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Google to use AI to predict natural disasters

Thu, 27 Sep 2018 07:36:00 +0200digitaljournal (en)

By Tim Sandle 18 hours ago in Technology Google has announced plans to work with the Central Water Commission of India . For this Google will use artificial intelligence to alert people in India about impending floods. Google has provided a service for many years which provides alerts about natural disasters .

Google to use AI to predict natural disasters

Wed, 26 Sep 2018 14:37:00 +0200digitaljournal (en)

By Tim Sandle 1 hour ago in Technology Google has announced plans to work with the Central Water Commission of India . For this Google will use artificial intelligence to alert people in India about impending floods. Google has provided a service for many years which provides alerts about natural disasters .

Google Partners with Water Ministry to Predict Floods in India

Wed, 26 Sep 2018 13:45:00 +0200news-yahoo-in (en)

Google is partnering with government agencies in order to do its bit at times of natural calamities is nothing new. The tech giant has partnered with USA's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for incorporating alerts about natural disasters. It also launched the SOS Alerts feature on its search and Google Maps.

India: INDIA: Students at Don Bosco Higher Secondary School help with construction of new homes for flood victims

Tue, 25 Sep 2018 20:51:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

) Recent flooding in India has marred its landscape and left close to 1,000 dead and more than 800,000 homeless. Kerala saw 400 deaths in that Indian state alone. The flooding was reported in Kerala as the heaviest rains and floods in the region since 1924.

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Deutsche Post DHL Group and UNDP get Sarajevo International Airport ready to support disaster relief efforts

Tue, 25 Sep 2018 04:36:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Bosnia and Herzegovina is vulnerable to natural and climate related hazards such as floods, landslides, earthquakes, heat waves, droughts and wild fires. In the immediate aftermath of such disasters, airports play a critical role in channeling humanitarian teams and relief goods quickly to people in need.

Florence sweeps away motel and family's hard work, savings

Sat, 22 Sep 2018 15:02:00 +0200wrcbtv (en)

SPRING LAKE, N.C. (AP) - When the floodwaters from Florence receded, half the Starlite Motel was gone. A ragged lip of concrete edged parking spaces with no corresponding rooms, just a void of standing water and debris. The surge swept away personal belongings of the owner's family - even his father's wheelchair.

Cyclone DAYE in Odisha, coastal Andhra Pradesh: NDMA issues PSA, cites safety and evacuation guidelines during cyclonic storm

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 05:00:00 +0200firstpost (en)

Cyclonic storm DAYE crossed the coast near Gopalpur in Odisha early Friday, triggering heavy downpour accompanied by high-velocity wind in several parts of the state. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued a warning on Thursday for southern Odisha and coastal Andhra Pradesh.

Family's Spring Lake motel, which doubled as home, washed away by Florence

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 05:01:00 +0200cbs17 (en)

SPRING LAKE, N.C. (WNCN) - As the floodwater starts to recede in Spring Lake, many families are just beginning to clean up the damage is left in its wake. Kishor Depani owns the Starlite Motel along Highway 87. When the Little River crested, floodwater rushed into his hotel, and inundated every room.

MLA stresses need for weather monitoring system in State

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 15:16:00 +0200thehindu (en)

The State should have its own weather monitoring and forecasting system to raise its preparedness to manage natural disasters, Raju Abraham, MLA, has said. Addressing a meet-the-press organised by the Thiruvananthapuram Press Club here on Tuesday, Mr. Abraham said IMD ( India Meteorological....

MIL-OSI Translation: Roskosmos. Information about the conducted space imagery

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 09:21:00 +0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russia – Source: Russia Federal Space. Roskosmos. Information on the conducted space imagery 18.09.2018 08: 50In August 2018, the State Corporation “Roskosmos” carried out a space survey of the territories of the Russian Federation, as well as the territories of a number of foreign countries.

FedEx : Flood of the Century Causes Devastation in India

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 00:09:00 +02004-traders (en)

September 17, 2018. In mid-August, natural disaster struck in Kerala, a state located on the southwest coast of India . Monsoons brought more than 80 inches of rain to the region in less than three months, causing the worst flood that has hit the state in 100 years.

Permalink to India Should Accept Disaster Assistance

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 05:34:00 +0200sundaytimes (en)

NEW DELHI – India ’s southern state of Kerala has been hit by the worst floods in nearly a century. Now that the floodwaters are receding, a peculiar debate has emerged over whether India should accept foreign aid to support reconstruction. At the peak of the floods, the Indian government allocated....

When WhatsApp became a saviour

Sat, 15 Sep 2018 20:13:00 +0200thehindu (en)

At 8.53 p.m. on August 15, Darez Ahmed, State Mission Director, National Health Mission, Tamil Nadu, created a WhatsApp group, ‘Kerala Floods,’ which would soon turn out to be the State’s lifeline as it went through an unprecedented calamity in its recent history.

India should accept disaster assistance

Sat, 15 Sep 2018 14:05:00 +0200timesofoman (en)

India ’s southern state of Kerala has been hit by the worst floods in nearly a century. Now that the floodwaters are receding, a peculiar debate has emerged over whether India should accept foreign aid to support reconstruction. At the peak of the floods, the Indian government allocated money from....

Copernicus Climate Update: Flaming August

Sat, 15 Sep 2018 04:38:00 +0200euronews-en (en)

Sea ice cover was below average in both polar regions. Northern Europe, Australia and southern Africa were particularly dry. Heavy floods drowned huge regions in China and India . A deadly typhoon caused havoc in Japan and Korea. Hawaii was struck by a tropical storm. Southern Europe soaked under a much wetter than average August.

Asked to stay away from handing over of Kerala relief material: Thai envoy

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 23:40:00 +0200timesofindia (en)

Highlights The ambassador tweeted his letter to private companies in which he said he was informed informally that though these companies are registered in India , it would not be advisable for him to be present at “any handing over occasion''. Sources said this was communicated to the ambassador by the foreign ministry.

Four Dead as Hurricane Florence Smashes into US East Coast Hurricane Florence smashed into the US East Coast with howling winds, torrential rains and life-threatening storm. Read More »

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 23:18:00 +0200news-yahoo-in (en)

Four Dead as Hurricane Florence Smashes into US East Coast At least four people were killed as Hurricane Florence splintered buildings, trapped hundreds of people and swamped entire communities along the Carolina coast on Friday,14 September, reported Associated Press.

India’s flood-drought reality

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 01:01:00 +0200financialexpress (en)

Kerala’s was undoubtedly a man-made tragedy—the inability to store and drain water efficiently and the assault on the Western Ghats ecology over the years, among other factors, had devastating consequences. This was compounded by the fact that Kerala received over 2,500 mm of rainfall this year—the....

Many Major Airports Are Near Sea Level. A Disaster in Japan Shows What Can Go Wrong.

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 04:29:00 +0200nytimes (en)

He spent close to 36 hours trying to find a way off the flooded island, a task further complicated by a ship that ripped from its moorings and crashed into the bridge from the airport to Osaka, severely damaging the roadway. The threat from rising waters comes as a reckoning for an industry that....

India should accept disaster assistance

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 22:04:00 +0200thedailystarBD (en)

India 's southern state of Kerala has been hit by the worst floods in nearly a century. Now that the floodwaters are receding, a peculiar debate has emerged over whether India should accept foreign aid to support reconstruction. At the peak of the floods, the Indian government allocated money from....

Los arrozales emiten gas invernadero como 600 plantas de carbón

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 08:21:00 +0200elpais-cr (es)

Según un nuevo estudio publicado en ‘Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences’, aumenta la perspectiva de que el cultivo de arroz en todo el mundo podría ser responsable de hasta el doble del nivel de impacto climático en relación con lo que se calculó previamente.

Weeks after flood, Kerala fights dry spell

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 01:31:00 +0200expressindia (en)

Periyar river in Aluva turns dry. Though Kerala got 33% excess rain in three monsoon months, there is a deficiency of 86% in first week of September. (Photo: Prashanth Chandran) An unusual dry spell coupled with the reported fall in the groundwater level in flood-hit areas of Kerala has emerged as a cause of concern.

India should accept disaster assistance

Tue, 11 Sep 2018 23:51:00 +0200newtimes-RW (en)

NEW DELHI – India ’s southern state of Kerala has been hit by the worst floods in nearly a century. Now that the floodwaters are receding, a peculiar debate has emerged over whether India should accept foreign aid to support reconstruction. At the peak of the floods, the Indian government allocated....

Los arrozales emiten tanto gas de efecto invernadero como 600 plantas de carbón

Tue, 11 Sep 2018 23:01:00 +0200lasexta (es)

Esto aumenta la perspectiva de que el cultivo de arroz en todo el mundo podría ser responsable de hasta el doble del nivel de impacto climático en relación con lo que se calculó previamente. Según un análisis global adjunto publicado por 'Environmental Defense Fund' (EDF), las emisiones de metano y....

Kerala re-runs loom as rains’ intensity to grow

Tue, 11 Sep 2018 23:00:00 +0200asianage (en)

The year 2018 has been one of the worst for climate in the age of global warming. A fierce July saw monstrous wildfires, record heat and unprecedented flooding across the globe, fuelled by man-made climate change — and these extremes are only likely to become a fact of life.

Los arrozales emiten gas invernadero como 600 plantas de carbón

Tue, 11 Sep 2018 12:02:00 +0200europapress (es)

aumenta la perspectiva de que el cultivo de arroz en todo el mundo podría ser responsable de hasta el doble del nivel de impacto climático en relación con lo que se calculó previamente. Según un análisis global adjunto publicado por 'Environmental Defense Fund' (EDF), las emisiones de metano y óxido....

India: AMDA Activity Report #7: Emergency Relief for Flood Victims in Kerala State, India

Tue, 11 Sep 2018 11:07:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

AMDA has formed a multi-national medical team which conducted relief activities in response to the recent flood in India . AMDA has also received cooperation from AMDA India and local cooperative bodies such as the Chengannur Rotary Club and Sewa Bharati.

Las granjas de arroz emiten metano y óxido nitroso equivalente a centenares de plantas de carbón

Mon, 10 Sep 2018 21:33:00 +0200antena3noticias (es)

Las granjas de arroz inundadas intermitentemente pueden emitir 45 veces más óxido nitroso en comparación con el máximo de las granjas continuamente inundadas que emiten predominantemente metano, según un nuevo estudio publicado en 'Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences'.

Odisha government announces relief for seven days in flood hit districts

Mon, 10 Sep 2018 17:24:00 +0200timesofindia (en)

BHUBANESWAR: Chief Minister on Monday Naveen Patnaik reviewed flood situation in Baitarani River and announced relief of Rs 60 each for adults and Rs 45 for children per day in flood affected areas for the next seven days. Several areas in three districts of Bhadrak, Jajpur and Kendrapada have been....

John Ward: Alachua County faces dangerous changes to climate

Mon, 10 Sep 2018 09:02:00 +0200gainesville (en)

TV reports of this summer’s worldwide heat, fires and floods omitted any mention of the climate crisis that made them unusually destructive and of research’s extensive warnings of disruptive climate changes to come. I cannot cover here all that’s gone unsaid.

Has flood warning turned the tide in China-India relations?

Sun, 09 Sep 2018 07:37:00 +0200scmp (en)

What a difference a year can make in China- India relations . Last year, China was blamed for a flood in northeastern India. This year, it is being praised for helping to minimise the damage. The early warning China issued to India in August on the rising waters of its Tsangpo river – which hit its....

Kerala flood: The team of five beyond call of duty

Sat, 08 Sep 2018 08:11:00 +0200gulfnews (en)

Alappuzha: The Kerala flood has seen a raft of ordinary folks turning into unlikely heroes by coming to the rescue of hundreds of thousands trapped in their own homes, without any invitation or offer of reward. Among them is a group of five army men on Onam vacation who abandoned their families to rescue their fellow human being in trouble.

