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Cyclone Kyant Path Cyclone Kyant: Deep Depression over westcentral Bay of Bengal Forecast track and intensity of the system: Date/time(IST) Position (lat. °N/ long. °E) Maximum sustained surface wind speed (kmph) Category of cyclonic Disturbance 27-10-2016/0530 15.7/85.5 50-60 gusting to 70 Deep Depression 27-10-2016/1130 15.3/84.6 50-60 gusting to 70 Deep Depression 27-10-2016/1730 15.0/83.8 45-55 gusting to 65 Depression 27-10-2016/2330 14.7/83.0 35-45 gusting to 55 Depression 28-10-2016/0530 14.4/82.0 25-35 gusting to 45 Low Why is the Cyclone called Kyant? The new cyclone in Myanmar has already caused flooding in some areas. The latest report says that it is now heading towards the east coast of India and might reach areas ....Read More →

At least 19 people died and over 100 were injured in a fire which broke at the SUM Hospital on Monday evening in Bhubaneswar. According to sources, the fire started at 7.30 pm in the dialysis ward which is located on the second floor of the hospital. Later, the fire spread to the medicine ward and Intensive Care Unit. Initially 14 people were declared dead at AMRI Hospital, while five succumbed to injuries. According to the Health Secretary Arti ....

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  19 dead in stampede in Varanasi At least 19 people have died in a stampede at Rajghat Bridge in Varanasi. Around 60 people have been injured in the stampede. Rajghat bridge is located between Varanasi and Chandauli. The stampede occurred when followers of Jai Gurudev, a religious leader, were going down from the Rajghat bridge. The followers were heading to Domri village where they had to participate in a two-day camp. District Magistrate of Chandauli, Kumar Prashant, stated that of the ....Read More →
Bus Fell into Pond in Bihar's Madhubani At least 50 passengers were feared dead after a bus drowned in a pond in Madhubani district of Bihar. The bus was heading to Sitamarhi from Madhubani, when the driver lost control and the vehicle fell into the 25 feet deep pond. Bodies of four passengers including a woman have been fished. According to reports, the rescue operations started late.   Explore More:  Madhubani District Map Bihar Map Bihar District Map Road Accidents in India  
  Terrorists open fire in Assam’s Kokrajhar, 14 reported killed Around fourteen civilians have been reported killed in a day-time terror attack at a weekly market at Balajan Tinali, in north-eastern state Assam’s Kokrajhar on August 5, 2016, in what could be the first of its kind incident of firing on people at a public place. With a total of 29 casualties, fifteen civilians are reported wounded and injured in the incident. In a retaliation that lasted for over 15 minutes and left the ....Read More →
  22 people missing in bridge collapse on Mumbai-Goa highway A bridge dating back to the British-era and located across the Savitri River on the Mumbai-Goa highway has collapsed. At least 22 people are reported to be missing in the mishap which took place on Tuesday at 11.30 pm. Several vehicles, including two Mumbai-bound buses, have fallen into the river. The bridge was approximately at a distance of 5 km from Mahad, a town in Raigad district of Maharashtra. It is about ....Read More →
An Indian Air Force plane AN-32, which was carrying 29 personnel went missing over the Bay of Bengal. On Friday morning, the plane took off from Chennai and was heading to Port Blair. Over 12 Navy and Coast Guard ships have been deployed to search the aircraft in the Bay of Bengal. According to an officer, the aircraft – reportedly carrying six crew members, 11 Air Force personnel, two Army, one Navy personnel, a Coast Guard member and other civilians ....Read More →
Map of Flood Affected Areas in Madhya Pradesh

More Rainfall in Madhya Pradesh in Next 24 Hours, Predicts IMD As per the reports, 22 people died, many are missing, more than 7,000 people have been rescued in the Madhya Pradesh flood. Some of the most affected districts are Rewa, Raisen, Mandla, Seoni, Sehore, Sagar, Damoh, Tikamgarh, and Agar-Malwa. The rescued people are living in camps. Around 15,819 affected people are living in 68 camps. Out of these, 6,710 are staying in ....Read More →
Heavy showers in Pithogarh and Chamoli district of Uttarakhand led to the death of twelve people, while twenty-five are still missing. The landslides buried houses in these districts, leaving many trapped under the rubbles. Among the twelve dead, 8 persons died in the cloudburst and four due to torrential rains. Rescuers are working hard to locate the people.
  Violence in Mathura: At least 24 people killed, 320 arrested At least 24 people, including two policemen (an SP and an SHO), were killed in Thursday’s violence in Mathura. A violent clash erupted between police and members of a sect in Jawahar Bagh area leading to this tragedy.  According to reports, about 3,000 people had illegally set up camp on a 260-acre government land for last two years. Tension continues to prevail in the area as police seized a large cache ....Read More →