07 October 2010

With heavy rain continuing in the catchment areas of Idukki, the water level showed an upward trend with a higher inflow recorded in the Periyar, the main tributary of the reservoir
The death toll due to heavy rain lashing the state went up to seven on Tuesday with a labourer struck dead by lightning in Kanakapura
Two people, including a six-month-old infant, were killed and ten others injured as heavy rains lashed the interior and northern parts of Karnataka during the last 24 hours
Torrential rains in many parts of the State have caused damage to life and property, and resulted in the death of five persons in the past two days
Following heavy rains throughout Saturday night, several areas were inundated in several villages. In Hassan, five houses were damaged and about 300-400 acres of standing crop submerged in water in Hassan
Three members of a family died after the car in which they were traveling was swept away by flood waters near Sathyamangalam in Erode district around midnight on Sunday
A few villages located on both sides of the surplus weir of Kunderipallam reservoir, near Gobichettipalayam, and the banks of Bhavani River were flooded after the dam surplussed on Saturday night
Heavy rain in forest areas in the district have resulted in three reservoirs filling up, prompting authorities to evacuate people in low lying areas to safer places
The water flow to Vaigai dam has increased since heavy rains lashed Theni district. Though the temperature in the morning in the last few days was relatively high, it was raining heavy in the evening every day
Flash floods washed away a car and three of its passengers including two children at DG Puthur, about 15km from Gobichettipalayam in Erode district on Sunday night
India’s 16-week monsoon period ended last week and the meteorological department has confirmed that we got 102% of normal rainfall
Despite indifferent distribution, the nearly 4 per cent above-normal monsoon rainfall this season has proved a blessing for the country’s agriculture
Indian farmers fight billionaire Mittal and Posco, a leading company in steel making, for water rights in Orissa
The Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) loses money on half of water it supplies
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is paying a hefty price for supplying water to Mumbai with outstanding water supply dues upto Rs 3,065 crore
40% water is lost in leakages in Mumbai: The water level over the catchment area at 12.9 lakh ml, but the city still wrangling with water woes
Poor access to safe and good quality drinking water: Water contamination is an important public health concern in Bihar
After several years of suffering, the villagers of Hebani Gram Panchayat in Mulbagal taluk of Kolar have found a way to get safe drinking water by themselves
1650 water supply schemes planned for meeting the drinking water needs of people in rural areas in Madhya Pradesh
Diarrhoea cases on the rise in Orissa