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`No chance` of finding 159 Nepal landslide victims

Last Updated: Sunday, August 03, 2014, 20:32

There is no chance of finding any of the more than 150 people who are believed to have been buried by a massive landslide in northern Nepal, an official said today as rescuers struggled to dig through piles of rock, mud and trees.

Kosi floods: No change in flow of water in Bihar, Centre sends essential supplies

Last Updated: Sunday, August 03, 2014, 19:51

Kosi floods — As the situation in Bihar worsens due to floods in the river Kosi Centre on Sunday rushed in essential supplies, relief teams and put on standby several aircrafts to deal with any emergency.

Incessant rains damage houses, bridges in Odisha`s Koraput

Last Updated: Sunday, August 03, 2014, 14:43

At least 235 houses, four bridges and 10 small culverts were damaged in incessant rains that lashed Odisha`s Koraput district between July 27 and July 29.

Fear of 2008-like flood fuels panic in Bihar

Last Updated: Sunday, August 03, 2014, 13:45

Thousands of people in Bihar Sunday were panicky and feared a repeat of the worst floods in the Kosi plains in 2008 after a drastic rise in the water level of the Kosi river.

Permanent solution needed for Bihar flood situation: Congress

Last Updated: Sunday, August 03, 2014, 12:35

Reacting to reports of flood like situation in Bihar, Congress leader Rashid Alvi today said that such a situation arises every year and the government must think of a permanent solution for the issue.

Flood alert sounded in Bihar as Nepal releases water into Kosi

Last Updated: Saturday, August 02, 2014, 19:37

In a grim reminder of the 2008 deluge, a landslide in Nepal has led to the creation of an artificial dam on river Kosi and the possibility of floods looms large on Bihar.

Govt swings into action in view of flood threat from Nepal

Last Updated: Saturday, August 02, 2014, 18:26

A landslide in Nepal has led to creation of an artificial dam on river Kosi, triggering possibility of a flood that could affect parts of Bihar, government said here today as it swung into action to control damage.

Eight killed as landslide hits Nepal, sparking flood fears

Last Updated: Saturday, August 02, 2014, 11:35

A massive landslide in northeastern Nepal left at least eight people dead and dozens missing Saturday, burying a hydropower plant and putting several villages at risk of flash floods due to debris blocking a major river, officials said.

Cloudburst in Uttarkashi affects three villages, damages several houses

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 15:00

A cloudburst and incessant rains affected three villages and washed away several houses in Uttarkashi, Uttrakhand late last night.

Hundreds evacuated, 3 dead in East Europe floods

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 03:02

Three people died and several hundreds were forced to evacuate as surging floodwaters submerged villages in Eastern Europe today.

$4 mn for flood-hit northern Slovakia

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 06:24

Slovak government approved Monday a total of 3.06 million euros (over $4 million) in financial assistance for flood-hit Vratna Valley area in Northern Slovakia.

Three killed, five missing in flash flood in China

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 14:33

At least three persons were killed and five others left missing in a flash flood that struck southwest China`s Yunnan province today, local officials said.