A mild earthquake measuring 3.7 on Richter scale jolted the Rajasthan capital early on Sunday. There were no reports of casualties or damage to property. The tremors at 4.13 am lasted for about 30
Twelve people were reported missing and up to 30,000 fled their homes as floods swept the Indonesian province of Aceh. Upto two metres of water inundated atleast six villages in Langkat district.
Heavy rains and overflowing rivers have flooded hundreds of towns and villages in southern Malaysia, killing two people and displacing more than 60,000, officials said. The two deaths were the first
National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) member M. Shashidhar Reddy said disaster management needs a thorough study of past failures and a change of mindset on the part of policy-makers,
Thousands of people were evacuated from their homes in the southern Malaysian state of Johor as it reeled from its worst floods in a century, leaving roads impassable and disrupting trains to
About half of the billions of dollars donated by individuals, companies and governments worldwide to help the victims of the southeast Asian tsunami two years ago has still not been spent, the BBC
A recent study conducted by the prestigious, Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology (WIHG), has predicted that Jammu and Kashmir is likely to be rocked by another earthquake, this time close to 7 on
The Himachal Pradesh government has taken steps to deal with natural disasters like earthquakes, floods, avalanches and landslides which have been playing havoc with the lives and property in the
A fresh and comrehensive disaster management plan for every school of Brihan-mumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), post the November 30 violent protests in parts of Maharashtra, will be in place by
The worst windstorm in more than a decade tore through the north-western US, leaving more than a million people without power and killing at least six. Winds gusted to a record 111 kph about 1 am on
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