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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.