Rains

  • The CJ Show: Flood fury in Jammu and Kashmir, rescue operations 1 week ago

    We bring you stories of survival and struggle as the state of Jammu and Kashmir struggles to come back to normalcy. ...
  • Flash floods in Assam, Meghalaya; 10 dead, over 1 lakh affected 1 week ago

    Guwahati: Flash floods have wreaked havoc in Assam and Meghalaya, leaving at least 10 people dead and over 1 lakh affected. Incessant rain over the past 24 hours has caused heavy waterlogging in Guwahati with water levels in the Brahmaputra river rising. In Meghalaya, heavy rains lashed the state inundating...
  • Dry weather in north; heavy rain warning for east, northeast September 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Mercury maintained its upward trend in most parts of north India in the absence of rains, even as the weather department warned of heavy to very heavy rainfall in east and northeast regions of the country in the next two days. The Indian Meteorological Department has warned of...
  • J&K: 2 weeks after floods, many houses still marooned in 12 feet of water September 20, 2014

    Two weeks after floods hit Jammu and Kashmir, many houses still remain marooned in nearly 12 feet of water. CNNIBN's Mufti Islah visited Rajbagh, which is the worst hit area in the region. ...
  • Typhoon shuts down Hong Kong with strong winds, rain September 17, 2014

    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 September 17, 2014

    Bemina: Relief operations continue across the floodhit 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 September 15, 2014

    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 September 14, 2014

    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 September 14, 2014

    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 September 13, 2014

    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 highlevel team to boost relief operations September 11, 2014

    Srinagar: More than a lakh have now been rescued in the floodhit Jammu and Kashmir while lakhs are still stranded. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has directed the Home Ministry to send highlevel 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 floodhit J&K September 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian Airlines on Wednesday began evacuating stranded people from floodravaged Jammu and Kashmir with Air India flying back 270 passengers free, as DGCA asked them to cap total fares including taxes on SrinagarDelhi and LehDelhi 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 Delhibased 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 floodhit 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 floodhit 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 floodhit 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 floodravaged 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 floodhit Srinagar. They spoke to CNNIBN 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 CNNIBN's nonstop 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. ...