Maharashtra Floods

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Toll in Telangana rains rises to 70, state unveils evacuation plan; parts of Karnataka remain flooded
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Toll in Telangana rains rises to 70, state unveils evacuation plan; parts of Karnataka remain flooded

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao announced Rs 10,000 as immediate relief to each flood-hit household in Hyderabad. The state government also unveiled a door-to-door evacuation plan as more rains have been forecasted.

Bombay HC refuses to stay JEE-Main examination; allows students in flood-hit areas to seek re-exam
India

Bombay HC refuses to stay JEE-Main examination; allows students in flood-hit areas to seek re-exam

On 17 August, the Supreme Court had dismissed a plea seeking the postponement of JEE Main 2020 and NEET UG 2020 entrance exams

Over 80 dead, lakhs displaced after unprecedented downpour pounds several districts across Western Maharashtra
India

Over 80 dead, lakhs displaced after unprecedented downpour pounds several districts across Western Maharashtra

While the monsoon season is always welcomed for bringing respite from the summer heat and replenishing parched reservoirs, this year it wrecked havoc in parts of western Maharashtra where over 80 people lost their lives and lakhs got displaced after unprecedented rains

Two suicides, one tale: Maharashtra farmers' agonising wait for compensation after fury of August 2019 floods
India

Two suicides, one tale: Maharashtra farmers' agonising wait for compensation after fury of August 2019 floods

Villages in western Maharashtra echo the same stories of mounting losses. Their homes and fields destroyed in the August 2019 floods, families face financial ruin and an increasingly desperate future.

Country records highest monsoon rainfall since 1994; floods wreak havoc in several states
India

Country records highest monsoon rainfall since 1994; floods wreak havoc in several states

Most of the country was affected by the incessant monsoon rains which created havoc in many states, both killing and displacing people

BS Yediyurappa meets Devendra Fadnavis in Mumbai; duo decides to set up panel for dam management in Karnataka, Maharashtra
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BS Yediyurappa meets Devendra Fadnavis in Mumbai; duo decides to set up panel for dam management in Karnataka, Maharashtra

Fadnavis and Yediyurappa also decided to oppose Andhra Pradesh's plea for redistribution of water against the Krishna Water Disputes Tribunal's order in view of the division of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Opposition delegation's Kashmir visit; PV Sindhu's win at BWF World Championships; today's must-read stories
India

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Opposition delegation's Kashmir visit; PV Sindhu's win at BWF World Championships; today's must-read stories

Editor's Picks: Opposition delegation sent back from Kashmir; PV Sindhu's blend takes down Nozomi Okuhara at BWF World Championships; Ghost of angel tax laid to rest.

Heavy rains, floods hit supply of onions in parts of Karnataka; retail price doubles to Rs 40
India

Heavy rains, floods hit supply of onions in parts of Karnataka; retail price doubles to Rs 40

Expressing concern over the doubling of onion prices in Karnataka, a housewife said that a large section of society will find it difficult to manage their households.

In Sangli's Juni Dhamani village, normalcy remains a distant dream post-August floods
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In Sangli's Juni Dhamani village, normalcy remains a distant dream post-August floods

For the residents of Juni Dhamani, this delay in returning to normalcy has meant their nightmare is far from over.

Centre approves Rs 4,432 crore to Odisha, Karnataka, Himachal Pradesh for damages caused by natural calamities in 2018-19
India

Centre approves Rs 4,432 crore to Odisha, Karnataka, Himachal Pradesh for damages caused by natural calamities in 2018-19

The Centre has approved release of over Rs 4,432 crore to Odisha, Karnataka and Himachal Pradesh for the damage caused by natural calamities in these states during the last financial year

As Maharashtra floods yet again, residents of a village in Kolhapur gather what remains of their lives
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As Maharashtra floods yet again, residents of a village in Kolhapur gather what remains of their lives

Memories of the 2005 Maharashtra floods haunt the residents of Kavathesar village in Kolhapur district. While some await their return to their homes, others go back to starting their lives from scratch.

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi announces donation of Rs 10 lakh each to flood-affected Kerala and Maharashtra
India

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi announces donation of Rs 10 lakh each to flood-affected Kerala and Maharashtra

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Tuesday announced a donation Rs 10 lakh each to the flood-hit states of Kerala and Maharashtra.

Maharashtra floods: 43 dead, three missing in Pune division following incessant rains; over four lakh evacuated from at least 584 villages
India

Maharashtra floods: 43 dead, three missing in Pune division following incessant rains; over four lakh evacuated from at least 584 villages

To cater the people who were rescued from Inundated Pune division, officials have set up 596 temporary shelter camps.

Floods paralyse Karnataka, Maharashtra, Gujarat: 169 dead in south and western India; IMD issues orange alert in six Kerala districts
India

Floods paralyse Karnataka, Maharashtra, Gujarat: 169 dead in south and western India; IMD issues orange alert in six Kerala districts

Southwest Monsoon is in its full fury, causing heavy rainfall in several areas across the country.

Toll due to floods in southern, western parts of country rises to 157; armed forces, NDRF, police engage in rescue operations
India

Toll due to floods in southern, western parts of country rises to 157; armed forces, NDRF, police engage in rescue operations

World heritage site Hampi in Karnataka's Ballari district was inundated; toll touched 60 in Kerala even as rains abated; five fishermen drowned in Gujarat after a boat capsized due to rough weather.

Maharashtra floods: Toll in boat capsize tragedy in Sangli district rises to 17; four lakh evacuated
India

Maharashtra floods: Toll in boat capsize tragedy in Sangli district rises to 17; four lakh evacuated

With the recovery of five more bodies, the death toll in the boat capsize tragedy in Sangli district has gone up to 17, even as over four lakh people have so far been evacuated from flood-affected parts of Maharashtra

Heavy rains and floods in Maharashtra: Red alert issued for Pune, Satara and Kolhapur; 9 feared dead in Sangli as rescue boat capsizes
India

Heavy rains and floods in Maharashtra: Red alert issued for Pune, Satara and Kolhapur; 9 feared dead in Sangli as rescue boat capsizes

The Indian Meteorological Department has issued an 'extremely heavy rain' warning for Pune, Satara, and Kolhapur districts in Maharashtra on 7, 8 and 9 August.

Devendra Fadnavis reviews flood situation in Maharashtra, requests Yediyurappa to increase water discharge from Almatti dam
India

Devendra Fadnavis reviews flood situation in Maharashtra, requests Yediyurappa to increase water discharge from Almatti dam

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said that NDRF teams have been deployed in the flood-hit Kolhapur and Sangli districts of Maharashtra.

Heavy rains in Maharashtra, Bihar, Assam trigger floods
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Heavy rains in Maharashtra, Bihar, Assam trigger floods

Heavy rains triggered floods across the country. Toll has crossed 25 in Assam, 60 people have died in Bihar as situation remains grim across the country.

Potholes, tree-falls and bunking workers: Mumbai reels under rains
Mumbai

Potholes, tree-falls and bunking workers: Mumbai reels under rains

With the flood-management teams constituted by the BMC missing in action, there's little Mumbai can do to battle water-logging.