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Landslides Wreak Havoc In Arunachal Pradesh

Landslides Wreak Havoc In Arunachal Pradesh

Hundreds of vehicles were stranded as road clearing operations were underway, said the officials.

17 May 2022
Assam Floods: 2,800 Rescued After Being Stranded For Two Days Amid Massive Landslides

Assam Floods: 2,800 Rescued After Being Stranded For Two Days Amid Massive Landslides

Three persons have been killed in the mudlslide in Haflong revenue circle and 57,119 people are affected in seven districts of Assam.

16 May 2022

Meghalaya: Rain Triggered Landslides Kill Two, Houses And Vehicles Washed Away

According to the state disaster management authority, two people, identified as Rohit Kshiar and Dilibon Tangsang, were killed while two houses and two shops...

Jammu-Srinagar National Highway Closed For Traffic After Landslide

Jammu-Srinagar National Highway Closed For Traffic After Landslide

The landslide struck the highway, the only all-weather road linking Kashmir with the rest of the country, at Dewal near Samroli around 2.45 am, the officials...

28 February 2022

Brazil mudslide death toll is at 117, police say 116 missing

The Rio de Janeiro state government confirmed the rising loss of life, with many feared buried in mud beneath the German-influenced city nestled in the...

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09 February 2022
Mudslide Kills At Least 14 People, Injures 35 In Colombia

Mudslide Kills At Least 14 People, Injures 35 In Colombia

Many of the houses in the neighborhood hit are of wooden construction, and more than 60 homes were evacuated as teams assessed the damage and risks.


24 January 2022
Jammu-Srinagar NH Opens For Stranded Vehicles

Jammu-Srinagar NH Opens For Stranded Vehicles

Pilgrimage through the new track to the shrine was also affected due to landslides triggered by overnight rains.


24 January 2022
Five Ways Climate Change Increases The Threat Of Tsunamis, From collapsing Ice Shelves To Sea Level Rise

Five Ways Climate Change Increases The Threat Of Tsunamis, From collapsing Ice Shelves To Sea Level Rise

Climate-linked geological changes like iceberg calving, landslides, sea-level rise can increase the threat of tsunamis


23 January 2022
Jammu-Srinagar NH Closed; Helicopter Service To Vaishno Devi Suspended Amid Snowfall

Jammu-Srinagar NH Closed; Helicopter Service To Vaishno Devi Suspended Amid Snowfall

Over 100 trucks are stranded between Chanderkote and Ramsu and efforts by the road clearance agencies are on to make the road trafficable.


08 January 2022
Jammu-Srinagar Roads Closed Amid Landslides As Vaishno Devi Gets Season's First Snow

Jammu-Srinagar Roads Closed Amid Landslides As Vaishno Devi Gets Season's First Snow

The train service between the 136-km Banihal-Baramulla Section was also suspended due to the inclement weather conditions, the officials said.


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03 January 2022
Probe ordered into landslide at Bhiwani mines amid rescue bids for at least one more feared trapped

Probe ordered into landslide at Bhiwani mines amid rescue bids for at least one more feared trapped

Four people were killed, two injured and at least one more is still feared trapped under the debris at the mining site following a landslide at the site on...


30 December 2021
Central Govt Allocates Additional Fund Of Rs.3,063 Crore To States Affected By Natural Disasters

Central Govt Allocates Additional Fund Of Rs.3,063 Crore To States Affected By Natural Disasters

The additional assistance is over and above the funds released by the Centre to the states in the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF), already placed at the...


29 December 2021
LDF's Record-Breaking Poll Success, Natural Disasters And Covid Surge Dominate Kerala's 2021

LDF's Record-Breaking Poll Success, Natural Disasters And Covid Surge Dominate Kerala's 2021

Active cases jumped from 31,493 on April 3 to 4,38,913 on May 14 in Kerala and the huge spike in infections put the health system at risk.


