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Cyclone Vardah: Safety tips for residents – The dos and dont's!

Cyclone Vardah: Safety tips for residents – The dos and dont's!

According to weather experts, the main threats from Vardah is heavy rain although wind damage is also possible.

Deadly hurricane hits Nicaragua, Costa Rica

The hurricane came ashore near San Juan de Nicaragua, also known as Greytown, south of the city of Bluefields and close to the Costa Rican border, Walter Fonseca.

Hurricane Earl bears down on Central America

The outlying sweep of a tropical hurricane gliding across the Caribbean started lashing northern Central American countries.

Deaths in Indonesia landslides, flood rise to 56 with nine still missing

Deaths in Indonesia landslides, flood rise to 56 with nine still missing

The deaths in landslides and floods on June 19 in Indonesia`s Central Java province have risen to 56, while 22 persons were injured and nine still missing, an official said on Thursday.

10 dead in Ghana floods

10 people including eight children have died in a torrential downpour in Ghana.

Earth is in danger- Part III

Some fortune pundits have predicted big trouble for the earth in coming 68 days. Watch the full news story to know more!

Earth is in danger- Part II

Some fortune pundits have predicted big trouble for the earth in coming 68 days. Watch the full news story to know more!

Earth is in danger

Some fortune pundits have predicted big trouble for the earth in coming 68 days. Watch the full news story to know more!

Twitter can help gauge damage by natural disasters in real time

Twitter can help gauge damage by natural disasters in real time

 By looking at Twitter data, it is possible to determine the damage caused by a natural disaster in just a few hours, say researchers who analysed Twitter activity before, during and after Hurricane Sandy which caused severe damage in the US four years back.

Aftershocks rock Indonesia after massive quake, calls for calm

Strong aftershocks continued to rock Indonesia on Thursday after a massive undersea quake sparked fears of a region-wide disaster.

One dead, four missing as flooding hits Haiti

One person died and four others were missing in flooding that hit Haiti.

Fiji declares state of natural disaster over cyclone Winston

Fiji declared a state of natural disaster on Saturday as severe tropical cyclone Winston hit the South Pacific island country, the government-owned Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC) confirmed.

Year ender: Five worst natural calamities that shook the world in 2015

Year ender: Five worst natural calamities that shook the world in 2015

The year 2015 witnessed a number of natural disasters around the world; floods in Tamil Nadu, earthquake in Nepal to name a few. 

Here are some of the major natural calamities that shook the world in 2015.

Chennai rains: Who is to be blamed for the floods?

When around 200 people have lost their lives in the worst floods of Tamil Nadu in the past 100 years it seems that Tamil Nadu government is directly responsible for this disaster.

Is Date 26 jinxed?

The 7.5 magnitude quake that rattled Afghanistan, Pakistan and northern India on October 26 has made some analysts wonder if the date 26 is jinxed.

Typhoon Mujigae hits China

Typhoon Mujigae hits China

A typhoon bringing gales and packing winds up to 50 meters per second on Sunday hit the coastal Chinese city of Zhanjiang, authorities said.

New Zealand braces for overnight tsunamis

Tsunami waves of up to a metre high are expected to batter the east of New Zealand over Thursday night after the 8.3-magnitude earthquake in Chile.

Asian soccer pays respect to Nepal earthquake victims

Asian soccer pays respect to Nepal earthquake victims

Delegates stood at the start of the 26th Asian Football Confederation Congress for a minute`s silence to respect more than 5,200 people who died and the tens of thousands left homeless in last week`s Nepal earthquake disaster.

Former Mumbai Ranji Trophy physiotherapist died in Nepal quake

Former Mumbai Ranji Trophy physiotherapist died in Nepal quake

As death toll from the devastating earthquake in Nepal continues to rise, a former Mumbai Ranji Trophy physiotherapist became one of the victims of the natural disaster. Dr Vipul Chavda died during a trek in Langtang Valley, according to a report.

Nepal quake: Flights operated in adverse conditions, people evacuated, says Govt

Braving adverse weather conditions in Nepal, India operated flights throughout last night and evacuated people, including relatives of Samajwadi Party MP Naresh Agrawal, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj informed Rajya Sabha on Monday.