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Bihar flood situation worsens, 53.67 lakh people across 14 districts affected
The number of people affected by the deluge has gone up by 4.62 lakh since Saturday, though that of the district remained at 14, the department said in a bulletin.
Release of water by Nepal inundates 61 villages in Bahraich, over 1.5 lakh people affected
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Twitter launches a dedicated search prompt in India to help people about disaster relief efforts
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NDRF team evacuates villagers, livestock from Assam's flood-affected Barpeta
The State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA) said that the death toll has reached 96. Floods have wreaked havoc in Assam's various districts for the fourth time this year.
Assam flood: NDRF team carries out rescue operations in Barpeta
A team of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) carried out rescue operation in flood-affected areas of Barpeta District. The team rescued...
Amit Shah assures Rupani, Thackeray help to deal with cyclone; reviews preparations
The Home Ministry has deployed 31 teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) in Maharashtra, Gujarat and Union Territory of Daman and Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli, officials said.
4 Assam Rifles personnel, 10 NDRF staffers among 22 new COVID-19 cases in Mizoram
This is the second-highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases in the state after the first coronavirus patient was found in Mizoram on March 24, he said.
4 additional NDRF teams being airlifted to Kolkata in view of damage caused by Cyclone Amphan
Addressing a press conference here, NDRF chief Pradhan said two teams each from Chennai and Pune are being airlifted to Kolkata in view of the damage caused by Cyclone Amphan and they will be at the disposal of the West Bengal government. He said the teams were scheduled to depart at 4.30 pm and arrive at Kolkata at around 8.30 pm.
Airlines cancel flights in the wake of Cyclone Nisarga
Vistara also cancelled flights to Delhi and Kolkata. Other airlines too cancelled flights.The operators of the Mumbai airport held a meeting with its stakeholders to devise preventive measures to tackle potential adversities accompanied by the cyclone.
World Meteorological Organization appreciates India's highly-accurate cyclone forecasting system
WMO has applauded the India Meteorological Department’s forecast and updates on super cyclone Amphan as "best practice" as the weather office made a series of predictions that correctly anticipated the path of the cyclone and the associated wind speed.
50 NDRF personnel who worked during Cyclone Amphan test positive for COVID-19
They said more than 170 personnel have been tested till now after they returned to their base in Cuttack, Odisha, from the cyclone-affected West Bengal. The personnel were tested on the basis of contact tracing after one of them deployed in West Bengal was found infected a few days ago.
WMO applauds India Meteorological Department for its prediction of cyclone Amphan
Terming the handling of the cyclone situation as an "excellent lesson", the WMO said the IMD was also to be commended for aiding India's neighbouring nations with accurate forecasts and preventing further loss of life and property.
Cyclone Nisarga moving along predicted path: NDRF DG
"The cyclone is expected to make landfall between 2 pm and 4:30 pm somewhere a little south of Alibaug in Raigad district," NDRF chief S N Pradhan said.
Cyclone Nisarga: Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray shares do's and dont's, asks people to ignore rumours
Thackeray said people should tie or move indoors loose things outside their homes and regularly inspect battery- operated devices as well as reserve power systems. If a person is not living in a mud house or hut, he/she should choose a part of the house as an emergency shelter and practice how all members of the family will use the space during the cyclone.
Cyclone: Maharashtra Dy CM urges coastal residents to stay indoors
Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on Wednesday urged people from the states coastal belt to remain in safer places in view of the cyclonic storm Nisarga, which is likely to make landfall in the afternoon.