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Three killed in lightning strike in Agra, Yamuna flooded


August 30th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 30 (IANS) One family took the brunt of the heavy downpour here Thursday morning as three adults of the family were killed in a lightning strike and two ... Read more...

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Torrential rains, floods hit life in Chhattisgarh


August 20th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 20 (IANS) Torrential rains for the past 50 hours affected life in Chhattisgarh, specially in Bastar division, as water from the swollen Doodh river entered shops and houses ... Read more...

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Akhilesh moots extension of Yamuna Expressway to Lucknow (Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 13 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Monday mooted the idea of extending the Noida-Agra Expressway up to Lucknow so that the entire state could benefit from ... Read more...

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Akhilesh moots extension of Yamuna Expressway to Lucknow


August 13th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 13 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Monday mooted the idea of extending the Noida-Agra Expressway up to Lucknow so that the entire state could benefit from ... Read more...

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2,000 fall sick in Philippines relief centres


August 10th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Aug 10 (IANS) About 2,000 people have fallen ill at flood relief centres in the Philippines, an official said Friday.They have complained of infection, fever, skin diseases and diarrhoea, ... Read more...

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Russian flood toll rises to 144


July 9th, 2012 - 8:50 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 9 (IANS) The toll in the devastating floods in southern Russia reached 144 Sunday, as the country continued to grapple with one of its worst floods in decades.In ... Read more...

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Assam’s flood, landslide toll rises to 124


July 8th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 8 (IANS) The flood situation is improving in Assam but at least 13 districts are still under flood waters, the State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA) said Sunday.The death ... Read more...

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Russia rains: Toll rises to nearly 80 (Lead)


July 7th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 78 people have died after heavy downpour triggered massive floods in Russia's southern Krasnodar region, the emergencies ministry said Saturday.In the worst-hit Gelendzhik ... Read more...

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Rains, floods kill 50 in Russia


July 7th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 53 people have died after heavy downpour triggered floods in Russia's southern Krasnodar region, the emergencies ministry said Saturday.In the worst hit Gelendzhik ... Read more...

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Assam floods: Central team to assess damage, toll 88


July 5th, 2012 - 5:32 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 4 (IANS) A central team is arriving in Assam to assess the damage from the recent floods that have killed 88 persons besides rendering lakhs homeless, a ... Read more...

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PM announces Rs.500 crore for flood-hit Assam (Lead)


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday announced an aid package of Rs.500 crore for Assam, which has been severely hit by floods, causing an estimated ... Read more...

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Assam floods: Park rangers work non-stop to safeguard wildlife


June 29th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 29 (IANS) Forest officials in most rhino habitats in Assam have been working through the night to save wildlife severely affected after flood waters submerged vast areas of ... Read more...

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Assam flood situation worsens, toll rises to 18


June 28th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 28 (IANS) Heavy rainfall in Assam since early June has killed at least 18 people till Thursday and has flooded 21 districts in the state.Announcing the floods damage, ... Read more...

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Assam floods: Gogoi orders rescue of marooned


June 26th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 26 (IANS) With floods continuing to wreak havoc in many districts in Assam, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Tuesday asked state officials to rescue the marooned people on ... 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 killed in Assam floods


June 21st, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 21 (IANS) Eight persons have been killed in the floods in Assam that have affected at least 15 districts, a minister said Thursday, adding that large tracts ... 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 hit west Wales in Britain, 50 rescued


June 9th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) Dozens of people have been rescued in Britain after flood waters inundated several areas in the country.About 50 holidaymakers were rescued from a flooded riverside caravan ... Read more...

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Kenya flash floods toll rises to 50


May 6th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, May 6 (IANS) Kenya's flash floods have left at least 50 people as dead and displaced thousands of others in this east African nation, a humanitarian agency has ... Read more...

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Floods hit homes in Russia


April 22nd, 2012 - 7:12 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Over 500 homes were flooded in the central Russian region of Ryazan after melting snow caused the river Moksha to overflow, officials said.At least 1,179 ... Read more...

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Animals build giant web to survive the Australian flood


March 8th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Mar 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In the wake of the recent floods that have devastated the Wagga Wagga region of Australia, some creatures have come to the realization that only teamwork can ... Read more...

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Thailand flood toll rises to 754


December 22nd, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Dec 22 (IANS) The death toll in Thailand's devastating floods has risen to 754, officials said Thursday.Three people are still missing from the floods that ravaged Bangkok and other ... Read more...

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Bangkok floods inevitable, Thai PM says


October 21st, 2011 - 5:28 am ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Thursday said that it is impossible to protect all of Bangkok from the country's worst floods in decades, describing the situation as ... Read more...

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A modified bus will be Advani’s ‘rath’


October 4th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) For his anti-corruption yatra beginning Oct 11, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) veteran L.K. Advani will travel in a modified luxury bus as his "rath" ... Read more...

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Flood situation grim in Bihar


September 27th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 27 (IANS) The flood situation in Bihar remained grim Tuesday with the Lakhandei river breaching its embankment at three places, affecting thousands, officials said.Lakhandei, swelled by the ... Read more...

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Orissa flood situation continues to be grim


September 27th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sept 26 (IANS) The flood situation continued to remain grim in many parts of Orissa Monday despite the water level in most of the rivers starting to recede, an ... Read more...

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Floods in eastern India kill at least 59, millions affected


September 27th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by BNO News
BHUBANESWAR (BNO NEWS) -- At least 59 people have been killed as severe flooding continues in eastern India, where over two million people are estimated to have been affected by the flood ... Read more...

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Heavy rains spark fresh flood fears in Bihar


September 25th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 25 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has asked all district authorities to be on high alert after heavy rains across the state Sunday sparked fears of flood ... 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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Cambodia flash floods trap nearly 200 tourists in historic temple


September 24th, 2011 - 2:43 am ICT by BNO News
SIEM REAP, CAMBODIA (BNO NEWS) -- Nearly 200 tourists were airlifted from a historic northwestern Cambodian temple after flash floods trapped them inside, local media reported Friday. Dozens have been killed in ... Read more...

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Over 300 killed, 6 million affected in Pakistan floods


September 18th, 2011 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Recent floods triggered by heavy monsoon rains in southern Pakistan have killed nearly 300 people and affected 6 million more, according to the latest figures ... Read more...

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Crocodile kills minor in Uttar Pradesh


September 16th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 16 (IANS) A crocodile killed a 10-year-old girl in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri district, officials said Friday.The crocodile attacked Anjali, a native of Kaharigarh village, Thursday while she ... Read more...

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Death toll in Orissa flood rises to 22


September 15th, 2011 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 14 (IANS) The death toll from floods that have so far damaged 30,000 homes and affected more than two million people in over a week in Orissa rose ... Read more...

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Orissa flood toll 20


September 14th, 2011 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 13 (IANS) The death toll from floods that have so far affected more than two million people in Orissa over the past week rose to 20 Tuesday, officials ... Read more...

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