Monsoon Fury

  • 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...