WATER LOGGING

  • More rain expected on Tamil Nadu by next 24-48 hours: Met October 24, 2014

    Chennai: The Met office here has forecast more rains in South Tamil Nadu, Puducherry during the next 24 to 48 hours as the North East monsoon has been active over the last few days. "Isolated heavy to very heavy rain may occur over the South Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Lakshadweep. Isolated...
  • After 11 days of massive flood, J&K Civil Secretariat reopens September 18, 2014

    Srinagar: After remaining closed for 11 days due to massive floods, Jammu and Kashmir's Civil Secretariat reopened on Thursday. However, less than 10 per cent employees reported for work at the scheduled opening time at 9:30 AM, the official incharge of security at the Secretariat...
  • Will give directions on September 10 to curb water logging: Delhi High Court August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday said that it will issue detailed directions to curb waterlogging in the national capital after perusing judicial records and reports filed by various civic agencies on the issue. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice RS...
  • 50 per cent water logging in lower areas of Kaziranga National park August 17, 2014

    Kaziranga: Incessant rains have caused a flood like situation in many parts of Assam. There is 50 per cent water logging in lower areas of the Kaziranga National park. The forest minister has issued time cards and speed limit is set at 40 km per hour to prevent animals from...
  • Normal life hit after heavy rains, floodlike situation in Patna August 14, 2014

    A floodlike situation prevailed in Bihar capital Patna on Thursday after it was lashed by very heavy rains over the last 24 hours. Most of the major roads, arterial routes, streets, lanes and bylanes in the city of over 20 lakh people were submerged under knee to waistdeep swirling waters which...
  • Mumbai: Heavy rain results in water logging and heavy traffic July 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Heavy rain lashed Mumbai on Tuesday in several areas of the city. Traffic came to a halt at some sections on Senapati Bapat road, Bandra Link road to Andheri, Haji Ali to Wilson college and P Demelo road. Central Railway and Harbour Line ran into delays. Due to heavy traffic...
  • Incessant rain leads to water logging at Mumbai airport July 11, 2014

    Incessant rain for the past two days has led to water logging in several parts of Mumbai. Water logging was seen at Mumbai's newly constructed international airport. Water entered the baggage screening area of the airport in the morning. The rains have exposed the facilities at the newly constructed airport. ...
  • Heavy rains in Mumbai: Is the maximum city still not monsoon ready? July 11, 2014

    It is the same narrative yet again in India's maximum city. With two days of rainfall, Mumbai is witnessing waterlogged roads, clogged drains, traffic snarls and potholed roads. CNNIBN takes call of people from Mumbai and takes their views of problems they are facing during monsoon. ...
  • Rain in Mumbai, maximum city's maximum annual problem July 11, 2014

    Mumbai: It is the same narrative yet again in India's maximum city. With two days of rainfall, Mumbai is witnessing waterlogged roads, clogged drains, traffic snarls and potholed roads. Given the way BMC has gone ahead with the Monsoon preparedness, this was a predictable outcome. With handful of staff available...
  • Snapshot: Waterlogged roads choke normal life in Mumbai July 11, 2014

    Mumbai: The same narrative yet again in India's maximum city. With just two days of rainfall, Mumbai is witnessing waterlogged roads, clogged drains, traffic snarls and potholed roads. ...
  • Mumbai waterlogged after 2 days of nonstop rain, lakes not yet full July 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Following incessant rain in Mumbai, chronic flooding spots like Hindmata, Mahim junction, Kurla west and Chembur have been waterlogged. The BMC disaster management, however, has maintained that the situation is under control. It has been raining incessantly since the last two days in Mumbai. The lakes though haven't filled up...
  • Delhi government to penalise officials for waterlogging April 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi government has decided to hold officials and engineers responsible for waterlogging in their respective areas during monsoon and penalise them for failing in their duty. There are 153 points in the city where waterlogging is a perennial problem during monsoon, triggering severe traffic jams and flooding in...
  • Heavy rains lash Kolkata, water logging in various parts October 26, 2013

    Kolkata: Heavy rains lashed Kolkata overnight leading to water logging in various parts of the city. The downpour is believed to be due to deep depression over Bay of Bengal and coastal areas of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh. The rain is likely to continue over the next 48 hours. ...
  • Heavy showers lash Delhi, traffic hit August 19, 2013

    Heavy showers led to considerable drop in temperatures in the national capital on Monday, leading to traffic snarls due to water logging in various parts of the city. Massive traffic jams were witnessed in several parts of the city, including major intersections such as Ashram Chowk, Moolchand underpass, Dhaula Kuan and...
  • Four children drown in waterlogged field July 26, 2013

