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Anita Anand | Lessons to learn from Bhutan on what not to do in Lakshadweep

Three deputy ministers in Maldives heard this as putting down the exotic and pristine offerings of their country and posted on social media

18 Jan 2024 12:00 AM

AA Edit | India looks helpless in face of monsoon fury

India has gone too far down the road to placing stress recklessly on the environment, particularly in hilly terrain.

11 Jul 2023 12:10 AM

Patralekha Chatterjee | Pilgrimages amid changing climate: Ensure safety first

What do pilgrimages mean in the time of climate change and the consequent rise in extreme weather events?

14 Jul 2022 11:34 PM

At least 44 dead as flash floods slam New York area

Ida blazed a trail of destruction north after slamming into Louisiana over the weekend, bringing severe flooding and tornadoes

03 Sep 2021 10:23 AM

Helpless man sees wife swallowed by flood waters in Pune

Pune Municipal Commissioner Saurabh Rao said the stream breached because of encroachments and narrowing of the Ambil Odha stream.

27 Sep 2019 2:08 PM


23 killed as cloud burst causes flood in Pok's Neelum Valley

Landslides were also reported and officials said many structures in Laswa's main market, including two mosques, were completely destroyed.

15 Jul 2019 5:00 PM

Maharashtra among 5 states warned of ‘flash floods’ by Centre

IMD indicates that 'heavy to very heavy rainfall' is likely at a few places and at isolated places over Konkan, Goa from June 7-12

07 Jun 2018 12:07 PM

Fury of Nature

The water gushing down from Nepal is flooding rivers flowing west into India and the country is blaming road building in India for the woes.

16 Aug 2017 1:56 AM

Climate change means more rain but less water in rural rivers: study

Researchers point out that city infrastructure is struggling to cope with the harsher downpours.

15 Aug 2017 5:21 PM

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar takes stock of floods as 41 killed

Mr Kumar said that in view of the deteriorating situation in Bihar, the Army and teams of NDRF have been deployed in the flood-affected zone.

15 Aug 2017 12:32 AM


More bodies found in China flash floods, death toll rises to 25

So far the flood has affected 577 people of 157 households and destroyed 71 houses.

09 Aug 2017 4:25 PM

Cloudburst in J&K's Doda, Kishtwar kills 8; several missing

Eight people including five members of a family, a 12-year-old boy were, however, rescued.

20 Jul 2017 12:39 PM

3 killed, several hurt in cloudburst in J&K's Doda district

Six people, including a 12-year-old boy, were rescued from under the debris. Search is on for the boy's parents.

20 Jul 2017 10:55 AM

Flash floods in N-E, Mizoram worst hit

Floodwater has entered the houses in almost all the localities of the city making it look like an island.

15 Jun 2017 1:59 AM