Articles about National Disaster Response Force
21 May 2022India
Floods in Assam have forced more than 500 families to live on the railway tracks with not much support from the government.
07 May 2022India
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said a low-pressure region over the South Andaman Sea is expected to develop into a cyclone—to be called Asani—by Sunday and travel north toward India's eastern coast.
09 Feb 2022India
The Indian Army on Wednesday rescued a trekker stuck for nearly two days on a hill between rocks in the Malampuzha district of Palakkad, Kerala.
17 Oct 2021India
At least 21 people died, and several others went missing in Kerala after heavy rains lashed the southern and central parts of the state, triggering flash floods and landslides.
13 Sep 2021India
A building collapsed in the Sabzi Mandi area of North Delhi on Monday. Several people, including children, are feared to be trapped under the rubble.
11 Aug 2021India
Eleven people have died and 50-60 others are feared trapped after a massive landslide in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district this afternoon.
10 Feb 2021India
Late last night, nearly 60 hours after a flash flood shook Chamoli district in Uttarakhand, rescue teams managed to enter the 2.5-km-long Tapovan tunnel, where 25-35 people are still trapped.
25 Nov 2020India
Ahead of Cyclone Nivar's landfall on the eastern coast of the Indian peninsula, operations at the Chennai airport have been suspended from 7 pm Wednesday till 7 am the next day.
25 Nov 2020India
Cyclone Nivar, which has intensified into a severe cyclonic storm, is approaching Tamil Nadu and Puducherry and is expected to hit the southeast coast by midnight.
23 Nov 2020India
South coastal Andhra Pradesh is expected to be hit by Cyclone Nivar by Wednesday, November 25. On Monday, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) informed that the depression is still 600 km south-southeast of Puducherry.
16 Oct 2020India
Heavy rains continued to wreak havoc in several states on Thursday, and the condition is unlikely to improve today.
14 Oct 2020India
Hyderabad and other parts of Telangana reeled under heavy rainfall, triggered by a deep depression in the Bay of Bengal. The IT city's streets were flooded, cars floated in the water, and at least 15 people died in downpour-related incidents.
21 Sep 2020India
A three-story building collapsed in Maharashtra's Bhiwandi, early this morning, taking the lives of at least eight people. As per the latest reports, a child was among those who have been rescued.
18 Aug 2020Politics
Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday slammed Congress leader Rahul Gandhi over his criticism of the PM-CARES (Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations) Fund.
10 Aug 2020India
The landslide that occurred in Kerala on Friday, August 7, has claimed 43 lives so far, multiple reports said.
08 Aug 2020India
A day after the tragic crash of an Air India Express flight in Kerala's Kozhikode, survivors recalled what happened moments before the aircraft overshot the runway and fell into a valley.
07 Aug 2020India
Nearly 80 tea estate workers are feared to be trapped after a massive landslide was triggered by heavy torrential rains in Kerala on Friday. Five people have reportedly died.
06 Aug 2020India
Maharashtra's capital Mumbai got a little respite from the downpour on Thursday, as the intensity of rainfall reduced and floodwaters receded in some areas.
28 Jul 2020India
The Patna Meteorological Centre has predicted heavy rainfall till August 1 in Bihar, confirming that the state won't get relief from the floods anytime soon.
23 Jul 2020India
The floods in Assam have claimed the lives of at least 91 people, according to the latest reports. The state has been facing devastating floods the past few weeks which have affected nearly 2.7 million people across 25 districts.
16 Jul 2020India
Assam has been suffering due to floods for days now. Houses are destroyed, lives have been lost and the state's battle against coronavirus is also derailed.
11 Jul 2020Politics
The Centre's response to the coronavirus pandemic and the PM-CARES Fund will most likely not be scrutinized by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) as Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) blocked a move regarding the same on Friday.
03 Jun 2020India
The landfall process of Cyclone Nisarga started at 12:30 pm and climaxed after over three hours, throwing normal life out of gear along the Western coast, particularly in Maharashtra's Raigad, Ratnagiri, Mumbai, and some parts of Gujarat.
21 May 2020India
A day after Cyclone Amphan made landfall at West Bengal's Digha, the super cyclonic storm left the state in ruins.
20 May 2020India
The landfall of cyclone Amphan, the extremely severe cyclonic storm, started at 2:30 pm and will go on for four hours, the director of IMD Bhubaneswar said.
19 May 2020India
At a press briefing, called to shed light on the preparedness about the impending Cyclone Amphan, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Tuesday that it is the most intense cyclone to have been formed over the Bay of Bengal after 1999.
18 May 2020India
After brewing over the South Bay of Bengal, Cyclone Amphan has now intensified into an "extremely severe storm" and is likely to turn into a "super cyclonic storm" on Monday.
17 May 2020India
The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has deployed 17 teams to Odisha and West Bengal as the approaching Cyclone Amphan threatens the two states.
19 Apr 2020India
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday chaired a review meeting on the Ministry's control room that has been set up to fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
12 Apr 2020India
A mild earthquake struck the national capital of Delhi on Sunday evening. The earthquake measured 3.5 on the Richter scale.
04 Nov 2019India
Another day, another innocent life lost due to killer borewell.
29 Oct 2019India
A two-year-old, who fell into an abandoned borewell in Tamil Nadu's Tiruchirappalli last week, has died, authorities said on Tuesday morning.
27 Oct 2019India
All efforts are on to rescue a two-year-old boy who fell into a borewell in Nadukattupatti, near Manapparai, Tamil Nadu, on Friday.
02 Oct 2019India
For the last couple of days, Bihar has been reeling under devastating floods. The situation in capital Patna served as a grim reminder that nothing is fine in the state.
30 Sep 2019India
In what has been termed a delayed withdrawal of the monsoon, the death toll climbed to 29 in flooded Bihar on Sunday.
29 Sep 2019India
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.
29 Sep 2019India
Over 80 have lost their lives as heavy rains continue to batter several parts of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh.
26 Sep 2019India
Incessant rainfall since Wednesday night has thrown normal life out of gear in Pune, with at least eleven people losing their lives in rain-related incidents.