Flash Floods

  • Post disaster, CM has changed but the state hasn't: Trivendra Singh Rawat 08-03-2014 03:55 PM

    Accusing Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat of making only announcements, Opposition BJP today said the change of guard in the calamity-hit state has not led to any change in the ground realities. "A new CM has taken over but the circumstances remain the same as they were at the time...
  • Government announces compensation to calamity-hit shopkeepers 28-02-2014 08:14 PM

    Uttarakhand government today decided to compensate shopkeepers who lost their goods in last year's calamity and give concession to over five lakh consumers in water tax. It also decided to introduce a food security scheme of its own and fill vacancies in the education department. The decisions were taken at...
  • Will complete road restoration in Uttarakhand by April end: BRO 09-02-2014 02:47 PM

    The Border Roads Organisation has said that it will ensure complete restoration of the roads damaged in the Uttarakhand flash floods by April 30 to enable a smooth and trouble-free 'char dham' pilgrimage this season. An assurance to the effect was given by BRO DG, Lt Gen AT Parnaik, to...
  • IOTY: Team ITBP and NDRF get Special Achievement award 20-12-2013 11:17 PM

    Members of the team ITBP and NDRF were given the CNN-IBN Indian of the year (IOTY) in the Special Achievement award category. Members of the team ITBP and NDRF put their own lives at risk, racing against time and dwindling hopes to save those who were stranded after the Uttarakhand...
  • After cyclone Phailin, flash floods leave lakhs displaced in Odisha 26-10-2013 08:59 AM

    Bhubaneswar: Odisha is at the receiving end of nature's fury once again. After surviving cyclone Phalin, the Ganjam district in the state is witnessing floods because of continuous rains for the past five days. Over 2 lakh have been marooned and several people have also died. Ganjam district Odisha received...
  • Odisha: 10 people killed, 1.5 lakh others affected due to flash floods 25-10-2013 07:48 AM

    Bhubaneswar: Ten people have been killed and 1.5 lakh others have been affected due to flash floods in Odisha. Around 129 villages were inundated due to the flash floods in Ganjam district of Odisha. The One Day International between India and Australia which is to be held on Saturday in...
  • Uttarakhand floods: Compensation cheques given to victims bounce 24-09-2013 08:45 AM

    New Delhi: It has been three months since floods ravaged Uttarakhand and CNN-IBN has now learned that compensation cheques have been dishonoured. More than a dozen compensation cheques given to victims of the Uttarakhand tragedy have bounced. While the state government claims it has enough funds, the bank account from...
  • J~~amp;amp;K: Heavy rains, flash floods destroy border fencing along Indo-Pak border 30-08-2013 03:43 PM

    Flash floods triggered by heavyrains have damaged eight Border Out Posts (BOPs) and borderfencing along the Indo-Pak border in Jammu and Kashmir. Due to flash floods, eight BOPs in different forwardareas of International Border (IB) in Jammu frontier area havesuffered damages, a BSF officer said on Friday. While 2-3 posts,...
  • Flash floods damage around 700 meters of border fencing in J~~amp;amp;K 26-08-2013 05:37 PM

    Flash floods, triggered by heavy rains, have caused damage to 700-800 meters of three-tier border fencing along Indo-Pak border in Jammu and Kashmir. Due to flash floods, 700-800 meters of border fencing in the riverine belts in different areas of International Border (IB) in Jammu frontier area have suffered damages,...
  • SEBI contributes about Rs 11 lakh to Uttarakhand relief efforts 09-08-2013 03:09 AM

    The staff of market regulator Sebi has contributed Rs 10.98 lakh to the Prime Minister's National Relief Fund for flood-hit Uttarakhand. "As a way of contribution to the relief effort for the victims of flood affected areas in Uttarakhand, staff members of Sebi have made a contribution of Rs 10,98,790...
  • 132 died, 823 missing in Uttarakhand floods: Govt 08-08-2013 09:32 PM

    A total of 132 people from Uttarakhand have been listed as having lost their lives in the flash floods that hit the state in June, Chief Secretary Subhash Kumar said on Thursday. A further 823 persons in the state are reported missing, he added. Talking to reporters in Dehradun, Kumar...
  • Jammu and Kashmir: 18 people trapped in flash floods in Kathua rescued 03-08-2013 04:30 PM

    Jammu: Eighteen people, who were trapped in the flash-floods in Kathua district in Jammu and Kashmir, have been rescued by the Air Force personnel. The victims were trapped at various places as the Ujh river was flowing above the danger mark. Large areas in Hiranagar tehsil have been flooded after...
  • Wife, 3 children swept away by flash floods as disabled father looks helplessly 31-07-2013 03:14 PM

    Four members of a family, including three children, were swept away in flash floods following heavy rains in Rannod village here, police said on Wednesday. The incident took place on Tuesday night when the village was flooded and people began fleeing to safer places. The victims--a mother and her three...
  • Heavy rains, flash floods claim 51 lives in MP 31-07-2013 02:18 PM

    Excessive rains and flash floods have claimed as many as 51 lives in Madhya Pradesh in this monsoon season, besides damaging 7,824 houses and rendering scores of people homeless. According to an official release on Wednesday, heavy rains killed 51 people and 215 cattle across the state. About 10 people...
  • Rajasthan: Over 800 people trapped at Rawatbhata due to flash floods 29-07-2013 10:55 AM

    Kota: Over 800 people are stranded at Rawatbhata near Kota in Rajasthan due to flash floods following heavy rains in the area. The group had gone to the area for picnic on Sunday but found themselves trapped as a local stream got flooded on Sunday night and the raging water...
  • Heavy rains trigger flash floods, five people reported trapped 28-07-2013 10:33 PM

