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74 roads, 33 small bridges damaged in Raigad's Mahad tehsil due to July downpour, flooding
India

74 roads, 33 small bridges damaged in Raigad's Mahad tehsil due to July downpour, flooding

The cumulative length of the damaged roads is 117 km. Sixteen of these roads were damaged due to landslides, the Public Works Department (PWD) of Raigad Zilla Parishad said in a statement

Heavy Mumbai rains claim three lives as traffic comes to standstill, road caves in and several flights are delayed
India

Heavy Mumbai rains claim three lives as traffic comes to standstill, road caves in and several flights are delayed

Heavy rains in Mumbai led by the Southwest Monsoon have claimed three lives in the city and adjoining Thane district so far, according to officials.

Torrential rains bring Chennai to standstill; IMD forecasts more heavy showers till Saturday
India

Torrential rains bring Chennai to standstill; IMD forecasts more heavy showers till Saturday

Torrential overnight rains for about ten hours brought Chennai, Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur to a grinding halt, paralysing normal life completely.

Heavy rain takes Mumbai by surprise; thundershowers likely to continue till 10 October
India

Heavy rain takes Mumbai by surprise; thundershowers likely to continue till 10 October

Heavy rain lashed Mumbai on Friday. The rain took the island city by surprise after it witnessed a dry spell for weeks

Heavy rains affect life in Konkan and Karnataka, but come with silver lining of over-flowing reservoirs
India

Heavy rains affect life in Konkan and Karnataka, but come with silver lining of over-flowing reservoirs

The last two days saw heavy rains in Mumbai. Other parts of Maharashtra received heavy downpour too with the Konkan region witnessing the heaviest downpour.

Maharashtra govt to give Rs 5 crore reward to Mumbai police personnel who worked during deluge of 29 August
India

Maharashtra govt to give Rs 5 crore reward to Mumbai police personnel who worked during deluge of 29 August

As a mark of appreciation, the Maharashtra government has decided to give Rs 5 crore reward to police personnel who worked untiringly during the deluge of 29 August to ensure safety of citizens and for the good work done in the last few months

Assam floods: Jharkhand government contributes Rs 5 crore to Chief Minister's Relief Fund
India

Assam floods: Jharkhand government contributes Rs 5 crore to Chief Minister's Relief Fund

As a mark of solidarity to flood affected people of Assam, the Jharkhand government Thursday contributed Rs 5 crore to the Chief Minister's Relief Fund

Donald and Melania Trump meet Hurricane Harvey victims in Houston
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Donald and Melania Trump meet Hurricane Harvey victims in Houston

An upbeat and optimistic president visited with victims of Harvey on Saturday, touring a Houston mega-shelter housing hundreds of displaced people and briefly walking streets lined with soggy, discarded possessions.

Uttar Pradesh floods: Four more die as death toll rises to 108; over 28 lakh still affected
India

Uttar Pradesh floods: Four more die as death toll rises to 108; over 28 lakh still affected

With four more deaths, the toll mounted to 108 in the current wave of floods in Uttar Pradesh, where the overall situation remained grim, officials said on Friday

Death toll due to floods in Bihar mounts to 440; situation in Assam and West Bengal improves as water level recedes
India

Death toll due to floods in Bihar mounts to 440; situation in Assam and West Bengal improves as water level recedes

Bihar continued to reel under floods with the toll mounting to 440 and 1.71 crore people still affected, while the situation in Assam and West Bengal has improved

Uttarakhand cloudbursts: Trivendra Singh Rawat visits rain-hit areas, says govt fully prepared to tackle situation
India

Uttarakhand cloudbursts: Trivendra Singh Rawat visits rain-hit areas, says govt fully prepared to tackle situation

Uttarakhand chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Monday flew to the rain-hit areas of Dharchula in Pithoragarh district where six persons were killed and an army jawan went missing in two separate incidents of cloudbursts in the early hours

Narendra Modi to visit Assam tomorrow, will discuss permanent solution to flooding issue
India

Narendra Modi to visit Assam tomorrow, will discuss permanent solution to flooding issue

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will pay an one-day visit to Assam on Tuesday to discuss a permanent solution to the flood problem in the state every year

Narendra Modi govt in 'deep slumber' over suffering of flood-hit people, says Ghulam Nabi Azad
India

Narendra Modi govt in 'deep slumber' over suffering of flood-hit people, says Ghulam Nabi Azad

The Congress Monday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his ministers of being insensitive towards the sufferings of flood-ravaged people in the country and claimed that the ministers rushed to "engineer defections" but did not visit the flooded areas

West Bengal floods: Three more die as death toll rises to 34, but water level begins to recede
India

West Bengal floods: Three more die as death toll rises to 34, but water level begins to recede

The flood situation in West Bengal improved further on Sunday as water has started to recede in majority of the rivers in the worst-hit Howrah, Hooghly and West Midnapore districts

Assam floods: Seven-member central team assessing situation says damage 'very profound, large-scale'
India

Assam floods: Seven-member central team assessing situation says damage 'very profound, large-scale'

An inter-ministerial central team assessing the damages caused by floods in Assam Friday termed the destruction as "very profound and large-scale"

Gujarat downpour: Centre rushes 10 more NDRF teams to areas affected by floods, heavy rain
India

Gujarat downpour: Centre rushes 10 more NDRF teams to areas affected by floods, heavy rain

The Centre Thursday rushed 10 additional NDRF (National Disaster Response Force) teams to Gujarat, which is reeling under floods and heavy rains

Rains drench several parts of India, one killed in downpour in Maharashtra
India

Rains drench several parts of India, one killed in downpour in Maharashtra

Rains brought the temperature down by several notches in north India and led to a rise in water levels in major rivers of Uttar Pradesh.

Early rains: Monsoon seen covering all of India before mid-July
Economy

Early rains: Monsoon seen covering all of India before mid-July

The monsoon has made a spectacular start and if the India meteorological department's (IMD) updated forecast issued on Friday holds true, the country will get normal rains (98%) this year.