Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Monday said Rs 500 crore will be released for repair of roads and bridges that have been damaged due to incessant rains and floods in different parts of the state and instructions have been issued for immediate disbursal of compensation for those whose houses have been damaged.
The heavy rainfall, aided by cyclonic circulation during monsoon, led to inundation of most areas in Chennai on Sunday and opening up of sluice gates of three city reservoirs to let out surplus water.
Surplus water was released from Poondi, Chembarambakkam and Puzhal reservoirs. Four teams of National Disaster Response Force have been deployed to assist in rescue operations in case of emergency.
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall is very likely in Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthita, Alappuzha, Kottayam and Idukki districts.
The nomad shelter in south Kashmir’s Pulwama came under a mudslide, leaving three people dead.
ANM (Auxiliary Nurse Midwife) Satyavati was awarded with a cash prize and a citation by DM Dinesh Chandra Singh after she successfully delivered a baby on a boat in the flood-hit Bahraich district of UP.
Union Minister Amit Shah arrived in Dehradun late on Wednesday after three days of incessant rain left 52 people dead across the state
Union Home Minister Amit Shah arrived in Dehradun late on Wednesday to take stock of the flood situation in Uttarakhand after over 50 were killed in rain-related incidents in the state.
Incessant rains continued to lash various parts of the state, razing houses to the ground and leaving many trapped in the debris.
The state authorities have advised Chardham pilgrims not to proceed to the Himalayan temples till the weather improves.
Even though rains subsided in several parts of Kerala on Monday, after receiving heavy downpour last week, more rains are expected from Wednesday.
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Kerala has reported 22 deaths in incidents related to heavy rains, including landslides and flash floods, since Saturday.
Southwest Monsoon has receded from some parts of West Rajasthan and adjoining Gujarat. The wind system is expected to retreat from Delhi in three to four days.
The Indian Meteorological Department has said there are cyclonic depressions over Bay of Bengal, which would continue to bring down rains in coastal state Odisha for next two weeks.
A depression over the Bay of Bengal has intensified into a deep depression and crossed the Odisha coast on Monday morning, bringing heavy rains to the state, the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
The national capital received 112.1 mm rainfall in the 24 hours ending 8:30 am on Wednesday, the highest in at least 12 years.
Due to waterlogging, the traffic movement at a few stretches was restricted
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