Torrential rainfall, flooding hits NSW, Queensland – Local – Insurance News

Torrential rainfall fell in parts of NSW and southeast Queensland last week, causing rivers to burst their banks and flash flooding to hit already saturated areas, as an extended wet weather pattern continues to lead to further insurance claims. The Bureau of Meteorology says three-day totals to 9am Saturday included 392mm at Meldrum near Coffs … Read more

Incessant rainfall in Punjab may damage Kharif crops, say experts

Incessant rain at many places in Punjab may cause damage to Kharif crops, especially paddy and cotton, farm experts said on Saturday. Besides delaying harvesting of crops, the untimely rain will not only affect the yield but also quality of crop, they said. Rain lashed parts of Punjab and Haryana, leading … Read more

Heavy rainfall affects normal life in Gurugram, leads to waterlogging

More than six hours of rainfall on Thursday led to heavy water logging and a flood-like situation on multiple stretches and areas in Gurugram. According to the district administration, Gurugram district recorded 395 mm of rainfall till 5 p.m. The residents were seen helpless while multiple stretches across Gurugram resembled river. … Read more

Heavy showers in Rajasthan; rainfall to decline in coming days: IMD

Moderate to heavy rain occurred in many parts of Rajasthan in the 24-hour period ending at 8.30 am on Friday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. The weather office has also predicted a decrease in rainfall activity in the state in the coming days. Light to moderate rain was recorded in … Read more

Parts of Delhi report light rainfall, more likely over next five days

Parts of Delhi received light to moderate rainfall on Saturday with the maximum temperature settling at 36.8 degrees Celsius, three notches above normal, according to the India Meteorological Department. The city is likely to receive light rainfall over the next five days, the IMD said. The national capital recorded a minimum … Read more

More Rainfall After Downpours Flooded Rhode Island Streets

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The heavy rain that caused street flooding and forced the closure of major roads in Rhode Island on Labor Day continued on Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service. Nearly 11 inches of rain had fallen in the city of Cranston by early Tuesday, according to a weather service report, while … Read more

Heavy rainfall wreaks havoc in Chennai, low-lying areas inundated

Heavy rainfall lashes Chennai Dear Reader, Business Standard has always strived hard to provide up-to-date information and commentary on developments that are of interest to you and have wider political and economic implications for the country and the world. Your encouragement and constant feedback on how to improve our offering have only made our resolve … Read more

NSW, Queensland face ‘unusually high’ spring rainfall – Local – Insurance News

NSW and Queensland are poised to receive unusually high September-November rainfall ranking in the top 20% of all springs on record, the Bureau of Meteorology says. A negative Indian Ocean dipole, which is associated with wetter than average conditions over Australia, means much of the eastern half of Australia has an increased chance of above … Read more

Dallas Storm Causes ‘Nominal’ Claims Despite Near-Historic Rainfall

New You can now listen to Insurance Journal articles! A 1,000-year rain event that brought 10 or more inches of rainfall to parts of North Texas early this week has led to roughly 3,500 property claims, 1,300 auto claims and less than 20 flood claims through the National Flood Insurance Program, according to the Insurance … Read more