Thursday, December 1, 2022

heavy rains

Cyclone Sitrang: Heavy rains to lash NE

A low-pressure system over the Andaman Sea that is expected to intensify into a cyclonic storm is likely to bring rain to North East region. The cyclone in the Bay of Bengal, to be named ‘Sitrang’ when it forms,...

Heavy rains wreak havoc in Bengaluru

Heavy overnight rains here threw normal life out of gear and parts of the city were flooded while a compound wall of the Metro Rail collapsed and cars parked close by came under mounds of rubble, officials said on...

Heavy rains to dampen Durga Puja celebrations in NE

The long-awaited Durga Puja celebrations across North East India are in for a potential dampener, as heavy rains look set to make a comeback over the region this weekend.As per the India Meteorological Department (IMD), fairly widespread/widespread light to...

Heavy rains trigger landslides in Uganda, killing at least 15

At least 15 people died in western Uganda after their homes were buried in a landslide triggered by torrential rains, the Red Cross said on Wednesday, as emergency workers shovelled through mud in search of survivors, reports Reuters.Most of...

3 people swept away after heavy rains in Maha & MP; IMD predicts flash floods in Vidarbha

Three persons were swept away in swollen drains after heavy rains in Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra, while the India Meteorological Department predicted a risk of flash floods in the Vidarbha region, officials said on Thursday.Some rivers in the Vidarbha...

Heavy rains continue in Gujarat; many areas in Navsari under knee-deep water

Heavy rains lashed several parts of Gujarat in the last 24 hours and many areas in Navsari went under knee-deep water as some rivers in the district were in spate, officials said on Thursday.Authorities rescued 45 people stranded in...

Heavy rains in Maharashtra; flooding in three villages

Residents of three villages in Hingoli and Nanded districts of Maharashtra are being shifted to safety after heavy rainfall in the region caused flooding in Asana river, officials said on Saturday. Vasmat taluka in the Hingoli district recorded 150...

Heavy rains wreak havoc in Arunachal Pradesh

Incessant rains battered Arunachal Pradesh on Wednesday, triggering floods and landslides that snapped connectivity and affected lives, officials said.In the last 24 hours, two more people died in landslides, while a search operation was underway for another two persons...

Heavy rains to continue in NE

India Meteorological Department has predicted more heavy showers over the region for the next five days in the North East.According to IMD, moist southerly and southwesterly winds blowing in from the Bay of Bengal are set to dump widespread...

Flash floods, landslides as heavy rains, snowfall lash J&K

Heavy rains lashed Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, triggering flash floods and landslides, with authorities forced to shut schools in several districts including Doda, Kishtwar and Ramban and evacuate people from low-lying areas, while the strategic Jammu-Srinagar national highway...