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  • Typhoon shuts down Hong Kong with strong winds, rain Yesterday

    Hong Kong: Hong Kong was shuttered on Tuesday as a powerful typhoon swept past the city, bringing strong winds and rain that caused flight disruptions and forced the closure of the stock market and container ports. Typhoon Kalmaegi, packing gusts of 125 kilometres (77 miles) per hour, was centred 400 kilometres...
  • Aftermath of J&K floods: Residents struggle to get back to normalcy Yesterday

    Bemina: Relief operations continue across the flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir. After the massive floods, people in the valley are slowly trying to cope with their lives in trying conditions. Some of the major challenges that the rescue teams and the residents are facing are heavy waterlogging, sewage spilling on to...
  • J&K floods: As water recedes, carcasses come up; fear of epidemic looms 3 days ago

    After waters receded in the Chatabal area of Jammu and Kashmir, the carcasses of animal have come up. People in the region are complaining about the stench and the fear of diseases. ...
  • CM Badal orders upgrading of drainage system in Punjab 4 days ago

    Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday asked Irrigation department to upgrade drainage system to check water logging in south western districts of the state. Badal, who talked to affected people in the villages of Sri Muktsar Sahib district, emphasised the need for upgrading, widening and strengthening the existing...
  • Fresh rains bring flood worries in J&K, could hamper rescue operations 4 days ago

    Srinagar: In bad news for the relief and rescue work in Jammu and Kashmir, fresh rains on Sunday have raised worries for floods in the already ravaged state. After a few clear days, rainfall accompanied by thunder and lightning lashed Srinagar and other parts of the Valley on Sunday. The river...
  • China issues heavy rain, typhoon alert 5 days ago

    Beijing: China's National Meteorological Centre (NMC) on Saturday issued an alert for heavy rain and typhoon. From Saturday to Sunday morning, parts of Sichuan province, Chongqing city and Shaanxi province will receive heavy rains, Xinhua reported citing the NMC statement. Some areas might receive precipitation of 100 to 150 mm, it said. Areas...
  • J&K floods: Over 1 lakh rescued, PM directs MHA to send high-level team to boost relief operations 1 week ago

    Srinagar: More than a lakh have now been rescued in the flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir while lakhs are still stranded. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has directed the Home Ministry to send high-level teams of central officials to coordinate relief operations. Communication lines have also improved in state. The state government, however,...
  • Indian Airlines evacuates 270 stranded people from flood-hit J&K September 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian Airlines on Wednesday began evacuating stranded people from flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir with Air India flying back 270 passengers free, as DGCA asked them to cap total fares including taxes on Srinagar-Delhi and Leh-Delhi sectors at Rs 2,800 and Rs 3,000 respectively. While Air...
  • 'Unprecedented rains, unplanned urbanisation behind J&K floods' September 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Unprecedented rainfall, unplanned urbanisation and lack of preparedness are the basic reasons behind the floods which have devastated Jammu and Kashmir, a Delhi-based environment research and advocacy organisation on Wednesday said. An analysis by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) said that the floods could very well be another...
  • Indian Army turns saviour, wins the praise of flood-hit Kashmiris, but will the perception change? September 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The men and women in olive green and their counterparts in the Indian Air Force, Indian Navy and National Disaster Response Force, who have never had a very healthy relationship with the people of Kashmir Valley, are putting their lives in danger while trying to rescue and provide...
  • Rain likely in Delhi on Wednesday September 10, 2014

    New Delhi: It was a warm and sunny Wednesday morning here with a minimum temperature of 26.6 degrees Celsius, a degree above the season's average. It is likely to rain in some parts of the city in the day, the Met Office said. "Light rain or thundershowers may occur in some...
  • 1,500 people shifted after heavy rains lash parts of Gujarat September 9, 2014

    Ahmedabad/Vadodara: Heavy rains lashed many parts of central and north Gujarat during the last 24 hours, forcing the administration to shift 1,500 people in Vadodara living near Vishwamitri river to safer places. Vadodara district collector Avantika Singh said that about 1,006 people from several talukas like Savli, Dabhoi and Waghodiya...
  • J&K floods: Poonch devastated, houses toppled into the river September 9, 2014

