Articles about Flash Floods

Andhra Pradesh: 17 dead, over 100 missing after heavy rains

20 Nov 2021

India
Andhra Pradesh: 17 dead, over 100 missing after heavy rains

At least 17 people died and more than 100 went missing due to flash flooding caused by heavy rainfall in Andhra Pradesh.

Damaged roads prevent Lahaul-Spiti farmers from taking produce to mandis

03 Aug 2021

India
Damaged roads prevent Lahaul-Spiti farmers from taking produce to mandis

With roads and bridges damaged after heavy rains and landslides last week, over 1,500 farmers of the Udaipur sub-division in Himachal Pradesh's Lahaul-Spiti district are worried about not being able to take their ripe crops to mandis this year.

Four feared dead, nine missing in Himachal Pradesh flash floods

28 Jul 2021

India
Four feared dead, nine missing in Himachal Pradesh flash floods

At least four people are feared dead and nine reported missing in flash floods triggered by heavy rains in Himachal Pradesh, a senior disaster management official said on Wednesday.

Indonesia landslides: Death toll rises to 126, dozens missing

07 Apr 2021

World
Indonesia landslides: Death toll rises to 126, dozens missing

The death toll from mudslides in eastern Indonesia has risen to 126 with scores still missing, officials said Wednesday, as the rain continued to pound the region and hamper the search.

Indonesia landslides, floods kill 55 people; dozens missing

05 Apr 2021

World
Indonesia landslides, floods kill 55 people; dozens missing

Multiple disasters caused by torrential rains in eastern Indonesia have killed at least 55 people and displaced thousands, the country's disaster relief agency said on Monday. More than 40 other people are missing.

Adityanath asks officials to trace missing people in Uttarakhand floods

09 Feb 2021

India
Adityanath asks officials to trace missing people in Uttarakhand floods

In a high-level meeting convened at his official residence on Monday, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath directed officials to initiate effective action in collaboration with the Uttarakhand Government to trace missing people of the state in the Uttarakhand floods, the official spokesperson said.

UN stands to contribute to ongoing rescue efforts in Uttarakhand

08 Feb 2021

India
UN stands to contribute to ongoing rescue efforts in Uttarakhand

The United Nations stands ready to contribute to the ongoing rescue and assistance efforts in Uttarakhand if necessary, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said.

Uttarakhand glacier burst: A tranquil morning turned into tragedy

08 Feb 2021

India
Uttarakhand glacier burst: A tranquil morning turned into tragedy

It was a tranquil morning in Raini village until the residents were jolted at around 10 am on Sunday by the sight of huge torrents of water and sludge in the Rishiganga river hurtling toward them. Many are feared to have swept away in the sudden floods.