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Uttarakhand: 20 houses washed away; 18 missing, rescue efforts underway 18.8.2019
Dehradun: Around 18 people are missing after 20 houses were washed away by Tons river in Uttarakhand"s Uttarkashi district on Sunday. The Tons river has been flowing over the danger mark in Uttarkashi following heavy rainfall in the past few days. The water breached local markets after which the administration issued an alert. Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat directed the Uttarkashi district administration to supervise rescue and evacuation operations and arrange relief material to the affected people, ANI reported. The teams of Indo-Tiber Border Police, National Disaster Response Force and State Disaster Response Force are carrying out the rescue operations. However, heavy rains have made it difficult to commute. Gangotri highway has been shut down after landslides. Cloudburst and flashfloods have left many people stranded. The weather department has predicted widespread rainfall in Uttarkashi, Chamoli, Pithoragarh, Pauri and Nainital districts. Uttarakhand had experienced heavy floods in 2013 ...
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Kerala: Engineers distribute 270 power banks to flood-hit areas 17.8.2019 DNA
Indian Meteorological Department has predicted that Kerala is likely to receive few spells of rain with thunderstorm for next one week.
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Gujarat receive 86% of seasonal rains, 40 reservoirs filled 17.8.2019 DNA
The highest rainfall recorded was 77 mm in Harij taluka of Patan, followed by 51 mm rainfall in Vagra area of Bharuch.
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Yediyurappa meets PM, seeks immediate funds for flood relief 16.8.2019
Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Friday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi and appealed for release of funds immediately to take up relief works in the flood and rain-ravaged state. Responding to his appeal, the Prime Minister assured tosend central study team soon to assess the damage due to the floods, the Chief Minister said in the national capital after the meeting. "State is hit by a calamity that has not taken place in the last 108 years. Fifteen days ago there was drought situation, but today dams are full and because of excess waterreleased from Maharashtra there is damage caused, about all these things we have brought to the notice of the Prime Minister," Yediyurappa said. The Karnataka Chief Minister said the Prime Minister "understood every thing" and soon he will be sending a team for assessment. "We have asked for release of funds as immediate relief. He (PM) said, he will discuss and let us know. I'm confident that he is in know ...
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Kerala floods toll mounts to 104, 36 missing 15.8.2019 DNA
Malappuram remained the most affected district where 43 people have lost their lives so far.
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Watch: 12-year-old boy risks life to guide ambulance over flooded bridge in K'taka 15.8.2019
Bengaluru: In a video to watch out for, a 12-year-old boy displayed outstanding bravery in the devastating floods of Karnataka after guiding an ambulance through a completely flooded road due to the incessant rain. It had become impossible for the driver to distinguish between the road and the stream. The incident, which occurred near the Hirerayanakumpi village in Karnataka's Raichur district, earned the boy a bravery commendation on India's 73rd Independence Day, reported NDTV.   — Deccan Chronicle (@DeccanChronicle) August 15, 2019   The young boy, identified as Venkatesh, a Class 6 student from a local government school, was reportedly playing on the banks of the stream, when the ambulance driver approached him for help. Not willing to let down the request made by the ambulance driver, Venkatesh agreed to help and in a video of the incident, captured on the phone camera of a bystander, he can be seen determinedly wading through waist-deep water, even as he stumbles once or ...
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Maharashtra: 48 lives lost in flood, 3 missing; relief operations continue 14.8.2019
Pune: At least 48 people have lost their lives while three persons are still missing across the flood-battered Pune division", Divisional Commissioner's office said on Tuesday. As per official data, 4,74,226 people were rescued from 584 villagers and evacuated to temporary 596 shelters in Pune, Sangli, Kolhapur, Satara and Solapur districts. It said 46 villages of Pune division were completely cut off due to floods and 105 units (1079 Jawans) of different agencies along with 164 boats are deployed in Kolhapur and Sangli. "De-induction of some of the teams have started. Most are now involved in distributing relief material and medicines. 2.5 tons of ration delivered to villages of Rajapur and Rajapur Wadi. Medical camp doctors along with medical supplies sent to villages," Defence PRO said. In order to provide medical relief to flood victims, 302 medical teams were active in Satara, Sangli and Kolhapur. "313 ATM's have been made functional with cash available which were ...
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Asaduddin Owaisi donates Rs 10 lakh each to flood-hit Kerala, Maharashtra 14.8.2019

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

The amount will be directly transferred to Chief Minister Relief Fund.

Incessant rains and floods have, over the last few days, wreaked havoc in the two states and thrown the normal life out of gear.

In the flood-battered Kerala, as many as 91 people have lost their lives, while 59 others remain missing across 14 districts.

Meanwhile, in Maharashtra, the death toll due to torrential rains has elevated to 43 as on Sunday.

Relief and rescue operations are being carried out by the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) on a war footing.

