnews (en)

Soumik Dutta is a freelance investigative journalist based in Kolkata and Bangalore, India , covering energy transition, environmental or green corruption, human interest, land acquisition-related conflicts and human rights violation issues. The post In India, Climate Change is Increasing Refugees &....

In India, Climate Change is Increasing Refugees & Human Trafficking

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 06:59:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

study was based on the annual Crime in India Report compiled by the agency for the years 2016, 2017 and 2018. According to the report, the three states where the highest number of women went missing in the three years are Maharashtra, West Bengal and Madhya Pradesh.

Monsoon in east, northeast may trigger floods

Tue, 07 Jul 2020 02:03:00 +0200HindustanTimes (en)

Intense monsoon rains are expected to begin again in east and northeast India from July 8, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Monday. Many parts of Assam and Bihar have already been impacted by flooding because of extreme rains in these regions from June 29 to July 1.

Heavy rains lash Gujarat; flood situation improves in Assam

Mon, 06 Jul 2020 21:22:00 +0200HindustanTimes (en)

After witnessing a spell of heavy rainfall over the past three days, Mumbai and neighbouring Thane in Maharashtra received moderate rains, but the IMD predicted showers will continue in the night in the region.(AP file photo) Heavy rains battered Gujarat, causing a flood-like situation, while in....

Heavy rain lashes Gujarat; flood situation improves in Assam

Mon, 06 Jul 2020 19:11:00 +0200timesofindia (en)

NEW DELHI: Heavy rains battered Gujarat, causing a flood-like situation, while in neighbouring Maharashtra the intensity of rains reduced on Monday, even as the flood situation improved in Assam , where one person lost his life in the deluge. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said the....

Heavy rain lashes Saurashtra, 11.4 inches of rain in 2 hrs floods Khambhaliya

Sun, 05 Jul 2020 22:51:00 +0200expressindia (en)

The exceptionally heavy rainfall in Khambhaliya led to waterlogging in low-lying areas in the town, the district headquarters of Devbhumi Dwarka. (Representational) As the Southwest monsoon remained active over Saurashtra and Kutch, Khambhaliya in Devbhumi Dwarka was deluged with 11.

59 die as flood situation in Assam remains grim

Sun, 05 Jul 2020 05:19:00 +0200saudigazette (en)

NEW DELHI — India n authorities announced on Saturday that floods and subsequent landslides in the northeastern Indian state of Assam led to the death of at least 59 people and affecting about 1.3 million others across 20 districts. The Press Trust of India (PTI) said on Saturday, quoting the Assam....

Lightning kills 31 in UP, Bihar as Mumbai braces for heavy rain

Fri, 03 Jul 2020 01:50:00 +0200indiatoday (en)

At least 31 people died in lightning strikes in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh on Thursday, while the flood in Assam claimed one more life and inundated crop fields, even as Mumbai braced for extremely heavy rainfall. However, the national capital sweltered under a stifling heat with no rains.

India monsoon, weather latest update: Lightning kills 31 in UP, Bihar; Mumbai braces for heavy rain

Thu, 02 Jul 2020 19:14:00 +0200financialexpress (en)

Monsoon, weather latest news: At least 31 people died in lightning strikes in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh on Thursday, while the flood in Assam claimed one more life and inundated crop fields, even as Mumbai braced for extremely heavy rainfall. However, the national capital sweltered under a stifling heat with no rains.

Assam Floods Claim 3 More Lives, Over 1.5 Million Affected; Lightning Kills 7 in Gujarat

Tue, 30 Jun 2020 18:11:00 +0200news18 (en)

The flood situation in Assam improved marginally but remained serious with three more deaths on Tuesday taking the toll to 25, even as rains lashed several parts of the country and lightning killed seven in Gujarat. The weather in north India was predominantly sultry, whereas monsoon rains occurred....