    Four children, including three siblings and their cousin on Friday drowned after they slipped and fell into a pool of water in a waterlogged field. The children were identified as Habiba (8), Ruby (7), Sagheer (9) and their cousin Bhura (6) all residents of upper Kot locality in the old city...
  • Delhi HC seeks action by civic authorities on water logging July 24, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has slammed the city civic agencies for massive water logging in the city during the recent rains. The court has ordered the concerned commissioners and secretary of urban development department to take immediate action and report to the court. The Municipal Corporations, the NDMC...
  • Heavy rains lash north India; AP put on alert as rainfall continues July 21, 2013

    New Delhi Heavy rains lashed the nation capital on Saturday and brought it to a standstill. It is the heaviest rainfall that New Delhi has witnessed in the last 10 years. The downpour which went on for around fivehours, sparked traffic snarls across the city, with heavy waterlogging reported in...
  • Mumbai: Heavy rains throw life out of gear for the second day July 12, 2013

    Mumbai: Heavy rains continued to lash Mumbai and adjoining areas for the second day on Friday, impacting movement of suburban trains and vehicular traffic and throwing normal life out of gear. Mumbai suburban railway, the city's lifeline, was in disarray with water overtopping the tracks at several places on the...
  • Mumbai: Heavy rains lead to water logging July 12, 2013

    Mumbai: Heavy rains in Mumbai have led to water logging in Andheri, Borivili, Kandivili, LBS Road and Mumbai Central. The local trains on western and central line are running late by 15 minutes. Some trains coming towards Mumbai have been stuck in Valsad, Gujarat since Thursday night due to rains. Due...
  • Monsoon reaches Delhi 13 days ahead of schedule June 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Monsoon arrived in the capital on Sunday, 13 days ahead of schedule bringing relief from scorching heat but commuters were at the receiving end due towaterlogging in various places. "The monsoon has reached Delhi," the MeT office said, adding that the seasonal rains lashed the capital almost two weeks...
  • Cyclone Nilam: Rains stop in Andhra Pradesh November 8, 2012

    Hyderabad: Residential areas in several places in rainhit coastal districts of Andhra Pradesh remained under flood water on Wednesday though the heavy rains have stopped. The areas remained waterlogged because of poor drainage system in areas of Kakinada, Vijayawada and other coastal towns, official sources said. State Home Minister P Sabita...
  • Delhi rains: Yamuna water level steadily rising August 28, 2012

    New Delhi: The water level in the Yamuna has been rising steadily due to the incessant rains in the capital for the past five days. The government, however, says there is no need to panic as yet. No evacuations have been ordered so far. Meanwhile, the Delhi High Court has directed the...
  • J&K: Flash floods throw life out of gear in Samba August 23, 2012

    Many areas in Samba, Jammu, were waterlogged on Thursday due to the flash floods. ...
  • Parts of Mumbai waterlogged after heavy rains August 19, 2012

    Mumbai: Mumbai was lashed by heavy rains on Saturday night that left many lowlying areas like Hindmata in Dadar waterlogged. Rail and road traffic were affected. The political class, meanwhile, indulged in the ritualistic blame game. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has often been accused of negligence in dealing with the monsoon. Many...
  • BBMP oversteps deadline once again November 3, 2011

    BANGALORE: The lethargy of Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) in implementing Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JnNURM) project means that waterlogging may continue to haunt Lord Hanuman of the Gali Anjaneya Temple for several months to come. Joining the Lord in mute suffering are the residents of the area and...
  • Heavy rain lashes Delhi; claims one life September 9, 2011

    Heavy rainfall has also caused water levels in the Yamuna river to rise near the danger mark. ...
  • Heavy rainfall lashes several states across India August 12, 2011

    Delhi witnessed heavy rains for the third consecutive day, leading to water logging in many areas. ...
  • Scientists create rice variety for waterlogged areas September 22, 2010

    Bhubaneswar: Scientists in India on Wednesday claimed to have developed a new paddy variety for semideep water logged areas. The variety, christened "CR Dhan501", was developed at the Central Rice Research Institute (CRRI) at Cuttack in Orissa, some 26 km from Bhubaneswar. It can withstand static waterlogging of up to 5075...
  • Traffic snarls continue to play havoc in Delhi August 25, 2010

    Delhi mayor got a taste of the traffic terror as the city remained stranded on roads for several hours due to heavy waterlogging and rain. ...
  • Heavy rains lash Delhi, results in water logging August 11, 2010

    New Delhi: Heavy rains lashed Delhi and surrounding areas on Wednesday afternoon leading to water logging and traffic snarls in many places. Traffic was slow in many places in south Delhi from Kalkaji to Okhla. Water logging was reported from Mathura Road and near Talkakora Stadium. The debris laying around many...