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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,  
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,  
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,  
Landslides due to torrential rains kill 33 people in Nepal

Landslides due to torrential rains kill 33 people in Nepal

31 Jul 2015

Kathmandu: At least 33 people, including 13 women, were killed yesterday and over 20 others reported missing after landslides triggered by torrential rains swept away houses across Nepal, already devastated due to a massive temblor in April and the subsequent aftershocks.

landslides,   Kathmandu,   Nepal,   torrential rains,   earthquake in Nepal,   Laxmi Dhakal,   natural disaster,   Latest World News,  
We had lost all hopes of returning home, says a pilgrim

We had lost all hopes of returning home, says a pilgrim

25 Jun 2013

Madhu Pandey of Faridabad, one of the pilgrims who had gone to Kedarnath with her husband Mathura Prasad, brother-in-law Vinod and his wife Vimla, shares the nightmare she had to live through in the Uttarakhand devastation. Though she returned safe and sound, she still shivers thinking about the entire Uttarakhand deluge.

Uttrakhand disaster,   Kedarnath,   Gauri Kunth,   Sonprayag,   Uttrakhand mishap,  
Dev Bhoomi’s shame: Women molested, some go missing

Dev Bhoomi’s shame: Women molested, some go missing

22 Jun 2013

As if the natural disaster and consequent mayhem was not enough, the pilgrims stuck in Kedarnath, were in for another shock, this time from the Nepali hoodlums from the adjoining forests. The Nepalis decamped with their money and belongings, they did not spare the women either.

Uttrakhand disaster,   kedarnath disaster,   landslides in Uttrakhand,   Uttrakhand landslides,   pilgrims stuck in landslides,  

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