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Wednesday, April 9, 2014
One person was killed and another was feared dead today after an avalanche hit them in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ganderbal district, police said.
They said the two men, who were travelling from...
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Monday, April 7, 2014
The toll from the landslide that hit the Washington town of Oso has risen to 33. The Snohomish County medical examiner’s office says it has received three more victims than previously re...
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Saturday, April 5, 2014
A railway official says at least three people were killed when a passenger train hit mounds of mud after heavy rain triggered a landslide in central Indonesia. Two others are in critical condition...
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April 1, 2014
Number of missing persons down to 22; Governor Jay Inslee seeks 'major disaster declaration' in Snohomish County »
March 24, 2014
The death toll from a massive mudslide in the north-west US state of Washington reached eight late Sunday, according to The Seattle Times newspaper.
Rescue workers were to...
March 12, 2014
Complete power breakdown in Srinagar and entire Kashmir valley; Jammu-Srinagar 220 kv and 440 kv transmission lines damaged in heavy snowfall.
February 24, 2014
Torrential rains have triggered floods and landslides that killed at least 11 people in Indonesia’s easternmost province of Papua.
National Disaster Mitigation Agency spokesman Sutopo Pur...
January 24, 2014
A Swiss national was on Friday killed while five of his associates were rescued after they were struck by an avalanche during skiing in Gulmarg.The deceased has been identified as Arno R...
January 10, 2014
Army and Border Security Force [BSF] have rescued 23 civilians from two inaccessible avalanche sites across the high altitude Sadhna Pass, close to Line of Control (LoC), in Kupwara district of no...
November 26, 2013
Passenger train services between Mettupalayam and Coonoor in the Nilgiris Mountain Rail sector have been cancelled for seven more days upto December 4 due to continued heavy rain and lands...
November 2, 2013
Massive landslips in at least eight places on the Bodi-Munnar Ghat Road in the early hours of Friday snapped road connectivity between Kerala and Tamil Nadu, affecting vehicular traffic.Gia...
October 18, 2013
A fresh landslide on Friday morning damaged 350 metre of National Highway 109 to Kedarnath. A 200 metre stretch had already been washed away in a landslide that occurred on Wednesday evening, Rudr...
October 1, 2013
A Bangalorean was on Monday killed in an accident at Nalupani, in Uttarkashi district’s Dharasu area. Maneesh Manjunath (25) was returning from an official visit to Gangotri when he was hit...
March 26, 2014
Rescuers slogging through muck and rain on Tuesday in an increasingly desperate search for survivors of a massive mudslide instead recovered two bodies and believe they have located another eight,...
March 13, 2014
Avalanches, lightning and flash floods in Jammu and Kashmir between Monday and Wednesday claimed 16 lives and injured 30. Here are some pictures of the havoc created by snowstorms. »
March 7, 2014
A blizzard struck northern Japan on Friday with authorities warning of avalanches, high waves, strong winds and traffic disruption.The Japan Meteorological Agency expected the snowstorm to...
February 15, 2014
A wall of rain-sodden earth collapsed into an illegal, open-air gold mining pit in South-western Colombia, killing five miners and injuring 12, authorities said.Red Cross spokesman Cesur Ur...
January 17, 2014
A tropical depression is moving slowly and is expected to bring more rains over the weekend in the southern, central and eastern Philippines. »
December 30, 2013
“We live like calves inside these cow sheds,” Manish Kumar, a resident of Chandrapuri village said while pointing towards the cow sheds in the village that are now inhabited by the villagers.<...
November 24, 2013
Train services between Coonoor and Mettupalayam have been partially cancelled till Tuesday.
October 29, 2013
Since June 24, 2013, 545 bodies have been disposed of and cremated in the Kedarnath Valley.
Manali (Himachal Pradesh),
October 12, 2013
Three mountaineers including a British national have been killed in a landslide in Manali in Himachal Pradesh.
The tragedy occurred last night in an area beyond Beas Kund when a 10-member...
September 23, 2013
A powerful typhoon that slammed into southern China with winds that blew cars off the road has caused more deaths, bringing the toll in Asia to at least 33 on Monday. Typhoon Usagi, whic...
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