Many major airports are near sea level: A disaster in Japan shows what can go wrong

Sat, 08 Sep 2018 04:48:00 +0200straitstimesSG (en)

TOKYO (NYTIMES) - As a powerful typhoon tore through Japan this week, travellers at Kansai International Airport looked out on a terrifying void: Where there should have been the runway, they saw only the sea. They also saw what could be a perilous future for low-lying airports around the world,....

Many major airports are near sea level. A disaster in Japan shows what can go wrong.

Fri, 07 Sep 2018 20:56:00 +0200seattletimes (en)

As a powerful typhoon tore through Japan this week, travelers at Kansai International Airport looked out on a terrifying void: Where there should have seen the runway, they saw only the sea. They also saw what could be a perilous future for low-lying airports around the world, increasingly....

Many major airports are near sea level. A disaster in Japan shows what can go wrong.

Fri, 07 Sep 2018 19:37:00 +0200thespec (en)

"We know that there are going to be impacts. And we expect those impacts to become serious," said Michael Rossell, deputy director-general at Airports Council International, a group representing airports from across the world. "Recognizing the problem is the first step, and recognizing the severity is the second.

A disaster in Japan shows what can go wrong at many major airports near sea level

Fri, 07 Sep 2018 16:44:00 +0200expressindia (en)

As a powerful typhoon tore through Japan this week, travelers at Kansai International Airport looked out on a terrifying void: Where there should have seen the runway, they saw only the sea. They also saw what could be a perilous future for low-lying airports around the world, increasingly....

Many Major Airports Are Near Sea Level. A Disaster in Japan Shows What Can Go Wrong.

Fri, 07 Sep 2018 11:25:00 +0200nytimes (en)

He spent close to 36 hours trying to find a way off the flooded island, a task further complicated by a ship that ripped from its moorings and crashed into the bridge from the airport to Osaka, severely damaging the roadway. The threat from rising waters comes as a reckoning for an industry that....

Disaster preparedness leaves much to be desired

Fri, 07 Sep 2018 04:52:00 +0200asianage (en)

The deluge in Kerala has opened up many debates related to the disaster vulnerability, preparedness to cope and the resilience after the disaster. The “World Risk Report 2016” of the UN University has pointed out that while India may not be as exposed to natural disasters compared to most of the 171....

World: Natural Disasters 2017

Wed, 05 Sep 2018 15:32:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Executive Summary. In 2017, 335 natural disasters affected over 95.6 million people, killing an additional 9,697 and costing a total of US $335 billion. This burden was not shared equally, as Asia seemed to be the most vulnerable continent for floods and storms, with 44% of all disaster events, 58%....

West Coast begins tsunami mock drill

Tue, 04 Sep 2018 21:37:00 +0200thehindu (en)

At the stroke of 11.30 a.m. on Tuesday, an earthquake with a magnitude of 9.0 in Makran Trench south of Iran was simulated triggering evacuation of about 90,000 people living in certain vulnerable coastal villages of Goa, Gujarat and Maharashtra as part of a major India n Ocean wide tsunami mock drill - IOWave18.

Google will soon offer AI tools to report child abuse images

Tue, 04 Sep 2018 12:12:00 +0200dnaindia (en)

Intensifying its fight against child abuse images floating on the web, Google is now deploying artificially intelligent systems to help organisations identify and report child sexual abuse material (CSAM) images.In its blog, Google announced it will start using cutting-edge AI that will add on to....

India: These flood victims don’t make news

Tue, 04 Sep 2018 08:57:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

HIGHLIGHTS Assam suffers an average annual loss of Rs 200 crore due to floods; Like previous years, this time too, it has been battered by two waves of floods from June till the first week of August; In 2017, at least 160 people were killed in three waves of floods affecting more than 30 lakh people.

These flood victims don’t make news

Tue, 04 Sep 2018 00:41:00 +0200timesofindia (en)

The devastation in flood-hit Kerala, its worst natural calamity in almost a century, has got everybody’s attention. But no one is talking about Assam, a state that faces the fury of floods year after year. Assam suffers an average annual loss of Rs 200 crore due to floods.

Pakistan has 164 of 57,000 dams built worldwide

Mon, 03 Sep 2018 05:24:00 +0200thenews-pk (en)

LAHORE: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar’s initiative to raise funds for the Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand dams is both laudable and timely because Pakistan just has 164 of the more than 57,000 dams existing worldwide, and researchers have predicted that the country is fast on its way to....

Expatriates may tend to experience feeling of helplessness, ...

Sun, 02 Sep 2018 21:14:00 +0200khaleejtimes (en)

Anxiety, fear, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) will now be common among flood victims and non-resident Keralites (NRKs) residing in the UAE, according to psychologists. Dubai-based counsellors have said that the stress and anxiety of worrying for loved ones back home and losing....

¿Por qué es tan difícil para los científicos predecir las inundaciones?

Fri, 31 Aug 2018 00:19:00 +0200guatevision (es)

18:00 - 19:00 HRS. Noticiero Guatevisión Para la comunidad científica le es imposible predecir fenómenos naturales tales como las inundaciones, que suman la mitad de los desastres naturales registrados. Redacción BBC News Mundo. El estado de Kerala, en el sur de India , está luchando para....

¿Por qué es tan difícil para los científicos predecir las inundaciones?

Wed, 29 Aug 2018 20:14:00 +0200acento (es)

Getty Images Las inundaciones en Kerala, India , dejaron a un millón de personas sin hogar. El estado de Kerala, en el sur de India, está luchando para recuperarse de las peores inundaciones que ha tenido en 100 años. Unas 1.200 personas fallecieron -443 en Kerala- debido a las lluvias, inundaciones....

Kerala floods revealed two distinct ideas of India, says Rahul Gandhi

Wed, 29 Aug 2018 04:39:00 +0200HindustanTimes (en)

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi arrived in Thiruvananthapuram in the morning for a two-day visit and took a helicopter to Chengannur in Alappuzha district of the state. Updated: Aug 28, 2018 16:20 IST. Congress president Rahul Gandhi said on Tuesday the floods in Kerala revealed “two distinct ideas of....

1:52 Kerala, otro aviso de Natura en la India

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 20:12:00 +0200prensa-latina (es)

28 de agosto de 2018, 13:52 Por Alfredo Boada Mola Nueva Delhi, 28 ago (PL) Las lluvias monzónicas que inundaron el sureño estado indio de Kerala resultaron cuatro veces superiores a lo normal para la temporada, pero 30 por ciento por debajo del mayor diluvio ocurrido en ese territorio hace casi un siglo.

Watch: Rahul Gandhi felicitates Kerala fishermen

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 19:05:00 +0200HindustanTimes (en)

Congress President Rahul Gandhi felicitated Kerala fishermen who carried out rescue operations during floods in the state.Fisherman Jaisal KP who offered his back to help people board rescue boats was also felicitated. Earlier Rahul met flood survivors in the relief camps of Chengannur, Alapuzha and Ernakulam.

Google bets on artificial intelligence to tackle floods and diseases

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 16:07:00 +0200dnaindia (en)

Tech giant Google said it is working with multiple partners to use new-age technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to improve response time to natural disasters like floods as well as addressing healthcare challenges. Google Technical Project Manager (TensorFlow)....

Google bets on Artificial Intelligence to tackle floods, diseases

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 15:19:00 +0200financialexpress (en)

Tech giant Google today said it is working with multiple partners to use new-age technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to improve response time to natural disasters like floods as well as addressing healthcare challenges.

Google bets on AI to tackle floods, diseases

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 14:11:00 +0200business-standard (en)

. Tech giant Google today said it is working with multiple partners to use new-age technologies like (AI) and machine learning (ML) to improve response time to natural disasters like floods as well as addressing (TensorFlow) Anitha Vijayakumar said the company has developed a system that uses AI....

Funds for Kerala flood relief touch Rs 713.9 crore

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 08:52:00 +0200timesofindia (en)

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: In the span of 14 days, the public contribution to chief minister's distress relief fund ( CMDRF ) has clocked Rs 713.92 crore, almost 20% more than the Rs 600 crore Central government assistance the state has received, in two installments, so far. As many as 3.91 lakh persons have so far contributed to CMDRF since August 14.

It’s a flood: CM’s relief fund - Rs 713.92 crore; It’s a drought: Centre’s share - Rs 600 crore

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 05:17:00 +0200timesofindia (en)

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: In the span of 14 days, the public contribution to chief minister's distress relief fund (CMDRF) has clocked Rs 713.92 crore, almost 20% more than the Rs 600 crore central government assistance the state has received, in two installments, so far. As many as 3.91 lakh persons have so far contributed to since August 14.

¿Por qué es tan difícil para los científicos predecir las inundaciones?

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 04:34:00 +0200bbc-es (es)

Derechos de autor de la imagen Getty Images Image caption Las inundaciones en Kerala, India , dejaron a un millón de personas sin hogar. El estado de Kerala, en el sur de India, está luchando para recuperarse de las peores inundaciones que ha tenido en 100 años. Unas 1.

¿Por qué es tan difícil para los científicos predecir las inundaciones?

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 04:12:00 +0200teletica (es)

Getty Images Las inundaciones en Kerala, India , dejaron a un millón de personas sin hogar. El estado de Kerala, en el sur de India, está luchando para recuperarse de las peores inundaciones que ha tenido en 100 años. Unas 1.200 personas fallecieron -443 en Kerala- debido a las lluvias, inundaciones....

¿Por qué es tan difícil para los científicos predecir inundaciones?

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 00:11:00 +0200eldeber (es)

Getty Images Las inundaciones en Kerala, India , dejaron a un millón de personas sin hogar. El estado de Kerala, en el sur de India, está luchando para recuperarse de las peores inundaciones que ha tenido en 100 años. Unas 1.200 personas fallecieron -443 en Kerala- debido a las lluvias, inundaciones....

¿Por qué es tan difícil para los científicos predecir las inundaciones?

Mon, 27 Aug 2018 22:51:00 +0200bbc-spanish (es)

Derechos de autor de la imagen Getty Images Image caption Las inundaciones en Kerala, India , dejaron a un millón de personas sin hogar. El estado de Kerala, en el sur de India, está luchando para recuperarse de las peores inundaciones que ha tenido en 100 años. Unas 1.

Indonesia: Asia and the Pacific: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot (21 - 27 August 2018)

Mon, 27 Aug 2018 10:33:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

INDIA. As of 21 August, one million people remain in relief camps following flooding in Kerala. While flood waters have begun to recede, the situation has designated an L3 level of Disaster under the National Disaster Management Plan. According to the Chief Minister of Kerala, the estimated loss to the state is US$ 2.

Kerala, After The Floods: Denying aid to disaster-struck state is cruelty; India should see flaws in govt policy

Mon, 27 Aug 2018 07:01:00 +0200news-yahoo-in (en)

Editor's note: Described as one of the worst since 1924 by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, the rains in Kerala have left over 350 dead and rendered thousands of people homeless. According to the latest tally, 80,000 have been rescued so far. Over 1,500 relief camps have been set up across the state that currently house at least 2,23,139 people.

As hope floats in flooded Kerala, time to fasten accountability on Pinarayi govt

Mon, 27 Aug 2018 03:46:00 +0200timesofindia (en)

After torrential rains inundated most of 'God's own country', receding water and generous aid and relief from across India has allowed agony stricken Malayalis to build their homes and lives anew. The calamity claimed close to 400 lives. Many are still missing.

Kerala, After The Floods: Denying aid to disaster-struck state is cruelty; India should see flaws in UPA policy

Sun, 26 Aug 2018 08:52:00 +0200firstpost (en)

There is controversy over whether or not India should accept foreign aid during a disaster. There is even confusion about what the official policy is and if it is an important enough issue to be examined, so let’s have a look at it. The Kerala government says it needs Rs 2,600 crore in aid to....

