Category : Meteorological

Record breaking rainfall triggered water logging in Bengaluru on August 15

Unexpected torrential rains lashed Bengaluru from 3 am to 6 am on August 15. Weather department confirmed that the city received 127 mm to 182 mm rain during these three hours. Heavy rain led to water logging and power cuts at several places of the city. Heaviest rainfall was recorded mostly in south and east ….

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Roadway closure on stretch of National highway 222.

A landslide-like situation on the stretch of National highway 222 at Malshej Ghats was closed for vehicular movement on July 16 and 17 as a preventive measures. Due to heavy rainfall, portion of Ghats was washed away and stones, rock particles were continuously falling on highway. Following heavy rainfall and soil erosion, possibilities of landslide ….

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Mora Cyclone impairs eastern parts of India.

The dreadful Mora Cyclone was predicted to hit our neighboring country Bangladesh according to the Met Intel. The Intel was that a depression had formed in the Bay of Bengal and deep depression was expected to form in the next 12 hours of May 28. It was nearly at south-southeast of Kolkata and 890 km ….

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Heavy rain lashed Delhi and NCR region leading to water logging at several places on June 28

Heavy rain and thundershowers lashed the Delhi and National Capital Region during afternoon on Wednesday, June 28. Weather department confirmed that the city received around 15.6 mm of rain between 8.30 am and 5.30 pm. The rainfall in the region resulted in water logging at several places. However according to MeT department monsoon has not ….

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Leh-Manali Road blocked due to cloudburst and landslides; around 500 tourists stranded

The Leh – Manali Road was blocked due to cloudburst and landslides between Petseo and Zingzingbar – 170 km from Manali on June 27. The road was blocked at 10 pm on Tuesday (June 27) following which around 500 tourists were stranded at the Baralacha Pass. The Border Road Organisation (BRO) immediately pressed machinery and ….

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Storm wrecks havoc in tourist Havelock Island.

Heavy rain fall was gushing the Havelock Island for two straight days. A rain which began on December the 5th of 2016 wrecked havoc in the tourism island. The tourists in the island unaware of the rain, which was evolving in to a fully fledged storm. The storm was due to a deep depression over ….

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Storm triggered landslide claims ten overnight

Around 2am on 22nd May, the Chatra village in Tiuni area, about 150 km from the state capital Dehradun was hit by thunderstorm and heavy rainfall. Soon the heavy rainfall and thunderstorm triggered a landslide. Due to this, ten laborers who were of Nepalese descent got killed. The victims were daily wagers working on a project ….

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Lightning and thunderstorm kills 25 in Maharashtra

The Maharashtra state was facing a dry spell in the 2015; but the prolonged dry spell came to an end after heavy rain lashed the state on 3rd October. However, it also resulted in the death of at least 25 people, due to thunderstorms and lightning at various places in the state. In a span ….

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Three killed and 11 injured in rain related incidents

On 25th June 2015 Thiruvananthapuram witnessed heavy to very heavy rainfall, particularly in Wayanad, Idukki, Kannur, Thrissur and Malappuram districts. While Pookot and Vythiri in high range Wayanad received 13 and 12 cm rainfall respectively, Peerumede in Idukki received 11 cm and Taliparamba in Kannur 9 cm showers. The south west monsoon began on a sluggish ….

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Twenty three killed and 20 missing in landslides

On July 01 2015 at least 23 people were killed and 20 went missing in landslide in the Darjeeling district of the state of West Bengal. The landslide was caused by incessant rainfall that hit the region on 30th June. About 25 landslides occurred in three sub-divisions of Darjeeling. It caused major damages to National Highways and ….

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