24 November 2021
Shimla: Massive Landslide Halts Traffic At National Highway, No Casualty Reported

Shimla: Massive Landslide Halts Traffic At National Highway, No Casualty Reported

The disastrous landslide was primarily caused by the mountain cutting which is being carried out near Kandaghat by the contractors and agencies engaged by NHAI...


29 October 2021
Uttarakhand Landslide: Two More Bodies Retrieved, Death Toll Rises To 79

Uttarakhand Landslide: Two More Bodies Retrieved, Death Toll Rises To 79

The corpses were pulled out of the rubble by rescuers a short distance away from their village on Thursday.


23 October 2021
J&K: Landslides Block Jammu-Srinagar Highway, Mughal Road Closed After First Snowfall

J&K: Landslides Block Jammu-Srinagar Highway, Mughal Road Closed After First Snowfall

The Jammu-Srinagar national highway is the only all-weather road linking Kashmir with the rest of the country.


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21 October 2021
Nepal: 88 Dead As Flooding And Landslides Wreak Havoc

Nepal: 88 Dead As Flooding And Landslides Wreak Havoc

At least 88 people lost their lives in the recent incidents of flood, landslides and inundation that hit different parts of Nepal, following incessant rains...


19 October 2021
Uttarakhand Rains Claim 22 Lives, Nainital Cut Off From Rest Of State

Uttarakhand Rains Claim 22 Lives, Nainital Cut Off From Rest Of State

Incessant rains continued to lash various parts of the state, razing houses to the ground and leaving many trapped in the debris.


18 October 2021
Kerala Floods: Water Level On Rise, Govt Issues Alerts

Kerala Floods: Water Level On Rise, Govt Issues Alerts

Kerala has reported 22 deaths in incidents related to heavy rains, including landslides and flash floods, since Saturday.


17 October 2021
Kerala Rains: 23 Killed In Flash Floods And Landslides, PM Modi Speaks To CM Vijayan

Kerala Rains: 23 Killed In Flash Floods And Landslides, PM Modi Speaks To CM Vijayan

The toll from disastrous flooding caused by heavy rains and landslides in hilly areas of two central Kerala districts rose to 23 as rescue workers recovered...


09 October 2021
Himachal’s First CM Believed ‘Small Is Beautiful’

Himachal’s First CM Believed ‘Small Is Beautiful’

A recent book revisits Y.S. Parmar’s vision of development for the ecologically sensitive hill state that favoured small hydro-power projects over mega dams


07 October 2021
Why First Himachal Pradesh CM Favoured Only Small Hydro-Projects And 3D Policy For Raising Forests

Why First Himachal Pradesh CM Favoured Only Small Hydro-Projects And 3D Policy For Raising Forests

Dr Rachna Gupta, a journalist-turned–member of Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (HPPSC), looks at Dr YS Pradahan's model for the development of the...


24 September 2021
Monsoon Claims 432 Lives In HP; Landslides, Accidents Increasing Due To Widespread Rain & Snowfall

Monsoon Claims 432 Lives In HP; Landslides, Accidents Increasing Due To Widespread Rain & Snowfall

Thick fog engulfing the hills for the past 24 hours created havoc trouble for the travellers which also resulted in several road accidents. Few of these were...


11 September 2021
Mexico Landslide: At Least 1 Dead, 10 Missing In Landslide Near Mexico City

Mexico Landslide: At Least 1 Dead, 10 Missing In Landslide Near Mexico City

A section of mountain on the outskirts of Mexico City gave way Friday, plunging rocks the size of small homes onto a densely populated neighborhood and leaving...


06 September 2021
Himachal Pradesh: Landslide At Jeori Blocks Shimla-Kinnaur Highway

Himachal Pradesh: Landslide At Jeori Blocks Shimla-Kinnaur Highway

The National Highway remains blocked due to the debris falling on the road and also caving in a portion of the NH at the affected site.


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