Autobús escolar lleno de niños queda atrapado en medio una fuerte inundación (VIDEO)

Sat, 25 Aug 2018 02:58:00 +0200ojo (es)

Momentos de tensión en desastre natural es grabado. Unos logran salir, pero otros quedan atrapados en un autobús escolar con 50 personas entre ellos ecolares en la localidad de Dausa , India . En medio de la esperanza, el grupo de rescate salva a algunos niños, pero la fuerte corriente arrastró el bus quedando imposibilitado de cualquier rescate.

Lessons from Kerala disaster

Sat, 25 Aug 2018 02:24:00 +0200pakobserver (en)

The India n State of Kerala is now making the international headlines for the sad report that the region and its people are now battling the worst-ever trauma in the form of floods and landslides triggered by the monsoon vagaries. Initially I thought it to be the result of the normal/routine monsoon vagaries.

Kerala flood: SC orders to maintain water level at 139 ft at Mullaperiyar dam

Fri, 24 Aug 2018 19:22:00 +0200business-standard (en)

today directed the panel on the Mullaperiyar Dam to ensure that the water level at the reservoir is maintained at 139.99 feet till August 31. River in Idukki District of Kerala, came under the spotlight with the Kerala government accusing Tamil Nadu, which maintains the reservoir, of sudden release....

India: un bus con 50 estudiantes a bordo quedó atrapado en inundación

Fri, 24 Aug 2018 18:30:00 +0200americatv (es)

, a causa de las intensas lluvias India , han provocado la muerte de cientos de personas, así como diversos accidentes, entre ellos la inundación de un bus con decenas de estudiantes a bordo. Los pasajeros del autobús tuvieron que subir a lo alto de la unidad para evitar morir ahogados.

ERC enables Pakistani community to reach out to Kerala flood victims

Fri, 24 Aug 2018 16:24:00 +0200gulfnews (en)

Dubai: The Pakistan Association Dubai (PAD) on Friday urged its members and the Pakistani community at large to contribute to the Kerala Flood Relief through the Emirates Red Crescent. A UAE-initiated relief effort is being spearheaded by the Emirates Red Crescent to help the south India n state of....

Our understanding of the dynamics of risks of disasters is still far from comprehensive

Fri, 24 Aug 2018 14:37:00 +0200HindustanTimes (en)

The devastating flood in Kerala has claimed more than 400 lives, besides damaging 8,000-plus houses and a vast network of infrastructure. The direct economic loss, according to the state government, is estimated to be around Rs 19,512 crore, but the indirect environmental and opportunity costs could be much more.

Kerala floods: We lack an understanding of the risks disasters bring

Fri, 24 Aug 2018 09:20:00 +0200HindustanTimes (en)

The devastating flood in Kerala has claimed more than 400 lives, besides damaging 8,000-plus houses and a vast network of infrastructure. The direct economic loss, according to the state government, is estimated to be around Rs 19,512 crore, but the indirect environmental and opportunity costs could be much more.

Amid Kerala deluge, parts of south India reel under fear of drought

Fri, 24 Aug 2018 08:48:00 +0200ibtimes-in (en)

Kerala is submerged under the devastation of a lifetime but in a cruel irony, heavy rains in the state have given a boost to the monsoon's performance in south India . The region has received surplus rains to the tune of 11 percent surplus so far, the best among all regions in the country.

Donate Rs 26 bn to Kerala if you want to reject UAE's offer: CPI to Centre

Thu, 23 Aug 2018 22:36:00 +0200business-standard (en)

If the Centre wants to reject the Rs 7-billion offer of the UAE to Kerala for flood relief operations, it should give a Rs 26 billion interim assistance as sought by the southern state, the Communist Party of India (CPI) said on Thursday. Suravaram Sudhakar Reddy, the national general secretary of....

After UAE, Pakistan offers help to flood-hit Kerala

Thu, 23 Aug 2018 19:42:00 +0200thehindu (en)

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday offered to help flood-hit Kerala. The Pakistani leader’s comments came in the backdrop of growing criticism of the India n government’s decision to decline foreign aid for flood relief and rehabilitation in the State.

Give Kerala Rs 2,600 crore if you want to reject UAE’s offer, says CPI to Centre

Thu, 23 Aug 2018 14:46:00 +0200financialexpress (en)

Suravaram Sudhakar Reddy, the national general secretary of the CPI, accused the Centre of “standing on false prestige” on the issue of foreign aid during natural disasters. (Image: Reuters) If the Centre wants to reject the Rs 700-crore offer of the UAE to Kerala for flood relief operations, it....

Give Kerala Rs 2,600 crore if you want to reject UAE's offer: CPI to Centre

Thu, 23 Aug 2018 14:41:00 +0200economictimes (en)

If the Centre wants to reject the Rs 700-crore offer of the UAE to Kerala for flood relief operations, it should give a Rs 2,600-crore interim assistance as sought by the southern state, the of India (CPI) said today. Suravaram Sudhakar Reddy , the national general secretary of the CPI -- the second....

Give Kerala Rs 2,600 cr if you want to reject UAE’s offer: CPI to Centre

Thu, 23 Aug 2018 13:56:00 +0200expressindia (en)

Suravaram Sudhakar Reddy, the national general secretary of the CPI, also accused the Centre of “standing on false prestige” on the issue of foreign aid at times of natural disasters. (File) If the Centre wants to reject the Rs 700-crore offer of the UAE to Kerala for flood relief operations, it....

Give Kerala Rs 2,600 cr if you want to reject UAE's offer: CPI to Centre

Thu, 23 Aug 2018 13:31:00 +0200business-standard (en)

If the Centre wants to reject the Rs 700-crore offer of the UAE to Kerala for flood relief operations, it should give a Rs 2,600-crore interim assistance as sought by the southern state, the (CPI) said today. Suravaram Sudhakar Reddy, the national general secretary of the CPI -- the second biggest....

Give Kerala Rs 2,600 Crore if You Want to Reject UAE's Offer: CPI to Centre

Thu, 23 Aug 2018 13:30:00 +0200news18 (en)

Hyderabad: If the Centre wants to reject the Rs 700-crore offer of the UAE to Kerala for flood relief operations, it should give Rs 2,600-crore interim assistance as sought by the southern state, the Communist Party of India (CPI) said on Thursday. Suravaram Sudhakar Reddy, the national general....

GOING UNDER The Kerala floods show Indians need to rethink how they live with water 17 minutes ago Quartz India

Thu, 23 Aug 2018 08:54:00 +0200qz (en)

, while more than a million have been evacuated to over 4,000 relief camps. Tens of thousands remain stranded. The crisis is a timely reminder that climate change is expected to increase the frequency and magnitude of severe flooding across the world.

India vs England 2018, Test series: Virat Kohli-Led Indian Cricket Team Plans to Donate Match Fees for Kerala Flood Victims, Kerala CM Appreciates Noble Move

Thu, 23 Aug 2018 08:10:00 +0200india (en)

Virat Kohli and team celebrate win in Nottingham over England_BCCI. After winning the third Test against England by a whopping margin of 203 runs in Nottingham, Virat Kohli-led India n in all likelihood will donate their entire match fees earned for the people of Kerala, who suffered one of the biggest natural disasters in the recent times.

Facing US$3 billion in Kerala flood damage, India rejects UAE’s US$100 million offer

Thu, 23 Aug 2018 04:15:00 +0200scmp (en)

India rejected an offer by the United Arab Emirates to give US$100 million to a special fund for Kerala after floods killed more than 400 people in the southern state. The move came despite calls to accept the UAE’s largesse by Kerala’s chief minister who has pleaded for more aid than India’s government has pledged.

World briefs

Thu, 23 Aug 2018 02:12:00 +0200macaudailytimes (en)

CAMBODIA ’s Supreme Court denied a bail request yesterday for Kem Sokha, the leader of the now-dissolved main opposition party who has been detained for nearly a year without trial on a treason charge. VIETNAM A court yesterday sentenced two Americans of Vietnamese descent to 14 years in jail after....

India rechaza 100 millones de dólares de ayuda de Emiratos Árabes tras inundación

Wed, 22 Aug 2018 23:37:00 +0200radioamericahn (es)

(AFP) India rechazó el miércoles una oferta de 100 millones de dólares en ayuda para paliar los efectos de las inundaciones en el estado de Kerala, que han causado más de 400 muertos. “De acuerdo con la política actual, el gobierno está comprometido a enfrentar las necesidades existentes de....

India rechaza 100 millones de dólares de ayuda de Emiratos Árabes tras inundación

Wed, 22 Aug 2018 22:53:00 +0200latribuna (es)

Thiruvananthapuram, India .- India rechazó el miércoles una oferta de 100 millones de dólares en ayuda para paliar los efectos de las inundaciones en el estado de Kerala, que han causado más de 400 muertos. “De acuerdo con la política actual, el gobierno está comprometido a enfrentar las necesidades....

Juan Ciudad ONGD lanza la campaña 'Emergencia en Kerala' para recaudar fondos para los damnificados por las inundaciones

Wed, 22 Aug 2018 17:58:00 +0200europapress (es)

MADRID, 22 Ago. (EUROPA PRESS) - Juan Ciudad ONGD ha lanzado este miércoles 22 de agosto la campaña de recogida de fondos 'Emergencia en Kerala' junto a otras entidades que están actuando en las zonas gravemente afectadas por las inundaciones en India , según ha informado la ONG.

Kerala, After The Flood: India needs to go beyond leaning on its military for relief and rescue to deal with disasters

Wed, 22 Aug 2018 14:05:00 +0200firstpost (en)

Editor's Note: An unprecedented southwest monsoon in Kerala has left the state in shambles. According to the India Meteorological Department, from 1 June to 16 August, Kerala received cumulative rainfall of 2,227.26 mm, 37.49 percent more than the average.

Kerala Floods: Malayalam Channels Were The Calm During The Storm

Wed, 22 Aug 2018 09:28:00 +0200news-yahoo-in (en)

On 15 August, as news channels in the rest of India celebrated Independence Day, Malayalam news channels did not have time to pause. They were in the midst of an unprecedented crisis, with flood waters engulfing large portions of the state. This was a disaster of unimaginable proportions, and in the....

India: NSS volunteers taking part in large number in Kerala Flood Relief Measures

Wed, 22 Aug 2018 08:26:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

National Service Scheme (NSS) volunteers in Kerala have taken up the relief and rescue operations on war-footing basis. About 1200 NSS units across the state are fully involved in the relief activities. The NSS volunteers are sanitising the affected area, preparing food packets for the flood....

Disasters Made Worse by Warming and Crumbling Infrastructure -- ASCE U.S. Report

Wed, 22 Aug 2018 02:10:00 +0200opednews (en)

Within a week we have suffered floods in France, Toronto, and now a record-breaking monsoon season in Kerala, India , which has flooded or endangered 12 of its 14 regional areas. Almost a quarter of a million people are homeless, forcing them into some 1500 relief camps.

Letter to BS: Kerala will defeat communal forces, unite in adversity

Wed, 22 Aug 2018 01:41:00 +0200business-standard (en)

The disaster in Kerala brought out the best in many and the worst in a few. Innumerable acts of altruism during the unprecedented flood and its aftermath demonstrated the essential goodness of human nature. The people of Kerala are amazingly resilient and they will get over the catastrophe and....

Kerala floods: On foreign aid, India follows policy set in tsunami aftermath

Tue, 21 Aug 2018 23:33:00 +0200expressindia (en)

Even as the UAE has offered Rs 700 crore as flood relief for Kerala, the India n government is going by the disaster aid policy set in December 2004 by then Prime Minister Government sources said that when the tsunami hit India in December 2004, that was the “watershed moment” for India’s disaster aid policy.