    Five persons were on Sunday stuck on the banks of Parvati river in Ayana area of Kota following flash floods after heavy rains. The area is situated some 100 kilometres from Kota town. SP (Rural) Vikas Pathak said all out efforts are being made to rescue the five persons. In...
  • 3 killed in rain-related incidents as heavy showers lash HP 21-07-2013 03:21 AM

    Shimla: Three persons were killed in rain-related incidents in Himachal Pradesh as incessant heavy showers wreaked havoc causing landslides at several places, blocking highways and damaging several houses. A truck driver, who was sleeping in his truck along with two other persons near Rampur in the district, died when his...
  • Uttarakhand floods: Cracks found in parts of Kedarnath temple 17-07-2013 08:19 AM

    Dehradun: It's been a month since the devastating flash floods hit Uttarakhand. The Archaeological Survey of India has inspected the Kedarnath shrine and has raised concerns. Huge cracks have developed in some parts of the Kedarnath temple, but the sanctom sanctorum escaped damage. The eastern part of the 'Mandapa' has...
  • Uttarakhand floods: 'Those missing till July 15 will be presumed dead' 13-07-2013 05:49 PM

    Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister on Saturday reiterated that all those who are still missing after the June 16 calamity that struck the hill state will be presumed dead if they remain untraced till July 15. Bahuguna said this was to help the families of the dead get compensation on time....
  • Uttarakhand: 3-year-old injured girl identified after nearly two weeks 09-07-2013 07:14 PM

    Kodiyala: A 3-year old child, who had been found hurt and isolated at flood-hit Uttarakhand's Kodiyala almost two weeks ago has finally been identified. The child had been separated from her grandparents during the flood fury on the stretch between Rishikesh and Devprayag and had been found abandoned at the...
  • Uttarakhand: Hopes dimming for families looking for their loved ones 05-07-2013 10:07 AM

    New Delhi: As rescue operations in the flood-ravaged Uttarakhand are winding up, the relatives of those missing are doing everything they can to look for their loved ones, from going to the state personally to publishing their pictures. While some have succeeded, others haven't been so lucky. Anguished families of...
  • Uttarakhand: Race against time to find the missing, CM sets deadline 05-07-2013 08:13 AM

    Dehradun: The search for thousands missing in Uttarakhand continues three weeks after torrential rains and flash floods hit the state. Weeks after the flash floods wreaked havoc in the hills, 40 bodies of flood victims have been found in different parts of Uttar Pradesh after they floated downstream. The Uttarakhand...
  • Uttarakhand floods: More than 1200 children missing, says report 04-07-2013 11:14 PM

    New Delhi: Almost three weeks after the devastating floods, rescue operations in Uttarakhand may have come to an end but the search continues for thousands of people who are still missing. Among them are at least 1200 children. Doctor Raizada in Lucknow is eagerly awaiting the return of her two...
  • Uttarakhand: 20 men of a village missing, hope turns into despair 04-07-2013 12:54 PM

    Lamgaundi: Almost three weeks after the devastating floods in Uttarakhand, hope has turned into despair. Those who still haven't got any news of their loved ones are being forced to believe in the inevitable. IBN7 trekked up to the Lamgaundi village, 12 km away from Guptakashi, where 20 men have...
  • Uttarakhand: Over 600 people yet to be evacuated from Pithoragarh 03-07-2013 02:25 PM

    Badrinath: The Indian Air Force has evacuated 200 people from Pithoragarh on Wednesday, but over 600 people still have to evacuated. This even as the state government told the Supreme Court that the rescue operation in the state is over. Meanwhile, the Met department has predicted heavy rain in the...
  • Rescue operations in Uttarakhand are over, state government tells SC 03-07-2013 12:40 PM

    New Delhi: The Uttarakhand government on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that rescue operations in the state are now over. The Supreme Court has now asked the Uttarakhand government to file an affidavit in this regard by July 10. On Tuesday, all pilgrims in Badrinath were finally evacuated in what...
  • Uttarakhand floods: Several families lose their loved ones in Barasur 03-07-2013 10:25 AM

    Rudraprayag: As relief work in Uttarakhand is close to an end, the next big challenge now is helping locals pick up the pieces as some have literally lost everything. IBN7's Prabhanjan Verma visited one such village to find out the ground reality. The Barasur village lies on the Kedarnath axis,...
  • Heavy rainfall in Uttarakhand from Wednesday: Met Dept 02-07-2013 08:50 PM

    New Delhi: As the rescue operations to evacuate stranded pilgrims came to an end in disaster-hit Uttarakhand, the Met department has predicted heavy rainfall in several districts of the state from Wednesday. According to the Met department the rain will continue for the next 48 to 72 hours. Heavy rainfall...
  • Uttarakhand floods: Over 11,000 may be missing, says UN 02-07-2013 09:05 AM

    New Delhi: A total of 1,350 people have been evacuated from Badrinath while over 3,500 remain untraced in flood-hit Uttarakhand even as a UN agency estimated that the number of missing could be over 11,000. "According to data available till sunday, 1,350 have been evacuated from Badrinath- 800 by air...
  • No end to politics over Uttarakhand, now MP CM takes a dig at Modi 02-07-2013 08:28 AM

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan tweeted on Monday that while in Uttarakhand, his state's rescue teams not only rescued MP natives, they also helped pilgrims from "various states", taking a dig at his Gujarat counterpart Narendra Modi who was heavily criticised after reports of him rescuing 15,000...