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Torrential downpours trigger flash floods in Brazil; at least 14 people killed, five missing
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Torrential downpours trigger flash floods in Brazil; at least 14 people killed, five missing

Two days of heavy rain have battered a broad swathe of the southeastern state's Atlantic coast, the latest in a series of deadly storms in Brazil that experts say are being aggravated by climate change

Cyclone Asani to intensify into deep depression during next 24 hours, says IMD
India

Cyclone Asani to intensify into deep depression during next 24 hours, says IMD

The Indian Army, Navy, Air Force and Indian Coast Guard are on stand by and Central ministries are ready with assistance if required, said ministry of home affairs

Puducherry's iconic pier at Rock beach collapses due to high waves
India

Puducherry's iconic pier at Rock beach collapses due to high waves

IMD said that light to moderate rainfall/thundershower at a few places with heavy rainfall at isolated places is very likely over north coastal Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal today

IMD issues orange alert for Maharashtra, Gujarat and Konkan coast, predicts heavy rainfall with thunderstorms
India

IMD issues orange alert for Maharashtra, Gujarat and Konkan coast, predicts heavy rainfall with thunderstorms

Furthermore, an alert has been sent out by the weather agency for a possible cyclone that is expected to hit the coastal areas of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh this Saturday, 4 Decembe

Tamil Nadu, Puducherry: IMD forecasts thunderstorm with moderate rainfall likely in next three hours
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Tamil Nadu, Puducherry: IMD forecasts thunderstorm with moderate rainfall likely in next three hours

IMD had earlier predicted light to moderate scattered/fairly widespread rainfall over Karnataka, Kerala and Mahe and Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal during the next five days

Normal life disrupted as heavy rains lash Puducherry, schools and colleges remain shut
India

Normal life disrupted as heavy rains lash Puducherry, schools and colleges remain shut

Chief Minister N Rangasamy visited the rain ravaged residential colonies and explained to the people about the steps taken to alleviate their sufferings

Coastal states in Mumbai, Kolkata & four other Indian cities will be underwater by 2030 finds report
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Coastal states in Mumbai, Kolkata & four other Indian cities will be underwater by 2030 finds report

Maps show parts of Mumbai, almost the entirety of Navi Mumbai, the coastal areas of Sunderbans, and the surrounding areas of West Bengal’s capital, Kolkata, along with Cuttack in Odisha, may be below tide-level in 2030.

Watch: Roads and restaurants flooded in Hyderabad amid heavy rains; several flights cancelled
India

Watch: Roads and restaurants flooded in Hyderabad amid heavy rains; several flights cancelled

Currently, roads and the low-lying areas are inundated with water especially, Kukatpally and Nalas in Vanasthalipuram have overflowed due to heavy rains.

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

Medium flood alert along Mahanadi on Saturday, Odisha deploys 52 rescue teams
India

Medium flood alert along Mahanadi on Saturday, Odisha deploys 52 rescue teams

Mahanadi river along with its tributaries and other rivers in the state are in spate due to the heavy rainfall in its lower basin and also in the upper catchment areas in Chhattisgarh, a top official said

Uttarakhand: Four dead, including 3 children, as houses collapse due to heavy rain in Pithoragarh
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Uttarakhand: Four dead, including 3 children, as houses collapse due to heavy rain in Pithoragarh

Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami spoke to the Pithoragarh district magistrate to find out the extent of damage caused by heavy rains in Jumma village

31 dead in rain-related incidents in Telangana, Andhra, Maharashtra; heavy damage in Karnataka
India

31 dead in rain-related incidents in Telangana, Andhra, Maharashtra; heavy damage in Karnataka

While 15 people died in Hyderabad following incessant rainfall, 10 people were killed in rain-related incidents across Andhra Pradesh in the last 48 hours. In Maharashtra, six people died in a wall collapse triggered by heavy rains

Bihar, Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat to receive heavy rains, predicts IMD; strong winds likely over north Bay of Bengal
India

Bihar, Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat to receive heavy rains, predicts IMD; strong winds likely over north Bay of Bengal

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday said that isolated places over Bihar, Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat are likely to receive heavy rainfall

IMD predicts heavy rains for Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Karaikal; thunderstorm, lightning likely over Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Assam, Meghalaya
India

IMD predicts heavy rains for Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Karaikal; thunderstorm, lightning likely over Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Assam, Meghalaya

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted that isolated places over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal are likely to receive heavy rainfall on Wednesday

Daily Bulletin: SC to hear pleas against abrogation of Article 370; Toll rises to 11 in AP boat accident; day's top stories
India

Daily Bulletin: SC to hear pleas against abrogation of Article 370; Toll rises to 11 in AP boat accident; day's top stories

Here are today's top stories: SC to hear pleas against abrogation of Article 370 provisions, curbs in Jammu and Kashmir today; IMD issues heavy rain alert in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh; and more

Flood-like situation in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan as IMD predicts heavy rains for next 2 days; 13,000 evacuated from Mandsaur, Neemuch after downpour hits districts
India

Flood-like situation in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan as IMD predicts heavy rains for next 2 days; 13,000 evacuated from Mandsaur, Neemuch after downpour hits districts

At least seven states are likely to experience heavy rainfall and thundershowers over Sunday and Monday, among which Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh have been facing a flood-like situation since Saturday, reports said.

IMD warns of heavy rainfall in several districts of Odisha; fishermen advised to stay off sea for next 24 hours
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IMD warns of heavy rainfall in several districts of Odisha; fishermen advised to stay off sea for next 24 hours

The IMD said heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to occur at isolated places over the districts of Sundargarh, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Jharsuguda, Sambalpur, Deogarh, and Angul in Odisha.

IMD predicts heavy rains in parts of Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal today; strong winds likely over southwest, west-central Arabian Sea
India

IMD predicts heavy rains in parts of Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal today; strong winds likely over southwest, west-central Arabian Sea

Isolated places in Gujarat, eastern and western Madhya Pradesh, eastern Uttar Pradesh and Gangetic West Bengal are likely to receive heavy rainfall on Wednesday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said

IMD predicts heavy rains over Madhya Pradesh, Arunachal, Assam, Meghalaya, Gujarat; strong winds likely over southwest, west-central Arabian Sea
India

IMD predicts heavy rains over Madhya Pradesh, Arunachal, Assam, Meghalaya, Gujarat; strong winds likely over southwest, west-central Arabian Sea

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted that isolated places over West Madhya Pradesh are likely to receive heavy rainfall on Tuesday

IMD predicts heavy rainfall for Vidarbha, Madhya Maharashtra and Odisha today; thunderstorms, squall likely over Andaman and Nicobar Islands
India

IMD predicts heavy rainfall for Vidarbha, Madhya Maharashtra and Odisha today; thunderstorms, squall likely over Andaman and Nicobar Islands

India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted that isolated places over Vidarbha, Odisha and Madhya Maharashtra are likely to receive heavy rainfall on Friday