Kerala flood relief: No finality in accepting ₹700 crore from UAE

Tue, 21 Aug 2018 22:37:00 +0200thehindu (en)

Accepting foreign aid to deal with the flood situation in Kerala might reverse a 15-year-old convention of the India n government first adopted in the aftermath of the 2004 tsunami. The modalities of accepting foreign aid in the aftermath of the tsunami have been reopened as UAE sources indicated....

800,000 displaced in flooding in southern Indian state

Tue, 21 Aug 2018 21:55:00 +0200mynews13 (en)

CHENGANNUR, India (AP) — Some 800,000 people have been displaced and over 350 have died in the worst flooding in a century in southern India's Kerala state, officials said Sunday, as rescuers searched for people stranded in the worst-affected areas. The downpours that started Aug.

Kerala floods: Plea in SC for proper implementation of rehabilitation scheme

Tue, 21 Aug 2018 19:36:00 +0200business-standard (en)

. A plea was today filed in the Supreme Court seeking judicial supervision and proper implementation of rehabilitation scheme for flood victims in The plea filed by Kerala-based sought to know the steps taken by the Centre including any help requested from the and agencies like World Health Organization to handle the emergency situation.

INTERNACIONAL - Población:

Tue, 21 Aug 2018 17:23:00 +0200elperiodicodemexico (es)

10:13, 2018-08-21. La cifra de muertos por una inundación en el estado de Kerala, en el sur de la India , se acercaba a los 400 el lunes, mientras las autoridades repartían medicamentos y desinfectantes para evitar enfermedades en miles de campamentos de refugiados. 10:06, 2018-08-21.

Kerala flood devastation worsened by environmental degradation

Tue, 21 Aug 2018 17:22:00 +0200deutschewelle-bg (en)

Man-made disaster? Despite the chief minister's optimism, many India ns are questioning why the floods caused devastation on such a large scale, and whether the damage could have been minimalized had authorities put proper mechanisms in place. "The development projects in the state are partly....

Kerala flood devastation worsened by environmental degradation

Tue, 21 Aug 2018 17:18:00 +0200deutschewelle-id (en)

Man-made disaster? Despite the chief minister's optimism, many India ns are questioning why the floods caused devastation on such a large scale, and whether the damage could have been minimalized had authorities put proper mechanisms in place. "The development projects in the state are partly....

Kerala flood devastation worsened by environmental degradation

Tue, 21 Aug 2018 17:15:00 +0200deutschewelle-mk (en)

Man-made disaster? Despite the chief minister's optimism, many India ns are questioning why the floods caused devastation on such a large scale, and whether the damage could have been minimalized had authorities put proper mechanisms in place. "The development projects in the state are partly....

Kerala flood devastation worsened by environmental degradation

Tue, 21 Aug 2018 17:10:00 +0200deutschewelle-hr (en)

Man-made disaster? Despite the chief minister's optimism, many India ns are questioning why the floods caused devastation on such a large scale, and whether the damage could have been minimalized had authorities put proper mechanisms in place. "The development projects in the state are partly....

How ISRO satellites are helping Kerala rescue op

Tue, 21 Aug 2018 17:07:00 +0200rediff (en)

Data provided by the satellites helps experts predict the level of rains till then, what to expect in the next few hours and even about the situation in the forests and the water reservoirs. T E Narasimhan reports. Photograph: PTI Photo. During the last fortnight's unprecedented floods and....

Kerala flood devastation worsened by environmental degradation

Tue, 21 Aug 2018 17:06:00 +0200deutschewelle-el (en)

Man-made disaster? Despite the chief minister's optimism, many India ns are questioning why the floods caused devastation on such a large scale, and whether the damage could have been minimalized had authorities put proper mechanisms in place. "The development projects in the state are partly....

Kerala flood devastation worsened by environmental degradation

Tue, 21 Aug 2018 17:06:00 +0200deutschewelle-fr (en)

Man-made disaster? Despite the chief minister's optimism, many India ns are questioning why the floods caused devastation on such a large scale, and whether the damage could have been minimalized had authorities put proper mechanisms in place. "The development projects in the state are partly....

Kerala flood devastation worsened by environmental degradation

Tue, 21 Aug 2018 17:03:00 +0200deutschewelle-sw (en)

Man-made disaster? Despite the chief minister's optimism, many India ns are questioning why the floods caused devastation on such a large scale, and whether the damage could have been minimalized had authorities put proper mechanisms in place. "The development projects in the state are partly....

Kerala flood devastation worsened by environmental degradation

Tue, 21 Aug 2018 17:02:00 +0200deutschewelle-sq (en)

Man-made disaster? Despite the chief minister's optimism, many India ns are questioning why the floods caused devastation on such a large scale, and whether the damage could have been minimalized had authorities put proper mechanisms in place. "The development projects in the state are partly....

Why flood-battered Kerala is hailing its fishermen as superheroes

Tue, 21 Aug 2018 16:59:00 +0200expressindia (en)

Volunteers rescue stranded people in a boat from a flooded area in Chengannur in the southern state of Kerala, India , Sunday, Aug.19, 2018. Some 800,000 people have been displaced and over 350 have died in the worst flooding in a century. (AP Photo) Not all heroes wear capes, some wield oars and shovels.

Kerala flood devastation worsened by environmental degradation

Tue, 21 Aug 2018 16:56:00 +0200deutschewelle-ur (en)

Man-made disaster? Despite the chief minister's optimism, many India ns are questioning why the floods caused devastation on such a large scale, and whether the damage could have been minimalized had authorities put proper mechanisms in place. "The development projects in the state are partly....

Kerala flood devastation worsened by environmental degradation

Tue, 21 Aug 2018 16:53:00 +0200deutschewelle-ha (en)

Man-made disaster? Despite the chief minister's optimism, many India ns are questioning why the floods caused devastation on such a large scale, and whether the damage could have been minimalized had authorities put proper mechanisms in place. "The development projects in the state are partly....

Kerala flood devastation worsened by environmental degradation

Tue, 21 Aug 2018 16:51:00 +0200deutschewelle-sr (en)

Man-made disaster? Despite the chief minister's optimism, many India ns are questioning why the floods caused devastation on such a large scale, and whether the damage could have been minimalized had authorities put proper mechanisms in place. "The development projects in the state are partly....

Kerala flood devastation worsened by environmental degradation

Tue, 21 Aug 2018 16:46:00 +0200deutschewelle-hi (en)

Man-made disaster? Despite the chief minister's optimism, many India ns are questioning why the floods caused devastation on such a large scale, and whether the damage could have been minimalized had authorities put proper mechanisms in place. "The development projects in the state are partly....

Kerala flood devastation worsened by environmental degradation

Tue, 21 Aug 2018 16:45:00 +0200deutschewelle-ro (en)

Man-made disaster? Despite the chief minister's optimism, many India ns are questioning why the floods caused devastation on such a large scale, and whether the damage could have been minimalized had authorities put proper mechanisms in place. "The development projects in the state are partly....

Kerala flood devastation worsened by environmental degradation

Tue, 21 Aug 2018 16:44:00 +0200ChinaPost (en)

Man-made disaster? Despite the chief minister’s optimism, many India ns are questioning why the floods caused devastation on such a large scale, and whether the damage could have been minimalized had authorities put proper mechanisms in place. “The development projects in the state are partly....

Kerala flood devastation worsened by environmental degradation

Tue, 21 Aug 2018 16:26:00 +0200deutschewelle-en (en)

Man-made disaster? Despite the chief minister's optimism, many India ns are questioning why the floods caused devastation on such a large scale, and whether the damage could have been minimalized had authorities put proper mechanisms in place. "The development projects in the state are partly....

Kerala flood devastation worsened by environmental degradation

Tue, 21 Aug 2018 16:24:00 +0200dw-en (en)

Man-made disaster? Despite the chief minister's optimism, many India ns are questioning why the floods caused devastation on such a large scale, and whether the damage could have been minimalized had authorities put proper mechanisms in place. "The development projects in the state are partly....

Inundación en India deja casi 400 muertos

Tue, 21 Aug 2018 11:42:00 +0200jornada (es)

Kochi. Unas 400 personas han muerto debido a una inundación en el estado de Kerala, en el sur de India , informaron autoridades, que comenzaron el reparto de medicamentos y desinfectantes para evitar enfermedades en miles de campamentos. Decenas de personas están desaparecidas y 1.2 millones viven en albergues.

Drought and forest fires preceded Kerala’s devastating flood

Tue, 21 Aug 2018 11:34:00 +0200asiatimes (en)

In October 2016, the Kerala government announced that all districts were hit by drought. The Kerala State Disaster Management Authority called on the government to brace for a crisis and impose rationing of water. VS Sunil Kumar, the state’s Minister for Agriculture, had warned that around 30,000....

Northern Ireland Londonderry families 'trapped' after Indian floods Up to a dozen families from Londonderry are believed to be trapped in India.

Tue, 21 Aug 2018 10:37:00 +0200belfasttelegraph (en)

Up to a dozen families from Londonderry are believed to be trapped in India 's flood-ravaged southern state of Kerala after heavy monsoon rains. The local families are reportedly members of Londonderry Kerala Association who had travelled to India to visit family members.

La India: Más de un millón personas en campamentos de socorro tras "la peor inundación en cien años"

Tue, 21 Aug 2018 09:32:00 +0200rt-es (es)

Más de un millón de personas se encuentran en campamentos de socorro a acusa de las devastadoras inundaciones que afectan al estado de Kerala, en la India , AFP. Las autoridades elevan a 373 el número de muertos por el desastre, que ha sido calificado por el gobierno local como la "peor inundación en cien años".

Floods in India likely to kill 16,000 people; damage property worth Rs 47,000 cr in next 10 years: NDMA

Tue, 21 Aug 2018 09:21:00 +0200ibtimes-in (en)

Floods in India likely to kill 16,000 people, damage property worth Rs 47,000 cr in next ten years: NDMA The Home Ministry carried out a comprehensive risk assessment of hazards, vulnerabilities and exposures of disasters of 640 districts in India. Most states aren't prepared for floods, NDMA has found.

Massive Cleanup Begins as Flood Waters and Rains Recede in India's Kerala

Tue, 21 Aug 2018 07:54:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

(ALAPPUZHA, India ) — Thousands of people in flood-ravaged south India waded Monday through muck and mud to begin the immense task of cleaning their homes and businesses. Rains have been diminishing in parts of Kerala state, where floods and landslides have killed more than 200 people in less than....

LIVE: Kerala floods to cost Rs 200 bn, CM urges Centre for additional help

Tue, 21 Aug 2018 07:31:00 +0200business-standard (en)

SC judges to contribute to Kerala flood relief fund: CJI The judges of the Supreme Court will contribute Rs 25,000 each to the Kerala flood relief fund, said Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra yesterday Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy urges Centre to provide Rs 100 crore relief fund for rain-ravaged....

‘World Heritage City totally unprepared for natural calamities’

Tue, 21 Aug 2018 04:47:00 +0200timesofindia (en)

AHMEDABAD/VADODARA: If Ahmedabad — a World Heritage City — ever faces Kerala-like flood fury, one of the biggest casualties will be its heritage structures. This serious warning was issued by Dr Rohit Jigyasu, the president of the India chapter of the International Council on Monuments and Sites....

Massive Cleanup Begins as Flood Waters and Rains Recede in India’s Kerala

Tue, 21 Aug 2018 04:45:00 +0200time (en)

10:22 PM EDT. Aijaz Rahi / AP (ALAPPUZHA, India ) Thousands of people in flood-ravaged south India waded Monday through muck and mud to begin the immense task of cleaning their homes and businesses. Rains have been diminishing in parts of Kerala state, where floods and landslides have killed more....

