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India: 35 dead, dozens missing after heavy rains sweep southern states

At least 35 people have been killed and dozens more remain missing after heavy rains battered parts of southern India, destroying houses and flooding roads, officials said Monday. Flash floods triggered by consistent heavy rain killed at least 32 people in Andhra Pradesh, according to the state’s government. The rainfall began late last week, submerging […]

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India test-fired nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile amid growing border tensions with neighbours

India has test-fired a nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile from an island off its east coast amid lingering border tensions with China. The Agni-V missile landed in the Bay of Bengal with “a very high degree of accuracy”, a government statement said. India said it was part of a policy “to have credible minimum deterrence that […]

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Cyclone Gulab: Heavy rains and strong winds hit India’s east coast, thousands evacuated

A cyclone packing strong winds and rains hit India‚Äôs east coast, as tens of thousands of people in three states were evacuated to shelters. Heavy rains and strong winds were reported along the coast on Sunday evening as the tropical storm over the Bay of Bengal began making landfall, barely four months after another cyclone […]

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Cyclone Bulbul is gathering intensity over Bay of Bengal

Cyclone Bulbul is steadily gathering intensity over the Bay of Bengal and is expected to turn into a very severe cyclonic storm by Friday night. The weather office hasn’t yet said whether Cyclone Bulbul will make landfall in India but its predictions suggest that Bulbul will skirt Odisha and head towards West Bengal and Bangladesh […]