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Landslide at Tamhini ghat, traffic stalled for a few hours

September 05, 2019 6:39 am

According to local police, a large chunk of soil, rocks and vegetation came sliding down on the road at Nive village in Tamhini ghat around 8 am, blocking the road completely.

Kavalappara landslide: Only house standing, but resident not sure if it’s a good thing to be alive

August 12, 2019 1:07 pm

Kerala flood: If ever there was a miracle in Kavalappara that night, it saved the lives of Thankamani and her husband. Except for the couple's home, a tiny Shiva temple and a clump of areca nut trees in the centre, the hill had wiped out everything.

Chinese landslide kills 15, 30 still missing

July 25, 2019 2:00 pm

Eleven locals have already been taken to hospital with varying injuries after a mudslide on Tuesday buried 21 houses in a village next to the city of Liupanshui. Rescue operations have been in action ever since.

Jammu-Srinagar National Highway closed due to fresh landslides

February 25, 2019 2:36 pm

Two doctors from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi, had arrived here Sunday afternoon to examine the senior BJP leader.

Four years and many surveys later, disaster prevention work yet to begin in 20 ‘landslide-prone’ villages

December 08, 2018 7:31 am

Two years ago, the state administration decided to take several measures to prevent landslides and allotted Rs 3.5 crore for the same. But with the work failing to take of, local villagers have been demanding they should be shifted to a new location.

'Seven dead as landslide hits two vehicles in JK's Kishtwar'

August 20, 2018 7:57 pm

A minibus and a car plying on the road were hit with massive boulders and debris, which came tumbling down a hillock at Kulligad at 10.45 am, Senior Superintendent of Police Rajinder Kumar Gupta told PTI. 

Landslides disrupt rail and road traffic between Chandigarh and Shimla

August 14, 2018 9:22 am

The Solan district administration said 102 roads have been damaged in the district due to landslides triggered by heavy rain. In Solan district alone, eight persons, including a boy studying in the seventh standard in Parwanoo, died.

Landslide, massive flood kills eight people in Nepal

July 13, 2018 2:06 pm

In 2015, Hanumante River displaced 850 people from their temporary shelters at the Maheshwori playground. These victims had become homeless in the earthquake earlier that year.

Tamil Nadu: Major landslide on Coimbatore-Siruvani dam road; no casualties

June 17, 2018 11:45 pm

The soil had loosened due to heavy rains in Western ghats area over the past few days and suddenly came down at the 14th bend area, bringing down trees and boulders, forest department officials said

Waste landslide at Myanmar jade mining site kills 14

May 04, 2018 3:51 pm

An official in Kachin state's Hpakant township says the accident also left six people injured and an unknown number believed missing. A search is continuing.


Himachal tragedy: Landslide kills at least 17 people in Mandi

August 13, 2017 7:25 pm

Himachal Pradesh landslide: The state government has announced an ex gratia of Rs 5 lakh to the next of kin of the deceased.

China landslide: After more than 60 hrs, 2 people rescued alive from Shenzhen landslide

December 23, 2015 12:27 pm

In the China landslide, more than 70 people are still missing when a mountain of construction waste material and mud collapsed and flowed into an industrial park in Shenzhen.

China's Shenzhen swallowed by massive landslide

December 21, 2015 12:11 pm

The landslide collapsed and buried buildings at and around an industrial park in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen on Sunday authorities reported.

Landslide on Mumbai-Pune Expressway kills two, five injured

July 19, 2015 9:15 pm

The landslide stuck near the Adoshi tunnel around 12 noon, stopping traffic on both Pune and Mumbai side of the Expressway.

Landslides and cloudburst in Uttarakhand

August 16, 2014 3:43 pm

At least 25 feared dead in separate incidents of landslides and cloudburst in Uttarakhand.