May 29, 2014
An overnight fire razed a tent used as a temporary shelter by survivors of Typhoon Haiyan, killing a woman and all six of her children, including a 4-month-old girl, officials in a central Philipp...
March 21, 2014
A strong hailstorm hit many parts of Manipur on Thursday night leaving a trail of destruction, mostly in the four valley districts.
The hailstorm struck at 7.30 p.m. and lasted till 10.30...
March 12, 2014
Crops on 13 lakh ha destroyed in 28 Maharashtra districts »
October 28, 2013
A high-velocity storm from the Atlantic that crossed the southwestern coast of England in the early hours of Monday killed two persons and left widespread damage and dislocation in its wake.
August 22, 2013
Southern China was hit by fresh flooding on Thursday as the second storm in a week lashed the region after killing 17 people in the Philippines. Typhoon Trami skirted Taiwan before landing...
August 2, 2013
As many as 37 houses were destroyed in a strong whirlwind that lashed certain parts of Kodencherry grama panchayat in the district on Thursday. As many as 44 houses were damaged and crops in nearl...
June 24, 2013
City businessman who was rescued by the Indian Army is all praise for the people of Badrinath
June 3, 2013
The remnants of a violent storm that claimed 13 lives in Oklahoma sent punishing winds and torrential downpours to the farthest corner of the Northeast and a tornado to the South. And there could...
February 7, 2013
A major winter storm headed toward the U.S. Northeast on Thursday, with up to 2 feet (0.6 meters) of snow expected for a Boston-anchored region that has seen mostly bare ground this winter, the Na...
December 27, 2012
A powerful winter storm system pounded the American heartland before barrelling into the Northeast, where residents faced high winds and heavy snow that disrupted holiday travel, knocked out power...
March 22, 2014
Aerial survey done to ensure that no fire exists in forests. A recce was carried out in the late hours on Wednesday night (March 19) to have a first-hand assessment of the situation vis-à-vis the extent of fire. »
March 19, 2014
Two farmers have approached the Bombay High Court seeking Rs 20,000 crore package from the Union government for thousands of farmers affected by the severe hailstorm in Maharashtra. The Public Int...
February 8, 2014
A winter snowstorm disrupted air travel, rail services and major highways in wide areas of Japan on Saturday, with three weather-related deaths reported across the country.
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...
August 3, 2013
Ministers assess damage at locations in Kodenchery grama panchayat
August 2, 2013
A storm destroyed houses, rubber and areca plantations worth crores of rupees in Albady, Nagur and Kodi villages at Kundapur taluk in Udupi district on Thursday. According to the Kundapur T...
June 14, 2013
Living their lives by the sea, the fisherfolk at Valiyathura are familiar with the nature’s violent ways. Storms have battered the coast before but this time, they say, it is different. It...
February 8, 2013
The mayor of Boston ordered all vehicles off the city’s streets from 12 noon (1700 GMT) on Friday as the north-eastern US braced for a blizzard. The storm was expected to form just off the...
December 28, 2012
A winter storm that has killed more than a dozen people across the eastern half of the country moved into the Northeast, trapping airliners in snow or mud and frustrating travellers still trying t...
November 2, 2012
Many ships have run aground along the Chennai Coast during previous cyclones. Some have even split into two. But a spectacle that remains etched in the collective memory of the city is the sight of the half-submerged Stematis, a cargo ship flying the Liberian flag, which hit the shores of Marina beach on Nov 3, 1966, and remained as wreckage till the 1990s.