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More troops deployed as Canada braces for worse flooding

With heavy rains persisting and waters still rising over much of waterlogged eastern Canada, the nation`s military on Sunday tripled the number of troops urgently working to evacuate thousands of residents.

May 08, 2017, 13:31 PM IST
Super typhoon Nepartak hits Taiwan, disrupts power supply, transport

Super typhoon Nepartak hits Taiwan, disrupts power supply, transport

Super typhoon hits eastern Taiwan, causing massive destruction. 

Jul 08, 2016, 12:04 PM IST

Quake rattles Mexico, triggers evacuations

A moderate 5.4-magnitude earthquake rattled central Mexico on Friday, prompting people to stream out of offices and homes in the capital, but there were no immediate reports of damage.

Mar 21, 2015, 05:24 AM IST

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Sep 10, 2014, 10:44 AM IST

270 Indians evacuated from Libya amid unrest

As many as 270 Indians were today evacuated from trouble-torn Libya`s Benghazi city where extremists have tightened their grip after weeks of wide-spread violence.

Aug 10, 2014, 00:13 AM IST

Two killed as volcano erupts in Indonesia; airports closed

A volcano erupted late on Thursday night on the heavily populated Indonesian island of Java, sending a huge plume of ash and sand 17 km (10 miles) into the air and forcing the closure of three airports.

Feb 14, 2014, 05:28 AM IST

Sri Lanka evacuates people as storm nears

Sri Lanka has begun evacuating people living along the coast areas, as a major storm threatened to create havoc in the area, officials said Sunday.

Jan 05, 2014, 14:22 PM IST

Harvard University evacuated after reports of explosives

A bomb scare at Harvard University on Monday triggered emergency evacuations after police received unconfirmed reports of explosives at four sites on the campus of the prestigious institution.

Dec 16, 2013, 21:00 PM IST

Cyclone Helen hits AP coast; 2 dead, crops damaged

Cyclonic storm Helen hit Andhra Pradesh coast near Machilipatnam on Friday, triggering heavy rains and strong gales, which killed at least seven people and caused massive damage to the crops in the coastal region.

Nov 22, 2013, 08:55 AM IST

Cyclone Phailin: Timely evacuations save many in Odisha

The impact of Cyclone `Phailin` was less in this coastal district of Odisha, but disaster preparedness and timely evacuation nevertheless saved many lives.

Oct 16, 2013, 12:27 PM IST

Rivers receding in Calgary, 3 dead in floods

Water levels dropped, providing a measure of relief to the western Canadian city of Calgary, hit hard by floods that devastated much of southern Alberta province, causing at least three deaths and forcing thousands to evacuate.

Jun 23, 2013, 12:05 PM IST

Cyclonic storm `Mahasen` kills at least 14 in Bangladesh

At least 14 people were killed on Thursday as cyclonic storm `Mahasen` battered Bangladesh`s southwestern coastlines, damaging thousands of thatched houses and forcing evacuation of over one million people from low-lying areas.

May 16, 2013, 09:02 AM IST

Typhoon Bopha hits Philippines; 41,000 people evacuated

Around 41,000 residents were evacuated from their homes on Tuesday after Typhoon Bopha reportedly hit the southern provinces.

Dec 04, 2012, 10:42 AM IST

Typhoon blows near Philippines, evacuations urged

Fishermen and ships were warned not to venture out to sea.

Dec 03, 2012, 12:11 PM IST

Typhoon Nesat batters Philippines, 16 dead

Typhoon Nesat smashed into the Philippines, leaving at least 16 people dead, with the capital Manila enduring waist-deep floods.

Sep 27, 2011, 08:52 AM IST

Volcano erupts in Chile forcing mass evacuations

Chile`s Puyehue volcano erupted for the first time in half a century.

Jun 05, 2011, 09:34 AM IST

Evacuations in Cajun country after floodgates open

The floodwaters in Cajun country could reach depths of 20 feet in the coming weeks.

May 16, 2011, 14:44 PM IST

Flooding peaks in Memphis; downstream danger lurks

The rising flood levels in Memphis has forced hundreds to flee their homes to safer places.

May 10, 2011, 14:13 PM IST

At least 750,000 have fled Libya: UN

The UN says at least 750000 people have fled Libya since the conflict erupted in mid-Feb.

May 10, 2011, 12:37 PM IST

US: Colorado wildfires force hundreds of evacuations

Four wind-driven wildfires forced the evacuations of 271 homes in Colorado.

Apr 09, 2011, 12:51 PM IST