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Category: Floods
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Notice To Officials As Rain Water Floods Maharashtra Hospital 16.7.2018 NDTV News - Cities
A video of women patients on their beds, with almost knee-deep rain water flooding the wards in a hospital here, has gone viral on social media.
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How best to tackle India's water crisis 13.7.2018 Rediff: Columns
The tragedy is not the inevitable drought or the inevitable flood. It is our inevitable lack of ability to push and get done what needs to be done, says Sunita Narain.
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100 Disaster Relief Teams Sent To 71 Places In India To Deal With Floods 12.7.2018 NDTV News - India-news
Nearly 100 teams comprising about 4,500 personnel of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) have been deployed in 71 locations across the country to deal with floods and heavy rains.
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100 NDRF teams deployed in 71 locations across country to deal with floods 12.7.2018 DNA: Wide Angle
Nearly 100 teams comprising about 4,500 personnel of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) have been deployed in 71 locations across the country to deal with floods and heavy rains. Additional teams are also on standby in all NDRF battalions and will be mobilised as per demand. The NDRF has deployed 97 teams at 71 locations in at least 14 states across the country for rescue and relief operations of flood affected people, a Home Ministry official said. A team of NDRF comprises 45 personnel. The force is in constant touch with the India Metrological Department (IMD), the Central Water Commission (CWC) and other agencies. Battalion commanders are in touch with state authorities to render all possible assistance in time of crisis, the official said. A 24x7, NDRF control room in Delhi is closely monitoring the situation round-the-clock. The disaster emergency force is fully geared up to face any eventuality arising due to floods and has mobilised its resources at vulnerable locations across the ...
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2015 Chennai Floods A "Man-Made Disaster", Says CAG Report 12.7.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
In a scathing report the Comptroller and Auditor General Of India (CAG) held the state government responsible for the 2015 Chennai floods and called it a "man-made disaster." The CAG report blamed the...
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'Water is not anybody's private property' 12.7.2018 Rediff: Interviews
'Water is not an economic resource, but we treat water as an economic resource meant for the benefit of human beings.'
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Landslides in Manipur kill eight children, one woman 11.7.2018 Reuters: Top News
Torrential rains triggered landslides in northeastern India on Wednesday, killing eight children and a woman, an official said.
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'Rainfall is one of the hardest things to predict' 11.7.2018 Rediff: Interviews
'Temperature and wind can be predicted more easily than rainfall.'
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Nagpur schools to remain shut on Saturday after heavy downpour floods city 6.7.2018 DNA: Opinion
This city in Eastern Maharashtra recorded a whopping 265 mm of rainfall in just nine hours on Friday, flooding several localities. The orange city registered 265 mm of rainfall between 8.30 am and 5.30 pm, Deputy Director General of Meteorology J R Prasad said. The highest 24-hour rain record in Nagpur stood at 304 mm, which was registered on July 12, 1994. If that rain record has been breached or not will be known after tallying figures available at the end of 24 hours at 8.30 am on Saturday, he said. Prasad said heavy rainfall is expected in the next 24 hours also. All schools up to Class 12 will remain closed on Saturday in view of the heavy downpour forecast for the next 48 hours. Nagpur district collector has issued a circular to all schools in this regard, directing them to remain closed. The incessant downpour caused water-logging in several areas of the city, where incidents of uprooting of trees were also reported. Several parts of the Vidarbha region, too, received copious rains. The city is ...
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HAL's Sukhoi crash to cost insurer Rs 250 crore 5.7.2018 Rediff: Business
This will be the largest claim in the aviation sector for Indian insurers in the last three years
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5 Dead After Landslide On Route To Amarnath Shrine In Jammu And Kashmir 3.7.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Five people died and four were injured after a landslide triggered by flash floods hit the Amarnath yatra pilgrims near Brarimarg in Jammu and Kashmir today.
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Water level of Brahmaputra river rises 36 cm in last 72 hours 3.7.2018 Meghalaya Times

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GUWAHATI, July 03: Following torrential rains in Assam and Arunachal Pradesh, the water level of the Brahmaputra river has gradually increased in many places of the state.
In Guwahati alone, the water level of the Brahmaputra river has increased 36 cm in last 72 hours.
According to the Central Water Commission (CWC), water level of the Brahmaputra river has increased 1 cm per hour.

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Over 1500 Indian pilgrims stranded in flood-hit Nepal, MEA assures all help 3.7.2018 Zee News : India National
As many as 11 people have lost their lives and thousands of houses have been submerged in the water in plain lands.
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Dedicated IAF copters for flood relief in State 3.7.2018 The Assam Tribune
Dedicated IAF copters for flood relief in State
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Over 500 Indian pilgrims stranded in flood-hit Nepal, MEA assures all help 3.7.2018 Zee News : India National
As many as 11 people have lost their lives and thousands of houses have been submerged in the water in plain lands.
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SC extends deadline for Assam NRC final draft till July 30 2.7.2018 Rediff: News
The NRC is being prepared to identify illegal migrants in Assam.
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Amarnath Yatra Resumes In Jammu And Kashmir After Improvement In Weather 1.7.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The annual pilgrimage to the cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas resumed on Pahalgam and Baltal routes this morning after being suspended yesterday due to inclement weather, officials...
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Jammu and Kashmir Floods: Rajnath Singh Assures All Possible Help 1.7.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Home Minister Rajnath Singh today assured Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra of all possible central help to deal with the flood situation in the state, officials said.
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Heavy rains kill 3 in Jammu, flood alert in central Kashmir 30.6.2018 Rediff: News
Traffic on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway was suspended due to lurking threat of floods in the Valley, leaving hundreds of commuters stranded, officials said.
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Three dead, houseboats damaged as Kashmir valley braces for floods 30.6.2018 Zee News : India National
Srinagar is particularly at risk with flood water entering homes in several residential localities. Authorities are racing against time to put emergency measures in place.
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