Mudslide

Deadly quake, hurricane a one-two punch for Mexico; 66 die

Deadly quake, hurricane a one-two punch for Mexico; 66 die

The 8.1 quake off the southern Pacific coast just before midnight Thursday toppled hundreds of buildings in several states.

Sep 10, 2017, 00:27 AM IST
Local leaders say 1,000 dead from Sierra Leone mudslides

Local leaders say 1,000 dead from Sierra Leone mudslides

"It may well be over 1,000 Sierra Leoneans we are mourning now. But why should about 1,000 of our compatriots' lives end tragically like this?" Temple said.

 

Aug 28, 2017, 09:19 AM IST

Mudslide at Guinea rubbish dump kills at least eight

The threat of deadly landslides is growing in west and central Africa as rainfall, deforestation and urban populations rise, experts say.

Aug 22, 2017, 23:06 PM IST
Sierra Leone mudslides, floods death toll rises to 467

Sierra Leone mudslides, floods death toll rises to 467

The country must be prepared to battle cholera and malaria, Rahman said, in the wake of one of the deadliest natural disasters to hit Africa in recent years.

Aug 19, 2017, 20:30 PM IST
312 dead as mudslides, flooding sweep through Sierra Leone capital

312 dead as mudslides, flooding sweep through Sierra Leone capital

Sierra Leone was one of the west African nations hit by an outbreak of the Ebola virus in 2014 that left more than 4,000 people dead in the country, and it has struggled to revive its economy since the crisis.

Aug 14, 2017, 19:14 PM IST
Met predicts heavy rains in Himachal, may hamper rescue operations

Met predicts heavy rains in Himachal, may hamper rescue operations

Shimla, which saw an overnight rain, recorded a low of 15.6 degrees Celsius on Monday.

 

Aug 14, 2017, 12:34 PM IST
46 dead in Himachal mudslide, almost all bodies recovered

46 dead in Himachal mudslide, almost all bodies recovered

At least 46 people were killed in a massive mudslide that swallowed a 150 metre stretch of road, and buried homes, two buses and vehicles in Himachal Pradesh`s Mandi district on Sunday, officials said.

Aug 13, 2017, 22:26 PM IST
17 dead, over 25 missing in Himachal mudslide

17 dead, over 25 missing in Himachal mudslide

Seventeen bodies were recovered and five injured rescued after a day-long operation, Deputy Commissioner Sandeep Kadam told reporters at the spot.

Aug 13, 2017, 18:50 PM IST