Car submerged under water in a basement of a society in Pune (Photo: Twitter)

12 killed as heavy rains lash Maharashtra

Pune: At least 12 persons have been killed and four more missing in various rain-related incidents in Pune and Nashik, and surrounding areas since late Wednesday, officials said here on Thursday. According to the State and District Disaster Controls, at least five persons were washed away in flood waters in Shivapur. Some bodies were recovered […]

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Heavy rains, hailstorm damage crops in northwest India

New Delhi :  Heavy rains, accompanied with hailstorms, hitting northwest India for past three days have damaged standing crops, raising concerns over the overall output and the quality this season. Light to heavy rainfall lashed parts of Delhi-NCR on Thursday with Dwaraka, Noida and Faridabad experiencing hail. Hailstorms, accompanied with rains and high velocity winds, […]