Flooding maroons around 1m people

Mon, 29 Jun 2020 20:31:00 +0200daily-sun (en)

Fresh areas inundated Staff Correspondent 30 June, 2020 12:00 AM The worsening flood situation in northern and northeastern regions of the country has left around one million people marooned, damaging numerous houses and standing crops on a vast tract of farmland in the affected districts.

Fresh areas in northern region gets inundated

Mon, 29 Jun 2020 16:39:00 +0200thefinancialexpress (en)

Fresh areas in the country’s northern region were inundated on Monday amid heavy rain and huge onrush of upstream waters from India . Flood situations worsened further in Kurigram, Gaibandha, Bogra, Jamalpur, Sirajganj, and Tangail districts while it remained unchanged in five other north-eastern districts.

Heavy Rainfall Affects Over 9 Lakh People in Assam; Oil Well Fire Dousing Efforts Disrupted

Mon, 29 Jun 2020 12:40:00 +0200india (en)

New Delhi: Amidst a surge in the number of coronavirus cases, several villages in the Kalakhowa area of Dibrugarh district in Assam were flooded on Monday due to incessant rainfall and waterlogging in the state. The onset of monsoon in Assam brought with it the annual recurring flood disrupting normal lives in 23 out of the 33 state districts.

4 dead in rain-related incidents as monsoon rains continue to lash large parts of India

Sun, 28 Jun 2020 19:08:00 +0200timesofindia (en)

NEW DELHI: Three people died in rain-related incidents in Assam and a minor girl was fatally struck by lightning in Jammu and Kashmir, as incessant rainfall triggered by the southwest monsoon continued to lash a large part of India on Sunday. Several northeastern states have been bearing the brunt....

Flood situation in Assam grim; over 9 lakh in 23 districts affected, 20 dead

Sun, 28 Jun 2020 17:21:00 +0200HindustanTimes (en)

The floods have inundated nearly 60% of Kaziranga National Park and forced the stoppage of firefighting operations in a gas well in Tinsukia district.Flooding near Assam gas well on fire; work to control fire/blow out suspended india Updated: Jun 28, 2020 20:36 IST.

Assam Floods Have Killed 36 People So Far. Why Don’t Disasters in the Northeast Get Our Attention?

Fri, 26 Jun 2020 17:51:00 +0200qrius (en)

Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, Assam is in the grip of yet another flood. Thirty-six people have died since mid-May and lakhs have been affected. For such a large-scale disaster, the floods have received relatively little coverage in the media.

Extreme weather in North East: Floods in some districts, others stay dry

Thu, 25 Jun 2020 16:36:00 +0200downtoearth (en)

The North East India has been reeling under a worrying weather trend: Prolonged periods of no rainfall, followed by sudden bouts of rain, sometimes with an overall rainfall The most recent case is that of Assam, which is experiencing a second wave of floods caused by incessant rainfall on June 23, 2020.

Moderate to heavy rainfall predicted across country

Sat, 20 Jun 2020 08:58:00 +0200thehimalayantimes (en)

KATHMANDU, JUNE 19. Meteorological Forecasting Division has predicted moderate to heavy rainfall throughout the country over the next three days. “Monsoon trough line is now located close to Nepal from Uttar Pradesh of India and will continue to exist from the eastern to the western parts of the....

HP: No threat of breach in Parechu Lake, say scientists

Fri, 19 Jun 2020 20:17:00 +0200expressindia (en)

A breach of Parechu lake, a depression along the Parechu river in the Tibetan Himalayas, which filled up after a landslide dammed the river, caused flash floods in the Sutlej basin in Himachal in 2005. (Representational) There is currently no threat of a breach at a lake in China which has caused....

COVID-19, floods and landslides: What Uttarakhand needs to brace for

Tue, 16 Jun 2020 16:31:00 +0200downtoearth (en)

. An above-normal monsoon, as predicted by IMD, may cause the state to experience interweaving challenges of flooding or landslide events The monsoon season and the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) may present unique challenges for Uttarakhand. The state, in the northwest Himalayan region, has....

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