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
"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
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
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
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
Shimla, which saw an overnight rain, recorded a low of 15.6 degrees Celsius on Monday.
Aug 14, 2017, 12:34 PM IST
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
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