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Over 5,000 people died when an unprecedented spell of rain over four days flooded Uttarakhand during peak tourist season in 2013.
It’s not just ‘nature’s fury’ which has led to this disaster – experts say most of the damage is due to poor land and river management.
Kerala CMO issues alert asking those sending distress messages to put a date and time stamp on requests for better deployment of resources.
Fresh teams of the three armed forces and National Disaster Response Force have been rushed to Kerala for relief and rescue operations. Thiruvananthapuram: More than 100 people died in rain-related incidents in Kerala in just one day Thursday, sources in the State Disaster Management Authority said, even as defence forces scaled up operations this morning to rescue those stranded in worst-hit areas. The toll for Thursday, initially put at 30, has now been revised to 106, the sources said, which takes the overall fatalities to 173 since the second spell of monsoon fury unleashed itself on 8 August. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to reach Kerala Friday night after the funeral of former prime minister A. B. Vajpayee. He is likely to undertake an aerial survey of the flood-affected areas tomorrow. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan had yesterday said 23 more helicopters will join the rescue operations Friday and 200 additional boats will also...
Twitter users are falsely claiming Gujarat floods photos to be from Kerala to target Left. But RSS is working in Kerala.
Many, including mediapersons, are flocking to Old Yamuna Bridge, which has been made out of bounds for traffic in the wake of a flood warning.
Voters in north Gujarat’s Banaskantha, the worst affected district, came out with mixed reactions about BJP government’s relief efforts.
We asked experts why flooding in Mumbai is an annual feature and what's the solution to prevent it in future.