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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.

Tool to predict building collapse, landslides two weeks in advance

August 16, 2018 5:26 pm

The new software focuses on turning algorithms and big data into risk assessment and management actions.

Floods, rain and landslides batter northeast India; death toll touches 17

June 16, 2018 11:50 pm

Multiple landslides have blocked vital transport routes, hindering the relief work in the affected states. Security forces comprising of paramilitary troops, state forces as well as the Army, have been deployed in carrying out the relief operations and required medical support in the affected states.

Nine people feared killed in landslides in Nepal

July 03, 2017 5:44 pm

Three persons were killed on the spot and three others injured after a landslide struck their house at Aangdim of Myanglung Municipality in Tehrathum district on Sunday.

Sri Lanka landslides, floods kill at least 25; dozens missing

May 26, 2017 3:45 pm

Floods and landslides have claimed 25 lives in Sri Lanka.

Terror of Sri Lankan landslides: 'All I could do was scream'

May 19, 2016 3:46 pm

Sri Lankan villagers said torrents of muddy water, tree branches and debris came crashing down Tuesday around their homes in the three villages in Kegalle district, about 72 kilometers (45 miles) north of Colombo.

Bangladesh: Landslides kill 6, including 5 minors in Chittagong

July 20, 2015 10:10 am

The first incident was reported from Motijhorna area where three persons including two children, aged two and five, and a woman, 29, were buried alive, officials said.

Heavy rainfall suspends Amarnath yatra

July 12, 2015 11:29 am

"The amartnath yatra has been suspended from both Baltal and Pahalgam routes due to rains which made the track slippery," police said.


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.