Sao Paulo, Jan 15
Twelve people were killed and 10 were missing after flash floods triggered by heavy rains in the southern Brazilian town of Itaoca, officials have said in an updated toll. Sao Paulo stat...
Sao Paulo, Dec 26
Civil defence officials say that the death toll in the floods and mudslides caused by heavy downpours in two states in southeastern Brazil has gone up to 32.
More than 50,000 have been fo...
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...
Shimla, March 30
Rains and floods in tribal Kinnaur district and massive devastation in neighbouring Uttarakhand in the June deluge hit the state’s tourism industry in 2013 and tourist inflow dropped by 6.30 per c...
New Delhi, Jan. 9
Multi-lateral funding agency World Bank will provide $250 million loan to construct disaster resilient houses and roads in disaster-hit Uttarakhand.
“The Government of India, the Governme...
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...