Deluge

  • Chennai: Anna Nagar residents fear deluge July 2, 2012

    Chennai: Residents of N and O blocks of Anna Nagar and parts of Pulianthope are apprehensive that their neighbourhood may be inundated during the monsoon rains. While the city prays for a good monsoon, residents in these areas are worried about showers. Otteri Nullah, the canal which passes through these localities...
  • Unabated rains drown normal life in Andhra, Maharashtra and Goa August 11, 2008

    Rains continue to lash the southern and Konkan regions of India. Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and Goa have been fighting the deluge that overwhelms normal life. The deluge has taken a heavy toll in Andhra Pradesh, where more than 70 people have owing to heavy rain over the last 48 hours. A depression...
  • Devgan takes up social cause for Juhu residents June 2, 2008

    Mumbai: Taking a cue from his film Halla Bol, Bollywood star Ajay Devgan has decided it's time to speak up. The actor has joined the cause of his fellow Juhu residents in protesting against the political interference that he says is stalling the development project in the area, which could...
  • New bridge on Mumbai river may cause another deluge January 28, 2008

    Mumbai: The horror of the 2005 deluge is yet to fade from the minds of Mumbaikars — a deluge caused by the indiscriminate dumping and encroachment along the River Mithi. And it seems that a similar situation may arise in future, thanks to a bridge construction by the railways, right...
  • 2 years down, Mumbai still deluged with problems July 26, 2007

    New Delhi: Water, water everywhere and not a drop to drink -- this is what happened to Mumbai, India's financial capital, on July 26, 2005. It's a thought local residents dread even today. Says a Mumbaikar, Mahendra Choubey "The administration has done very minimal work and the roads are still in...
  • What happened on 26 July at Barista? Ask Mumbai July 26, 2007

    Mumbai: It’s a day most Mumbaikars will not forget in a hurry. On July 26, 005, nature's fury lashed out on the Maximum City with all its fury, uniting the citizens in its wake. As the city looks back on the deluge, Bollywood is ready with a film set...
  • Dengue, new deluge to hit Mumbai July 11, 2007

    New Delhi: After the deluge, Mumbai is now facing another outbreak- dengue. Doctors say the viral disease usually peaks from the end of July to October, as monsoon is the breeding season for mosquito. Says professor, AIIMS, Dr. Bir Singh, “Dengue happens because of the mosquito aedes bites. They are found...
  • Citizen Journalist: Mumbai sinks, again July 2, 2007

    Mumbai: The financial capital of India is facing deluge. As heavy monsoon showers submerge key areas in Mumbai, city life comes to a standstill. Actor Reema Sen shares her set of ordeals as she flew from Mysore to Mumbai and in fact had to face a host of problems due...
  • Live Updates: Mumbai marooned June 30, 2007

    Mumbai: Normal life was thrown completely out of gear in the megapolis following heavy rains over the past 24 hours. A disaster management team has swung into action to deal with the crisis and Army has been called out in many areas. Mumbaikars have been advised to stay indoors till 1700...
  • Can Delhi handle another deluge? June 28, 2007

    New Delhi: An entire summer is spent waiting for dark clouds to gather, but none of us appreciate what follows a downpour and the usual thoughts follow - is the Capital prepared for a deluge? The Met Department predicts that rainfall this year will be normal. Says Director, Met Department, B P...
  • Mumbaikars take the 'reins' this monsoon June 25, 2007

    Mumbai: On July 26, 2005, Pestom Sagar in the Eastern suburb of Chembur was submerged under five feet of water. Four people lost their lives and it was two full days before the authorities could reach this area. "We wanted to help people who were stranded but we couldn’t,” said a...
  • Mumbaikars fear another deluge June 20, 2007

    Mumbai: With only a few days to go before the monsoons arrive in Maharashtra, residents of Kurla and Kalina in Mumbai are an uneasy lot because two years after the Mithi river overflowed its banks only 8 per cent of the work required to prevent a repeat has been completed....
  • Monsoon hits Kerala coast 4 days early June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: The South-West Monsoon hit the Kerala coast on Monday, four days in advance. The normal date for the monsoon to hit the state is June 1. Kerala, Lakshadweep, parts of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu experienced rain though dry weather continues to prevail over Andhra Pradesh and Telengana region....
  • Getting ready to fight another deluge May 27, 2007

    As part of CNN-IBN's special series Summer Showdown, we go across to the Kodikals in Mumbai who are desperate to avoid another deluge in their neighbourhood this monsoon. ...
  • Week 2: Mumbai family deludes deluge June 20, 2007

    In Week 2 of Summer Showdown, Kodikals in Mumbai are desperate to avoid another deluge in their neighbourhood. ...
  • B'lore gears up for tough monsoons June 20, 2007

    Bangalore: Mythili Narasimhan likes to keep her house well, yet, every year before the monsoon, her family has to hoist their furniture onto wooden blocks to keep them safe from water which is bound to enter the house. It's the same story in many residential areas in Bangalore. Come rains...
  • Being Vidhu V Chopra: He's back June 20, 2007

    It’s close to midnight and finishing touches are being put on what may be one of the biggest film premiers in recent times. The film is Eklavya and with it Vidhu Vinod Chopra returns as director after a seven-year gap. The voluble filmmaker is visibly excited about his lavishly mounted...