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Floods killed 868 people in 11 states: Government report

17 Aug 2020

India
Floods killed 868 people in 11 states: Government report

In the last couple of weeks, India faced a double whammy with floods adding to woes of a coronavirus-battered country. As many as 11 states were adversely affected by floods, triggered by heavy rainfall, and 868 people lost their lives, a flood situation report made by MHA's Disaster Management Division said.

Lakes dried up, deficient rainfall: India's water crisis deepens

24 Jun 2019

India
Lakes dried up, deficient rainfall: India's water crisis deepens

More than half of India is staring at a drought-like situation and no one seems to be taking concrete steps to ward off this problem.

#CycloneTitli: Andhra Pradesh, Odisha hit; trees, poles uprooted, thousands evacuated

11 Oct 2018

India
#CycloneTitli: Andhra Pradesh, Odisha hit; trees, poles uprooted, thousands evacuated

Cyclone Titli, the strongest cyclone to have formed over the Bay of Bengal this year, hit Odisha and Andhra Pradesh on Thursday morning, uprooting trees, poles and displacing thousands.

Rainfall deficiency in eastern India crossed 40% mark: IMD data

22 Jul 2018

India
Rainfall deficiency in eastern India crossed 40% mark: IMD data

With the four-month rainy season almost half over, the rainfall deficiency in the eastern part of India, especially in Bihar and Jharkhand, has crossed the 40% mark, while a quarter of the country has received deficient rainfall, the India Meteorological Department data shows.

Massive Delhi dust storm disrupts metro services, flights grounded

13 May 2018

India
Massive Delhi dust storm disrupts metro services, flights grounded

A massive dust storm hit the national capital and its adjoining areas this afternoon, with speedy winds disrupting electricity supply and metro services.

Thunderstorm, squall likely in north India hill states tomorrow: IMD

12 May 2018

India
Thunderstorm, squall likely in north India hill states tomorrow: IMD

Uttarakhand, Jammu and Kashmir, and Himachal Pradesh are likely to witness thunderstorm accompanied with squall, while parts of Rajasthan might see dust storm over the next two days, the IMD said today.