Monsoon Fury

  • Uttarakhand: Heavy rains wreak havoc, 32 dead August 18, 2014

    Heavy rains and flash floods continue to wreak havoc across north India. In Uttarakhand, the death toll has risen to 32. Met Department Director Anand Sharma said, " We are expecting mainly dry weather in many areas of Uttarakhand. We have said that at one or two places slight rainfall...
  • Rain woes continue; 32 people killed in floods in Uttarakhand, lakhs displaced in north India August 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Heavy rains and flash floods continue to wreak havoc across north India. Many people have been killed and lakhs have been displaced as swelling rivers and landslides destroyed farmlands and crumbled homes. Major parts of Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar are facing severe flooding due to the monsoons. In...
  • Rain fury in North India, 10 killed in UP, flood alert in Bihar August 18, 2014

    Heavy rains and flash floods have wreaked havoc across north India. More than 30 people have been killed and thousands have been displaced as swelling rivers and landslides destroy farmlands and crumble homes. Districts in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Bihar and Assam have been the worst affected. In Uttar Pradesh, 10...
  • Monsoon leads to spurt in water-borne diseases in Mumbai August 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Though the monsoon brings cheers by filling up parched lakes and dams and boosting up farming, it also leads to a spurt in water-borne diseases, say experts. Dr Sanjiv Badhwar, ENT specialist at Mumbai's Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital says, "In rainy season, we find increased number of patients with upper...
  • Incessant rains trigger flood, landslides in Arunachal Pradesh August 18, 2014

    Itanagar: Incessant rains in the past couple of days have triggered floods and landslides in several districts of Arunachal Pradesh, disrupting road communication and throwing normal life out of gear. PWD(Highway) chief engineer Hage Appa said on Sunday that landslides triggered by heavy rains on...
  • Monsoon fury: 1,500 people stranded in UP, Bihar battles to rescue 4 lakh villagers August 18, 2014

    New Delhi: As the monsoon gained strength, heavy rainfall unleashed its fury, wreaking havoc across the country. At least 10 people were killed and 500 districts were affected in Uttar Pradesh due to flooding and heavy rainfall after water level rose in Sharda and Ghaghra rivers post the release of...
  • Uttarakhand: Rain triggers landslides, floods, kill 27 people August 18, 2014

    Dehradun: Rain showers triggered landslides, cloudburst and flooding across the state killing at least 27 people in the last 48 hours. Seven people were killed in Dehradun's Rajpur area due to landslides. Meanwhile, 20 people were killed in cloudbursts at four places in Uttarakhand's Pauri district on Friday. Met department on Sunday...
  • Maharashtra: 20 killed in Chandrapur floods; 28,000 families evacuated August 4, 2013

    Chandrapur: At least 20 people have died in Chandrapur district in Maharashtra due to incessant rains. 28,000 families in the low-lying areas have been shifted to safer places. "The area is on high alert with water levels expected to rise," said district Collector Deepak Mhaisekar. The relief operations are going...
  • Uttarakhand: Rivers in spate again after heavy rains for last 3 days July 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Several rivers in Uttarakhand are once again in spate following heavy rains in the state for the last three days. Several villages have once again been cut off and many people have been trapped. Relief work has come to a standstill and rehabilitation work has stopped. The water...
  • Uttarakhand: Schools washed away, students face an uncertain future July 4, 2013

    Dehradun: Torrential rains, flash floods and landslides not only killed people and destroyed infrastructure but also decimated several schools which has resulted in students facing a bleak future. In one of the worst-hit places, Rudraprayag, and its neigbouring areas 25 school have been destroyed. There were 5,000 students on rolls...
  • CJ Show: Ground zero report from Kedarnath June 23, 2013

    CNN-IBN Senior Editor,Anubha Bhonsle reports from the town of Kedarnath in Uttarakhand, one of the worst affected by the floods. She was the first TV journalist to reach the town. Watch this report to find out the how the floods have ravaged this holy town. ...
  • Uttarakhand: Many cities completely destroyed, thousands still trapped June 20, 2013

    New Delhi: Uttarakhand is grappling with one of the worst natural disasters the state has faced in recent years. All the major pilgrimages in the state have been hit by either landslides or flash floods whether it is Rudraprayag, Dev Prayag, Kedarnath or Badrinath. Even the Shashastra Seema Bal Academy...
  • Heavy rains wreak havoc in north India, six die July 24, 2010

    New Delhi: Heavy rains claimed six lives and continued to wreak havoc in Bihar and several parts of north India. After Punjab and Haryana, now Uttar Pradesh is experiencing a flood-like crisis. National Highway 119 is submerged under over two feet of water, bringing traffic to a halt on the...