Environment Nature South India

Heavy rain flooded roads halted Chennai and Suburbans

The overnight rains led to inundation in many areas like Velachery, Madipakkam, Saidapet, KK Nagar, Adambakkam, Anna Nagar, Kodungaiyur, Vysarpadi, Perambur, Purasaiwalkam, Kellys and suburbs surrounding Tambaram.   Several parts of Chennai received moderate to heavy rains on Tuesday under the influence of an easterly trough.   During the past 24 hours ending 8.30 am Read More…

Environment Rivers South India

Nivar Cyclone devastation not confine to Tamilnadu , Pondicherry but Andhra pradesh also

Nivar that caused enormous damage to Coastal districts particularly Cuddalore , Chennai in Tamilnadu and Pondicherry   Nivar so far had killed 4 persons in Tamilnadu and the heavy rain it bought has made lakes overflow and flooded Suburban Chennai   Agricultural crop in Tamilnadu and Pondicherry affected more than 1 lakhs acres   It Read More…

Environment South India

Low pressure in BoB to intensify into a depression on November 30 : IMD

Deputy Director General of Meteorology, Chennai, S Balachandran, told reporters that the system was likely to intensify into a depression later.   According to Deputy Director General of Meteorology, Chennai, S Balachandran “A low pressure area is likely to form over southeast Bay of Bengal during the next 48 hours.   It is very likely Read More…

Environment Nature West India

Incessant 27.5 cms heavy overnight rain in Mumbai suspended bus rail services

Heavy overnight rains lashed Mumbai and districts in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region, seriously disrupting road and rail traffic, and affecting movement of people manning essential services, officials said in Mumbai on Wednesday.   According to IMD, the city recorded over 12.20 cms rain while the suburbs notched over 27.50 cms rain most of it during Read More…

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…