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Heavy rains in Maharashtra trigger landslide in Palghar, one dead, search on to rescue 16-year-old family member
India

Heavy rains in Maharashtra trigger landslide in Palghar, one dead, search on to rescue 16-year-old family member

A boulder from a hillock crashed on the house of Anil Singh (45) at Waghralpada in Rajavali area of Vasai following the landslide and he died. His wife and son were rescued from debris and were rushed to hospital

Assam floods: At least 30,000 to 40,000 houses damaged, says CM Himanta Biswa Sarma
India

Assam floods: At least 30,000 to 40,000 houses damaged, says CM Himanta Biswa Sarma

The Assam chief minister has requested Home Minister Amit Shah to release an advance amount from the National Disaster Response Fund for the rehabilitation of the flood-hit people

Karnataka rains: IMD issues red alert with more rain predicted till 11 July; three die in landslide in Dakshina Kannada
India

Karnataka rains: IMD issues red alert with more rain predicted till 11 July; three die in landslide in Dakshina Kannada

All educational institutions, including anganwadi schools and colleges in Kodagy, Hassan, Udupi and Uttara Kannada, have been ordered to remain shut today due to heavy rainfall in Karnataka

Mumbai: Several feared trapped after four-storey building collapses in Kurla, rescue operation underway
India

Mumbai: Several feared trapped after four-storey building collapses in Kurla, rescue operation underway

The incident took place in Kurla's Naik Nagar Society, where a wing of the building collapsed around midnight, official from fire brigade department said, adding that the connected wing was likely to collapse

Amit Shah reviews floods, monsoon preparedness; seeks Centre-states coordination
India

Amit Shah reviews floods, monsoon preparedness; seeks Centre-states coordination

Chairing the meeting, he took stock of the preparations made by the National Disaster Response Force and the National Disaster Management Authority in the flood-affected areas

Assam floods: Death toll rises to 25, over 6.50 lakh people affected by deluge
India

Assam floods: Death toll rises to 25, over 6.50 lakh people affected by deluge

The Assam State Disaster Management Authority said one person in Silchar of Cachar district was lost to floodwaters. Nagaon is the worst hit district with over 3.51 lakh people in distress, followed by Cachar and Hojai

Tamil Nadu: Rescue of three workers trapped in quarry on hold due to unstable rocky surface
India

Tamil Nadu: Rescue of three workers trapped in quarry on hold due to unstable rocky surface

On the night of 14 May, as many as six workers got trapped in a stone quarry pit at Adaimidhippankulam hamlet after huge boulders came rolling down

Jharkhand: 12 missing as boat capsizes in Jamtara, rains hampers rescue op
India

Jharkhand: 12 missing as boat capsizes in Jamtara, rains hampers rescue op

The National Disaster Response Force divers have been despatched to help with the search operation. At least 18 people were in the boat when it capsized at around 7 pm on 24 February

Drone footage of Kerala trekker’s rescue earns praise; watch viral video here
India

Drone footage of Kerala trekker’s rescue earns praise; watch viral video here

The video clip was shared by Sooraj P Nath, a photographer and drone service operator who joined the operation to guide the rescue squad in their efforts

National Disaster Response Force's twitter handle hacked, restored later: Officials
India

National Disaster Response Force's twitter handle hacked, restored later: Officials

NDRF's handle briefly posted some random messages and the already published messages were not loading, however, the official display photo and bio of the federal force was visible

NDRF Twitter handle hacked; will look into it right away, says DG Atul Karwal
India

NDRF Twitter handle hacked; will look into it right away, says DG Atul Karwal

In the present situation, the NDRF Twitter handle is neither showing any of its tweets posted so far, nor is it functioning as other Twitter handles

Cyclone Jawad: PM Modi chairs high-level meet, reviews states', Centre's preparedness
India

Cyclone Jawad: PM Modi chairs high-level meet, reviews states', Centre's preparedness

The prime minister has directed officials to take every possible measure to ensure that people are safely evacuated and to ensure maintenance of all essential services, according to the PMO

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

Himanta Biswa Sarma orders police to file criminal case, high-level probe in Brahmaputra boat capsize
India

Himanta Biswa Sarma orders police to file criminal case, high-level probe in Brahmaputra boat capsize

After visiting the accident site with senior officials, Sarma told reporters that as per the initial probe, mismanagement was found to be the prime reason for the accident

One dead, 33 missing after two boats collide in Assam: A look at some of India’s worst boat accidents
India

One dead, 33 missing after two boats collide in Assam: A look at some of India’s worst boat accidents

Boat accidents are common in India, with many overcrowded boats not having safety equipment

Assam boat tragedy exposes safety lapses in India's inland water transport system
India

Assam boat tragedy exposes safety lapses in India's inland water transport system

Lack of registered operators, poor implementation of rules and regulations and overcrowding on boats is endangering lives

Assam: One dead, 20 missing after two boats collide in Brahmaputra river; praying for their safety, says PM
India

Assam: One dead, 20 missing after two boats collide in Brahmaputra river; praying for their safety, says PM

Several people are feared drowned after a ferry boat with 120 passengers capsized after colliding with another boat in Brahmaputra river in Assam's Jorhat on Wednesday

Madhya Pradesh floods: 1,171 villages hit by deluge; Indian Army called in for rescue ops in 4 districts
India

Madhya Pradesh floods: 1,171 villages hit by deluge; Indian Army called in for rescue ops in 4 districts

Three people stranded on a tree for about 24 hours and five others were rescued from flood-hit Shivpuri district on Tuesday following "unprecedented heavy rains", as per officials

Kishtwar cloudburst: Rescue operation to trace 20 missing resume after rain interruption
India

Kishtwar cloudburst: Rescue operation to trace 20 missing resume after rain interruption

Seven persons were dead and 17 others injured after Honzar village in Dacchan tehsil was hit by flash floods triggered by the cloudburst in the early hours of 28 July, that damaged 21 houses, 21 cowsheds, a ration depot, a bridge and a mosque.

At least 89 dead in rain-induced landslides in Maharashtra; 34 still missing, says NDRF
India

At least 89 dead in rain-induced landslides in Maharashtra; 34 still missing, says NDRF

The NDRF is conducting rescue efforts in landslide-affected Taliye in Raigad, Porase in Ratnagiri and Mirgaon, Ambeghar and Dhokawale in Satara district