India military base open to commercial flights in flood zone

Tue, 21 Aug 2018 04:28:00 +0200therepublic (en)

ALAPPUZHA, India The Indian military opened an air base to commercial flights Monday in the flood-savaged southern state of Kerala to help speed in relief and fly out residents. The first flight landed at the Indian naval air station in the city of Kochi, where the commercial airport has been closed for nearly a week.

India military base open to commercial flights in flood zone

Tue, 21 Aug 2018 04:17:00 +0200dailyjournal (en)

ALAPPUZHA, India The Indian military opened an air base to commercial flights Monday in the flood-savaged southern state of Kerala to help speed in relief and fly out residents. The first flight landed at the Indian naval air station in the city of Kochi, where the commercial airport has been closed for nearly a week.

India military base open to commercial flights in flood zone

Tue, 21 Aug 2018 04:14:00 +0200tribtown (en)

ALAPPUZHA, India The Indian military opened an air base to commercial flights Monday in the flood-savaged southern state of Kerala to help speed in relief and fly out residents. The first flight landed at the Indian naval air station in the city of Kochi, where the commercial airport has been closed for nearly a week.

India | Massive cleanup begins as rains diminish in Kerala

Tue, 21 Aug 2018 02:37:00 +0200macaudailytimes (en)

T housands of people in flood-ravaged south India waded yesterday through muck and mud to begin the immense task of cleaning their homes and businesses. Rains have been diminishing in parts of Kerala state, where floods and landslides have killed more than 200 people in less than two weeks and about....

Gulf News in Kerala: Flood threat receding, Kerala faces the next big task – relief, rehabilitation

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 22:40:00 +0200gulfnews (en)

even after the rains have eased and water levels have started receding in many areas. With a significant part of the population, roughly 800,000, moved to about 6,000 refugee camps, the state has extended all the machinery to cater to the massive demand at hand for relief and rehabilitation operations.

Ocho fallecidos dejan inundaciones al sur de Italia

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 21:43:00 +0200eluniverso (es)

Fuertes lluvias causaron que se inundara el lunes un cañón con senderistas en la región de Calabria, sur de Italia, dejando al menos a ocho personas muertas, informó la agencia italiana de protección civil. Entre los fallecidos había cuatro hombres y cuatro mujeres.

Indians begin massive cleanup as rains diminish in Kerala

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 20:14:00 +0200fox13memphis (en)

ALAPPUZHA, India (AP) - Thousands of people in flood-ravaged south India waded Monday through muck and mud to begin the immense task of cleaning their homes and businesses. Rains have been diminishing in parts of Kerala state, where floods and landslides have killed more than 200 people in less than....

Indians begin massive cleanup as rains diminish in Kerala

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 20:14:00 +0200suntimes (en)

ALAPPUZHA, India — Thousands of people in flood-ravaged south India waded Monday through muck and mud to begin the immense task of cleaning their homes and businesses. Rains have been diminishing in parts of Kerala state, where floods and landslides have killed more than 200 people in less than two....

Indians begin massive cleanup as rains diminish in Kerala

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 18:49:00 +0200news-herald (en)

ALAPPUZHA, India >> Thousands of people in flood-ravaged south India waded Monday through muck and mud to begin the immense task of cleaning their homes and businesses. Rains have been diminishing in parts of Kerala state, where floods and landslides have killed more than 200 people in less than two....

Maldives to contribute towards Kerala flood relief

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 15:37:00 +0200thehindu (en)

The Government of Maldives will donate $50,000 (roughly ₹ 35 lakh) towards flood relief in Kerala, authorities said. The donation, according to a statement issued by the President’s office late Sunday, is being made as “a token contribution in solidarity with the people of India , for the ongoing....

India flooding kills over 350, displaces more than 800,000

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 15:34:00 +0200CBSnews (en)

in southern India 's Kerala state, authorities said Sunday. Rescuers are continuing to search for residents who are stranded in the worst-affected areas. The downpours that started Aug. 8 have triggered floods and landslides and caused homes and bridges to collapse across Kerala, a picturesque state....

India: Kerala Floods: Food Aid For Families Affected

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 14:24:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

A local aid agency supported by Islamic Relief is on the ground in flood-ravaged Kerala, distributing food to families affected by the worst floods in the southern India n state since 1924. The past week’s devastating floods have already claimed 325 lives.

India begins massive cleanup as rains diminish in Kerala Associated Press 8 mins ago

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 14:09:00 +0200msn-uk (en)

© The Associated Press Women and children who have left their flood affected homes spend time at a relief camp set up at a government run school in Alappuzha in the southern state of Kerala, India , Monday, Aug. 20, 2018. Kerala has been battered by torrential downpours since Aug. 8, with floods and landslides killing at least 250 people.

Indians begin massive cleanup as rains diminish in Kerala

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 13:43:00 +0200eagletribune (en)

ALAPPUZHA, India (AP) — Thousands of people in flood-ravaged south India waded Monday through muck and mud to begin the immense task of cleaning their homes and businesses. Rains have been diminishing in parts of Kerala state, where floods and landslides have killed more than 200 people in less than....

Gulf News in Kerala: Flood threat receding, Kerala faces the next big task – relief, rehabilitation

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 13:23:00 +0200gulfnews (en)

Kerala’s fight against the ravaging flood continues even after the rains have eased and water levels have started receding in many areas. With a significant part of the population, roughly 800,000, in about 6,000 refugee camps, the state has extended all the machinery to cater to the massive demand at hand for relief and rehabilitation operations.

Indians begin massive cleanup as rains diminish in Kerala

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 12:32:00 +0200brownsvilleherald (en)

ALAPPUZHA, India (AP) — Thousands of people in flood-ravaged south India waded Monday through muck and mud to begin the immense task of cleaning their homes and businesses. Rains have been diminishing in parts of Kerala state, where floods and landslides have killed more than 200 people in less than....

Indians begin massive cleanup as rains diminish in Kerala

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 12:30:00 +0200seattletimes (en)

ALAPPUZHA, India (AP) — Thousands of people in flood-ravaged south India waded Monday through muck and mud to begin the immense task of cleaning their homes and businesses. Rains have been diminishing in parts of Kerala state, where floods and landslides have killed more than 200 people in less than....

Indians begin massive cleanup as rains diminish in Kerala

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 12:29:00 +0200680news (en)

ALAPPUZHA, India – Thousands of people in flood-ravaged south India waded Monday through muck and mud to begin the immense task of cleaning their homes and businesses. Rains have been diminishing in parts of Kerala state, where floods and landslides have killed more than 200 people in less than two....

Indians begin massive cleanup as rains diminish in Kerala

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 12:24:00 +0200washtimes (en)

A house is partially submerged in flood waters in Chengannur in the southern state of Kerala, India , Sunday, Aug.19, 2018. Some 800,000 people have been displaced and over 350 have died in the worst flooding in a century. (AP Photo) ALAPPUZHA, India (AP) - The Indian military opened an air base to....

Indians begin massive cleanup as rains diminish in Kerala

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 12:17:00 +0200kswo (en)

By AIJAZ RAHI Associated Press. ALAPPUZHA, India (AP) - Thousands of people in flood-ravaged south India waded Monday through muck and mud to begin the immense task of cleaning their homes and businesses. Rains have been diminishing in parts of Kerala state, where floods and landslides have killed ....

Indians begin massive cleanup as rains diminish in Kerala

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 12:10:00 +0200mynews13 (en)

ALAPPUZHA, India (AP) — Thousands of people in flood-ravaged south India waded Monday through muck and mud to begin the immense task of cleaning their homes and businesses. Rains have been diminishing in parts of Kerala state, where floods and landslides have killed more than 200 people in less than....

Indians begin massive cleanup as rains diminish in Kerala Source: AP

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 12:10:00 +0200wftv (en)

ALAPPUZHA, India (AP) - Thousands of people in flood-ravaged south India waded Monday through muck and mud to begin the immense task of cleaning their homes and businesses. Rains have been diminishing in parts of Kerala state, where floods and landslides have killed more than 200 people in less than....

Indians begin massive cleanup as rains diminish in Kerala

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 12:08:00 +0200newsok (en)

ALAPPUZHA, India (AP) — Thousands of people in flood-ravaged south India waded Monday through muck and mud to begin the immense task of cleaning their homes and businesses. Rains have been diminishing in parts of Kerala state, where floods and landslides have killed more than 200 people in less than....

Indians begin massive cleanup as rains diminish in Kerala

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 12:07:00 +0200wfsb (en)

By AIJAZ RAHI Associated Press. ALAPPUZHA, India (AP) - Thousands of people in flood-ravaged south India waded Monday through muck and mud to begin the immense task of cleaning their homes and businesses. Rains have been diminishing in parts of Kerala state, where floods and landslides have killed ....

Indians begin massive cleanup as rains diminish in Kerala

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 11:57:00 +0200ABCnews (en)

Thousands of people in flood-ravaged south India waded Monday through muck and mud to begin the immense task of cleaning their homes and businesses. Rains have been diminishing in parts of Kerala state, where floods and landslides have killed more than 200 people in less than two weeks and about....

Indians begin massive cleanup as rains diminish in Kerala Source: AP

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 11:54:00 +0200kiro7 (en)

ALAPPUZHA, India (AP) - Thousands of people in flood-ravaged south India waded Monday through muck and mud to begin the immense task of cleaning their homes and businesses. Rains have been diminishing in parts of Kerala state, where floods and landslides have killed more than 200 people in less than....

Indians begin massive cleanup as rains diminish in Kerala

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 11:50:00 +0200timescolonist (en)

ALAPPUZHA, India — Thousands of people in flood-ravaged south India waded Monday through muck and mud to begin the immense task of cleaning their homes and businesses. Rains have been diminishing in parts of Kerala state, where floods and landslides have killed more than 200 people in less than two....

Indians begin massive cleanup as rains diminish in Kerala

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 11:48:00 +0200islandpacket (en)

Thousands of people in flood-ravaged south India waded Monday through muck and mud to begin the immense task of cleaning their homes and businesses. Rains have been diminishing in parts of Kerala state, where floods and landslides have killed more than 200 people in less than two weeks and about....

Indians begin massive cleanup as rains diminish in Kerala

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 11:47:00 +0200tri-cityherald (en)

Thousands of people in flood-ravaged south India waded Monday through muck and mud to begin the immense task of cleaning their homes and businesses. Rains have been diminishing in parts of Kerala state, where floods and landslides have killed more than 200 people in less than two weeks and about....

Indians begin massive cleanup as rains diminish in Kerala

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 11:41:00 +0200macon (en)

Thousands of people in flood-ravaged south India waded Monday through muck and mud to begin the immense task of cleaning their homes and businesses. Rains have been diminishing in parts of Kerala state, where floods and landslides have killed more than 200 people in less than two weeks and about....

India military base open to commercial flights in flood zone

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 11:16:00 +0200ABCnews (en)

The India n military opened an air base to commercial flights Monday in the flood-ravaged southern state of Kerala to help speed in relief and fly out residents. The first flight landed Monday morning at the naval air station in the city of Kochi, where the commercial airport has been closed for nearly a week.

India military base open to commercial flights in flood zone

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 11:01:00 +0200brownsvilleherald (en)

ALAPPUZHA, India (AP) — The Indian military opened an air base to commercial flights Monday in the flood-ravaged southern state of Kerala to help speed in relief and fly out residents. The first flight landed Monday morning at the naval air station in the city of Kochi, where the commercial airport has been closed for nearly a week.

Kerala floods: How Isro satellites are playing a key part in saving lives

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 10:28:00 +0200business-standard (en)

Data provided by the satellites is helping experts to predict the level of rains till then, what to expect in the next few hours and even about the situation in the forests and the water reservoirs. Even as the unprecedented floods and landslides have devastated most parts of Kerala in the last....

India military base open to commercial flights in flood zone

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 10:17:00 +0200gainesville (en)

ALAPPUZHA, India (AP) " The Indian military opened an air base to commercial flights Monday in the flood-ravaged southern state of Kerala to help speed in relief and fly out residents. The first flight landed Monday morning at the naval air station in the city of Kochi, where the commercial airport has been closed for nearly a week.

