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Cyclone Tauktae to intensify into 'severe cyclonic storm' today; Kerala, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu brace for impact
The Central Water Commission (CWC) also issued an 'orange bulletin' for Tamil Nadu and Kerala, predicting a severe flood situation in the states, reports said
Narendra Modi reviews flood situation in six states, calls for innovative technology for forecast system
The prime minister appealed for better coordination between Central and state agencies as part of a permanent system to predict floods
Ganga: New govt report suggests hydro projects flout rules to maintain river's minimum environmental flow
A recently published government status report makes it increasingly clear that the minimum environmental Ganga flow mandated is too little, and even that is not being lived up to.
Recent floods force farmers at Maharashtra-Karnataka border to straddle two states, owing to compensation policies
Farmers living along the Maharashtra-Karnataka border with homes in one state and farmlands in the other were impacted by the 2019 floods in western Maharashtra and their situation was aggravated as their lives straddle two states.
Uttar Pradesh: 14 dead, 8 injured today in rain-related incidents today, North Eastern Railway services disrupted
As many as 14 fresh rain-related deaths were reported from across the state, the Uttar Pradesh government said on Sunday.
Assam floods: Sprinter Hima Das donates half her salary for relief efforts, asks corporates to come forward as well
The torrential downpour in the state of Assam continued to wreak havoc on Monday, causing the flooding on National Highway 37 and affecting 200 villages in Morigaon district alone due to the rising water levels of river Brahmaputra.
Ten killed, 8.5 lakh affected in Assam floods; heavy monsoon triggers landslides in Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh
Heavy monsoon showers triggered landslides and house collapse in parts of the North East, claiming at least 10 lives and leaving over 8.5 lakh in Assam.
Monsoon deficiency falls to 21% nationwide, says IMD, but 91 reservoirs, 62 water bodies report 80% decline in storage
Three-fourths of MeT department's sub-meteorological divisions in the country fall under the "deficient" rainfall category.
HD Kumaraswamy meets Narendra Modi, requests him to convene meeting of Karnataka, Tamil Nadu over Mekedatu reservoir
A high-level delegation, led by HD Kumaraswamy, met Narendra Modi on Monday and requested him to convene a meeting to resolve various issues raised by Tamil Nadu.
CAG report shows Kerala disaster could've been prevented: Poorly-managed dams, ineffective forecast system part of mismanagement
Each Kerala death is just part of a far larger story — one that, the United Nations estimates, costs India more than $7.5 billion and kills at least 1,500 people every year.
One dead, 9 missing after boat capsizes in Ganga in Uttar Pradesh's Bijnor; NDRF at spot for rescue operation
Bijnor district magistrate Atal Kumar Rai said there were 27 people on the boat which sank in the Ganga near Rajarampur village under Mandawar police station area.
It is just the inherent complexity of the tropical systems like that over India that hold us behind in weather prediction.
The Brahmaputra river that flows from the Himalayas down to India and Bangladesh, has burst its banks, causing floods in more than 1,500 villages in Assam.
Naveen Patnaik raises red flag over Polavaram project, says it violates Godavari Water Dispute Tribunal guidelines
Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday demanded immediate stoppage of construction work of Polavaram project in Andhra Pradesh
World Water Day: Call to conserve water gets louder; Narendra Modi highlights importance of 'Jal Shakti'
The world celerbated World Water Day on Thursday which was created by the United Nations on 22 March 1993 to focus attention on the importance of preserving our planet’s freshwater supply
World Water Day 2018: UNESCO report confirms trouble for India; major water crisis predicted by 2050
UNESCO's report ahead of World Water Day should serve as a wake-up call for every Indian. It highlights how India is staring at a deepening water crisis.
In modern India, political regimes of Telangana and Andhra have fought tooth and nail for the monopoly of the water source of both rivers.
Brahmaputra — Assam's lifeline — has turned muddy and its water has changed colour for over a week now in the non-monsoon season causing concern among people and authorities in the state
There is a strong possibility that the colour of Brahmaputra has changed due to natural reasons, said Union minister Arjun Ram Meghwal.
Assam floods Part II: For Majuli island, Subansiri dam in Arunachal Pradesh is an apocalypse in the making
Majuli is one of the youngest districts in India but it is continually surviving an insecure present as it cannot take its eyes away from a probable perilous future.