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PM Modi and Amit Shah dial Karnataka CM Bommai, take stock of Bengaluru rain damages-ycbPM Modi and Amit Shah dial Karnataka CM Bommai, take stock of Bengaluru rain damages-ycb

PM Modi and Amit Shah dial Karnataka CM Bommai, take stock of Bengaluru rain damages

Following heavy rains that marooned Bengaluru's Yelahanka Zone area on Sunday midnight and Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah had dialed Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai and sought details about the rain-related damages in Bengaluru and state.

Top Stories Nov 23, 2021, 5:37 PM IST

Tamil Nadu IMD issues yellow alert predicts heavy rains over next 4 days gcwTamil Nadu IMD issues yellow alert predicts heavy rains over next 4 days gcw

Tamil Nadu: IMD issues yellow alert, predicts heavy rains over next 4 days

Apart from Tamil Nadu, the IMD predicts light to moderate rain in Karnataka, Karaikal, Kerala, Mahe, and Puducherry during the next five days.
 

India News Nov 23, 2021, 1:06 PM IST

Heavy rains lash Tirupati: All roads leading to Tirumala Temple inundated, shrine shut-dnmHeavy rains lash Tirupati: All roads leading to Tirumala Temple inundated, shrine shut-dnm

Heavy rains lash Tirupati: All roads leading to Tirumala Temple inundated, shrine shut

The district administration declared holiday for schools even as the state government sounded a high alert in view of a low-pressure area in the Bay of Bengal triggering more heavy rains.

Top Stories Nov 19, 2021, 6:21 PM IST

Kerala Floods: 15 flaws that CAG found in state's preparednessKerala Floods: 15 flaws that CAG found in state's preparedness

Kerala Floods: 15 flaws that CAG found in state's preparedness

The report, uploaded on the CAG website on November 11 refers to shortcomings with regard to capacity building, flood forecasting and land cover use.

Top Stories Nov 16, 2021, 12:04 PM IST

Chennai rains: Heavy rains reduce as depression weakens; red alert withdrawn; death toll at 14-dnmChennai rains: Heavy rains reduce as depression weakens; red alert withdrawn; death toll at 14-dnm

Chennai rains: Heavy rains reduce as depression weakens; red alert withdrawn; death toll at 14

Meanwhile, Andhra Pradesh is on alert with the NDRF and SDRF ready for action as the state receives heavy rain.

Top Stories Nov 12, 2021, 9:39 AM IST

IMD issues yellow alert for Bengaluru, 12 other districts of Karnataka, predicts heavy rainfall-dnmIMD issues yellow alert for Bengaluru, 12 other districts of Karnataka, predicts heavy rainfall-dnm

IMD issues yellow alert for Bengaluru, 12 other districts of Karnataka, predicts heavy rainfall

According to a statement from the IMD, heavy rains are the result of cyclonic depressions over the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal. The Met department said that the depression will move towards the coast of Tamil Nadu, leading to heavy rainfall in adjacent Karnataka.

Top Stories Nov 10, 2021, 12:09 PM IST

Chennai Rain Political blame game over waterlogging as IMD warns of heavy downpourChennai Rain Political blame game over waterlogging as IMD warns of heavy downpour

Chennai Rain: Political blame game over waterlogging as IMD warns of heavy downpour

Chief Minister MK Stalin alleged that the former AIADMK government took commissions for the smart city project and that crores of rupees were wasted with no results to show for them.

India News Nov 10, 2021, 10:09 AM IST

Tamil Nadu rains Trees uprooted house flooded in Chennai IMD issues weather warning gcwTamil Nadu rains Trees uprooted house flooded in Chennai IMD issues weather warning gcw

Tamil Nadu rains: Trees uprooted, house flooded in Chennai, IMD issues weather warning

In the capital city, the Greater Chennai Corporation has established 160 relief camps. In Chennai, a 24-hour toll-free helpline (1070) has been designated to handle rain-related complaints. Four National Disaster Response Force teams have already been dispatched in the state.

Top Stories Nov 8, 2021, 8:36 AM IST

Delhi CM Kejriwal announces compensation of Rs 50,000 per hectare to farmers for rain-damaged crops-dnmDelhi CM Kejriwal announces compensation of Rs 50,000 per hectare to farmers for rain-damaged crops-dnm

Delhi CM Kejriwal announces compensation of Rs 50,000 per hectare to farmers for rain-damaged crops

Heavy rains had lashed the capital on Sunday and Monday. According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), this October has been the wettest in Delhi in 65 years.

Top Stories Oct 20, 2021, 2:33 PM IST

Uttarakhand rain: Death toll rises as heavy rains batter state, CM Dhami says massive damage-dnmUttarakhand rain: Death toll rises as heavy rains batter state, CM Dhami says massive damage-dnm

Uttarakhand rain: Death toll rises to 52 as heavy rains batter state, CM Dhami says ‘massive damage’

The state has been devastated with flooded roads and buildings, destroyed bridges and overflowing water bodies leaving locals and tourists stranded - some in remote and dangerous locations.

Top Stories Oct 20, 2021, 12:47 PM IST

Uttarakhand rain: PM Modi dials CM Pushkar Dhami, Char Dham Yatra temporarily suspended VPNUttarakhand rain: PM Modi dials CM Pushkar Dhami, Char Dham Yatra temporarily suspended VPN

Uttarakhand rain: PM Modi dials CM Pushkar Dhami, cloudburst in Nainital, Char Dham Yatra halted

Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached out to Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Dhami and Union Minister of State for Defence and Tourism Ajay Bhatt and reviewed the situation on the ground due to heavy rains. 

India News Oct 19, 2021, 11:10 AM IST

Kerala rains: High alert sounded before 3 dams open floodgates VPNKerala rains: High alert sounded before 3 dams open floodgates VPN

Kerala rains: High alert sounded before 3 dams open floodgates

Kerala is on high alert as the state prepares to open the shutters of three dams -- Idukki, Pamba and Edamalayar -- to ease off the water levels amid prediction of more heavy rains.

Top Stories Oct 18, 2021, 9:52 PM IST

Heavy rains lash Uttarakhand: Badrinath Yatra halted as precautionary measure, red alert in Chamoli-dnmHeavy rains lash Uttarakhand: Badrinath Yatra halted as precautionary measure, red alert in Chamoli-dnm

Heavy rains lash Uttarakhand: Badrinath Yatra halted as precautionary measure, red alert in Chamoli

The red alert prompted the hill state's government to halt pilgrims on the Char Dham yatra route, including the Badrinath Yatra, at several spots and advised them to not continue until the weather improves.

Top Stories Oct 18, 2021, 2:33 PM IST

Kerala rains: Videos show nature's fury, PM Modi mourns loss of livesKerala rains: Videos show nature's fury, PM Modi mourns loss of lives

Kerala rains: Videos show nature's wrath, PM mourns loss of lives (WATCH VIDEO)

Taking to micro-blogging site Twitter, Prime Minister Modi said he spoke to Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and took stock of the situation in the state. 

India News Oct 17, 2021, 7:00 PM IST

Kerala rain fury Centre monitoring situation; Army, Navy, IAF assist in rescue operationsKerala rain fury Centre monitoring situation; Army, Navy, IAF assist in rescue operations

Kerala rain fury: Centre monitoring situation; Army, Navy, IAF assist in rescue operations

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday assured that all possible support will be provided to rain-ravaged Kerala.

India News Oct 17, 2021, 3:46 PM IST