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Assam flood situation worsens, four lakh people hit

Assam flood situation worsens, four lakh people hit

31 Aug 2015

Guwahati: The flood situation in Assam has deteriorated again, affecting 4.64 lakh people in some major towns and more than 1,000 villages and causing widespread destruction, officials said today.

Assam flood,   Assam State Disaster Management Authority,   ASDMA,   Dhemaji,   Dibrugarh,   Tinsukia,   Latest States News,  
Aizawl houses swept away, graves damaged by heavy rains and landslides

Aizawl houses swept away, graves damaged by heavy rains and landslides

27 Aug 2015

Aizawl: Heavy rains and landslides swept away three houses and damaged 70 graves in two cemeteries here, officials said today. Three houses were swept away by heavy rains and landslides in the capital city of Mizoram, while four vehicles were damaged in landslides last night, District Disaster Management Authority officials stated.

Aizawl,   Houses,   Heavy rains,   Landslides,   Mizoram,   District Disaster Management Authority,   Latest States News ,  
Flash floods kill 40 people in North Korea: Red Cross

Flash floods kill 40 people in North Korea: Red Cross

26 Aug 2015

Seoul: Flash floods caused by heavy rain killed 40 people in North Korea's northeastern border area over the weekend, the International Federation of the Red Cross said today.

flood,   North Korea,   Red Cross,   Typhoon Goni,   natural disaster,   Latest World News,  
Typhoon 'Goni' leaves seven dead in Philippines

Typhoon 'Goni' leaves seven dead in Philippines

22 Aug 2015

Manila: Typhoon Goni slightly weakened today as it lashed the northern Philippines with strong rain and wind that set off landslides and flooded low-lying villages, leaving at least seven people dead and two others missing, officials said.

Typhoon Goni,   Philippines,   Calayan Island,   natural disaster,   Latest World News,  
Japan to restart first reactor under new rules since crisis

Japan to restart first reactor under new rules since crisis

10 Aug 2015

Tokyo: A power plant operator said it will restart a reactor in southern Japan tomorrow, the first restart under new safety requirements following the Fukushima disaster and a milestone for the nation's return to nuclear power.

Japan,   1st nuclear reactor,   New rules for nuclear,   Tokyo,   Fukushima disaster,   Nuclear power,   Latest World News,  
Typhoon Soudelor kills 14 in China

Typhoon Soudelor kills 14 in China

10 Aug 2015

Beijing: Typhoon Soudelor killed 14 people in Eastern China and four are missing after parts of the country were hit by the heaviest rains in a century, according to a media report.

Typhoon,   China,   natural disaster,   Typhoon Soudelor,   Wenzhou City,   Fujian Province,   Latest World News,  
<strong>Kedarnath</strong> shrine reopens for devotees

Kedarnath shrine reopens for devotees

05 May 2014

Dehradun: Sacred portals of the Kedarnath temple were reopened to devotees amid elaborate rituals early on Sunday morning, about a year after the Himalayan shrine was marred by flash floods that had left hundreds of people dead and many others stranded.

Kedarnath shrine,   Kedarnath reopens,   Kedarnath temple,   Himalayan shrine,   Kedarnath disaster,   Char Dham yatra,  
Flood fury in Myanmar kills 88 people, affects 3,33,000; urgent relief needed

Flood fury in Myanmar kills 88 people, affects 3,33,000; urgent relief needed

07 Aug 2015

Yangon: Severe flood disaster in Myanmar has brought the death toll to as many as 88 and affected more than 3,33,000 people across the nation. The state has been facing the flood fury since June that has prompted a state of emergency for urgent relief efforts.

Myanmar,   flood,   flood in Myanmar,   emergency,   Rakhine,   U Thein Sein,   Myanmar President,   natural disaster,   Latest World News,  
Portals of <strong>Kedarnath</strong> closed for winter

Portals of Kedarnath closed for winter

05 Nov 2013

Dehradun: Chants of Vedic hymns reverberated in the air amid light snowfall as the sacred portals of the Himalayan shrine of Kedarnath, which bore the brunt of the June calamity in Uttarakhand, were closed on Tuesday for winter.

Kedarnath,   Kedarnath shrine,   Himalayan shrine Kedarnath,   Kedarnath disaster,   Bagesh Ling,  
Cyclone forces evacuation of thousands in Bangladesh

Cyclone forces evacuation of thousands in Bangladesh

31 Jul 2015

Dhaka: A cyclone set to hit the Bangladesh coast later on yesterday already killed three people and forced the evacuation of thousands from mainly poor fishing communities, police and other officials said.

cyclone,   Cyclone Komen,   Bangladesh,   evacuation,   natural disaster,   storm,   Latest World News,  

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