Tropical Cyclone Freddy hammers Mozambique for second time

A French weather agency said Freddy will go further inland through the weekend, generating heavy rains in Mozambique and southern Malawi, with rain also likely in Zimbabwe and Zambia.

published on : 13th March 2023

Frequency of landslides increasing in Himachal Pradesh

There are 17,120 landslide-prone sites in the state out of which 675 are near critical infrastructure and habitations.

published on : 12th March 2023

Chamoli, Rudraprayag most prone to landslides: ISRO

The latest report of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has raised concerns over the threat of landslides in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli and Rudraprayag districts.

published on : 8th March 2023

Indonesia landslide kills 11, dozens missing: Officials

Riau Islands Disaster Mitigation Agency's spokesperson Junainah added that the communication network in the affected area was cut off, making it hard to get the latest information.

published on : 6th March 2023

Rain in J-K's Ramban triggers landslides, blocks highway 

The fresh shooting stones badly damaged an iron tunnel setup at this point to facilitate traffic in Panthiyal area, they said.

published on : 10th February 2023

Fresh landslides hit Jammu-Srinagar highway; closed for third consecutive day

The 270 kilometre-long highway, the only all-weather road linking Kashmir with the rest of the country, was blocked by mudslides and shooting stones between Chanderkote and Banihal.

published on : 1st February 2023

Himachal Pradesh to come up with advanced warning systems after Joshimath disaster

As many as 675 such sites are situated near critical infrastructural projects and habitations, the highest (133) being in Chamba, and Mandi falling at the second spot with 110 sites.

published on : 17th January 2023

With houses sinking, people in Uttarakhand's Joshimath told to move

The administration has shifted five families to the municipal guest house due to security reasons. As many as 22 other families have left their homes and moved elsewhere.

published on : 5th January 2023

Heavy rain batters Nilgiris, NMR cancels train services 

As per revenue sources, a total of 24 houses were partially damaged and landslides occurred at 13 places, including three huge ones in Coonoor.

published on : 15th December 2022

Government plans forestation to rejuvenate rivers

The Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change has already released the Detail Project Reports (DPRs) for carrying out the programmes of forestry intervention for the rejuvenation of rivers.

published on : 11th December 2022

Indonesia earthquake toll reaches 310 as more bodies found

More than 1,400 rescuers have been searching through the rubble since the magnitude 5.6 quake, which injured more than 2,000 people.

published on : 25th November 2022

'Tempo traveller,' driver, washed away following landslide in Kerala's Idukki

Police said they have located the vehicle some 700 metres downhill, a region which is frequented by wild elephants.

published on : 12th November 2022

Landslides block key road connecting Tawang, 3 vehicles washed away

The vehicles were swept away when they were crossing block point at 46 km Point near Lumum waterfall, he said, adding that the drivers of the vehicles escaped unhurt.

published on : 25th September 2022

Kerala to get tech to predict landslides, flooding soon

But there are no such technologies to predict floods and landslides, which are the major issues the state has faced recently.

published on : 24th September 2022

Nepal: At least 17 people killed in landslides triggered by rains

Eleven people, who sustained injuries in the incidents were airlifted to the Surkhet district for treatment.

published on : 17th September 2022

6.8-magnitude earthquake kills 65, triggers landslides in southwest China

Power was knocked out and buildings damaged in the historic town of Moxi in the Tibetan autonomous prefecture of Garze, where 37 people were killed.

published on : 6th September 2022

Landslides hit tourist footfall at Odisha's Gupteswar shrine

However, with recurrence of landslides, traffic has reduced drastically with hardly 20 vehicles plying on the route on a daily basis.

published on : 27th August 2022

Monsoon fury: At least 50 dead in rain-related incidents in Himachal, other states in three days

Five people who went missing after heavy rains triggered flash floods and landslides in Himachal Pradesh remained untraceable on Sunday, a senior official said.

published on : 21st August 2022

19 killed, many missing in Himachal flash floods

The State Disaster Management Department said maximum damage was reported from Mandi, Kangra and Chamba districts.

published on : 21st August 2022

At least 31 people killed, 22 in Himachal, following rain triggered flash floods and landslides

Heavy rainfall in Himachal Pradesh since Friday caused landslides and flash floods, with officials saying 22 people, including eight members of a family, died.

published on : 21st August 2022
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