• Body of missing person in flash flood recovered
    Dimapur, October 7 (MExN): After two days of search and rescue operation, the body of the missing person from a flash flood in Shokhuvi, Dimapur on Sunday was reportedly recovered on October 7. According to an NSDMA official, the recovery was made from Chümoukedima A area on Wednesday afternoon. It may be mentioned that one vehicle (Mahindra Bolero) with 5 occupants was washed away in a flash flood on October 4. While four of the occupants managed to escape, one person was repo
  • Nagaland: Bolero washed away in Shukhovi, one missing 
    Dimapur, October 6 (MExN): A bolero with five occupants was washed away by a flash flood in Shukhovi on Sunday evening and one person is still missing, informed the Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority (NSDMA) today.  While 3 occupants managed to escape, one person was rescued and other is missing, it said.  “Out of the 5 occupants, 3 managed to escape while 1 was rescued and one person still missing,” the official Twitter handle of NSDMA updated on
  • NSDMA forecasts more rainfall in coming week in Nagaland
    State records 29% monsoon rainfall deficiency  Kohima, September 19 (MExN): Nagaland has experienced seasonal deficiency of 29% rainfall from June 1 to September 17 but is likely to receive more precipitation in the next few days, the NSDMA said on Saturday. “A total of 95 mm rainfall was received this month so far and appears to be the least in last many years,” the Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority (NSDMA) said in a weather forecast issued in coordin
  • No let-up predicted for Dimapur weather
    NSDMA issues weather updates for coming days Kohima, August 8 (MExN): The scorching heat faced by denizens in Dimapur is unlikely to recede any time soon as the weather prediction for the second half of the month is reported to reach a maximum temperature of up to 35 degrees. This data is according to the weather updates for the coming days issued by the Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority (NSDMA), Home Department in coordination with Regional Meteorological Centre, Guwa
  • IDST team in Pungro for spot assessment of hailstorm incident
    Inter-Departmental State Team for 'on the spot assessment' due to April 21 hailstorm incident at Pungro Sub-Division, holds a meeting in Salomi village on May 8. (DIPR Photo)     Pungro, May 9 (MExN): An Inter-Departmental State Team (IDST) reached Pungro on May 7 for 'on the spot assessment' of the damages caused by April 21 hailstorm incident in the sub-division.   On May 8, after a short briefing held with ADC & EAC Pungro in the morning, 
  • Schools in Nagaland need to conform with National Building Code safety standard: NSDMA
    Our Correspondent Kohima | February 3 The Nagaland Disaster Management School Safety Policy 2019 in safety actions stated that all existing as well as new schools need to conform to safety standards as per the National Building Code. In addition, any other norms prescribed by the state government need to be adhered to, according to the Policy brought out by Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority (NSDMA), Home department.    The Policy stated that new s