• Tag results for landslides

Jammu-Srinagar highway opens for one-way traffic; over 700 rescued from Jawahar tunnel area

In a major overnight rescue operation, over 700 stranded passengers were evacuated from both sides of the Jawahar tunnel.

published on : 4th November 2018

Skeletal remains of Kedarnath tragedy victims surface again after five years

Majority of the skeletal remains were found close to the Rambara and Trijuginarayan trek routes to the temple.

published on : 15th October 2018

Hope fades in Philippines for dozens trapped in landslides

Mangkhut has killed 65 people since it tore through the Philippines. The storm killed another four people in China, where Mangkhut weakened to a tropical storm as it churned inland Monday.

published on : 17th September 2018

Kerala floods one month after: Munnar’s wobbly road to recovery 

Driving through the winding ghat road from Neriamangalam to Munnar, tonnes of earth and trees sent tumbling down by a series of landslips welcome the odd visitor to the hill station. 

published on : 15th September 2018

Two killed, three missing in Arunachal flood and landslides

Chief Minister Pema Khandu condoled the deaths and directed the district administration and the disaster management department to continuously monitor the situation.

published on : 14th September 2018

Rampant constructions in Munnar can lead to catastrophe, say US experts

The spell of torrential rain, raging floods and devastation unleashed by the landslides have indeed come as a warning for Kerala.

published on : 11th September 2018

No landslide in pristine Munnar wildlife division

According to the estimate of the Idukki district administration, Idukki witnessed around 325-350 landslides during this monsoon, and Munnar was one of the worst affected regions.

published on : 3rd September 2018

Construction in ecologically fragile regions banned till further notice

In the wake of massive debris flow and landslides in hilly areas, the state government has put in place a temporary ban on construction activities in ecologically fragile areas.

published on : 30th August 2018

After floods, pest outbreak threat looms large

While the government is yet to address the growing demand of assistance from the region’s estate owners, who grow crops like paddy, pepper and coffee, farmers might have to struggle alone.

published on : 28th August 2018

Kerala floods: Unscientific land use increased landslide intensity, says study

The water that seeped in through the soil remained stagnant in hard surfaces - the resulting pressure caused landslides.

published on : 23rd August 2018

Kodagu landslide: Lucky once, trio could not escape death again

Three people escaped death when a massive landslide hit their houses in Katakeri on August 16 but ironically, while assessing the damage to their houses, another landslide claimed their lives.

published on : 23rd August 2018

Karnataka: Clearing debris from railway line to take a month, say officials

Many labourers are refusing to work in the dangerous zone fearing more landslides.

published on : 19th August 2018

Heavy rains, landslides kill 16 in Himachal Pradesh, water being released from the Pandoh Dam

Two people were killed today as heavy rains pounded several parts of Himachal Pradesh, washing away a bridge in tribal Kinnaur district.

published on : 13th August 2018

3 National Highways and 400 roads closed in Himachal Pradesh due to heavy rains, landslide

Special Secretary Disaster Management Authority D C Rana said that about 400 roads, including three national highways, were blocked in the state.

published on : 13th August 2018

Kerala floods: Replenish wetlands, paddy fields or perish

With the state at the receiving end of nature’s fury, is it time to re-evaluate our approach to land and water? Express examines

published on : 12th August 2018
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