Rain-triggered floods, landslides claim 60 lives in Nepal

Thirty five people are reported to be missing in the rain-related incidents that have thrown normal life out of gear in central and eastern parts of Nepal.

published on : 14th July 2019

Nepal floods death toll touches 28, 16 still missing

Among the victims were three people from the same family who were killed when the wall of a house collapsed in Kathmandu, while three others were killed in a landslide in Khotang district in the east.

published on : 13th July 2019

Landslides cut off Gangtok, Kalimpong from Bengal plains, more rains predicted

Rains triggered landslides that blocked two national highways in north Bengal, cutting off Sikkim’s capital Gangtok, Kalimpong and a major part of Dooars from Siliguri in the plains. 

published on : 13th July 2019

Residents of Madikeri’s sensitive areas prefer to stay put

The hills surrounding Chamundeshwari Nagar and Indira Nagar in Madikeri town still bear some scars of last year’s landslides.

published on : 9th July 2019

21 injured in Japan earthquake; landslides, power outages in some areas

Japan Meteorological Agency warned of potential collapses of buildings, landslides as there is a chance of more quakes hitting Yamagata prefectures facing the Sea of Japan over the following week.

published on : 19th June 2019

Three killed in landslide in Odisha's Tulasichaura quarry

The labourers were engaged in loading the stone chips in a tractor at Tulasichaura when a huge chunk of soil and boulders fell on them and killed them.

published on : 9th June 2019

Massive landslide blocks Jammu-Srinagar highway

Hundreds of vehicles were stranded on the nearly 300-km long highway on both sides of the landslide spot.

published on : 9th May 2019

In a boost to LEWS research, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham signs MoUs with top UK institutions 

Another MoU, signed between Amrita and BGS, is to develop robust practices in the fields of earth sciences, mineral prospecting and disaster management.

published on : 8th May 2019

Two killed, 10 hurt as landslide hits vehicle in Jammu and Kashmir

Two persons were killed and 10 injured on Wednesday when their vehicle was hit by a landslide in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda.

published on : 24th April 2019

Rescuers battle to find bodies in Myanmar mudslide

More than 50 jade miners were engulfed in a landslide caused due to the poorly regulated industry rife with corruption.

published on : 24th April 2019

54 feared dead in landslide at Myanmar jade mine

Fifty-four people are missing in the mud, following a landslide in a jade mine in northern Myanmar's Kachin state.

published on : 23rd April 2019

Shooting stones hit traffic on Jammu-Srinagar highway for fourth consecutive day 

However, a massive landslide again hit the road on Thursday-Friday night at Monkey Morh, once again halting the movement of the traffic.

published on : 20th April 2019

Landslide victory for YSRC in Andhra Pradesh, predicts party Jagan

Stating that the 80 per cent voter turnout was a positive indication, YSRC chief YS Jagan Mohan Reddy predicted a landslide victory for his party.

published on : 12th April 2019

Telangana soil mound collapse: Mishap exposes lack of basic facilities for NREGA labourers

Massive canals were dug up and pipelines were laid in the surrounding village under the Koilsagar Lift Irrigation scheme using dynamites due to which the incident might have happened.

published on : 11th April 2019

10 women labourers buried alive as mound of earth collapses in Telangana village

Their bodies were unearthed from under the soil mound that had collapsed on them. It is said that they were on their break when the incident took place.

published on : 10th April 2019
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