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Three killed as rains and landslides wreak havoc in Assam; air force called in

May 16, 2022 2:51 am

A family of three was buried alive when a landslide in Dima Hasao district’s Haflong revenue circle led to the collapse of a building.

Heavy rains in Sydney flood downtown streets, trigger evacuations

April 07, 2022 5:24 pm

Sydney has received 1,227 mm (48 inches) of rain so far this year, more than its average annual rainfall of 1,213 mm. Over the next 24 hours, many coastal towns could get up to 180 mm (7 inches), the Bureau of Meteorology said.

At least 1 dead, 10 missing in landslide near Mexico City

September 11, 2021 2:48 pm

Firefighters scaled a three-story pile of rocks that appeared to be resting on houses in Tlalnepantla, which is part of Mexico state. The state surrounds the capital on three sides.

Mumbai gets heavy showers, more rain likely till weekend

September 09, 2021 12:58 am

The India Meteorological Department’s (IMD) Santacruz observatory recorded 78.7 mm of rainfall in the 24 hours ending 8.30 am Wednesday

Bridge collapsed after heavy rain in Dehradun

August 27, 2021 11:44 pm

Three vehicles were reportedly trapped at affected site and two persons injured in the incident who were sent home after treatment.

Heavy rains wreak havoc in Arunachal, largescale damage reported

August 27, 2021 12:41 pm

Siang's Deputy Commissioner Atul Tayeng said the heavy rains severely affected the district's communication infrastructure with unprecedented flooding of the Simang river on Thursday.

'Newly repaired' part of Belapur Fort collapses: Locals, activists blame CIDCO, 'poor conservation work' by contractor

June 14, 2021 1:06 am

Since the restoration project of the fort began in 2019, local activists and volunteers have been objecting to the way the site is being “redeveloped”

Watchtower of Belapur fort collapses amid heavy showers

June 13, 2021 11:45 pm

The debris of the wall of the fort's watchtower that collapsed fell on a passing Navi Mumbai Municipal Transport bus, damaging it and injuring a woman passenger.

Bengal braces for heavy rain with strong winds for next five days

June 12, 2021 4:56 am

Officials on Friday said East Midnapore, North and South 24 Parganas might see winds gusting up to 30-40 kmhr for the next three days.

After unusual flooding in South Mumbai last year, residents wary of repeat

May 31, 2021 1:53 am

Last year, many areas in South Mumbai got waterlogged due to heavy rain and water gushed into gated societies


Disaster Alert

June 22, 2020 6:20 pm

Natural calamities killed over a thousand people just between 1 April and 20 June: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:20 pm

Dust storms, floods and thunderstorms along with lightning have killed over one dozen people every single day this year. This kind of weather, particularly across north and east India, has put Uttar Pradesh on top of the list of such deaths.