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17 killed as rains create havoc in Pakistan


September 9th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 9 (IANS) At least 17 people were killed and over 20 others injured in several rain-related accidents in eastern and southern Pakistan Sunday, reported Xinhua, citing local media ... Read more...

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Odisha residents return home after flood water recedes


August 6th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 6 (IANS) About 2,000 people who were taken to safer places a day ago due to overflowing of Hati river in Odisha's Kalahandi district returned home Monday as ... Read more...

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Flash floods hit parts of Jammu region


August 4th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 4 (IANS) Flash floods marooned dozens of people following incessant rain in the Jammu region of Jammu and Kashmir as the administration Saturday launched a massive rescue ... Read more...

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Huge Chinese dam experiences big flood


July 24th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 24 (IANS) The Three Gorges Dam, the world's largest hydropower project, witnessed its biggest flood this year Tuesday when water from the Yangtze river gushed at 69,000 cubic ... Read more...

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Floods recede in northeast; thousands still in shelters


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 2 (IANS) Thousands of people are living in makeshift shelters in the flood-ravaged areas of western Meghalaya after over 15,000 households were submerged under flood water, officials said ... Read more...

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Flood situation turns grimmer in Assam


June 25th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 25 (IANS) Flood situation continued to deteriorate in Assam Monday with reports coming in of more villages being inundated by surging waters of the Brahmaputra river and its ... Read more...

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Eight Assam districts affected by floods


June 18th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 18 (IANS) The overall flood situation in Assam has worsened since Sunday with flood waters now affecting eight districts, officials said. No casualties, however, have been reported ... Read more...

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Floods affect over 30,000 in Assam


June 12th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 12 (IANS) The first wave of floods that hit Assam about a week ago continues to wreak havoc, affecting over 30,000 people in seven districts of the state ... Read more...

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Thailand flood: Honda to scrap over 1,000 cars


December 28th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Dec 28 (IANS) Honda Automobile (Thailand) has kicked off a programme to scrap a total of 1055 cars that were affected by the flood in its plant in central ... Read more...

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Thai flood worst in decades, says PM; toll 252


October 7th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Oct 7 (IANS) Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra Friday called the flood, which has been ravaging the country's north for more than two months, as the worst in decades.... Read more...

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Relief efforts intensified as Orissa floods worsen


September 25th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 25 (IANS) Orissa intensified relief efforts Sunday as a fresh round of floods, triggered by heavy rains, left 17 people dead and inundated more than 3,000 villages in ... Read more...

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Orissa airdrops food as floods get worse


September 24th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 24 (IANS) Orissa Saturday started airdropping of food packets in marooned villages as a fresh round of floods triggered by heavy rains in the past four days got ... Read more...

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Fresh floods hit 900 Orissa villages


September 23rd, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 23 (IANS) At least 900 villages in seven of Orissa's 30 districts have been marooned by a fresh round of floods caused by heavy rains over the ... Read more...

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300,000 people evacuated due to floods in China


September 19th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 19 (IANS) Floods in southwest China's Sichuan province forced more than 300,000 people to be evacuated, authorities said Monday. The Qujiang river, a tributary of the Jialing river ... Read more...

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Flood situation remains grim in Bihar


September 13th, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 13 (IANS) The flood situation in Bihar continued to be grim Tuesday and the state government sounded a fresh alert, asking people to shift to safe places, after ... Read more...

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Floods displace thousands in Orissa


September 10th, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 9 (IANS) Floods triggered by a huge discharge of water from the Hirakud dam have displaced about 3,800 people and damaged at least 8,000 houses in 14 of ... Read more...

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‘Floods maroon Pakistani villages as India releases Sutlej water’


August 21st, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 21 (IANS) Dozens of Pakistani villages have been submerged after India released the water from the Sutlej river, a media report said Sunday.The Federal Flood Commission said 57,000 ... Read more...

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Punjab seeks PM’s intervention in Haryana canal row


July 6th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 6 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Wednesday sought the intervention of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in a dispute with neighbouring Haryana over its decision to ... Read more...

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At least 475 houses submerged by flooding in Bali


February 24th, 2011 - 1:38 am ICT by BNO News
BALI, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- At least 475 houses on Wednesday were submerged due to the severe flooding that hit the Indonesian Island province of Bali, the Antara news agency reported,Three villages, ... Read more...

