Hyderabad, Nov. 28
Cyclonic storm ‘Lehar’ over west-central Bay of Bengal, which was expected to cause extensive damage in coastal Andhra Pradesh, weakened into a deep depression today bringing relief to people, as...
New Delhi, Nov 15
State-run NHPC has lost 550 million units in generation as its Dhauliganga hydel project in Uttarakhand is still undergoing repairs following landslides that hit the hilly northern State in June.
Hyderabad, Oct. 28
The Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas Bank has announced a slew of measure to come to the aid of the farmers impacted by the recent cyclone and heavy rains. It will extend crop insurance facility to f...
Visakhapatnam, Oct 28
Several trains have been cancelled, rescheduled or diverted due to damages to rail tracks in Vijayawada division of South Central Railway following heavy rains.
Trains 12727 Godavari Expr...
New Delhi, Oct 26
Andhra Pradesh Agriculture Minister Kanna Lakshmi Narayana today said 6.77 lakh hectares of crops were destroyed in rains and its impact on the state’s food production could be assessed after water...
Hyderabad, Oct 26
Heavy rain over the past week has left a trail of destruction in Andhra Pradesh. At least 29 people have lost their lives, with 3,230 villages in 16 districts affected and 7,000 houses damaged, ev...
Kolkata, Oct. 20
Super cyclone Phailin did not make a landfall in West Bengal. But the flood caused as a result of its after-effects, made regional politics stormy. Having lost much of its lethal power in Odisha,...
Bhubaneswar, Oct. 16
Hit by the twin calamities of cyclone Phailin and resultant floods, the Odisha Government today sought immediate release of Rs 1,523 crore to expedite relief and restoration works in the affected...
Guwahati, Dec. 5
Asian Development Bank (ADB) plans to spend $120 million (around Rs 740 crore) to protect nearly one million people from floods caused by the Brahmaputra river in Assam.
Berhampur (Odisha), Nov 24
Odisha government will write to the Centre urging it to relax the norms of paddy procurement from the state by accepting discoloured paddy, particularly from the districts affected by cyclone Phai...
Beijing, Nov 12
Eight people were killed and over 1,000 students were trapped in floods after rainstorms in several areas in China triggered by Typhoon Haiyan.
Two people have died and four remain missin...
Visakhapatnam, Oct. 28
After torrential rains for almost a week, there was respite for the public in Visakhapatnam and other coastal districts on Monday, a day marked by VIP visits to the rain-hit areas. Telug...
Hyderabad/Visakhapatnam, Oct. 27
The Andhra Pradesh Government on Sunday announced relief measures to the victims for rains and floods that lashed the State for last three days. At a high-level review meeting with the C...
Washington, Oct 26
The World Bank has approved $250-million assistance for Uttarakhand, which was hit hard by rains and landslides in June that killed 580 people, to help the State undertake rehabilitation work and...
Kolkata, Oct 22
Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) on Monday said it was unduly blamed by the State Government for the recent floods in Southern districts of West Bengal as well as the loss of lives. The...
Erode, Oct 20
A flood alert has been sounded in eight villages near Gunderiapallam dam in the district by PWD and Revenue Departments as the dam has nearly touched its full level of 42 feet following heavy rain...
Kochi, Sept. 22
An emergency cell has been constituted at the Cochin International Airport at Nedumbassery to ensure that operations are not affected in case there is flooding if the shutters of the Idukki dam ar...