East India Environment Nature Rivers

Odisha rivers flooding , 16 dead and 8 lakhs people affected

So far 16 persons have died due to flood related incidents in Odisha while over eight lakh people have been affected, Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Pradeep Kumar Jena said on Saturday.   He said that 16 persons have died due to wall collapse and drowning, while five livestock have died in flood-related incidents.   “As Read More…

Afghanistan Environment Nature Rivers

Flash flood kills more than 160 in Afghanistan many still missing

According to International agency Reuters Thirteen provinces, mostly in the country’s north, had been affected by floods, according to the Ministry for Disaster Management.   In Parwan, just north of the capital Kabul, 116 people had been killed and more than 120 injured, with 15 people still missing, national and local officials said.   Rescuers Read More…

Environment Kashmir Nature Rivers

Kashmir rivers and rivulets are in a spate , 270 km long Jammu-Srinagar national highway snapped

After a brief lull late Wednesday, moderate to heavy rains lashed the Jammu region early on Thursday.   Dalwas portion of the national highway, washed away by a mudslide, has also not been restored because of the incessant rains, said an official.   The men and machines of the NHAI are on standby but heavy Read More…