India uses military air base to assist Kerala flood relief efforts

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 10:16:00 +0200thecourier (en)

The India n military opened an air base to commercial flights in the flood-savaged southern state of Kerala to help speed up relief efforts and fly out residents. The first flight landed at the Indian naval air station in the city of Kochi (also known as Cochin), where the commercial airport has been closed for nearly a week.

India military base open to commercial flights in flood zone

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 10:13:00 +0200ChinaPost (en)

A house is partially submerged in flood waters in Chengannur in the southern state of Kerala, India , Sunday, Aug.19, 2018. Some 800,000 people have been displaced and over 350 have died in the worst flooding in a century. (AP Photo) ALAPPUZHA, India (AP) — The Indian military opened an air base to....

India uses military air base to assist Kerala flood relief efforts

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 09:50:00 +0200pressandjournal (en)

The India n military opened an air base to commercial flights in the flood-savaged southern state of Kerala to help speed up relief efforts and fly out residents. The first flight landed at the Indian naval air station in the city of Kochi (also known as Cochin), where the commercial airport has been closed for nearly a week.

India military base open to commercial flights in flood zone

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 09:44:00 +0200nzherald (en)

ALAPPUZHA, India (AP) — The Indian military opened an air base to commercial flights Monday in the flood-savaged southern state of Kerala to help speed in relief and fly out residents. The first flight landed at the Indian naval air station in the city of Kochi, where the commercial airport has been closed for nearly a week.

India uses military air base to assist Kerala flood relief efforts The Indian military opened an air base to commercial flights in the flood-savaged southern state of Kerala to help speed up relief efforts and fly out residents.

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 09:39:00 +0200belfasttelegraph (en)

The India n military opened an air base to commercial flights in the flood-savaged southern state of Kerala to help speed up relief efforts and fly out residents. The first flight landed at the Indian naval air station in the city of Kochi (also known as Cochin), where the commercial airport has been closed for nearly a week.

India uses military air base to assist Kerala flood relief efforts

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 09:37:00 +0200chesterfirst (en)

The India n military opened an air base to commercial flights in the flood-savaged southern state of Kerala to help speed up relief efforts and fly out residents. The first flight landed at the Indian naval air station in the city of Kochi (also known as Cochin), where the commercial airport has been closed for nearly a week.

India uses military air base to assist Kerala flood relief efforts

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 09:34:00 +0200breakingnews-ie (en)

The India n military opened an air base to commercial flights in the flood-savaged southern state of Kerala to help speed up relief efforts and fly out residents. The first flight landed at the Indian naval air station in the city of Kochi (also known as Cochin), where the commercial airport has been closed for nearly a week.

India uses military air base to assist Kerala flood relief efforts

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 09:31:00 +0200dailyecho (en)

The India n military opened an air base to commercial flights in the flood-savaged southern state of Kerala to help speed up relief efforts and fly out residents. The first flight landed at the Indian naval air station in the city of Kochi (also known as Cochin), where the commercial airport has been closed for nearly a week.

India uses military air base to assist Kerala flood relief efforts

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 09:31:00 +0200wandsworthguardian (en)

The India n military opened an air base to commercial flights in the flood-savaged southern state of Kerala to help speed up relief efforts and fly out residents. The first flight landed at the Indian naval air station in the city of Kochi (also known as Cochin), where the commercial airport has been closed for nearly a week.

India military base open to commercial flights in flood zone

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 09:28:00 +0200seattletimes (en)

ALAPPUZHA, India (AP) — The Indian military opened an air base to commercial flights Monday in the flood-savaged southern state of Kerala to help speed in relief and fly out residents. The first flight landed at the Indian naval air station in the city of Kochi, where the commercial airport has been closed for nearly a week.

India military base open to commercial flights in flood zone

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 09:20:00 +0200washtimes (en)

A house is partially submerged in flood waters in Chengannur in the southern state of Kerala, India , Sunday, Aug.19, 2018. Some 800,000 people have been displaced and over 350 have died in the worst flooding in a century. (AP Photo) By AIJAZ RAHI - Associated Press - Monday, August 20, 2018.

India military base open to commercial flights in flood zone

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 09:17:00 +0200kswo (en)

By AIJAZ RAHI Associated Press. ALAPPUZHA, India (AP) - The Indian military opened an air base to commercial flights Monday in the flood-savaged southern state of Kerala to help speed in relief and fly out residents. The first flight landed at the Indian naval air station in the city of Kochi, where....

India uses military air base to assist Kerala flood relief efforts

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 09:09:00 +0200itv (en)

The India n military opened an air base to commercial flights in the flood-savaged southern state of Kerala to help speed up relief efforts and fly out residents. The first flight landed at the Indian naval air station in the city of Kochi (also known as Cochin), where the commercial airport has been closed for nearly a week.

India military base open to commercial flights in flood zone

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 09:09:00 +0200mynews13 (en)

ALAPPUZHA, India (AP) — The Indian military opened an air base to commercial flights Monday in the flood-savaged southern state of Kerala to help speed in relief and fly out residents. The first flight landed at the Indian naval air station in the city of Kochi, where the commercial airport has been closed for nearly a week.

India military base open to commercial flights in flood zone Source: AP

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 09:07:00 +0200wftv (en)

ALAPPUZHA, India (AP) - The Indian military opened an air base to commercial flights Monday in the flood-savaged southern state of Kerala to help speed in relief and fly out residents. The first flight landed at the Indian naval air station in the city of Kochi, where the commercial airport has been closed for nearly a week.

India military base open to commercial flights in flood zone

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 09:01:00 +0200foxnews (en)

ALAPPUZHA, India – The Indian military opened an air base to commercial flights Monday in the flood-savaged southern state of Kerala to help speed in relief and fly out residents. The first flight landed at the Indian naval air station in the city of Kochi, where the commercial airport has been closed for nearly a week.

India military base open to commercial flights in flood zone

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 08:59:00 +0200wfsb (en)

By AIJAZ RAHI Associated Press. ALAPPUZHA, India (AP) - The Indian military opened an air base to commercial flights Monday in the flood-savaged southern state of Kerala to help speed in relief and fly out residents. The first flight landed at the Indian naval air station in the city of Kochi, where....

India military base open to commercial flights in flood zone

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 08:57:00 +0200newsok (en)

ALAPPUZHA, India (AP) — The Indian military opened an air base to commercial flights Monday in the flood-savaged southern state of Kerala to help speed in relief and fly out residents. The first flight landed at the Indian naval air station in the city of Kochi, where the commercial airport has been closed for nearly a week.

India military base open to commercial flights in flood zone Source: AP

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 08:50:00 +0200kiro7 (en)

ALAPPUZHA, India (AP) - The Indian military opened an air base to commercial flights Monday in the flood-savaged southern state of Kerala to help speed in relief and fly out residents. The first flight landed at the Indian naval air station in the city of Kochi, where the commercial airport has been closed for nearly a week.

Why most states are less than half prepared to deal with floods

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 07:53:00 +0200timesofindia (en)

The death toll keeps rising in the Kerala floods as the state struggles to cope with higher-than-normal rainfall. While floods are not the deadliest natural disaster in India , they have the potential to cause extensive damage across the country. But among the more vulnerable states, most have....

800,000 displaced in flooding in southern Indian state

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 05:37:00 +0200pattayamail (en)

An India n policeman, left, and a volunteer carry essential supplies for stranded people in a flooded area in Chengannur in the southern state of Kerala, India, Sunday, Aug.19. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi) Chengannur, India (AP) — Some 800,000 people have been displaced and over 350 have died in the worst....

800,000 displaced in flooding in southern Indian state

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 05:07:00 +0200princegeorgecitizen (en)

CHENGANNUR, India — Some 800,000 people have been displaced and over 350 have died in the worst flooding in a century in southern India's Kerala state, officials said Sunday, as rescuers searched for people stranded in the worst-affected areas. The downpours that started Aug.

800,000 displaced in flooding in southern Indian state

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 04:23:00 +0200therepublic (en)

CHENGANNUR, India Some 800,000 people have been displaced and over 350 have died in the worst flooding in a century in southern India’s Kerala state, officials said Sunday, as rescuers searched for people stranded in the worst-affected areas. The downpours that started Aug.

800K displaced in flooding in southern Indian state

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 04:04:00 +0200ksl (en)

CHENGANNUR, India (AP) — Some 800,000 people have been displaced and over 350 have died in the worst flooding in a century in southern India's Kerala state, officials said Sunday, as rescuers searched for people stranded in the worst-affected areas. The downpours that started Aug.

800,000 displaced in flooding in southern Indian state

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 03:20:00 +0200fox13memphis (en)

CHENGANNUR, India (AP) - Some 800,000 people have been displaced and over 350 have died in the worst flooding in a century in southern India's Kerala state, officials said Sunday, as rescuers searched for people stranded in the worst-affected areas. The downpours that started Aug.

800,000 displaced in flooding in southern Indian state

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 01:37:00 +0200ABCnews (en)

Some 800,000 people have been displaced and over 350 have died in the worst flooding in a century in southern India 's Kerala state, officials said Sunday, as rescuers searched for people stranded in the worst-affected areas. The downpours that started Aug.

800,000 displaced in flooding in southern Indian state

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 01:24:00 +0200thespec (en)

One of the rescuers, Rajagopal, a police constable who uses only one name, said initially "we didn't anticipate it would be such a big disaster." But he said that by Wednesday, "we realized it's really big." Officials have called it the worst flooding in Kerala in a century, with rainfall in some....

800,000 displaced in flooding in southern Indian state

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 00:42:00 +0200koaa (en)

CHENGANNUR, India (AP) — Some 800,000 people have been displaced and over 350 have died in the worst flooding in a century in southern India’s Kerala state, officials said Sunday, as rescuers searched for people stranded in the worst-affected areas. The downpours that started Aug.

Over 350 dead, 800,000 displaced in southern India flooding as rescue efforts continue

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 00:32:00 +0200japantimes (en)

CHENGANNUR, INDIA – Some 800,000 people have been displaced and over 350 have died in the worst flooding in a century in southern India ’s Kerala state, officials said Sunday, as rescuers searched for people stranded in the worst-affected areas. The downpours that started Aug.

Weathering climate change: Kerala floods show why India must push the West to act

Sun, 19 Aug 2018 23:55:00 +0200financialexpress (en)

Last December, 21 out of 27 studies that were published in the 6th edition of the Explaining Extreme Events from a Climate Perspective—a special edition of the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society—agreed that extreme weather events had strong links to long-term climate change.

800,000 displaced in flooding in southern Indian state

Sun, 19 Aug 2018 23:16:00 +0200samoaobserver (en)

CHENGANNUR, India (AP) — Some 800,000 people have been displaced and over 350 have died in the worst flooding in a century in southern India's Kerala state, officials said Sunday, as rescuers searched for people stranded in the worst-affected areas. The downpours that started Aug.

800,000 Displaced in Flooding in Southern Indian State

Sun, 19 Aug 2018 20:11:00 +0200theepochtimes (en)

A stranded woman gestures towards her house as she asks for more essential supplies from a volunteer in a flooded area in Chengannur in the southern state of Kerala, India , on Aug.19, 2018. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi) CHENGANNUR, India—Some 800,000 people have been displaced and over 350 have died in the....

Canadians fear for relatives trapped amid flooding in Indian state of Kerala

Sun, 19 Aug 2018 19:58:00 +0200TorontoStar (en)

Weather officials have predicted more rains across the state through Monday morning. In several villages in the suburbs of Chengannur, one of the worst-affected areas, carcasses of dead cattle were seen floating in muddy waters as water began receding. However, vast rice fields continued to be marooned and many vehicles were submerged.

