Landslides

Jammu-Srinagar highway closed for traffic for 2nd day

A traffic official said the officers have been directed to ensure that no vehicle is allowed on the highway, and those stranded are not parked in any landslide or vulnerable zones under any circumstances.

Sep 12, 2017, 18:58 PM IST

Landslides shut down Jammu-Srinagar highway

The strategic Jammu-Srinagar highway was closed on Tuesday for vehicular traffic due to multiple landslides in Udhampur district.

Sep 12, 2017, 11:05 AM IST
Bihar flood toll touches 440, Assam, West Bengal situation improves

Bihar flood toll touches 440, Assam, West Bengal situation improves

A total of 28 National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams comprising 1,152 personnel with 118 boats are taking part in rescue and relief operations.

Aug 26, 2017, 21:48 PM IST
Floods kill 175 in India, Nepal and Bangladesh

Floods kill 175 in India, Nepal and Bangladesh

In India, emergency workers were scouring the area hit by a massive landslide that swept two passenger buses into a deep gorge on Sunday, killing at least 46 people in the mountainous northern state of Himachal Pradesh.

Aug 14, 2017, 20:16 PM IST

Four killed, 6 soldiers missing in Uttarakhand floods

The disaster occurred near Malpa, washing away 14 persons. Four bodies have been recovered but the six soldiers and four others remained untraced.

Aug 14, 2017, 16:39 PM IST

Watch: Army deployed in Bihar as flood situation worsens

Flood situation has again worsened in different parts of the country. In Bihar, state government has called in army to help in rescue operations. Watch to know more.

Aug 13, 2017, 16:47 PM IST

Nearly 60,000 evacuated after China earthquake kills 19

The 2008 quake set off deadly landslides in the region, obliterating towns and damming rivers -- creating menacing "quake lakes" that forced the evacuation of thousands downstream as the army worked to clear the blockages.

Aug 09, 2017, 19:55 PM IST

Three killed as heavy rains trigger landslides in Himachal Pradesh

The local MeT office has warned of heavy rains in mid and lower hills from August 7 to August 9 and predicted wet spell in the region for the next six days.

Aug 05, 2017, 22:21 PM IST

Gujarat floods: Death toll reaches 83; PM announces Rs 500 crore aid

Several regions of India have been facing floods. A lot of destruction has been caused due to heavy rainfall. Over 83 people have died in Gujarat due to the natural calamity.

Jul 26, 2017, 13:15 PM IST

Monsoon in India: Scores killed in floods, landslides

Many parts of India are flooded with massive rains. Human and animal lives are in huge danger. Watch to know the whole story.

Jul 24, 2017, 11:48 AM IST
Jammu-Srinagar Highway reopens for traffic after 24-hr halt due to landslides, heavy rains

Jammu-Srinagar Highway reopens for traffic after 24-hr halt due to landslides, heavy rains

The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway was on Friday reopened for traffic after remaining closed for a day due to heavy rains in Ramban and Udhampur districts.

Jul 14, 2017, 13:55 PM IST
Japan rescuers continue search as more rain forecast, at least 18 dead: Reports

Japan rescuers continue search as more rain forecast, at least 18 dead: Reports

About 1,900 policemen and soldiers, using heavy machinery, braved the rain and grappled with debris of driftwood and mud that have cut off roads and clogged flooded homes.

Jul 09, 2017, 13:11 PM IST

J&K highway reopens for traffic after clearance of landslides

In view of the blockade, over 300 vehicles, which were stranded at various places enroute the highway, have been allowed to move to Kashmir. 

Jul 01, 2017, 15:07 PM IST

Jammu-Srinagar national highway closed for traffic due to landslides

Heavy rains triggered landslides on the highway at Nashri, Bali Nallah and Panthiyal areas in the day as a result of which few hundred were stranded.

Jun 30, 2017, 08:46 AM IST
Bangladesh steps up search for landslide victims

Bangladesh steps up search for landslide victims

The monsoon rains came two weeks after Cyclone Mora smashed into Bangladesh`s southeast, killing at least eight people and damaging tens of thousands of homes.

Jun 15, 2017, 13:48 PM IST

Bangladesh landslides toll reaches 137

Southeastern hilly districts of Chittagong, Bandarban and Rangamati are the worst affected districts

Jun 14, 2017, 10:23 AM IST
Flood, landslides hit Assam; 13,000 affected

Flood, landslides hit Assam; 13,000 affected

At least 13,000 people in Assam have been affected by flood, officials said on Sunday. Also, landslides triggered by incessant rain disrupted rail connectivity to the state's Barak Valley region.

Jun 04, 2017, 11:10 AM IST

Jammu-Srinagar highway closed after landslides

Landslides triggered by incessant rains on Wednesday forced the Jammu-Srinagar highway to close for safety reasons, an official said.

Apr 05, 2017, 10:05 AM IST
Colombia mudslides kill 206, sweep away homes

Colombia mudslides kill 206, sweep away homes

Mudslides killed at least 206 people and left hundreds injured or missing after destroying homes in southern Colombia, officials have said.

Apr 02, 2017, 09:06 AM IST