April 13, 2022 9:23 am
At least 20 storms and typhoons batter the Philippines each year, mostly during the rainy season that begins around June. Some storms have hit even during the scorching summer months in recent years.
November 18, 2021 7:20 am
Union Road Transport and Highways Secretary Giridhar Aramane said the government's aim is to provide connectivity to remote areas.
October 18, 2021 8:12 am
The state government has announced a relief package of Rs 4 lakh each for the dependents of the victims who perished in the landslides at Koottickal village in Kottayam and Kokkayar in Idukki.
October 16, 2021 9:35 pm
Two people were killed after the car in which they were travelling was swept away by rising floodwaters near Moonunkavayal on the Kanjar-Manappadi road in Idukki district.
August 31, 2021 11:34 am
Marathwada and North Maharashtra is lashed by heavy rain since Monday night.
July 27, 2021 7:34 am
Monsoon vagaries call for building resilience. Ecological thinking must spread beyond experts and conservationists.
April 23, 2021 8:20 pm
The ongoing wet spell has led to landslides and avalanches, destroyed crops and property, and caused loss of animal lives. In several parts, roads including national highways have been blocked and power supply disrupted. In Kinnaur, a man was killed in a landslide.
August 18, 2019 10:38 pm
Government officials told PTI that eight people died in Shimla, two each in Kullu, Sirmaur, Solan and Chamba and one each in Una and Lahaul-Spiti districts.
August 10, 2019 4:53 pm
As many as 874 villages in 68 taluks were affected as most rivers continued to flow above the danger mark, forcing authorities to evacuate 2.07 lakh people as on Friday evening.
July 11, 2019 11:35 pm
Around 3.30 am on Thursday, a portion of one of the hostel buildings collapsed, burying the victims in their sleep. The victims, two 10-year-olds — Rhinchin Lhamu and Genden Wangmu — were students of Class V and VI, respectively.
September 09, 2018 7:10 am
Search operations continued after Thursday's powerful earthquake on Japan's northernmost main island of Hokkaido unleashed scores of landslides, burying homes in avalanches of soil, rock and timber.