Uttarakhand was on high alert on Monday following meteorological predictions of heavy to very heavy rains over three days on top of the downpour that has crippled life in Dehradun.
ne person was killed and another was severely injured in a landslide in Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand today, officials said
Several parts of Delhi got rains Wednesday although it had no effect on the day's maximum temperature which settled three notches above average at 37.1 degrees Celsius. The Met office has forecast more rains Thursday
It's only going to get worse. The Meteorological Department on Tuesday warned that heavy to very heavy rains will hit Mumbai and coastal Konkan over the next 72 hours.
Heavy rains lashed the national capital on Saturday, choking the city with traffic jams due to flooded streets and entering houses.
Incessant rains continued to lash various parts of Andhra Pradesh Wednesday, overflowing rivulets, streams and tanks and throwing the normal life out of gear, officials said
Mumbai has been hit with incessant rains since early this morning. According to BMC officials, there have been no complaints of water-logging in the city as yet. Local trains on both - the Western Line as well as Central Line - are running late. Track live updates here.
While rescue operations continue in Uttarakhand, rescue and relief teams are also struggling with the another crisis which is the disposal of hundreds of corpses in and around the Kedarnath shrine.
With thousands of people still stranded in the mountainous state of Uttarakhand, the rescue teams are focusing on evacuating people stuck in the jungles between Kedarnath and Gaurikund and more helipads were being built, said ITBP chief Ajay Chadha on Friday.
Assuring all possible help to the Uttarakhand government, Uttar Pradesh CM Akhilesh Yadav today directed officials to rush a team of doctors for extending medical aid to the people in the rain-ravaged state.
Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati today expressed concern over massive loss of life and property in neighbouring Uttarakhand and demanded the central government to declare it as a national calamity.
The water level in the Yamuna started receding in Delhi on Thursday morning but stayed above the danger mark of 204.83 metres. Many low-lying areas in the city also remained inundated, a government official said.
The Himalayan tragedy continued to unfold today with fears that thousands of pilgrims staying in 90 rest houses may have been washed away in flash floods even as rescue operations were today stepped up with additional IAF choppers pressed into service to evacuate stranded people in Kedarnath area.
The early and heavy monsoon rains in India have raised the hopes of a record plantation and sowing of kharif crops, a farmers’ body representative said Tuesday
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday directed all central government agencies to assist in rescue and relief operations in flood-affected Uttarakhand and assured Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna of all help, a statement said.
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, who was stranded in tribal Kinnaur district for nearly 60 hours due to landslides triggered by incessant rains, was evacuated this morning even as 1700 people remained stranded at various places.
Monsoon woes gripped several parts of north India s heavy rains wreaked havoc in the hill states of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh. Images from the floods.