Flood Situation in NE Improves Barring Assam, 25 Dead
Deleep Singh, IAS Secretary helps with relief operations in flood hit Manipur
Deleep Singh, IAS Secretary helps with relief operations in flood hit Manipur(Photo Courtesy: Twitter/@dev63)

Flood Situation in NE Improves Barring Assam, 25 Dead

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Heavy Rainfall Expected Over the Next Two Days

Speaking to news agency ANI, Ajay Kumar of Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has said heavy rainfall is expected to continue over Mumbai and Konkan region over the next two days.

“We have issued warnings of heavy rainfall to all agencies and fishermen,” Kumar added.

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Waterlogging in Low-Lying Areas Due to Heavy Rainfall

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Heavy Rainfall Lashes Mumbai, Delay in Suburban Trains

Parts of Mumbai witnessed heavy rainfall on Saturday, 9 June, following the onset of the southwest monsoon, leading to a slight delay in the running of suburban trains.

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has declared the onset of the monsoon over Mumbai, the adjoining Thane-Konkan areas, Ahmednagar, Parbhani and other parts of Maharashtra.

Heavy to very heavy rainfall was recorded in the suburbs till 8:30 am.
KS Hosalikar, IMD Deputy Director to PTI

Meanwhile, trains on the suburban section of the Central Railway (CR) were running late by 10-12 minutes due to the showers, an official said, adding that there were no cancellations.

"There was a case of wall debris falling on tracks this morning on Down slow line. The debris were removed immediately and for some time, trains on Down slow line were diverted to the fast line," Sunil Udasi, Chief PRO of CR, said.

This happened during non-peak early morning hours, he said.

There is nothing to panic about and commuters are advised not to fall prey to rumours, Udasi added.

(With inputs from PTI)

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The overall flood situation in the north-east continued to improve today, except in Assam, where two more persons died, taking the death toll due to flood-related incidents in the region to 25, officials told PTI.

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  • The flood situation in Assam continues to be grim
  • In Assam, 4.5 lakh people have been affected in the deluge across six districts.

Also Read: Infographic: Mumbai Rains Latest in List of Deadly Floods in India

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Navy on Standby

The Indian Navy has been put on standby in parts of Mumbai after heavy rainfall hit the city on Saturday, 9 June, reported NDTV.

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Mumbai Police Advises People to Drive Safe

After a vehicle overturned at Lower Parel in the morning due to slippery roads, Mumbai Police advised people to drive carefully.

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Locals Blame Government for Inaction, Say This Has Become a Routine Affair

As heavy rainfall caused waterlogging in many parts of the city, locals blamed the government for inaction. They say it has become a routine now and it is next to impossible to travel on the roads.

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Train Services to Continue Despite Heavy Rain

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Central Railways chief public relations officer has said the Railways will continue to maintain services even if overall rainfall for the day reaches 200 mm by Saturday night.

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No Flight Cancellations Due to Rains

There have been no flight diversions or cancellations due to the heavy rainfall in Mumbai. However, the flights have been delayed by 15-20 minutes, reported ANI.

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Thunderstorm Expected in Delhi Over Next Three Hours

The Indian Meteorological Department has predicted light rainfall in Delhi accompanied with a dust storm and thunderstorm over Delhi and NCR during the next three hours.

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IMD Warns of Thunderstorm in Parts of North India on 10 June

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BMC Takes Stock of Situation in Mumbai

Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation Deputy Municipal Commissioner Kishore Kshirsagar told PTI that areas like Hindmata, Dharavi and Parel received more than 100mm of rainfall, resulting in water-logging.

He said the civic administration had undertaken road repair works at 120 places, adding that there was no water-logging on Andheri-Kurla Road, Santacruz, Oberoi Mall and Lokhandwala Circle in the suburban part of the city.

More than 3,000 civic employees were out on the streets monitoring the situation, Kshirsagar said.

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13-Year-Old Crushed to Death by Tree

A 13-year-old girl died after a coconut tree fell on her in Mumbai’s Dahisar area, when strong winds and rain lashed the city, ANI reported on 10 June. The girl was immediately rushed to a nearby hospital but was declared dead on arrival. A case of accidental death has been registered,

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Intensity To Be lesser Than Saturday: Skymet Weather

On and off moderate rains are expected to continue over Mumbai on Sunday with a few heavy spells will also be seen, according to Skymet Weather. The intensity is expected to be lesser than Saturday.

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No Increase in Rainfall Expected in Mumbai: IMD

India Meteorological Department’s Ajay Kumar said that Mumbai is likely to receive only a “few spells” of rainfall, and the rainfall is not expected to increase over the next few days.

Speaking to ANI, he added that the monsoon current has slightly weakened and that the department has removed heavy rainfall warning.

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Four Injured After Tree Falls on Them in Dadar

Four people were injured in Mumbai’s Dadar when a tree fell on them, on Saturday, 9 June, Mumbai Mirror reported. Three of them were discharged after being hospitalised. The fourth was yet to be discharged on 10 June.