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Kerala garment retailer donates fresh stock to flood victims 13.8.2019 DNA
Eighty-eight people have died across 14 districts in the state, while 40 are missing, authorities said on Tuesday
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‘Release Rs 10,000 crore immediately’: Yeddy requests Centre for flood relief 13.8.2019
Shivamogga: As floods wreak havoc in Karnataka claiming many lives, Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa in Shivamogga said that there has been a loss of over Rs 50,000 crore in the state. Requesting the Centre to release funds immediately, Karnataka CM B S Yediyurappa claimed that the situation is very bad. "Home Minister Amit Shah and Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman also conducted inspection. There has been a loss of over Rs 50,000 crore in the state. However, I request Government of India to release Rs 10,000 crore immediately." On Sunday, Union Home Minister Amit Shah had conduct an aerial survey of flood affected areas in Belagavi district while the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday conducted an aerial survey of the worst-affected Belagavi and Bagalkote districts. "Today I will meet local MLAs in Shivamogga and discuss the situation. On August 16, I am going to Delhi to meet the Prime Minister to explain the condition of the state," said Yeddiyurappa here on ...
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Karnataka announces relief as rains ease 13.8.2019 DNA
Govt to give Rs 5 lakh each to flood-hit families, Rs 5,000 as monthly house rent till houses repaired/built
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CPM accuses Amit Shah of playing politics with flood-hit Kerala 13.8.2019 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
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Rahul Gandhi visits Kerala, asks Centre to help victims 13.8.2019
Wayanad: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday visited flood-hit areas in his Wayanad Lok Sabha constituency, including worst-hit Puthumala, and urged the Centre to "aggressively support" the people hit by floods and landslides in Southern states. "It is a tragedy not only for Wayanad, but for Kerala and also some southern states. This is not only a Wayanad issue, this is a Kerala issue, this is a Karnataka issue. I think the Central government needs to pay attention and aggressively support the people of these states," the Congress leader told reporters in Kalpetta after attending a review meeting with government officials on the flood situation in his Lok Sabha constituency. Mr Gandhi, who is currently visiting people affected by floods and landslides in Wayanad, said he had spoken to Prime Minister Narendra Modi about the Kerala flood issue. "I spoke to the Prime Minister and I mentioned to him some of the details that I knew about Kerala and Wayanad. And I told him to ...
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Rahul Gandhi assures all help to flood affected people 12.8.2019 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday visited flood affected areas in his Wayanad Lok Sabha constituency, including worst-hit Puthumala and assured all help to those hit by the calamity to rebuild their lives. At Puthumala, where a landslide had wrecked havoc in the area, Gandhi said many people are feared to be still trapped beneath the debris.
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CPM accuses Amit Shah of deliberately skipping survey of flood-affected Kerala 12.8.2019 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
While expressing concern over the loss of life and destruction of property due to floods in various parts of the country, the CPM on Monday accused home minister Amit Shah of "deliberately skipping" the survey of badly-affected Kerala even as he made an aerial survey of flood-hit areas of BJP-ruled states of Maharashtra and Karnataka.
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Tears in heaven: Unreported protests and blinding pellets 12.8.2019
Srinagar: Muhammed Yusuf Khan, 30, a shopkeeper, lay motionless in a bed in Ward No. 8 of SHMS Hospital in Srinagar, his eyes covered with dark glasses; Id-ul-Zuha is on Monday, and life, both for him and his family, has suddenly turned dark. A resident of Soura locality in Srinagar, Khan was rushed to the hospital on Saturday afternoon after a pellet hit him in his left eye. He collapsed, writhing in pain. He was also wounded on his left hand by multiple pellets, which spread right up to the shoulder, indicating that he was hit many times. A surgery was performed by a team of doctors on Saturday evening but his family members are unsure if he would get back his eyesight. Since August 5, when the central government had announced the scrapping of provisions of Article 370, and the bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir, changing its status from a state to a Union territory, SHMS Hospital has been getting between five and 10 young Kashmiri patients with pellet injuries every day. Even as an uneasy calm prevails ...
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Despite angst, spirit of Id alive in Kerala relief camps 12.8.2019
Kozhikode: Yes, Kerala is in the grip of floods, Malabar is the worst hit and thousands are in relief camps. However, the Muslims will celebrate Id-al-Adha, the festival of sacrifice, with the spirit of sacrifice. And relief camps would see people from all faiths celebrating Id together. "We are happy here and will celebrate this year"s Id with other communities," said Jameela at the relief camp at IHRD College at Thiruthiyad, Kozhik-ode. "I would be more happy in the camp than my family spending the day alone in flood-ravaged environs," added her husband, Shams-udheen. "Tomorrow we will have a special chicken biryani at noon. We will enjoy it with other community members." "Thanks to Allah we are alive, and it is time we will celebrate Id with all here in the camp," said Basheer of Rinsha Mahal, Pappangadi, Koyilandy. Basheer and family are in the camp for the last two days. "Tomorrow we will go to the mosque for prayer and return for the ...
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Maharashtra: RSS cadre helping in flood rescue operations 11.8.2019
Sangli: The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) cadres have organized a relief camp in Sangli district, Maharashtra where unexpected aggressive floods took over several areas across the district. The relief camp is set by RSS is helping people of the flood-affected district. About 4,000 people are being provided food in relief camp while almost 5,000 to 6,000 food packets are being sent to the people stranded in various flood-affected villages. While speaking to ANI, Sunil Kulkarni, in charge of complete relief camp said: "We are working in four ways. Our cadre members are rescuing the stranded people in flood-affected areas, along with the rescue forces. We are also providing fresh food from the kitchen here, to the flood-affected people in other camps." "We are also managing to send around 5,000 to 6,000 food packets via boats and through the help of rescue forces, in the flood-affected areas. We have a medical team who are taking care of flood-affected patients. We have four medical vans; ...
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Amit Shah undertakes aerial survey of floot-hit areas in Karnataka 11.8.2019 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
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Typhoon Lekima: 28 dead, 20 missing in east China 11.8.2019 DNA
In Zhejiang, the typhoon damaged more than 173,000 hectares of crops and 34,000 houses
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