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Incessant rainfall lashes several parts of Punjab and Haryana
India

Incessant rainfall lashes several parts of Punjab and Haryana

According to the Meteorological Department, several places in the two states, including their common capital Chandigarh, received heavy downpour in the 24-hour period According to the Meteorological Department, several places in the two states, including their common capital Chandigarh, received

Lucknow: Wall collapses following heavy rains; nine dead, one rescued
India

Lucknow: Wall collapses following heavy rains; nine dead, one rescued

At least nine people were killed here after the boundary wall of an Army enclave collapsed following heavy rains in the state on Friday.

Doctor leaves car stuck in Bengaluru traffic, runs for 45 minutes to perform surgery
India

Doctor leaves car stuck in Bengaluru traffic, runs for 45 minutes to perform surgery

Dr Govind Nandakumar said that he had to reach Manipal Hospital in Sarjapur from Cunningham Road. Due to heavy rains and waterlogging, there was a traffic pile-up ahead of the hospital

Himachal Pradesh village chief, who alerted others of danger, die alongwith family, in Mandi district landslide
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Himachal Pradesh village chief, who alerted others of danger, die alongwith family, in Mandi district landslide

Himachal Pradesh CM Jai Ram Thakur has announced that deceased village chief Khem Singh's house would be reconstructed by the administration and Rs 4 lakhs will be provided to the kin of those died in landslides and floods

Madhya Pradesh rains: IMD issues 'red' alert, schools in Bhopal remain closed
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Madhya Pradesh rains: IMD issues 'red' alert, schools in Bhopal remain closed

According to IMD, a depression was lying over central parts of Madhya Pradesh near Bhopal and Sagar due to which very heavy rains are likely to lash Bhopal, Narmadapuram, Sagar and Gwalior divisions till tonight

Vaishno Devi yatra resumes after temporary suspension due to heavy rains, flood-like situation
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Vaishno Devi yatra resumes after temporary suspension due to heavy rains, flood-like situation

The Yatra began on 29 June, from Jammu amid tight security arrangements made by the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) along with the army and the local police

Vaishno Devi yatra temporarily suspended due to heavy rains, flood-like situation
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Vaishno Devi yatra temporarily suspended due to heavy rains, flood-like situation

Chief Executive Officer of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board Anshul Garg said the situation was under control and there was no report of any casualty or damage

Odisha prepares to deal with 'medium flood' in Mahanadi basin
India

Odisha prepares to deal with 'medium flood' in Mahanadi basin

The Mahanadi river and its tributaries are constantly swelling up with heavy rainfall increasing the water level at the Hirakud dam to 620.12 feet, just 10 feet less than the reservoir's full capacity, 630 feet

Seoul: Torrential rain leaves nine dead, several missing; landslide warnings issued in nearly 50 cities, towns
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Seoul: Torrential rain leaves nine dead, several missing; landslide warnings issued in nearly 50 cities, towns

More than 17 inches of rain were measured in Seoul's hardest-hit Dongjak district from Monday to noon Tuesday. The per-hour precipitation in that area exceeded 5.5 inches at one point Monday night, which was the highest hourly downpour measured in Seoul since 1942

Kerala HC directs state government to take prompt action to prevent disasters during monsoons
India

Kerala HC directs state government to take prompt action to prevent disasters during monsoons

Kerala has witnessed heavy rains since 31 July, and red alert was issued in various districts. The State Disaster Management Authority has said that 21 people lost their lives, while five people went missing

Heavy rains: Kerala government cautions against spread of contagious diseases, issues directives to be followed
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Heavy rains: Kerala government cautions against spread of contagious diseases, issues directives to be followed

Rat fever, dengue, diarrhoea, typhoid, jaundice and viral fever are some of the diseases which could widely spread during times of floods, and utmost vigil should be paid against its outbreak, health authorities said

Kerala's Pinarayi Vijayan asks people to be vigilant amid heavy rains alert in state
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Kerala's Pinarayi Vijayan asks people to be vigilant amid heavy rains alert in state

Kottayam, Pathanamthitta, Idukki, Kollam and Thiruvananthapuram districts are experiencing heavy rains. Water levels in rivers are rising in many places

Heavy rains, flood-like situation in several states; IMD puts Telangana, Mumbai, Goa and Karnataka on alert
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Heavy rains, flood-like situation in several states; IMD puts Telangana, Mumbai, Goa and Karnataka on alert

IMD said that a fresh intense wet spell is likely to occur over Gujarat, Konkan and Goa, Madhya Maharashtra and coastal Karnataka

Flood situation critical in Assam, neighbouring states as heavy rains leave major rivers in spate
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Flood situation critical in Assam, neighbouring states as heavy rains leave major rivers in spate

The situation is no better in Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh, where roads have been damaged due to landslides and villages are largely flooded

Meghalaya's Mawsynram receives highest rainfall since 1966; watch video here
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Meghalaya's Mawsynram receives highest rainfall since 1966; watch video here

The wettest place in India, gauged an enormous 1003.6 mm of precipitation in 24 hours ending 8:30 am on Friday. It had received 944.7 mm of precipitation on 7 June, 1966, IMD data shows

IMD predicts heavy rain in North Bengal, North East over next four days
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IMD predicts heavy rain in North Bengal, North East over next four days

The weatherman forecast isolated heavy rainfall with thunderstorm, lightning and gusty winds in Gangetic West Bengal over the next few days.

Cyclone Jawad: Low pressure area lies over north-west Bay of Bengal, rainfall likely in northeastern states
India

Cyclone Jawad: Low pressure area lies over north-west Bay of Bengal, rainfall likely in northeastern states

Heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places over Tripura and heavy rainfall at isolated places over south Assam and Meghalaya, Manipur and Mizoram is likely during the next 24 hours, as per IMD

Northeastern states to receive light to moderate rainfall, says IMD
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Northeastern states to receive light to moderate rainfall, says IMD

Light to moderate rainfall at many places, with heavy rainfall at isolated places, likely over south Assam and Meghalaya, Mizoram and Tripura, said IMD

Heavy rains lash Kerala, red alert issued in Ernakulam, Idukki and Thrissur
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Heavy rains lash Kerala, red alert issued in Ernakulam, Idukki and Thrissur

Torrential showers led to water level in various dams in the state rising to the red alert mark, prompting the government to open a shutter of Cheruthoni dam of Idukki reservoir

Chennai rains: Depression over Bay of Bengal likely to weaken into low pressure by tomorrow morning, says IMD
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Chennai rains: Depression over Bay of Bengal likely to weaken into low pressure by tomorrow morning, says IMD

The red alert for Chennai, indicating extremely heavy rainfall, has been withdrawn after the depression over Bay of Bengal crossed north Tamil Nadu coast, the IMD said