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Venetians fight against record-breaking flooding, safety threats

Flood-hit Venice’s dwindling population faces mounting woes.

22 Nov 2019 10:48 AM

St Mark’s square in Venice closed after floods

St Mark's closed after fresh flood hits Venice.

16 Nov 2019 11:49 AM

Tiware Dam Breach: Death toll reaches 19, search op to trace missing underway

The Tiware dam developed a breach on July 3 due to heavy rains whch caused a flood-like situation in seven downstream villages.

05 Jul 2019 11:44 AM

Central Railways in Mumbai to run 8 special trains from Dombivali, Thane

As rain spell continues to drown the city, high tide of about 4.69 meters is also expected to hit Mumbai at 12:35 pm on Wednesday, said BMC.

03 Jul 2019 1:37 PM

Mumbai: Mangrove panel confirms uran flooding

Members of the mangrove committee also claimed destruction of wetlands to be a major cause of flooding in the Kunde village.

27 Mar 2019 3:07 AM


Hurricane Florence: At least 10 dead, Carolinas brace for widespread flooding

Rising river levels have led to thousands being asked to evacuate, fearing what can be the most destructive floods in N Carolina history.

16 Sep 2018 12:39 PM

Kerala floods: Relief camp dwellers too afraid to go home

Nearly 400 flood-affected people, including 85 children from Keerithod near Cheruthoni are in the camp for the past two days.

12 Aug 2018 2:42 AM

Pune house made taller by 3.5 feet to prevent flooding

For Mr Iyer it’s a good deal instead of rebuilding the house or relocating.

14 Jul 2018 4:48 AM

Rohingya refugee shelters 'washed away' in Bangla rains: UN

More than 30,000 camp residents are still living in areas considered to be at high risk of deadly flooding and landslides.

12 Jun 2018 1:05 PM

New research reveals sea levels rising rapidly

Even small changes in sea levels can lead to flooding and erosion.

19 Apr 2018 5:00 PM


Under water, under siege

We encroach every vacant space, water body, sewage line, and clog them with tonnes of plastic, construction rubble and other wastes.

12 Sep 2017 1:31 AM

Reason behind that sinking feeling

The researchers found that warmer temperatures lead to more intense storms, which makes sense.

12 Sep 2017 1:26 AM

Hurricane Harvey: 2 Indian students rescued from lake in critical condition

India's Consul-General in Houston has been monitoring the two students' medical needs and the situation closely.

29 Aug 2017 8:57 AM

Typhoon Hato leaves 16 dead after lashing southern China

Macau said Thursday eight people were killed in the former Portuguese colony, including two men found overnight in a parking garage.

24 Aug 2017 12:51 PM

Low-lying areas flooded in Ahmednagar

The highest rainfall in Nashik division was recorded in Igatpuri tehsil bordering Thane with 3110 mm rainfall recorded.

21 Aug 2017 2:17 AM


Sierra Leone mudslides: Death toll now up to 450 as rescuers search more bodies

Burials have begun in a cemetery that holds victims of the 2014-15 Ebola outbreak that killed thousands in the West African country.

19 Aug 2017 12:43 PM

Rising sea levels to flood major US cities: study

A new report listed the cities that will be inundated with water.

13 Jul 2017 4:21 PM

102 children among 314 killed in Colombia mudslides

The mudslide hit a week ago after heavy rains caused three rivers to flood, sending a sea of mud and debris crashing into the town.

08 Apr 2017 7:34 PM