Desastrosa inundación dejaría sin hogar a 153 millones de personas

Sun, 19 Aug 2018 18:50:00 +0200larepublica-pe (es)

Efectos del cambio climático . Un estudio publicado por Earth’s Future reveló los catastróficos daños que provocaría el deshielo de capas de la Según estudio la capa de hielo de la Antártida podría colapsar e inundar a diversos países. Créditos: Imagen referencial Efectos del cambio climático .

Officials Say Over 350 Dead, 800,000 Displaced in India Flood

Sun, 19 Aug 2018 17:54:00 +0200time (en)

11:52 AM EDT. Aijaz Rahi / AP (CHENGANNUR, India ) Some 800,000 people have been displaced and over 350 have died in the worst flooding in a century in southern India’s Kerala state , officials said Sunday, as rescuers searched for people stranded in the worst-affected areas. The downpours that started Aug.

Nearly 800,000 displaced in flooding in south India

Sun, 19 Aug 2018 17:45:00 +0200nypost (en)

CHENGANNUR, India — Some 800,000 people have been displaced and over 350 have died in the worst flooding in a century in southern India’s Kerala state, officials said Sunday, as rescuers searched for people stranded in the worst-affected areas. The downpours that started Aug.

800,000 displaced in flooding in southern Indian state

Sun, 19 Aug 2018 17:33:00 +0200CBC (en)

A stranded woman gestures toward her house as she asks for more essential supplies from a volunteer in a flooded area in Chengannur, India ., in the southern state of Kerala on Sunday. (Aijaz Rahi/Associated Press) Some 800,000 people have been displaced and over 350 have died in the worst flooding....

World 800,000 displaced in flooding in southern Indian state

Sun, 19 Aug 2018 17:08:00 +0200boston (en)

CHENGANNUR, India (AP) — Some 800,000 people have been displaced and over 350 have died in the worst flooding in a century in southern India’s Kerala state, officials said Sunday, as rescuers searched for people stranded in the worst-affected areas. The downpours that started Aug.

800,000 displaced in flooding in southern Indian state

Sun, 19 Aug 2018 16:43:00 +0200bostonherald (en)

CHENGANNUR, India — Some 800,000 people have been displaced and over 350 have died in the worst flooding in a century in southern India's Kerala state, officials said Sunday, as rescuers searched for people stranded in the worst-affected areas. The downpours that started Aug.

800,000 displaced in flooding in southern Indian state

Sun, 19 Aug 2018 16:25:00 +0200simcoe (en)

One of the rescuers, Rajagopal, a police constable who uses only one name, said initially "we didn't anticipate it would be such a big disaster." But he said that by Wednesday, "we realized it's really big." Officials have called it the worst flooding in Kerala in a century, with rainfall in some....

800,000 displaced in flooding in southern Indian state

Sun, 19 Aug 2018 16:17:00 +0200thespec (en)

One of the rescuers, Rajagopal, a police constable who uses only one name, said initially "we didn't anticipate it would be such a big disaster." But he said that by Wednesday, "we realized it's really big." Officials have called it the worst flooding in Kerala in a century, with rainfall in some....

"I will die here": Toll rises in India's worst flooding in a century

Sun, 19 Aug 2018 15:29:00 +0200CBSnews (en)

At least two trains carrying about 1.5 million liters (400,000 gallons) of water moved to the flooded areas from the neighboring states of Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra on Sunday, India n railway official Milind Deouskar said, according to the Press Trust of India news agency.

800,000 displaced in flooding in southern Indian state

Sun, 19 Aug 2018 15:06:00 +0200eagletribune (en)

CHENGANNUR, India (AP) — Some 800,000 people have been displaced and over 350 have died in the worst flooding in a century in southern India's Kerala state, officials said Sunday, as rescuers searched for people stranded in the worst-affected areas. The downpours that started Aug.

More than 350 dead and 800,000 displaced in flooding in southern Indian state

Sun, 19 Aug 2018 15:03:00 +0200TorontoStar (en)

“I will not come. This is my home and I will die here,” said Yamma, who lives alone. The team later rescued a 61-year-old kidney ailment patient, Raveendran, who needs dialysis twice a week. One of the rescuers, Rajagopal, a police constable who uses only one name, said initially “we didn’t anticipate it would be such a big disaster.

800,000 displaced in flooding in southern Indian state

Sun, 19 Aug 2018 14:56:00 +0200ABCnews (en)

Some 800,000 people have been displaced and over 350 have died in the worst flooding in a century in southern India 's Kerala state, officials said Sunday, as rescuers searched for people stranded in the worst-affected areas. The downpours that started Aug.

800,000 displaced, 350 dead in flooding in southern Indian state

Sun, 19 Aug 2018 14:44:00 +0200680news (en)

Flood victims are evacuated to safer areas in Kozhikode, in the southern India n state of Kerala, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Torrential monsoon rains have disrupted air and train services in the southern Indian state of Kerala, where flooding, landslides and bridge collapses have killed dozens of people in the past week, officials said.

Indian state sees worst flooding in century; 800,000 people displaced

Sun, 19 Aug 2018 14:44:00 +0200ctvnews (en)

CHENGANNUR, India -- Some 800,000 people have been displaced and over 350 have died in the worst flooding in a century in southern India's Kerala state, as authorities rushed to bring drinking water to the most affected areas, officials said Sunday. At least two trains carrying about 1.

India: Mohammed Al-Gergawi assures flood-affected Indian State of Kerala of UAE support

Sun, 19 Aug 2018 10:22:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

DUBAI, 18th August, 2018 (WAM) -- Mohammad bin Abdullah Al Gergawi, Minister of Cabinet Affairs and The Future, telephoned the Chief Minister of India n state of Kerala, Pinarayi Vijayan, and conveyed the condolences on behalf of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, His Highness....

India: Direct Relief Responding as Monsoonal Flooding Rips Through Kerala, India

Sun, 19 Aug 2018 08:19:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

The region is reeling from heavy flooding, which has left at least 324 dead. By Dan Hovey. Unusually heavy monsoon rains over the past 10 days have inundated large areas of the southern India n state of Kerala. The worst flooding the region has seen in over a century has already killed at least 324 people, and more torrential rain is expected.

Drought, floods pound Karnataka simultaneously

Sun, 19 Aug 2018 08:11:00 +0200newindianexpress (en)

By BENGALURU: A Peculiar situation has lashed Karnataka, where the government has to deal with flooding in the coastal and Malnad regions along with parts of South Karnataka, while a drought-like situation continues in certain parts of North Karnataka.

Indian expatriates in UAE tell of Kerala flood devastation

Sun, 19 Aug 2018 07:41:00 +0200thenational (en)

A woman cries as she holds her son after they were evacuated from a flooded area in Aluva in Kerala on August 18. Reuters. Families and friends of flood victims in Kerala have laid bare the devastation wrought by once in a century flooding. Surging waters have swamped homes and destroyed everything inside, they said.

Internacionales Hoy, 01:54 AM México: trabajador de farmacia rescató a niño atrapado en inundación Las inundaciones provocadas tras las torrenciales lluvias hicieron que un menor quedara atrapado, sin embargo, tal situación no fue impedimento para que una persona fuera a su rescate.

Sun, 19 Aug 2018 04:37:00 +0200panamericana (es)

México: trabajador de farmacia rescató a niño atrapado en inundación. Un fuerte temporal ha venido azotando a México , especialmente las zonas de Nezahualcóyotl, Chicoloapan y Chimalhuacán, donde las torrenciales lluvias afectaron a muchas personas. Tal es así que un niño se quedó atrapado en medio....

India en alerta por inundaciones en Kerala

Sun, 19 Aug 2018 04:31:00 +0200eluniversal (es)

Nueva Delhi.- La cifra de muertos por las inundaciones causadas por intensas lluvias monzónicas en el sur de India subió este sábado a más 350 , después de que se recuperaran este sábado otros 27 cadáveres, informó un funcionario de la Unidad de Gestión de Desastres del estado de Kerala. Más de 223.

Cricketer donates 1.5m Indian rupees for Kerala flood relief fund

Sun, 19 Aug 2018 04:17:00 +0200khaleejtimes (en)

Rising up to the occasion and calling it as his duty, Sanju Samson, a cricketer from Kerala for the Rajasthan Royals team in the India n Premier League (IPL), on Friday donated 1.50 million Indian rupees (Dh78,500 approx) for the flood-hit South Indian state of Kerala.

Kerala suffers $2.8b damage in floods

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 16:59:00 +0200gulfnews (en)

The worst floods in a century in India ’s southern state of Kerala have killed 324 people, caused $2.8 billion (Dh10.28 billion) in damages and left more than 220,000 people homeless, since the start of the monsoon season in June. Armed forces and rescue teams are trying to evacuate those stranded low-lying areas and buildings.

Air India comes to the aid of flood-hit Kochi

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 14:40:00 +0200khaleejtimes (en)

Air India , true to its reputation, spread its wings to stand with the people stranded in the devastating flood wreaking havoc in Kerala. From the moment, operations were suspended at the Cochin airport, Air India along with its subsidiary Air India Express swung into action and took the lead in....

UN chief Antonio Guterres ‘saddened’ over destruction caused by Kerala flood

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 11:32:00 +0200expressindia (en)

“As you know, India has quite a well-operated machinery to deal with natural disasters but of course our country team — I was in touch with our Resident Coordinator today — they’re following closely and they’re in touch with partners on the ground,” UN Secretary-Generals spokesperson said.

UN chief 'saddened' over destruction caused by Kerala flood

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 10:36:00 +0200business-standard (en)

has expressed sadness over the flooding and extensive damage and displacement caused in rain-battered is witnessing the worst flooding in 100 years. About 80 dams have overflowed and more than 300 lives have been lost. Over 3.14 lakh people have been moved to relief camps.

Live: UN chief express sadness over Kerala flood...

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 10:08:00 +0200khaleejtimes (en)

11:50am(GST) His Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah has announced the donation of Rs 4 crore for Kerala victims. 11:40am UN chief Antonio Guterres has expressed sadness over the flooding and extensive damage and displacement caused in rain-battered Kerala.

Internacionales Hace 15 minutos México: trabajador de farmacia rescató a niño atrapado en inundación Las inundaciones provocadas tras las torrenciales lluvias hicieron que un menor quedara atrapado, sin embargo, tal situación no fue impedimento para que una persona fuera a su rescate.

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 09:08:00 +0200panamericana (es)

México: trabajador de farmacia rescató a niño atrapado en inundación. Un fuerte temporal ha venido azotando a México , especialmente las zonas de Nezahualcóyotl, Chicoloapan y Chimalhuacán, donde las torrenciales lluvias afectaron a muchas personas. Tal es así que un niño se quedó atrapado en medio....

UN chief 'saddened' over destruction caused by Kerala flood

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 09:07:00 +0200economictimes (en)

Digg; Google Bookmarks; StumbleUpon; Reddit; Newsvine; Live Bookmarks; Technorati; Yahoo Bookmarks; Blogmarks; Del.icio.us; ApnaCircle; Google Plus; Pinterest. When asked if the UN been asked for help in India in the Kerala floods, he said the world body has not received any direct request from the Indian Government for aid.

Guterres 'saddened' by Kerala flood toll; UN monitoring situation

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 07:34:00 +0200business-standard (en)

. UN Antonio Guterres is saddened by the loss of lives and the destruction due to the Kerala floods and the world organisation is following the situation very closely, according to his The UN "is saddened by the loss of life, destruction and displacement caused by the floods in India ," which is the....

Guterres saddened by Kerala flood toll; UN monitoring situation

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 06:17:00 +0200thehindu (en)

Asked if India had asked for UN assistance, he said there has been no request for help and added, “as you know India has quite a well-operating machinery to deal with natural disasters.” UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is saddened by the loss of lives and the destruction due to the Kerala....

