Waterlogging

  • Delhi HC pulls up Chief Secretary on water logging in city 23-04-2014 11:34 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday pulled up the Delhi Chief Secretary on the water-logging issue in the city. Chiding the Delhi government, the High Court said, "Nothing is happening according to the master plan. What are you doing? Have you seen in what condition people are living...
  • Heavy rain in South Bengal throws life out of gear in Kolkata 26-10-2013 02:14 PM

    Kolkata: Incessant overnight downpour in Kolkata and its adjacent southern Bengal districts since Friday evening have sent public life for a toss in the city and its adjacent areas. The rains have resulted in heavy water logging in almost all parts of the city throwing municipal authorities and the traffic...
  • CJ Show: Your Pictures and Videos 06-10-2013 08:40 PM

    Here are some of the videos and pictures that made it to the show this week. ...
  • Heavy rains lash Bangalore, traffic snarls due to waterlogging 02-09-2013 12:34 PM

    Bangalore: Heavy rain lashed the IT city on Sunday night, flooding roads and inundating many residential areas. It has also reduced the Monday morning traffic movement to a crawl in Central, Western and Eastern parts of the city. The rain, started around 8 o'clock in the night, continued till mid-night....
  • WB: Rains lash Kolkata; waterlogging, traffic jams in many areas 21-08-2013 02:55 PM

    Kolkata: Heavy rains on Wednesday disrupted normal life in Kolkata after various parts of the city have been waterlogged following incessant rains. Traffic movement and train services have also been partially hit at the Sealdah station. "Heavy to very heavy rains will occur at isolated places in Gangetic West Bengal...
  • Heavy downpour in Delhi hits traffic, Met predicts rains till Saturday 16-08-2013 10:48 AM

    The national capital witnessed heavy rain on Friday morning, with the minimum temperature settling a notch below average for this time of year at 24.5 degrees Celsius. The Met department has forecast rain till Saturday morning. Rain started at 8 am on Friday, causing peak-hour commuters to get stranded in...
  • Heavy rains pile up problems for Taj city 07-08-2013 07:32 PM

    Several spells of heavy showers in the past two days have exposed the Agra Municipal Corporation's lack of preparedness to tackle waterlogging on roads and in low-lying areas, residents have lamented. "The whole city is in a shambles, mohallas and colonies cut off from the main roads and with drains...
  • Monsoon mayhem: Over 160 dead in UP; Waterlogging in Mumbai 25-07-2013 08:45 AM

    New Delhi: After continuous rain for two days Mumbaikars on Wednesday got some respite from the heavy rainfall. However hours after downpour the city struggles to stay afloat as waterlogging has been reported from several parts of Mumbai. Heavy rainfall from has lead to waterlogging in parts of Hindmata, Grant...
  • Mumbai: Hours after downpour, city grapples with waterlogging 24-07-2013 04:50 AM

    Mumbai: While it has stopped raining in most of the parts in Mumbai, people in the city are still grappling with severe waterlogging. Heavy rainfall from the past two days had lead to waterlogging in parts of Hindmata, Grant Road, Napean Sea Road and the Lokhandwala Complex. A one km-long...
  • Rains lash Delhi, NCR again; waterlogging, traffic jams in many areas 22-07-2013 04:10 PM

    Heavy rains continued to lash New Delhi and NCR on Monday with waterlogging reported in many areas. The city still remains wary after torrential rain crippled the capital two days ago. ...
  • Heavy rains lash Delhi, NCR again, waterlogging at several places 22-07-2013 12:03 PM

    New Delhi: Heavy rains continued to lash New Delhi and NCR on Monday with water-logging reported in many areas. Traffic jams have been reported at Nizamudin bridge, Ashram, Mathura road, near Pragati Maidan, Kalindi Kunj, ITO. The city is still recovering from the aftermath of the torrential rain that has...
  • Traffic, waterlogging in Delhi, heavy rains expose lack of preparedness 21-07-2013 04:30 PM

    New Delhi was brought to a standstill on Saturday after heavy rains lashed National Capital Region. The downpour which went on for five-hours, sparked traffic snarls across the city, with heavy waterlogging in several places. It is the heaviest rainfall that the capital has witnessed in the last 10 years....
  • Congress demands Delhi's mayors' resignation 21-07-2013 04:46 AM

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit's parliamentary secretary Mukesh Sharma on Saturday said the mayors of the three civic agencies should resign for poor preparedness for the downpour that brought the capital to its knees. "It is because of the corruption and carelessness of the the BJP-ruled civic agencies...
  • Your photos of our waterlogged cities: See, share, send 20-07-2013 04:46 PM

