#Floods

.Ratlam, Madhya Pradesh, India
An alert has been issued by the IMD in Ratlam due to heavy rains and flood-like conditions. (Photo credit: Representational/PTI file)

  • Heavy downpour in Madhya Pradesh's Ratlam has created a flood-like situation in the region
  • Videos shares on social media show vehicles and roads fully submerged in the water
  • Ratlam has received a total of 36 inches of rain so far

.Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Vehicles wade through waterlogged VIP road in Kolkata (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Kolkata saw very heavy rainfall from 1 am to 7 am on Monday
  • The Met department expects rains to continue till Tuesday morning
  • Several airlines have issued alerts

.Cranford, NJ, USA
The mud-caked sidewalks of Cranford, New Jersey, were lined with the detritus of the suburban dream. (Photo Credit: AP)

  • Cleanup from the deadly remnants of Hurricane Ida moves into high gear
  • The main foes during the massive cleanup: muck, mud and sewage
  • President Joe Biden will survey storm damage in New York City and Manville, New Jersey

.New Jersey, USA
Hurricane Ida turned into a Category 4 storm within 24 hours. (Photo Credit: Associated Press)

  • New Jersey has reported 23 deaths so far
  • At least 12 people have been killed in New York
  • New York City has shut down its subway system

.New York, NY, USA
.New York, NY, USA
Floods disrupted trains services in New York City. (Photo Credit: AP)

  • Flash floods inundated the roads of New York City 
  • At least 9 people were killed
  • A state of emergency was declared 

.Maryland City, MD, USA
Homes flooded in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida (Photo Credit: PTI/AP)

  • Hurricane Ida caused rainfall in Gulf Coast states Tuesday
  • Maximum windspeeds ranged around 48kmph
  • Tropical Storm Kate has swirled away from Atlantic shores

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
An abandoned vehicle is half-submerged in a ditch next to a near flooded highway as the outer bands of Hurricane Ida. (Photo credit: AP)

  • Ida has killed at least one person in the US so far
  • Louisiana and Mississippi declared public health emergencies on Monday
  • FEMA guidelines and alerts are considered life saving, the guidelines say

.Tennessee City, TN, USA
Rescue operation in Pennsylvania (Representational Image/ Unsplash)

  • Joel Boyers and his fiancee rescued 17 people in Tennessee floods
  • Despite patchy internet, high-voltage power lines on the way, he kept flying
  • He had flown over disasters, including floods, before

.Tennessee City, TN, USA
Anna Mays (L) sits on a cot as a shelter volunteer checks on her, Monday, August 23, 2021, in Waverly. (Photo credit: AP)

  • Record-breaking rain caused the Tennessee flooding that killed at least 22 people
  • As per Tennessee's American Red Cross chapter, more than 90 people stayed in shelters
  • The police chief said the number of people considered missing has fluctuated