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Death toll from Philippine landslides, floods rises to 43

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.

Road construction not triggering Uttarakhand landslides: Road Secy

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.

Kerala landslides toll rises to 22, rescue efforts continue

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.

Heavy rains, landslides in Kerala leave 5 dead; ‘situation serious,’ says CM

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.

Dhule-Aurangabad-Solapur highway affected due to landslide at Kannad ghat

August 31, 2021 11:34 am

Marathwada and North Maharashtra is lashed by heavy rain since Monday night.

Dealing with deluge

July 27, 2021 7:34 am

Monsoon vagaries call for building resilience. Ecological thinking must spread beyond experts and conservationists.

Snow, rain, thunderstorms continue in Himachal for fourth day in a row

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.

Heavy rains continue to batter northern states, 25 dead in Himachal, Punjab

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.

Karnataka floods: 24 killed, 2,00,000 evacuated; power, bus services disrupted

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.

Landslides kill two sleeping 10-year-old girls in Arunachal Pradesh school hostel

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.


Death toll from Japan earthquake rises as rescuers dig through landslides

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.