    A little rain is usually enough to force the citizens of India's many cities to wade through water. Here are images of waterlogging and flooding captured by you of your city (If you wish to contribute your images and video to this list please email us as at editor@ibnlive.com or...
  • Mumbai wakes up to sunshine, heavy showers expected during the day 17-06-2013 12:10 PM

    Mumbai woke up to sunshine on Monday but according to MET department, intermittent heavy showers are expected throughout the day. The visibility has improved and trains are running smoothly. There is no waterlogging on roads and on tracks. ...
  • Monsoon covers India early, bounty for some, mayhem for others 17-06-2013 11:05 AM

    New Delhi: Monsoon has covered the entire country one month in advance with Delhi receiving its first showers of the season on Sunday, almost over a fortnight before its scheduled date of June 29, and breaking the 52-year-old record. South-west monsoon, which kept its June 1 date with Kerala, made...
  • Mumbai: Heavy rain lead to waterlogging in several areas 16-06-2013 10:59 AM

    Mumbai: Incessant rains have lashed many parts of Maharashtra. Mumbai, Pune and Satara have witnessed heavy downpour in the last few days. In Mumbai, apart from routine water-logging due to 10-12 mm of rainfall at Hindmata, Versova and Sion, residents also witnessed choked drains and potholes on the roads. Train...
  • Mumbai building collapse: Death toll rises to ten, six injured 11-06-2013 10:14 AM

    Mumbai: The death toll in the tragic building collapse in Mahim, Mumbai rose to ten on Tuesday. Six people have been injured in the incident and include a fireman. Two others are still feared trapped in the debris and the rescue operations are on. Altaf Mansion, the five-storey building on...
  • Mumbai: 5-storey building collapses after heavy rain; 4 dead 11-06-2013 07:59 AM

    Mumbai: Another tragic building collapse in Mahim, Mumbai has left four people dead and six injured. The injured include a fireman and many are feared trapped in the debris. Altaf Mansion, the five-storey building on Cadell Road collapsed late on Monday night after it rained heavily in the city. Around...
  • Floods in Gujarat, people stranded on roads 30-08-2011 08:42 AM

    New Delhi: As monsoon fury continues across India, the latest to be hit is Gujarat. Incessant rains have caused floods in parts of Navsari, crippling normal life. The floods have cut off roads, bridges and inundated vast areas. The residential areas of Surat have also been flooded after the Tapi...
  • Mumbai's monsoon woes begin, trains delayed 11-06-2011 02:48 PM

    New Delhi: Heavy rains lashed Mumbai on Saturday morning resulting in water logging and flooding in the low lying areas of the city. Heavy rains continued to lash the city for the third consecutive day on Saturday, causing water logging in several parts of the metropolis. The city has received...
  • Rains bring Bangalore to a halt; kill 17 in J&K 25-09-2010 11:24 AM

    Bangalore/Rajouri: A heavy downpour brought life to a standstill in Bangalore on Friday and claimed the lives of 17 people at Rajouri in Jammu and Kashmir. Massive traffic jams and waterlogging was reported in various parts of Bangalore, which just can’t handle the heavy rains. The infrastructure is pathetic and...
  • Scientists create rice variety for water-logged areas 22-09-2010 06:22 PM

    Bhubaneswar: Scientists in India on Wednesday claimed to have developed a new paddy variety for semi-deep water logged areas. The variety, christened "CR Dhan-501", was developed at the Central Rice Research Institute (CRRI) at Cuttack in Orissa, some 26 km from Bhubaneswar. It can withstand static water-logging of up to...
  • Traffic snarls continue to play havoc in Delhi 25-08-2010 09:56 PM

    Delhi mayor got a taste of the traffic terror as the city remained stranded on roads for several hours due to heavy water-logging and rain. ...
  • Heavy rains halt Delhi 20-08-2010 01:00 PM

    Heavy traffic jams have been reported from a number of areas in the region. ...
  • Delhi faces waterlogging, traffic jams after rains 19-08-2010 05:55 PM

    The capital was yet again waterlogged on Thursday following heavy rains. Most people struggled to get to work on time and as office hour came to an end, it looked like another mad rush. Waterlogging has been reported from many roads in the capital. Commonwealth Games stadia including the Nehru...
  • Monsoon intenisfies; floods claim more lives 02-08-2010 10:05 AM

    New Delhi: Monsoons have intensified across the country. While it's good news for farmers, monsoons do come with their own bag of troubles. Many parts of Gujarat are flooded. Balagam village in Junagarh district has been severely affected. Water logging has brought life to a stand still though the local...
  • Debris causing waterlogging: Delhi CM 13-07-2010 11:27 PM

    Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit says all of the construction debris lying in the city will be removed by August 10. ...
  • Traffic jams, waterlogging in Delhi after rains 13-07-2010 02:36 PM

    Traffic snarls and waterlogged roads were a common site in the capital on Tuesday. ...