Los Angeles, April 23
US President Barack Obama on Tuesday toured the area devastated by a mudslide a month ago in Washington state. “We are not going anywhere. We’ll be here as long as it takes,” he vowed du...
Santiago, April 3
Thousands of Chileans returned to their homes yesterday after spending the night on hills following a powerful 8.2-magnitude earthquake that killed six people and sparked tsunami alerts as far as...
Shimla, March 30
Rains and floods in tribal Kinnaur district and massive devastation in neighbouring Uttarakhand in the June deluge hit the state’s tourism industry in 2013 and tourist inflow dropped by 6.30 per c...
New Delhi, Jan. 9
Multi-lateral funding agency World Bank will provide $250 million loan to construct disaster resilient houses and roads in disaster-hit Uttarakhand.
“The Government of India, the Governme...
Guwahati, Dec. 5
Asian Development Bank (ADB) plans to spend $120 million (around Rs 740 crore) to protect nearly one million people from floods caused by the Brahmaputra river in Assam.
Berhampur (Odisha), Nov 24
Odisha government will write to the Centre urging it to relax the norms of paddy procurement from the state by accepting discoloured paddy, particularly from the districts affected by cyclone Phai...
Beijing, Nov 12
Eight people were killed and over 1,000 students were trapped in floods after rainstorms in several areas in China triggered by Typhoon Haiyan.
Two people have died and four remain missin...
Visakhapatnam, Oct. 28
After torrential rains for almost a week, there was respite for the public in Visakhapatnam and other coastal districts on Monday, a day marked by VIP visits to the rain-hit areas. Telug...
Beijing, May 25
At least 19 people were killed and seven others were reported missing after rainstorms described as once-in-a-century phenomenon hit different provinces in south China. The rainstorms sl...
Honiara (Solomon Islands), April 5
At least 16 people have died in flooding in the Solomon Islands, while 40 are missing and up to 49,000 homeless, an aid official said today as the full extent of the devastation began to emerge.
Tokyo, April 3
Japan issued a tsunami alert early today following a powerful 8.2-magnitude earthquake across the Pacific Ocean in Chile but said it was not likely to cause damage. The Japan Meteorologi...
Sao Paulo, Jan 15
Twelve people were killed and 10 were missing after flash floods triggered by heavy rains in the southern Brazilian town of Itaoca, officials have said in an updated toll. Sao Paulo stat...
Sao Paulo, Dec 26
Civil defence officials say that the death toll in the floods and mudslides caused by heavy downpours in two states in southeastern Brazil has gone up to 32.
More than 50,000 have been fo...
Hyderabad, Nov. 28
Cyclonic storm ‘Lehar’ over west-central Bay of Bengal, which was expected to cause extensive damage in coastal Andhra Pradesh, weakened into a deep depression today bringing relief to people, as...
New Delhi, Nov 15
State-run NHPC has lost 550 million units in generation as its Dhauliganga hydel project in Uttarakhand is still undergoing repairs following landslides that hit the hilly northern State in June.
Hyderabad, Oct. 28
The Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas Bank has announced a slew of measure to come to the aid of the farmers impacted by the recent cyclone and heavy rains. It will extend crop insurance facility to f...
Visakhapatnam, Oct 28
Several trains have been cancelled, rescheduled or diverted due to damages to rail tracks in Vijayawada division of South Central Railway following heavy rains.
Trains 12727 Godavari Expr...