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More rains for Mumbai: Season's highest 24-hour rainfall recorded in Colaba

Jul 16, 2014

More rains for Mumbai: Season's highest 24-hour rainfall recorded in Colaba

An offshore depression and cyclonic conditions off the coast of Gujarat will bring more rains. #NewsTracker #Flood #Monsoon #IMD #Maharashtra #Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation #Colaba #Mumbai rains
Need emergency help amid rains? Don't call BMC's toll-free number

Jul 11, 2014

Need emergency help amid rains? Don't call BMC's toll-free number

Citizens seeking assistance or making complaints during heavy rains find themselves calling a number now allocated to the emergency medical services centre in Pune. #ThatsJustWrong #IMD #Floods #BMC #trains #Mumbai rains #water-logging #Helpline
Five districts affected by flood in Assam

Jun 25, 2014

Five districts affected by flood in Assam

As per official report, Brahmaputra at Neematighat, while its tributaries Jia Bharali and Beki at Sonitpur and Barpeta respectively are flowing above the danger level. #NewsTracker #Assam #Brahmaputra #Floods #States #Beki #Jia Bharali
U'khand: Govt as unprepared for monsoon as it was before 2013 floods

Jun 16, 2014

U'khand: Govt as unprepared for monsoon as it was before 2013 floods

Despite the sanctioning of Rs 566 crores for the state irrigation department for the construction of flood protection embankments in Srinagar, only Rs six crore had been released by March 2014. #ThatsJustWrong #India #Uttarakhand #Floods #Flash Floods #Uttarakhand floods #Uttarakhand tragedy #Uttarakhand flash floods #Floods in Uttarakhand
Uttarakhand floods: A year on, victims see little hope in govt

Jun 16, 2014

Uttarakhand floods: A year on, victims see little hope in govt

The people of Uttarakhand do not find a lot of hope in the government as not much work has been done after the floods. #India #Uttarakhand #Floods #Flash Floods #Uttarakhand floods #Uttarakhand tragedy #Uttarakhand flash floods #Floods in Uttarakhand

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Uttarakhand tragedy: Why the met dept's 'warnings' were ignored

Jun 30, 2013

Uttarakhand tragedy: Why the met dept's 'warnings' were ignored

The meteorological department's warnings were possibly ignored because they didn't hint at the intensity of the disaster they were faced with. #ConnectTheDots #India Meteorological Department #Uttarakhand floods #Uttarakhand tragedy #Met department's warnings
Uttarakhand tragedy: Why development couldn't save lives

Jun 30, 2013

Uttarakhand tragedy: Why development couldn't save lives

The reasonable risk involved in the growth of tourism and hydel industries is loss of hundreds lives of the local poor who are apparently benefiting from development. #India #ConnectTheDots #Uttarakhand #Vijay Bahuguna #Uttarakhand floods #Development projects #India development

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Uttarakhand tragedy: Why development couldn't save lives

Jul 21, 2014

Facebook's new Save feature lets you read clickbait (and other stuff) later

Facebook's new Save feature fights back against the flood-like nature of the typical News Feed...
Uttarakhand tragedy: Why development couldn't save lives

Jul 19, 2014

Vietnam Warns of Typhoon Floods

Typhoon Rammasun weakened as it made landfall near the Vietnam-China border, triggering heavy rains that may cause dangerous floods in northern Vietnam... #China #Vietnam
Uttarakhand tragedy: Why development couldn't save lives

Jul 16, 2014

White House Announces Climate Change Initiatives

President Obama announced plans aimed at guarding the electricity supply; improving local planning for flooding, coastal erosion and storm surges; and better predicting landslide risks... #Centers for Disease Control and Prevention #Bureau of Indian Affairs #United States Geological Survey #Barack Obama