Keyword Results for 'floods'
Sri Lanka, ADB sign two million USD grant for relief efforts Jun 14, 5:37 pm
Colombo, June 14 (ANI): The Sri Lankan Government and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed a two million US dollars grant agreement to finance the relief efforts in the country following the recent floods and landslides, which caused mass destruction.
Colombo, June 10 (ANI): Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has instructed treasury officials not to grant any money to purchase vehicles for ministers until the reconstruction of houses and state buildings damaged by the floods and the fire at the Salawa Army camp are completed.
No flood related epidemic in Lanka, says health official Jun 1, 12:47 pm
Colombo, June 1(ANI): A senior official of the Sri Lanka's Ministry of Health has assured that there are no epidemics in the country weeks after the floods and landslides ravaged the island leaving over 400,000 people affected.
Post-flood recovery work begins in Lanka May 26, 1:37 pm
Colombo, May 26 (ANI): With 101 people dead in the floods and landslides in Sri Lanka and another 100 still missing or presumed dead, the Lankan Army along with other government agencies has begun clearing works as flood waters recede.
Two persons killed in floods in Nepal's Bajura district May 25, 2:23 pm
Bajura (Nepal), May 25 (ANI): At least two persons died and seven others were injured after being swept away by a flood in Nepal's Rugin VDC of Bajura district on Wednesday.
Heavy rains floods pose major threat for Manipur May 24, 1:08 pm
Imphal (Manipur), May 24 (ANI): Manipur is on the brink of being exposed to a major flood if water levels of its main rivers do not recede quickly.
Death toll in Lanka rises to 92 May 24, 12:09 am
Colombo, May 24 (ANI): With the Sri Lanka Army recovering seven more bodies from the landslide site in Aranayake in Kegalle district, the death toll from the flash floods and landslides rose to 92
Lankan Prez declares flood-hit areas as 'high security zones' May 24, 12:02 am
Colombo, May 23 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has declared all floods and landslide affected areas as 'High Security Zones' and instructed the newly-established special Environmental Relief Task Force officials to mark those areas accordingly.
Lankan landslide death toll rises to 64, 131 missing May 21, 1:32 pm
Colombo, May 21(ANI):Floods and landslides caused by torrential rains with gale force winds in Sri Lanka have left 64 people dead, 131 missing and over 319,000 displaced from homes while over a 4,27,000 people are affected by the adverse weather, the Disaster Management Center (DMC) said today.
Army undertakes rescue operations in flood-hit Sri Lanka May 17, 12:28 pm
Colombo, May 17 (ANI): Hundreds of Sri Lanka Army soldiers have been deployed to carry out rescue and relief operations after floods and landslides resulted from torrential rains over most parts in the country claimed at least six lives and displaced thousands of people.
Search for missing people continues in cloud burst-hit Himachal May 14, 11:37 am
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh), May 14 (ANI): The search for the five people who went missing after they were hit by flash floods in Himachal Pradesh continues.
Five persons washed away by flash floods in Himachal Pradesh May 12, 4:29 pm
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh), May 12 (ANI): Flash floods have reportedly drowned five tourists in the Satluj River earlier this week in Himachal Pradesh's Shimla district.
Beleaguered locals in PoK demand international intervention May 3, 5:39 pm
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Drought woes: Centre allots funds to parched Karnataka Apr 22, 1:11 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 22 (ANI): In a high level committee meeting chaired by Home Minister Rajnath Singh here today, Central assistance in the forms of funds were allotted to Karnataka, Puducherry and Arunachal Pradesh who have been affected by drought and floods.
57 killed by rains, floods in northwest Pakistan, POK Apr 4, 1:00 pm
Islamabad, Apr.4 (ANI): Rains and floods in northwest Pakistan and Pakistan-occupied Kashmir have claimed the lives of at least 57 people and caused injury to another 27.
New Delhi, Mar. 29 (ANI): With five awards in one go, Priyanka Chopra's 'Bajirao Mastani' won big at the 63rd National Film Awards and the actress filled her social media with wishes for her team.
Extreme weather can now be linked to climate change Mar 12, 8:25 am
Washington D.C, Mar 12 (ANI): Climate science has progressed so much that it has the ability to detect human-induced global warming's fingerprints on certain extreme weather events, such as floods, heat waves and droughts, as per an international National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine report.
Google's 'flood alerts' to help save lives Feb 10, 11:19 am
New Delhi, Feb.10 (ANI): In the past, search giant Google has always tried to help people at the time of crisis like the Chennai floods and the Nepal earthquake by quickly compiling a crisis response page. In yet another bid to make critical information more accessible during natural disasters, the technology giant will soon make public emergency alerts for floods available in India.
US floods: Death toll rises to 41 Dec 28, 8:53 am
Washington, Dec.28 (ANI): The death toll has risen to 41 in disaster caused by storms and floods in southern and central states of the United States.
Mississippi, Tennessee, Arkansas floods leave 18 people dead Dec 27, 8:56 am
Washington D.C., Dec.27 (ANI): At least 18 people have been killed in to fierce storms and floods in Mississippi, Tennessee and Arkansas in the United States.
Stellar to help in data recovery in case of natural disasters Dec 24, 3:57 pm
New Delhi, Dec.24 (ANI): From earthquakes to heavy floods, there has been a seemingly endless run of news about natural disasters this year.
Hershey India to Supply SOFIT to Chennai flood victims Dec 22, 5:05 pm
Mumbai, Dec.22 (ANI-Businesswire India): Hershey India Pvt. Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of The Hershey Company, today pledged to supply 400,000, 200ml packs of SOFIT for residents of Chennai who have been uprooted by the recent floods.
Jayalalithaa requests Centre to sanction additional Rs. 2000 cr Dec 20, 3:08 pm
New Delhi, Dec.20 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Sunday requested the Centre to sanction additional grant of Rs. 2000 crores to help residents in Chennai and the state with relief and rehabilitation in the aftermath of the recent floods.
Chennai , Dec.20 (ANI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said the financial institutions including Insurance companies and banks have been extra activated in order to help the people of the Tamil Nadu including four districts which were severely affected in the recent floods.
ACMA for re-establishment of auto sector in Tamil Nadu Dec 15, 4:25 pm
Chennai, Dec 15 (ANI): Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA), which is the apex body representing the Indian auto component Industry, has urged the Tamil Nadu Government and the Centre to undertake immediate relief and rehabilitation measures for the severely impacted industry in the state due to recent incessant rains and floods.
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