- Three killed as heavy rains lash Uttarakhand(18:14)
Dehradun, July 16 (IANS) Three people were killed as monsoon rains on Monday continued to lash Uttarakhand with full ferocity, blocking highways and triggering landslides at number of places.
- Tiger kills, eats man in Corbett Reserve(17:50)
Dehradun, July 16 (IANS) A man was killed by a tiger in Kalagarh area of the Corbett Tiger Reserve in Uttarakhand's Kumaon region, forest officials said on Tuesday.
- Climate scientists in Kathmandu as Nepal hit by floods(15:06)
Kathmandu, July 16 (IANS) Amid devastating floods caused by torrential rain that have killed 67 people in Nepal, over 260 climate scientists gathered in Kathmandu to discuss the impact of climate change on the Himalayan nation and assess vulnerability and adaptation measures, the media reported on Tuesday.
- Bull elephant in heat, tranquilised, isolated(11:00)
Bareilly, July 16 (IANS) The lone bull elephant, Gajraj, who had been brought to Bareilly from Dudhwa Tiger Reserve along with three cow elephants for assisting in rescue operation of two wild elephants, had to be tranquillized and shifted after he came into heat, turned aggressive and did not follow commands of his mahout.
- Heavy rains in north, northeast cause flooding, hit life (Roundup)(22:56)
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Heavy rains affected normal life in various north and northeastern states, cut road and rail links and forced evacuation of thousands of people from their inundated houses to safer areas, particularly in Assam and Bihar, officials said on Monday.
- Delhi records 28.8 mm of rainfall(22:54)
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The southwest monsoon that was elusive for last 10 days made a comeback on Monday, recording 28.8 mm of rainfall in just one spell, bringing much-needed relief to the people in Delhi and surrounding areas.
- Heavy rains cripple life in Uttarakhand, alert issued(22:00)
Dehra Dun, July 15 (IANS) Heavy rains across Uttarakhand on Monday continued to affect normal life and led to an 'orange' alert - the second-highest category of weather warning - being issued across the hill state.
- Rain fury on in Tripura, Mizoram, 22,000 shifted to camps(21:00)
Agartala, July 15 (IANS) Over 22,000 people have been shifted to relief camps and other safer places in Tripura and Mizoram due to flooding of low-lying areas and villages by uninterrupted rains over the past three days, officials said on Monday.
- Flood havoc continues in Bihar, over 18 lakh people affected(20:48)
Patna, July 15 (IANS) From villages to cities, entire north Bihar is facing a serious flood situation, forcing people to abandon their inundated houses to seek shelter at safer places, even as water levels of rivers in the area continue to rise.
- Goa's Mopa airport delayed by a year: CM(20:04)
Panaji, July 15 (IANS) The commissioning of the upcoming Mopa international airport will be delayed by a year on account of a Supreme Court order, which has impeded on-site work, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Monday.
- Modi calls Assam CM, assures all help to tackle flood situation (Lead)(20:00)
Guwahati, July 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday spoke to Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal over phone and took stock of the ongoing flood situation in the state, where 15 people have been killed in floods and landslides and over 46 lakh have been affected.
- Flood submerges 90% of Kaziranga, Assam imposes restrictions(19:44)
Guwahati, July 15 (IANS) With the flood waters submerging 90 per cent of the Kaziranga National Park, the Assam government has imposed speed restrictions on a stretch of National Highway 37 and prohibitory orders to safeguard the animals in the area.
- Call all-party meet on water crisis, says Amarinder(18:16)
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday suggested an all-party meeting chaired by the Prime Minister to evolve a consensus and formulate a national strategy for tackling the deteriorating water situation in the country.
- Goa CM to appoint agency to study beach erosion(17:00)
Panaji, July 15 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Monday said that a scientific agency would be soon appointed to study the phenomenon of beach erosion which washes away beach stretches across Goa's coastline every monsoon.
- Modi calls Assam CM, takes stock of flood situation(16:04)
Guwahati, July 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday called Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and took stock of the ongoing flood situation in the state, which have killed nine people and have affected over 26 lakh others.
- 22 killed in Pakistan cloudburst(14:28)
Islamabad, July 15 (IANS) At least 22 people were killed and several others were reported missing after a cloudburst caused flash flooding in Pakistan's Neelum Valley, an official said on Monday.