Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Carolinas deluged by floods as Florence moves on

By Ernest Scheyder WILMINGTON | Wednesday, Sep 19 2018 IST
Rivers and waterways, swollen after Florence's historic deluge, rose dangerously across the Carolinas on Tuesday, closing roads, inundating communities, hindering rescue and repair efforts and preventing evacuees from returning home. Though slow-moving Fl... read..

Output to fall almost 15% because of Kerala floods: Rubber Board chief

Agartala |Tuesday, 2018 1:15:05 PM IST
Production and cultivation of natural rubber will bear the brunt of the recent devastating floods in Kerala reducing production by a staggering one lakh tonnes, a top Rubber Board official has said.... read..

Over 100 killed in Nigeria floods

Abuja |Monday, 2018 5:15:04 PM IST
Over 100 people have died and thousands have been displaced in floods in Nigeria, authorities said.... read..

After floods, Kerala Tourism gets first international charter

Kochi |Sunday, 2018 8:45:04 PM IST
The money-spinning Kerala tourism industry celebrated quietly on Sunday after receiving the first chartered flight of tourists this season following the devastating floods.... read..

Floods renders 30,000 homeless in Nigeria

Lagos |Sunday, 2018 2:15:04 AM IST
Local authorities in Nigeria's southern state of Edo on Saturday said 30,000 people have been displaced by floods in more than 35 communities in eastern and central part of the state.... read..

Spawning 'epic' rainfall and floods, Florence marches inland in Carolinas

By Anna Mehler Paperny WILSON | Saturday, Sep 15 2018 IST
Tropical Storm Florence dumped "epic" amounts of rain on North and South Carolina as it trudged inland on Saturday, triggering dangerous flooding, toppling trees, cutting power to nearly a million homes and businesses while causing at least five deaths. F... read..

Floods to have long-term negative impact on Kerala, Karnataka coffee growers

New Delhi |Friday, 2018 12:45:04 PM IST
The devastating floods in Kerala and Karnataka will not just cause one-fifth of the coffee production to be wiped out this year but its aftershocks are expected to have a long-term negative impact on farmers.... read..

TDR period extended to assist passengers affected during Kerala floods

Thiruvananthapuram | Thursday, Sep 13 2018 IST
The Railways have extended Ticket Deposit Receipt (TDR) period to assist the passengers affected during Kerala floods. Due to torrential rains and floods in Kerala and Kanniyakumari District of Tamilnadu, several trains passing through flood/landslide aff... read..

Vulnerable South Asian communities gear up to fight floods (Environment Feature)

Patna |Wednesday, 2018 12:45:04 PM IST
Vulnerable communities in four South Asian countries across the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) region are hopeful and confident of fighting floods this monsoon, thanks to community-based flood early warning systems (CBFEWS).... read..
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