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Rain Likely in Uttar Pradesh on 12 June

Rain and thunderstorm are likely at isolated places in Uttar Pradesh on 12 June, the weather department said.

Gusty winds are also likely at some places in eastern Uttar Pradesh.

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1 Dead, 10 Missing in Kerala After Downpour

A 9-year-old girl died and 10 people are suspected to be missing due to heavy rain in Kozhikode and Kannur, reported ANI. Teams of National Disaster Response Force and State Disaster Management team present in Kozhikode for rescue and relief operations.

Heavy rains lashed Kannur and Kozikode in Kerala.
Heavy rains lashed Kannur and Kozikode in Kerala.
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Heavy rains lashed Kannur and Kozikode in Kerala.
Heavy rains lashed Kannur and Kozikode in Kerala.
(Photo: ANI)
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10 Dead as Thunderstorm Lashes UP

Three people died in Gonda, one in Faizabad and six in Sitapur in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday, 13 June after thunderstorm lashed parts of the state, reported ANI. 28 people are also reported to be injured.

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Tripura CM Speaks to Home Minister on Flood Situation

Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb spoke to Home Minister Rajnath Singh on flood situation due to heavy rainfall in the state and requested the Centre for immediate assistance from Army for rescue and evacuation operation. He also requested Home Minister to increase number of NDRF teams in the state.

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Bridge Collapses in Belgavi

Section of an under-construction bridge in Belagavi, Karnataka collapsed due to heavy rainfall in the region, reported ANI.

Section of an under-construction bridge in Belagavi, Karnataka.
Section of an under-construction bridge in Belagavi, Karnataka.
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Section of an under-construction bridge in Belagavi, Karnataka.
Section of an under-construction bridge in Belagavi, Karnataka.
(Photo: ANI)
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3 Dead, Eight Trapped in Landslide in Kozhikode

Three people were reported dead and eight feared trapped in a landslide due to heavy rainfall in Kozhikode's Kattipara, according to ANI. Search and rescue operations are underway. Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan has directed chief secretary and district collectors for immediate action.

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Seven Missing in Assam's Haflong

Seven dumpers were washed away in the overflowing Kalachand river in Assam’s Haflong town of Dima Hasao district on Wednesday, 13 June. Seven people have been reported to be missing. The incident took place near Laltingor Kinkiri village of Haflong.

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Train, Ferry Services Suspended in Assam

Due to landslide and washout between Lumding Junction and Badarpur JN in Assam section train services have been suspended in Karimganj district.

All ferry services in Barak Valley suspended due to rising water level of all the rivers.

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4 Dead, 8 Feared Missing in Kozhikode Landslide

Four people have been killed in the landslide in Kozhikode. Eight people are still feared trapped in the landslide due to heavy rainfall in Kozhikode's Kattipara. Many houses have also been washed away.

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2 Dead in Manipur Flood

Two people, including a child have died in the last 24 hours because of the flood in Manipur. Both the bodies were recovered on Wednesday, 13 June, at two different locations. The deceased have been identified as Keisham Branson(7) and Shagolsem Ingocha (38), reported News18.

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Red Alerts Issued in Five Districts of Kerala

A red alert has been issued in five districts of Kerala - Kozhikode, Malappuram, Kannur, Wayanad, Palakkad, reported News18. These districts are under landslide and flooding threat.

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Civil Construction Activities in Delhi Halted Till 17 June

Civil construction activities have been stopped in Delhi till 17 June following severe dust pollution, Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal said on Thursday, 14 June. He also added that a massive afforestation drive will be undertaken across Delhi from 15 July-15 September.

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5 Dead in Kozhikode Flash Floods, Landslides

Five people including three children have been killed in flash floods and landslides at Kattippara in Thamarassery in Kozhikode, reported The News Minute. Schools and all academic institutions were shut in Kozhikode, Kottayam, Alappuzha and Wayanad on Thursday, 14 June.

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Dust Storm in Bikaner

A dust storm took place in Rajasthan’s Bikaner on Thursday, 14 June.

A view of the Court of Bikaner during the dust storm. 
A view of the Court of Bikaner during the dust storm. 
(Photo: PTI)

Bikaner had earlier in the day been experiencing haze and dusty weather.

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Heavy rainfall Likely in Dehradun, Nainital

Heavy rainfall likely to occur at isolated places in Dehradun, Tehri, Pauri and Nainital districts from 15-17 June, according to India Meteorological Department.

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Level of Heval river in Uttarakhand has Risen

Level of Heval river in Uttarakhand has risen, following heavy showers in Shivpuri, last night, reported ANI. Two people, who were stranded, were rescued by police.

One motorcycle and one car were reportedly washed away in the river due to heavy flow of water. Camps near the river have also been vacated.

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Kattipara Death toll Rises to 8

Death toll in Kattipara landslide has risen to eight, reported ANI. Search and rescue operations are reportedly underway as 6 people are still missing.

