Cyclone Mocha roared in from the Bay of Bengal on Sunday with high winds and rain slamming a corner of neighbouring Bangladesh and a wider swath of western Myanmar's Rakhine state. It made landfall near Rakhine's Sittwe...
The 5.6-magnitude earthquake struck near the city of Cianjur in Indonesia's Java island. A total of 1,083 people are so far known to have been injured in the earthquake.
It was a light, moderate-category earthquake that did not cause any major destruction. Local officials have been instructed to carefully monitor the situation and report if damage has been caused.
The crush took place in the Old City in the centre of Sanaa when hundreds of poor people gathered at an event organised by merchants, according to the Houthi-run Interior Ministry.
A helicopter carrying pilgrims from Guptkashi to Kedarnath crashed near Garu Chatti. All seven onboard dead, Rudraprayag District Disaster Management official confirmed.
The epicentre of the earthquake was at a depth of 5 km at Barjohru in Mandi district, the department said, adding that tremors were felt in and around the district at 7.53 am.
The earthquake struck 29 kilometres (18 miles) southeast of Hualien, a city on Taiwan's east coast, the island's Central Weather Bureau said. The depth was 5.7 kilometres (3.5 miles).
According to the National Centre for Seismology (NCS), the earthquake struck at 7.29 am and lasted for a few seconds. The depth of the earthquake was 148 kilometres below the surface of the earth.
Broadcaster CCTV said the accident involving a China Eastern Airlines Boeing 737 and occurred near the city of Wuzhou in Teng county. Media said the crash...
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