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Millions of flood-hit Pakistanis struggle for food


January 27th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 27 (IANS) Millions of Pakistanis hit by last year's devastating floods are "still facing flood water, shivering in temporary shelters and struggling to find food", said a report of an ... Read more...

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Basements in buildings near Yamuna may be banned, says MCD


November 26th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) Friday suggested a ban on basements in buildings near the Yamuna river as experts suspect water accumulation in the basement caused ... Read more...

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Building collapse nightmare for local residents


November 19th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Even four days after the building collapse in east Delhi, three-year-old Asthmi still shivers on hearing a small thud and starts weeping. It's not just her, but ... Read more...

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Haryana to sell rotten warehouse wheat at 62 paise a kg


November 1st, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Sirsa (Haryana), Nov 1 (IANS) Haryana State Warehousing Corporation (HSWC) has received the highest bid of 62 paise a kg for the rotten wheat lying in the state government's warehouse at Bani ... Read more...

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Floods wreak havoc in Ferozepur, ravage crops


September 27th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
By Sarabjeet SinghFerozepur, Sep. 27 (ANI): With the water-level of the River Satluj rising, several low-lying areas have been inundated in Punjab's Ferozepur District, leaving locals homeless and acres of cropland damaged.Over ... Read more...

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Yamuna flood threat recedes in Haryana


September 25th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 25 (IANS) Flood threat in Haryana receded as discharge of water from the Hathinikund barrage into the Yamuna river has gone down to 54,452 cusecs Saturday, officials said. "There has been ... Read more...

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Yamuna flood waters receding in Haryana


September 24th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 24 (IANS) The flood waters of the Yamuna river in Haryana, which was flowing at an alarming level for the past few days, started receding Friday, an official said. Around ... Read more...

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Fresh breach in Yamuna poses flood threat to Haryana


September 23rd, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 23 (IANS) Flood threat loomed large over several low-lying villages in Yamunanagar district of Haryana as a fresh breach of nearly 300 feet emerged on the embankment of the Yamuna ... Read more...

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Flood situation ‘under control’ in Haryana


September 22nd, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 22 (IANS) Flood water has started receding from Haryana's Yamunanagar and Karnal districts and the situation is "under control", an official said Wednesday, even as over one lakh cusecs of ... Read more...

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Flood threat again looms over Haryana


September 20th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 20 (IANS) The Yamuna continued to flow alarmingly high in Haryana Monday, posing a threat of heavy flooding in villages along the river, officials said. Fresh alerts have been issued ... Read more...

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Yamuna in spate, flood threat looms over Haryana, Delhi (Lead)


September 20th, 2010 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh/New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) With nearly 700,000 cusecs of water being discharged into the Yamuna river from the Hathni Kund barrage in Haryana, a flood threat loomed large over various districts ... Read more...

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Yamuna in spate, flood threat looms over Haryana


September 19th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 19 (IANS) The Haryana government has alerted officials in all districts lying along the Yamuna river, as also the authorities in Delhi, about possible floods, an official here said Sunday. The ... Read more...

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Haryana flood threat rises after Yamuna headwork damaged


September 13th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 13 (IANS) The flood threat in Haryana has risen after the Tajewala headwork on the Yamuna in Yamunanagar district suffered extensive damage Monday, allowing the fast flowing waters to inundate ... Read more...

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One-inch deflection in Bhakra Dam, but no scare: officials


September 13th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 13 (IANS) Playing down fears of a tilt in the Bhakra Dam, where the water level has crossed the maximum mark, the authorities Monday said there was just a 1.05-inch ... Read more...

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Yamuna water level receding: Haryana officials


September 12th, 2010 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 11 (IANS) Water level in the Yamuna river, which was in spate for the last few days, has started receding, Haryana government officials said Saturday. Officials said they have also ... Read more...

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Yamuna flowing at alarming level in Haryana, two killed


September 11th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 11 (IANS) The Yamuna river continued to flow close to the danger mark in Haryana, flooding over 120 villages of Panipat and Yamunanagar districts and killing two youngsters, an official ... Read more...

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