    The waters have receded in Poonch in the flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir. Houses there are totally toppled over into the river. ...
  • J&K floods: Have rescued over 10,000 people so far, says NDRF September 9, 2014

    Rescue operations are on in full swing in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir. While over 23,000 people have been rescued, lakhs are still waiting to be rescued. ...
  • J&K floods: People stranded in Srinagar plead for help September 9, 2014

    Over 7 lakh people are still stranded in Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir. Floods continue to wreak havoc as people plead for help. ...
  • J&K floods: People forced to live on rooftops, Hazratbal Shrine submerged September 9, 2014

    The people of Jammu and Kashmir, struggling to save themselves from the water level in their houses, say they have no option but to live on rooftops. They say that the government has not made many arrangements for them. ...
  • Such devastating floods were not expected in the river Jhelum: Water Commissioner September 9, 2014

    Could the devastation in Jammu and Kashmir have been avoided? "Our system is there across the country and our forecast accuracy is always more than 96 per cent. We did not have the assignment of forecasting for the Jammu and Kashmir region this time. Jhelum is not a river that...
  • 227 from Kerala stranded in Srinagar September 9, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: As many as 227 people from Kerala, who had gone for a vacation in Jammu and Kashmir, are now stranded in flood-ravaged Srinagar, officials said on Monday. Chief Minister Oommen Chandy's office said in a press release on Monday night that 18 people have returned safely. It said all details have...
  • Watch: Messages from students stranded at NIT Srinagar September 9, 2014

    Many students are stranded at the NIT campus in the flood-hit Srinagar. They spoke to CNN-IBN to tell their families that they are safe. ...
  • J&K: Damage to become clear after roads are fixed September 9, 2014

    Srinagar: With no telecom or road connectivity between the Jammu region and the Kashmir Valley, the extend of damage due to the floods in Jammu and Kashmir will be known only after the communication lines are restored. Nearly 1,500 trucks carrying essential supplies to the Kashmir Valley are stranded at various...
  • J&K floods: 7 lakh stranded in Srinagar, landslides in Udhampur leave many dead September 9, 2014

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir is facing its worst floods in six decades that have left nearly 200 people dead. Srinagar has practically become an island and over 7 lakh people are stranded there with many areas completely under water. Cloudy weather in Srinagar could hamper air sorties on Tuesday. The Met...
  • J&K floods: Over 200 dead, many areas cut off, states offer help; Army aims to restore connectivity September 9, 2014

    Srinagar: The death toll in Jammu and Kashmir is now nearly 200 in the worst floods in six decades in the state. More than 23,000 people have been evacuated, but lakhs remain stranded. The valley is cut off as many roads have been washed away. "Only my husband and I...
  • Very heavy rains expected in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Goa: IMD September 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Heavy to very heavy rains are expected in Gujarat, Maharashtra, West Madhya Pradesh and Goa in the next couple of days, the India Meteorological Department on Monday said. With southwest monsoon remaining vigorous over West Madhya Pradesh and Vidarbha and active over Marathwada and Telangana, it said a few...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 8, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey September 8, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: J&K floods claim nearly 200 lives, massive rescue on September 8, 2014

    The situation in flood ravaged Jammu and Kashmir continues to be critical and all efforts are being made to pull out all victims from this situation. Even though Jammu region is back to normalcy, the situation remains critical in Kashmir. ...
  • J&K floods: No more rains for 3-5 days, predicts Met September 8, 2014

    New Delhi: In some good news for relief and rescue operations in flood-hit Jammu & Kashmir, the Meteorological department has ruled out heavy rainfall in the next three to five days in the state. "This happened due to convergence between western disturbance and low pressure area over Bay of Bengal. Since...
  • J&K floods: Navy commandos join rescue operation, death toll climbs to 150, lakhs stranded September 8, 2014

    Srinagar: Floods in Jammu and Kashmir continue to wreak havoc and have claimed over 150 lives while lakhs of people have been stranded. The Indian Navy too has now joined the massive rescue operation being carried out by the Indian Army, Indian Air Force, NDRF and Jammu and Kashmir Police....
  • J&K floods ground report: Situation worsens in Srinagar, people await rescue teams September 8, 2014

    Over the past 24 hours the situation in the valley has deteriorated. Water has still been entering in and even Srinagar, which is otherwise considered a safe bed, has been overflowing. ...