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Assam Flood Situation Prevails, NDRF, SDRF Deployed

The flood situation continues to prevail in several parts of Assam. The State Disaster Rescue Force (SDRF) and National Disaster Rescue Force (NDRF) have been deployed in the affected areas. Eight boats have been deployed for rescue and relief operations, reported ANI.

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Dusty Weather in North-West India to See Improvement From 16 June

Dusty weather in north-west India will see an improvement from Saturday, 16 June, ANI reported, quoting Charan Singh, a scientist at the India Meteorological Department.

Chandigarh has been experiencing a thick blanket of dust, but there will be some respite from these conditions in the next 48-72 hours, ANI quoted S.Paul, Director, India Meteorological Department as saying.

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Thunderstorm Activity Likely in Punjab, Haryana, UP Over Next Two Days

Thunderstorm activity will be seen in Punjab, UP and Haryana in the next 1- 2 days, reported ANI.

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Flights Cancelled in Chandigarh Due to Poor Visibility

A total of 26 flights have been cancelled so far at Chandigarh airport on Friday, 15 June, due to poor visibility. The cancelled flights include seven Indigo flights, eight Jet Airways flights, one Vistara flight, one AirAsia flight, one SpiceJet flight, one GoAir flight and five Air India flights, reported ANI.

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3 Dead in Tripura Flood; Over 40,000 in Relief Camps

The flood situation in Tripura deteriorated on Friday, 15 June, with the rain-fed Khowai river inundating fresh areas rendering thousands homeless and damaging roads and crops, officials told PTI.

Around 2,000 flood affected people took shelter in freshly opened relief camps on Friday morning owing to the swelling water level.

While two lives were lost on Wednesday, 13 June, a 50-year-old farmer was washed away by the Khowai river and his body was recovered from Sonalata area on Thursday, PTI reported.

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6 Dead in Manipur, Rescue and Relief Operations Underway

Six people have been killed by the floods in Manipur, and more than 1.5 lakh people remained marooned in two flood-hit districts of the state, reported PTI.

Units of Assam Rifles & Indian Army are carrying out rescue and relief operations in flood affected areas of Manipur. 430 people have been evacuated from Irong, Maibam, Uchiwa, Arapati, Kiyamgei, Achanbigai & Mongjam villages of Thoubal, Imphal East & Imphal West Districts of the state, reported ANI.

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Army Rescues More Than 950 People from Areas of Tripura

The Army has rescued more than 950 people from Kailashahar, Indiranagar, Fatikroy, Santail, Kumarghat areas of Tripura. As of now more than 2000 people are being sheltered at relief camps at Kailashahar, Tripura, reported ANI.

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Three Dead as Assam Flood Situation Turns Critical, 3.87 Lakh Affected

The flood situation in Assam deteriorated drastically on Friday, 15 June, with nearly four lakh people affected across seven districts of the state. Till yesterday, the number of flood-hit people stood at 1.67 lakh in seven districts.

So far, three persons have lost their lives in landslides and flood-related incidents in different parts of the state, reported PTI.

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Blanket of Dust Over Shimla

A blanket of dust was seen in the skies over Shimla on Friday, 15 June. The Director of India Meteorological Dept, Himachal Pradesh, Manmohan Singh told ANI that “In next 2-3 days rain, hailstorm & strong winds can be expected which will lower the impact. The condition is expected to improve in the coming days.”

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Death Toll in Kerala Floods Rises to 45

The death toll in rain related incidents in Kerala since the onset of the monsoon rose to 45 on Friday, 15 June, with the recovery of the body of a baby girl and a teenaged boy being washed away in flash floods in the district, officials told PTI.

A total of six more persons from three families are yet to be traced from under the rubble, officials said, adding search operations were continuing to try and rescue them, PTI reported.

BSF Troops Rescuing Stranded People in Assam, Mizoram

Troops of 150 Battalion of BSF deployed in Lunglei, Mizoram and 131 Battalion of BSF deployed at Dholchera, Cachar in Assam are rescuing people stranded due to flood in border areas of Mizoram and Barak Valley, reported ANI.

Thunderstorm, Rain Warning Over Western UP

The Indian Meteorological Department has warned that thunderstorm and rain accompanied with dust is likely to occur during the next two hours in several areas of Western Uttar Pradesh on Monday, 18 June, reported ANI.

Flood Situation in Tripura Improves, IAF Airlifts Supplies

The overall flood situation in Tripura showed significant improvement on Sunday, 17 June, with water receding in all the major rivers of the state. However, several localities still remained submerged in the Kailashahar sub-division

The Indian Air Force was called in to airlift supplies to the areas that were cut off by flood water. It has been able to provide a total of eight tons of relief material to Tripura's Kailashahar and Assam's Hailakandi areas, reported ANI.

Barring Assam, Flood Situation in NE Improves

The overall flood situation in the north-east continued to improve today, except in Assam, where two more persons died, taking the death toll due to flood-related incidents in the region to 25, officials told PTI.

While the water level in the rivers of Mizoram, Tripura and Manipur are receding, it is maintaining a rising trend in the six affected districts of Assam.

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