Thursday, Sep 29, 2022



Terror of Sri Lankan landslides: 'All I could do was scream'

May 19, 2016 3:46 pm

Sri Lankan villagers said torrents of muddy water, tree branches and debris came crashing down Tuesday around their homes in the three villages in Kegalle district, about 72 kilometers (45 miles) north of Colombo.

Bangladesh: Landslides kill 6, including 5 minors in Chittagong

July 20, 2015 10:10 am

The first incident was reported from Motijhorna area where three persons including two children, aged two and five, and a woman, 29, were buried alive, officials said.

Heavy rainfall suspends Amarnath yatra

July 12, 2015 11:28 am

"The amartnath yatra has been suspended from both Baltal and Pahalgam routes due to rains which made the track slippery," police said.

14 killed in Bangladesh due to landslides, flashfloods

June 27, 2015 5:02 pm

The incessant rains, caused by a virtually persistent low in the Bay of Bengal, in the past two days and resulting in the swelling of rivers have also marooned millions of people in several hundred villages in the region.

Srinagar-Jammu National Highway remains closed for fourth consecutive day

March 18, 2015 2:47 pm

Officials said that around 200-300 vehicles are presently stranded on the highway.

Flood,landslides kill 29 in Assam,Sikkim,Arunachal

September 24, 2012 12:14 am

The dead include four from the ITBP and 12 junior officers from the BRO

Incessant rain kills 2 in Himachal; most power projects forced shut

August 22, 2012 3:20 am

Two persons were killed and normal life was disrupted in Himachal Pradesh as incessant rain triggered house collapse and landslides at many places cutting off several parts of the state and forcing the government to shut down major hydel projects affecting power supply to several northern states.

Japan floods kill 25,thousands cut off

July 16, 2012 12:36 am

Officials say at least 25 people have died and thousands of others remain cut off by floods and mudslides triggered by torrential rains in southern Japan

J-K highway closed for vehicular traffic due to landslides

February 22, 2012 1:57 pm

The highway is the only surface link to connect Kashmir with the rest of the country.

Landslides,avalanches hit Kashmir; three dead

February 16, 2012 1:26 pm

Three die as various parts of Kashmir are hit by landslides and avalanches