Guterres saddened by Kerala flood toll; UN monitoring situation

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 06:12:00 +0200greaterkashmir (en)

. The UN "is saddened by the loss of life, destruction and displacement caused by the floods in India ," which is the worst flooding in about 100 years, Dujarric told reporters on Friday. Indo-Asian News Service United Nations, Publish Date: Aug 18 2018 9:08AM | Updated Date: Aug 18 2018 9:08AM ....

Surviving the nature’s fury

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 03:51:00 +0200pakobserver (en)

The intense flood situation in Kerala triggered by vigorous monsoon is a matter of concern. The India n government should speed up the flood relief and rehabilitation works apart from helping the affected. Besides, it is very sad to see Indonesia and its people being hit by the deadly earthquake.

Kerala is facing its worst flood in 100 years; death toll climbs to 324

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 22:55:00 +0200business-standard (en)

The Great Deluge of 99 or 99le vellapokkam is how Kerala remembers, through oral history, the horrors of the flood of 1924 (1099 in Malayalam Era), regarded as the worst in the recorded history of the region. Kerala was not a state then. Unprecedented rain this week in some districts of Kerala have....

Supreme Court for lower storage at Mullaperiyar

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 22:39:00 +0200thehindu (en)

The Supreme Court on Friday suggested that the disaster management sub-committee, the National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC) and the supervisory panel monitoring the Mullaperiyar dam in flood-hit Kerala hold meetings to explore ways to reduce the water level in the reservoir to 139 feet.

Kerala floods: Insurers asked to expeditiously settle claims

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 21:09:00 +0200financialexpress (en)

Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (Irdai) has issued guidelines on settlement of insurance claims of victims of floods in Kerala. The southern state has been devastated by the worst floods in nearly 100 years, with landslides and flash floods killing more than 150 people and displacing thousands.

Efemérides: Ocurrió un día como hoy 17 de agosto

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 15:23:00 +0200generaccion (es)

En el Perú: 1850.- Muere en Boulogne Sur-Mer (Francia), el Libertador José de San Martín, militar argentino, héroe de la independencia americana, libertador de Argentina, Chile y Perú. 1869.- Ratifican el Contrato Dreyfus por el guano de las islas. 1929.- El presidente Augusto B. Leguía crea el Instituto Pedagógico Nacionnal.

Kerala floods: Resolve the calamity with ‘humaneness, focus, requisite efficiency’, says SC

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 13:36:00 +0200thehindu (en)

Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra reached out to the people of Kerala whose lives have been swept away by the floods while urging the Centre and the Kerala government to resolve the calamity with “humaneness, focus and requisite efficiency”. “This is a crisis and we want everyone to wake up to the....

Google Person Finder Launches Tool For Kerala Flood Victims

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 08:02:00 +0200news18 (en)

Google has launched its 'Person Finder' application in India to help offer information on missing people in flood-affected state of Kerala. The tool is designed to help people find their loved ones. The tool can be used to find people in the aftermath of a natural disaster or a crisis.

Activists from Chennai set out for Kerala to help in relief work

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 03:19:00 +0200timesofindia (en)

CHENNAI: During the December 2015 Chennai floods, they helped rescue many lives - both humans and animals. And now, as Kerala is facing one of the worst natural disasters, they are putting their expertise to use. Dinesh Baba, Nishanth Ravi, Arjun Shah and Peter Van Geit - all animal welfare....

Videos muestran tragedia en la India por lluvias

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 19:08:00 +0200elsiglodetorreon (es)

Un total de 97 personas han muerto a causa de las lluvias torrenciales que desde hace una semana azotan el estado meridional indio de Kerala, cuyas autoridades han decretado la alerta roja, informaron hoy fuentes oficiales. Un portavoz de la Autoridad Nacional de Gestión de Desastres (NDMA) de Kerala, P.

Worst floods in a century kill 67 in India's Kerala state

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 22:16:00 +0200heart (en)

At least 25 died on Wednesday, with the disaster management authority saying that the number is likely to increase. Tourists, who flock to the southern state for its beaches, scenic landscapes and tea plantations, have been warned to stay away from many popular areas because of flooding.

Heavy rain pounds Karnataka, flood alert in affected districts

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 18:58:00 +0200HindustanTimes (en)

With the coastal and other districts of Karnataka receiving heavy rain a flood alert has been sounded in the southern state, officials said on Wednesday. According to the State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre, coastal Udupi district received up to 35.7 cm rain in certain parts over the past 24 hours.

Worst flood in a century kills 43 in India's Kerala

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 14:36:00 +0200standardmedia (en)

Rescue workers evacuate people from flooded areas after the opening of Idamalayar, Cheruthoni and Mullaperiyar dam shutters following heavy rains, on the outskirts of Kochi, India August 15, 2018. [Photo, Reuters] The death toll from the worst floods in nearly a century in the Indian tourist state....

Kerala rain LIVE updates: Several districts on high alert as death toll mounts to 40; heavy rainfall to continue

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 09:28:00 +0200ibtimes-in (en)

At least 40 people have died in Kerala as incessant rainfall which has been lashing the state for the past few days have triggered flash floods and mudslide. Here are the LIVE updates: The Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh visited a flood relief camp, at Ernakulam on August 12.

After 37 deaths, fresh rain alert issued in India's Kerala state

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 06:17:00 +0200ecns (en)

India n authorities have sounded a fresh rain alert in Kerala state till Aug. 15, even though the monsoon showers subsided and floods receded in the past 24 hours after three days of devastation that claimed 37 lives and rendered 34,000 homeless. "Though there have been improvement in rain situation....

Rajnath announces Rs 100 crore immediate aid for Kerala after floods

Sun, 12 Aug 2018 18:06:00 +0200HindustanTimes (en)

Home minister Rajnath Singh conducting an aerial-survey of flood-affected areas in Kerala.(Photo: @HMO India /Twitter) Union home minister Rajnath Singh, who carried out an aerial survey of Kerala’s flood-affected areas on Sunday, called the floods “unprecedented” and assured the state of all help....

After 37 deaths, fresh rain alert issued in India's Kerala state

Sun, 12 Aug 2018 11:04:00 +0200xinhuanet_en (en)

NEW DELHI, Aug. 12 (Xinhua) -- India n authorities have sounded a fresh rain alert in Kerala state till Aug. 15, even though the monsoon showers subsided and floods receded in the past 24 hours after three days of devastation that claimed 37 lives and rendered 34,000 homeless.

New warning system of flooding in the making

Sat, 11 Aug 2018 21:14:00 +0200thehindu (en)

Tsunami alerts that would be issued by India in the near future can tell rescue agencies which areas would flood, thanks to a new model of warning system in the making. City-based Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) provides tsunami alerts for the 21 Indian Ocean Rim nations.

34 killed in Kerala floods, high alert for heavy rain till Aug 15

Sat, 11 Aug 2018 16:58:00 +0200HindustanTimes (en)

Torrential rains that battered Kerala for three consecutive days subsided on Saturday, bringing some relief to the harried state even as 11 out of the state’s 14 districts were inundated by floods and the toll rose to 34. But the trouble was not over for the worst-affected Idukki and Wayanad....

Free legal clinics offered for residents still dealing with Harvey

Fri, 10 Aug 2018 01:04:00 +0200houstonchronicle (en)

The Houston Bar Association is offering four free legal aid clinics later this month for residents still grappling with the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. The clinics will run from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday Aug. 18 and will focus on issues like FEMA claim appeals, landlord/tenant issues, lost....

Free legal clinics for residents still dealing with impact of Harvey

Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:49:00 +0200chron (en)

The Houston Bar Association is offering four free legal aid clinics later this month for residents still grappling with the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. The clinics will run from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday Aug.18 and will focus on issues like FEMA claim appeals, landlord/tenant issues, lost....

Landmine risk for thousands displaced by floods in Laos

Tue, 07 Aug 2018 16:45:00 +0200yenisafak-en (en)

Thousands of people in Laos, whose homes were swept away when a dam burst, are sheltering in areas contaminated by landmines, humanitarians said, as floods and mud hamper aid delivery. The United Nations (U.N.) said on Monday that 34 people were reported dead, 97 were missing and 6,000 had been....

On International Day, Indigenous Peoples Preserve Biodiversity

Tue, 07 Aug 2018 10:04:00 +0200foodtank (en)

, and Katherine Walla This International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, August 9, is an opportunity to celebrate the ecological and cultural value of indigenous foodways. In 1994, the United Nations General Assembly declared the day to encourage the world to protect and promote the rights of indigenous peoples.

Asia & Pacific

Tue, 31 Jul 2018 04:30:00 +0200theepochtimes (en)

South Korea plans to invest 1.5 trillion won ($1.34 billion) over the next 10 years in its semiconductor industry, according to Yonhap News Agency. Paik Ungyu—the Minister of Trade, Industry, and Energy—made this announcement Monday when visited key semiconductor production lines of Samsung Electronics Co.

Fotos | Peces llegan a pasillos de un hospital tras inundaciones en la India

Mon, 30 Jul 2018 18:26:00 +0200rpp (es)

. En la época de monzón, que afecta a la India de junio a septiembre, el norte del país asiático suele sufrir inundaciones generalizadas . La última inundación afectó la sala de emergencias de un hospital. La temporada del monzón en la ya dejó 545 muertos desde el mes de mayo.

El monzón, que ya dejó 545 muertos en India desde el mes de mayo, provocó una inundación en un hospital del estado de Bihar (nordeste), donde se hallaron peces nadando por los pasillos

Mon, 30 Jul 2018 18:00:00 +0200lahora (es)

AFP. El monzón, que ya dejó 545 muertos en India desde el mes de mayo, provocó una inundación en un hospital del estado de Bihar (nordeste), donde se hallaron peces nadando por los pasillos, indicaron este lunes las autoridades. Mientras el agua sucia se internaba en la sala de cuidados intensivos....

NDRF equipped to deal with nuclear, chemical emergencies: Chief Sanjay Kumar (IANS Interview)

Sun, 29 Jul 2018 13:13:00 +0200business-standard (en)

"As on date all NDRF battalions are capable of dealing with CBRN emergencies. To cater to the need and to deal with chemical and nuclear disasters, we have mandated nine specialist teams for CBRN emergencies in each battalion. In addition, these teams have been trained in premier institutions in the....

Paying tribute for the developmental champion, Eng. Simegnew

Sun, 29 Jul 2018 04:33:00 +0200ethpress-herald-en (en)

"Welcome to your grand home!," he had said this word to the visiting crew who went to witness the overall construction progress of the Grand Ethiopian Renascence Dam, some few months ago. I was one of the visiting crew members who had the chance to receive this blessing from the late Chief Executive....

Flooding and landslides hit Vietnam and Philippines

Tue, 24 Jul 2018 04:51:00 +0200straitstimesSG (en)

HANOI • Heavy rain brought about by tropical storms have claimed more than 20 lives in Vietnam and the Philippines, while India and Myanmar are bracing for more rain in the coming days. Flash floods in Vietnam have now claimed at least 19 lives, the government said yesterday, as residents in affected areas sought safety in higher ground.

Monsoon season is upon us: Expect more storms, flood risk in Fort Collins

Mon, 23 Jul 2018 23:40:00 +0200coloradoan (en)

It’s that time of year when outdoor events become tentative at best and tiny lightning bolts hold your cellphone weather app hostage. Northern Colorado monsoon season is upon us. The late-July to early-August weather whirlwind means we’ll probably see a lot of rain and some risk for flash flooding in Fort Collins for the next few weeks.

PML-N is NABâ s sole target, claims Shahbaz

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 03:14:00 +0200thenews-pk (en)

PESHAWAR: President Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Shahbaz Sharif on Friday said his party was being pushed to the wall by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB). Speaking at a press conference here, he also accused the Punjab caretaker government of targeting the PML-N.

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