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Erratic monsoon: floods in some parts, water scarcity in some others 28.7.2017 Latest News
Infamous for its vagaries, the southwest monsoon has created two contrasting water situations causing distress in several parts of the country. In the first two months of its four-month of journey, the monsoon has brought in surplus rains in some parts and scanty showers in some others. The rains have wreaked havoc in parts of Gujarat, Rajasthan, West Bengal and Assam leading to loss of life, property and standing crops. At the same time, parts of Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra have got inadequate rains, aggravating already prevailing drought-like conditions there.Data from the India Meteorological Department (IMD) showed that from June 1 to July 27, the southwest monsoon was over 62 per cent surplus in most of Gujarat on an average, almost 55 per cent surplus over Rajasthan, 5 per cent excess in West Bengal, while it was 20 per cent deficient over Karnataka, 19 per cent short in Tamil Nadu and 28 per cent less in Kerala.Ironically, it is 10 per cent deficient in Assam
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Bengal flood: Toll now 12, Mamata blames Centre 28.7.2017 TOI: Home
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Flood-affected Roypur villagers crying for attention 28.7.2017 The Assam Tribune
Flood-affected Roypur villagers crying for attention
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Tribune Group, Employees’ Union reach out to flood-hit in Lakhimpur 28.7.2017 The Assam Tribune
Tribune Group, Employees’ Union reach out to flood-hit in Lakhimpur
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Rain pounds Gujarat, throws life out of gear 27.7.2017 Hindu: Other States
Ahmedabad receives 200 mm of rainfall; schools, colleges closed
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Government plans 800-mile highway embankment to curb floods in northeast 27.7.2017 ET: Infrastructure
The proposed six-lane highway will cost about 400 billion rupees ($620 million), making it among the most expensive infrastructure projects in the state.
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Heavy rains throw life out of gear in Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar 27.7.2017 TOI: Cities
Heavy rains hit normal life in Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar, while 10,000 people from rural and urban areas here were shifted to safer places after the Sabarmati river swelled.
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Crumbling mountains make Chandigarh-Manali stretch drive perilous 27.7.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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Endless downpour wreaks havoc in Rajasthan 26.7.2017 DNA: Top News
Thousands of people were left stranded in several areas of Sirohi and Jalore as spell of heavy rain continued to lash the region. Angaur Dam in Sirohi was damaged due to overflowing following which the administration issued an alert. Meanwhile, tourists in Mount Abu are facing difficulty in getting transport facilities in and out of the hill station due to heavy downpour. Mount Abu received a whooping 1,724mm rainfall in the past four days with 730mm of rains recorded in the past 24 hours. Sirohi, Jalore and Pali districts are continuously receiving heavy rainfall for the last 72 hrs causing flood-like situation in many rural areas. Barmer district also received abnormal rainfall during the last 24 hours. The situation in Sanchore is quite grim after the town is flooded due to heavy rainfall in the area damaging Sanchore lift canal. As per water resource department report, about 75,000 people are affected in Sanchore and due to water overflowing the highway, the area has become completely disconnected ...
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Over 50,000 displaced in Banaskantha, Patan 26.7.2017 DNA: Top News
Rescue teams in Banaskantha and Patan districts on Tuesday recovered the bodies of 18 persons reported missing after they got washed away in flood waters. As per records made available by the state administration, over 50,000 people have been displaced in both districts. Heavy rainfall in adjoining Rajasthan compounded the situation as it led to an increase in water levels in rivers and dams in the region. Dhanera, Dantiwada and Tharad towns suffered massive damage with several areas completely submerged. More than 2,000 people were rescued by different teams of the National Disaster Response Force, the Army, Air Force, local administrations, police and fire brigade. With water levels in several villages rising between six and seven feet, as many as 1,000 villages have been marooned in both Banaskantha and Patan. People were seen taking shelter on rooftops and waiting to be airlifted to safer places. However, rescue teams were unable to access several places due to strong currents and low ...
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Five dead in West Bengal as heavy rain lashes State 25.7.2017 Hindu: National
Meanwhile, the situation remained grim in Birbhum, Purulia, Bankura, and Hooghly district of south Bengal.
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Gujarat: As flood threat looms, army rushes to assist relief operations 24.7.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
Torrential rains pounding north Gujarat have caused flood in Banaskantha and Patan districts
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Parts of Gujarat, Rajasthan face flood fury, thousands marooned 24.7.2017 Zee News : States
Military was on Monday called out to help in relief and rescue operations in some districts of Gujarat and Rajasthan.
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Parts of Gujarat, Rajasthan face flood fury 24.7.2017 TOI: Home
Military was on Monday called out to help in relief and rescue operations in some districts of Gujarat and Rajasthan after copious rains caused floods, leaving thousands of people marooned, officials said.
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Rain, high tide batter West Bengal 24.7.2017 Zee News : States
Heavy rain and high tide battered this eastern metropolis and some districts of West Bengal, resulting in a flood-like situation across large swathes of land, officials said on Monday.
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Myanmar floods kill two, displace tens of thousands 24.7.2017 Zee News : South Asia
A small dam collapsed in the Bago region on Saturday.
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Flood shatters many a dream in Lakhimpur 24.7.2017 The Assam Tribune
Flood shatters many a dream in Lakhimpur
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Raj-era dam in Navi Mumbai develops 3 cracks near the brim, starts leaking 24.7.2017 TOI: Cities
With the water level rising to the overflow mark following incessant rain, the century-old Ilthanpada dam in Digha, near Kalwa, has developed three cracks near its top edges and started leaking. As a result, thousands of slum-dwellers residing downstream are living in fear of flooding.
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Thousands still face flood woes 24.7.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Thousands still face flood woes
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Minister takes stock of flood relief measures in Lakhimpur 23.7.2017 The Assam Tribune
Minister takes stock of flood relief measures in Lakhimpur
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