UN Assembly President calls for Apollo 13 ingenuity to navigate flood risks
New York: Some 1.8 billion people on the planet are threatened by flood risks, the United Nations General Assembly President warned on Saturday, at a water management event in Tokyo, Japan.
Floods of Fury Crush Tourism Earners in India and Pakistan
Fatalism and hope hang heavy in the air as Pakistan and India battle nature’s fury dealing a big blow to the small-scale earners in the tourism industry. Iffat Hasan Rizvi, K Rajendran and Sai Manish report from the two sides of the border
Over 27 million children at risk from devastating record-setting floods
New York: Overwhelming flooding has affected at least 27.7 million children across 27 countries worldwide, with the number of children affected by flooding in Chad, Gambia, Pakistan and northeast Bangladesh, being the highest in over 30 years.
Assam: Over 33,000 people of three districts hit by flood
Guwahati: Over 33,000 people of three districts of Assam are affected by fresh wave of flood.
36 people killed, thousands trapped in landslides in Maharashtra
Raigad/IBNS: Landslides in Maharashtra's Raigad district have killed at least 36 people while thousands have been stranded as incessant rains lashed Konkan region of the state.
Assam floods death toll rises to 69
Guwahati, July 22 (IBNS): The death toll Assam flood has risen to 69 as still over 30.55 lakh people of 18 districts continue to face lot of problems.
Assam floods: Three deed, over 2.07 lakh people in 11 districts affected
Guwahati, July 10 (IBNS): The floods in Assam have claimed three lives in the past 24 hours and affected over 2.07 lakh people in 11 districts of the state.
Heavy rainfall, flood prediction during G20 Summit
Osaka, Japan, Jun 27 (Sputnik): The authorities of Japan’s Osaka, which will host the G20 Summit on Friday and Saturday, warned on Thursday that the city may face heavy rainfall, floods and landslides following a tropical cyclone that is currently approaching the Kansai region.
Assam flood situation improves, death toll mounts to 60
Guwahati, Aug 18 (IBNS) : The critical situation of Assam flood has been gradually improved but still over 25.93 lakh people of 20 districts remain homeless in the second wave devasting flood in the state.
Assam flood: Death toll touches 21, over 4 lakh people of 15 districts affected
Guwahati, July 5 (IBNS): The flood situation in Assam has deteriorated after flood waters inundated more areas in 15 districts.