25 Nov 2015
New Delhi: A high-level inter-ministerial central team will visit Tamil Nadu from tomorrow to assess the damage caused by the recent floods in Chennai and neighbouring districts which were worst affected.
22 Nov 2015
Chennai: Torrential rains lashing several parts of Tamil Nadu not only crippled normal life but also caused crores of rupees loss to the economy with services in commercial establishments, transport of goods and vegetables being hit hard.
24 Nov 2015
Chennai: Torrential rain yesterday battered several areas in Tamil Nadu which were just recovering from an early bout of rain.
23 Nov 2015
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today instructed the release of financial assistance worth Rs. 939.63 crore to assist flood-hit Tamil Nadu.
20 Nov 2015
Chennai: With the rain abating in the last two days, flood relief work was proceeding fast yesterday in the affected districts in Tamil Nadu where the toll has gone up to around 120, officials said.
09 Nov 2015
New Delhi: The government today approved Rs 1,100 crore funds under the National Disaster Relief Fund for Karnataka and Gujarat, which recently faced drought and floods respectively.
01 Nov 2015
Houston: Deadly storms, tornadoes and flash floods have wreaked havoc in the US state of Texas in the last two days, killing at least six persons, officials said today. After another round of strong storms and heavy rain spawned three tornadoes and dangerous flooding in the waterlogged state, thedeath toll rose to six as more bodies were recovered, according to officials.
10 Sep 2015
JOSO, Japan: Floods that swept houses off their foundations and crushed others under landslides spread across Japan today as more rivers burst their banks, leaving at least 25 people missing and forcing more than 100,000 to flee.
07 Aug 2012
Leader of the Opposition Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday spoke to Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde and urged him to evacuate pilgrims stranded in Uttarkashi region of Uttarakhand in the aftermath of flash floods there.
02 Aug 2015
Kolkata: The death toll in West Bengal due to heavy rains and floods crossed 50 on Sunday after seven more deaths, including of four children, were reported from various districts.