Haridwar/Lucknow, June 19: Akash and his three friends watched in horror as a rain swollen river in Uttarakhand washed away their car, leaving them stranded.
New Delhi, June 19: The muddy, swirling waters of the Yamuna river were flowing over the danger mark Wednesday, leading to the closure of the city’s 145-year-old railway bridge, and forced the evacuation of 2,000 families living along the river banks.
New Delhi, June 18: The Yamuna river crossed the danger mark in the national capital, an official said Tuesday, creating panic among residents and galvanising authorities into action.
New Delhi/Haridwar, June 18 ((IANS) Swollen mountain rivers fed by heavy rains destroyed homes and property in many areas in north India even as the monsoon downpour continued, leading to flooding and many rivers rising dangerously.
New Delhi, June 18: Delhi saw another pleasant day Tuesday with the mercury dipping to 32.1 degrees Celsius, seven notches below average.
Beijing, June 18: Border police in south China have seized a large number of snakes and tortoises in a cross-border smuggling case, officials said.
Beijing, June 18: As many as 118 suspects have been detained in China for their involvement in environmental pollution cases, authorities said Tuesday.
Shimla, June 18: Heavy rainfall has alarmingly increased the water level in Himachal Pradesh’s Pong and Bhakra dams, officials said Tuesday.
With reports of huge discharges from upstream barrages, authorities in Agra have cautioned people living along the Yamuna banks to shift to safer places.