Flood: News

21 Mar 2024


Google's AI can accurately predict floods 7 days in advance

Google has made significant strides in the use of artificial intelligence (AI) to forecast river floods up to a week before they occur.

16 Feb 2024


Australia: 28-year-old Indian woman dies in Queensland floods

A 28-year-old Indian-origin woman has been killed in the floods in Queensland, Australia.

05 Feb 2024


California storm: US state faces 'life-threatening flooding,' emergency declared

A powerful storm from the Pacific Ocean hit the west coast of the United States (US) on Sunday, bringing "life-threatening flooding" to California.

19 Dec 2023

Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu rains: 3 dead, high alert in 4 districts

At least three people were reportedly killed and three more are feared dead in Tamil Nadu after heavy rainfall wreaked havoc in the southern districts of the state.

06 Dec 2023


Cyclone Michaung: Mahindra offers complimentary support to affected car owners

Mahindra has stepped up to help vehicle owners in Chennai impacted by Cyclone Michaung by launching a support initiative.

05 Dec 2023

Aamir Khan

Aamir Khan rescued from flood-hit Chennai; photo goes viral

Cyclone Michaung has wreaked havoc in Chennai, leading to at least eight deaths and leaving many areas flooded.

16 Oct 2023


Kerala: Flood-like situation in Thiruvananthapuram after heavy rains, schools shut

Heavy rainfall has reportedly disrupted normal life in Kerala, leading to waterlogging in several regions, especially the southernmost districts.

05 Oct 2023


What is the reason behind Sikkim floods

Flash floods have wreaked havoc on Sikkim, resulting in 14 deaths, 102 people missing, and the sweeping away of 14 bridges.

05 Oct 2023


Sikkim flash floods: 14 dead, 22 armymen among 102 missing

Flash floods in Sikkim have claimed 14 civilian lives so far, while 102 people are missing, including 22 Army personnel.

04 Oct 2023


Sikkim: 23 soldiers missing as cloudburst triggers flash flood

As many as 23 Indian Army personnel went missing in Sikkim on Wednesday after a cloudburst over Lhonak Lake triggered a flash flood in the Teesta River in Lachen Valley.

16 Aug 2023

Himachal Pradesh

Monsoon fury: Death toll in Himachal Pradesh climbs to 60

The death toll in Himachal Pradesh due to heavy rains rose to 60 on Tuesday after a fresh landslide in Shimla's Krishna Nagar locality caused several houses to collapse and killed two people.

17 Jul 2023

South Korea

South Korea: Flood brings devastation, death toll rises to 40

The death toll from days of heavy rainfall in South Korea has risen to 40 as the downpour triggered flash floods and landslides, reported Reuters.

17 Jul 2023


Monsoon: How to take care of stray animals

Delhi, Mumbai, and various parts of North India are currently experiencing torrential rains and consequent floods/flood-like situations almost every day.

Delhi: More rain forecasted today, Yamuna remains over 'danger' mark

To add to the current flood woes, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecasted that Delhi will likely receive light to moderate rains and thundershowers on Sunday.

15 Jul 2023

Indian Army

Delhi: Army, Navy's nonstop efforts to halt Yamuna flooding

The Indian Army and Navy are reportedly working day and night to resolve the flood crisis that has engulfed key areas of Delhi.

15 Jul 2023


BJP, AAP play 'blame game' over Delhi floods

The recent floods that wreaked havoc in several parts of Delhi triggered a political blame game between the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

15 Jul 2023


Delhi floods: Thousands left homeless, grappling with uncertain future 

Following the recent floods that wrecked devastation in several parts of the national capital, Delhi, a grim reality has surfaced.

13 Jul 2023


#NewsBytesExplainer: Why Delhi is flooded despite no rainfall

Despite not receiving any rainfall in the last few days, Delhi is facing floods due to an unprecedented spate in the Yamuna River.

13 Jul 2023


Delhi floods: Drinking water problem likely as treatment plants shut

Delhi may face a drinking water problem as the government shut down the water treatment plants in Chandrawal, Okhla, and Wazirabad on Thursday, prompted by the water from the Yamuna River flooding the city.

13 Jul 2023


Haryana: Woman slaps JJP MLA visiting flood-affected areas

Furious over floods and the breach of a small dam in Haryana's Kaithal district, a woman slapped Jannayak Janta Party (JJP) MLA Ishwar Singh on Wednesday when he arrived to meet those affected by the flood.

13 Jul 2023


Yamuna water level at all-time high, flooding near Kejriwal's residence

The water in the Yamuna River rose to an unprecedented level on Wednesday, crossing the 208m-mark and reached 208.46m on Thursday morning as Haryana released more water into the river.

12 Jul 2023


How to be precautious during a landslide 

The likelihood of landslides, which can happen suddenly and pose serious risks to both life and property, may increase as a result of heavy rainfall.

12 Jul 2023

TV News

Himachal Pradesh floods: Ruslaan Mumtaz stranded in Manali while shooting

Himachal Pradesh has been engulfed by deadly floods and the visuals from the mountain state have been shocking. From many roads being washed away to hundreds being stranded without any network coverage, the situation is getting worse.

12 Jul 2023


Delhi stares at flood: Yamuna water level nears all-time high

The likelihood of a flood in Delhi increased as the water level of the Yamuna River at the Old Railway Bridge reached 207.18m in the early hours of Wednesday.

11 Jul 2023


Monsoon: Here's what green, yellow, orange, red alerts mean

Several parts of India—including Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, and Uttar Pradesh—are currently witnessing torrential rains and consequent floods or flood-like situations, leading to huge loss of life and property.

