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…

Agriculture Environment Nature South India

Telangana rain batters three killed and rivers floods

Inside Telangana Three persons were killed and normal life was severely disrupted across the state on the third day of incessant rains on Saturday.   Two woman, one about 80 years old and her 50-year-old daughter died after their house in Nagarkurnool district collapsed.   Bandi Venkatesh, 30, was swept away while fishing in Nakkavagu, Read More…

East India Environment Nature

Assam Flood : Rivers cross danger marks, 93 death , 2.8millions Assamese affected , centre govt imbibe mercilessly

The flood situation in Assam further deteriorated on Thursday 23 July) with four more persons losing their lives, taking the toll to 93, even as the number of people affected rose to 28.32 lakh across 26 districts, officials said. People in the state of Assam affected by flood complained both BJP governed state and centre Read More…

Asia Environment Nature

Kuwait Floods : Flash floods after heavy rains in Kuwait killed one injured many

The Ministry of Health in Kauai  said the man, aged 30, was swept away by the flooding as he tried to rescue his family from their home, which was submerged in water in Al-Fahaheel area in the east. An unspecified number of people were also reported injured in traffic accidents caused by the rains. Several Read More…