Guwahati, April 4
The Assam government has moved the Centre for setting up Brahmaputra River Valley Authority in the wake of opposition from Arunachal Pradesh to the idea of North East Water Resources Authority, Ch...
Sydney, Jan 28
Three people were dead and dozens trapped on the roofs of their homes in north-eastern Australia today as severe floods swept through two states, inundating hundreds of properties and threatening...
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 26
Almost 14,000 people were forced to flee their homes and seek shelter at relief centres due to floods triggered by torrential monsoon rains in Malaysia.Rain showers which coincided with hig...
New Delhi, Oct 29
Soil erosion due to floods
Islamabad, Sept. 28
Monsoon floods in Pakistan have killed 371 people and affected nearly 4.5 million, the Government’s disaster relief agency said today.Pakistan has suffered devastating floods in the past tw...
Itanagar, Sept 24
Existence of the world famous Tawang Monastery in Tawang district of Arunachal Pradesh, bordering China, is under threat due to recent landslides in the area.
Unprecedented heavy rainfall...
September 20, 2012
The Netherlands and China have historically shown the way in flood-control and mitigation techniques.
September 8, 2012
There is very little awareness on vehicle maintenance and the driving precautions to be taken before and during the monsoon.
Chandigarh, April 7
Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today directed the State Finance Department to release funds for flood protection arrangements.
Presiding over a high-level meeting of the Deputy...
Maputo (Mozambique), Feb 1
The worst flooding in over a decade in Mozambique has killed nearly 70 people as a fresh deluge in the north took its toll, the United Nations said today.“Based on government figures receiv...
Chennai, Jan 22
With a view to assisting officials during times of natural disasters, the Tamil Nadu Government will establish a 1,000 member-strong Civil Defence Corps for units proposed in five districts, inclu...
Jakarta (Indonesia), Nov 9
Authorities say flash floods and a landslide triggered by torrential rains on Indonesia’s Sulawesi island have killed at least 10 people and left 20 others missing.Local police chief Capt....
New Delhi, Oct 2
Against the backdrop of frequent floods in Assam and allegations of its failures to deal with the situation, the Centre has decided to restructure the Brahmaputra Board and turn it into a body to...
Dehradun, Sept. 28
The Uttarakhand Government has demanded a package of Rs 600 crore from the Centre for relief and rehabilitation of the people of Uttarkashi, hit by the recent cloudburst. “We have demanded...
Itanagar, Sep 23
Over two lakh people have been affected in the fresh wave of floods in five districts of Arunachal Pradesh with majority of the rivers and tributaries flowing over the danger mark today, official...
Lakhimpur, Sept 12
Flash floods in Upper Assam’s Dhemaji and Lakhimpur districts have affected over 2.5 lakh people with the swollen rivers inundating more than 100 villages following incessant rains during the past...
Bankura/Burdwan (WB), Sept. 6
A bus carrying around 70 passengers was washed away today when it was crossing a flooded bridge over the Bhairabbanki river in West Bengal’s Bankura district.
Superintendent of Police Mu...