10 Jul 2023

Himachal Pradesh

Stuck in flooded areas? Here's what to note

Nature's unpredictable forces can sometimes lead to unforeseen situations, such as finding oneself in a flooded area while traveling.

10 Jul 2023


Delhi under flood alert, heavy rainfall kills 22 across states

Following incessant rainfall in northwest India over the weekend, the Delhi government issued a flood alert on Sunday after Haryana released over one lakh cusecs of water in the Yamuna River.

24 Jun 2023


Assam floods: 4.88 lakh people, 1,538 villages affected

The flood situation in Assam remained grim on Saturday as over 4.88 lakh people have been affected so far, reported PTI.

07 May 2023


Canada: 'Uncontrolled' wildfires displace 25,000 in Alberta, emergency declared 

About 25,000 people have been evacuated from Alberta, Canada, as wildfires rage across the region, which were probably intensified by the unusually hot weather and high winds, CNN reported.

21 Feb 2023

Pakistan News

Function as country; tax rich, subsidize poor: IMF tells Pakistan

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has advised Pakistan that if it wants to function as a country, it must tax the rich and the high earners while ensuring that only the poor receive subsidies.

20 Oct 2022


Heavy rains lash Bengaluru, leave trail of damaged vehicles, roads

Heavy rains in Bengaluru, the IT capital of India, on Wednesday disrupted normal life as several areas witnessed severe waterlogging.

06 Oct 2022

West Bengal

Bengal: 8 die in flash flood during Durga idol immersion

At least eight persons drowned and several others went missing after a flash flood hit Mal river in Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal when hundreds of people had gathered at the river bank for Durga idol immersion on Wednesday night.

23 Sep 2022

Pakistan News

Raging malaria: Flood-ridden Pakistan mulls importing mosquito nets from India

While Pakistan stands inundated due to severe floods, stagnant water has caused a malaria breakout as authorities are battling a lack of infrastructure.

04 Sep 2022

Madhya Pradesh

MP: Woman jumps into canal to rescue drowning man

A woman carrying her infant displayed exemplary courage when she put her 10-month-old on the ground and jumped into a swollen canal to rescue two men from drowning in Bhopal district of Madhya Pradesh on Thursday.

04 Sep 2022

Pakistan News

Pakistan floods: 1,300 casualties so far with over 5L displaced

Pakistan is dealing with catastrophic floods as one-third of the country is currently submerged.

25 Aug 2022

Madhya Pradesh

Incessant rains batter MP, Rajasthan; red alert in Himachal districts

Heavy monsoon rains have thrown life out of gear in several districts of Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan where people are facing a flood-like situation.

18 Aug 2022


Monsoon fury: Nearly 5 lakh affected as rains inundate Odisha

Nearly five lakh people have been affected in 10 districts of Odisha as rain induced floods have inundated the state.

09 Jul 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

Amarnath Yatra: 15,000 rescued, 16 dead, 40 missing after cloudburst

At least 16 people were killed and dozens swept away by the flash flood triggered by a cloudburst near the revered cave shrine of Amarnath in Kashmir on Friday evening.

29 Jun 2022


After quake-proof buildings, Japanese firm now develops 'flood-resistant' floating houses

A Japanese house development company 'Ichijo Komuten,' has found a way for people to stay safe amid the terrible floods.

21 Jun 2022


Northeast floods deepen into major crisis; orange alert in Mumbai

The flood and landslide situation in the northeastern states of Assam, Meghalaya, and Arunachal Pradesh has worsened into a major crisis with more deaths and devastation being reported on Monday.

17 Jun 2022


Floods kill 16, affect 11 lakh in Assam, Meghalaya

Floods have wreaked havoc in Assam and Meghalaya, killing at least 16 people as water levels in key rivers are on the rise.

21 May 2022


Bihar rain fury: 33 killed amid rains, lightning, thunderstorms

As many as 33 people were killed in 16 districts after gale storms, lightning, and heavy rains wreaked havoc in Bihar on Thursday.

18 May 2022


Floods: Rain continues to batter Assam; death toll reaches 8

Floodwater entered fresh areas in Assam as incessant rainfall continued on Tuesday.

20 Jan 2022

Climate Change

Why is Indonesia shifting capital from Jakarta to Nusantara?

Indonesia is planning to relocate its capital city from Jakarta to East Kalimantan and name it Nusantara.

30 Oct 2019


By 2050, Mumbai, Kolkata may get completely flooded, says research

As global warming continues, polar ice will melt faster and coastal regions worldwide will be swallowed by the swelling seas.

29 Sep 2019


Bihar rains: 17 dead; hospitals flooded, boats out on roads

At least 17 people have died in Bihar, including 4 in Patna, after three days of incessant downpour threw normal life out of gear in the state. Moreover, homes and hospitals have been flooded.

15 Sep 2019

Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh: 12 dead as tourist boat capsizes in Godavari

In a tragic incident, a tourist boat carrying over 60 people including 11 crew members capsized in the Godavari river near Kacchuluru in Devipatnam Mandal, Andhra Pradesh on Sunday afternoon.

19 Aug 2019

Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi: Yamuna nears danger-mark, flood alert issued, government starts preparations

A flood alert was issued for low-lying areas along the banks of the Yamuna in Delhi today, as the river neared its danger mark.

08 Aug 2019


Maharashtra rains roundup: Situation worsens, 1.5L evacuated, 16 people dead

As heavy rains continue to hit several parts of the country, flooding in Maharashtra's Kolhapur, Sangli and Satara districts seems to have worsened.

05 Jul 2019


Mumbai rains: Cab rides become as costly as Goa flights

The troubles of Mumbaikars do not seem to end anytime soon, with the incessant rains making life difficult (and utterly costly), of late.