Floods in Uttar Pradesh, India

Severe flooding on a massive scale across much of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh has caused chaos and displaced around half a million people so far. Fatalities have risen…

Bihar Floods July 2013

Yet another state in north and eastern India is suffering from floods. In the last few days hundreds of villages in Assam have been under water. Before that the states…

Why Uttarakhand?

After the evacuation of over 100,000, the complete destruction of towns and villages, the terrible deaths of as many as 1,000, and with many of the stranded still missing, I…

Assam Floods Worsen

Update: 10th July 2013 The flooding in Assam deteriorated further. As of Wednesday 10th July 2013, there were around 400 villages in 11 districts under water (Assam has 27 districts…

Assam Floods June 2013

Update, 4th July 2013: Assam state government says, as of 2nd July 240 villages were severely affected 3,340 hectare (ha) of farmland under water 3 relief camps set up in…

Uttarakhand Flood Rescue

Some media reports have stated that the number of dead in the Uttarakhand flood disaster has risen to 1,000, a shocking rise from the 60 reported deaths from the previous…

Uttarakhand Flood Map

Google have published a map of the area of Uttarakhand devesatated by the floods, showing places affected, relief centers, road closures and the locations of those still stranded. Click on…

Uttarakhand Floods Update

Summary: Some reports say 1,000 dead, 62,000 still stranded. 24,000 rescued 500 roads damaged and 200 bridges washed out Army, Air force, Indo-Tibetan Border Police and National Disaster Relief Force…

Uttarakhand Floods, India

A few days ago I wrote about the monsoon floods that had struck various parts of India over the weekend. Mumbai, New Delhi and Pune were included on the list…

Floods in Bihar, India

Torrential rain and storms in the Bihar region of India brought chaos to the area. As many as 5 people have died due to the flooding there, but also at…