Record-breaking rains leave at least 54 dead, 5 missing in Uttarakhand, India

Record-breaking rains leave at least 54 dead, 5 missing in Uttarakhand, India

Heavy rains triggered by two simultaneous low-pressure systems — one over the Arabian Sea and the other over the Bay of Bengal regions — caused severe floods and landslides in parts of the Indian state of Uttarakhand, since Sunday, October 17, 2021. Massive damage…

At least 26 dead as floods and landslides hit Kerala, India

At least 26 dead as floods and landslides hit Kerala, India

At least 26 people have been killed in Kerala, India over the past couple of days after floods and landslides caused by heavy rains destroyed roads and homes and cut off many towns and villages. Heavy rains began on October 11, intensified late October 15, and…

Eight-story building collapses after heavy rain hits Shimla, India

Eight-story building collapses after heavy rain hits Shimla, India

An eight-story building in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India collapsed on Thursday, September 30, 2021, after heavy rain and landslides hit the region. According to the Himachal Pradesh State Disaster Management Authority Director Sudesh Kumar Mokhta, the building at…

More than 1.6 million affected after extremely heavy rains hit Gujarat, India

More than 1.6 million affected after extremely heavy rains hit Gujarat, India

Very heavy rains affecting the Indian state of Gujarat over the past few days have caused massive floods in parts of the state, affecting more than 1.6 million people. The flooding affected 1 660 245 people across 44 villages in the districts of Rajkot, Jamnagar,…

Over 350 villages inundated across Uttar Pradesh, India

Over 350 villages inundated across Uttar Pradesh, India

Heavy monsoon rains affecting the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh over the past couple of days have inundated at least 357 villages across 21 districts, as of August 9, 2021. The worst-affected are the districts of Hamirpur and Jalun in the region of Bundelkhand,…

Large landslide takes out part of Highway 707 in Himachal Pradesh, India

Large landslide takes out part of Highway 707 in Himachal Pradesh, India

A massive landslide took out a stretch of National Highway 707 in the remote Shilai subdivision of Sirmaur district, India's state of Himachal Pradesh on July 30, 2021. The incident took place near the town of Nahan. As a result, the highway connecting Shilai…