Over 100 people evacuated in Portugal as wildfire rages

According to the National Authority for Civil Protection (ProCiv), 970 firefighters, 260 fire trucks and 15 airplanes were deployed to combat the flames, reports Efe news.


Aug 17, 2017, 17:36 PM IST
50,000 tourists evacuated after China quake

50,000 tourists evacuated after China quake

Rescue workers on Thursday morning found 16 people trapped at a scenic spot called Panda Sea in Jiuzhaigou. 

Aug 10, 2017, 13:01 PM IST

Eiffel Tower evacuated in safety drill muddle

Paris`s Eiffel Tower was on Friday evacuated in error after an employee mistook a safety drill for a real incident.

Aug 06, 2016, 03:16 AM IST

Eiffel Tower evacuated, cordoned off by police

The iconic Eiffel Tower in Paris has been evacuated.

Aug 06, 2016, 01:07 AM IST

Dozens evacuated after wildfires blaze in Croatia

 At least 50 people were evacuated due to wildfires that have been raging for days in Croatia`s southern Adriatic coastal area.

Jul 23, 2015, 00:46 AM IST

10,000 evacuated as two typhoons approach China

 Nearly 10,000 people have been evacuated from China`s eastern province of Fujian as it braces for the landfall of two typhoons, Linfa and Chan-Hom, Xinhua news agency reported.

Jul 07, 2015, 20:35 PM IST
Firefly Music Festival evacuated due to severe weather

Firefly Music Festival evacuated due to severe weather

 The third day of ongoing Firefly Music Festival 2015 ended early with a forced evacuation due to severe weather in Dover, Delaware.

Jun 22, 2015, 10:58 AM IST

11 Indians evacuated from Yemen by Pakistani naval ship

Eleven Indians along with 172 others have been evacuated by a Pakistani ship from strife-torn Yemen's southeastern city of Mokallah, which is now almost entirely under control of al Qaeda militants.

Apr 05, 2015, 13:47 PM IST

Cruise ship carrying nearly 200 people evacuated in Netherlands

A cruise ship carrying 154 passengers and 40 crew was evacuated after it sprang a leak on a river in the eastern Netherlands early on Sunday morning, emergency services said.

Jun 22, 2014, 12:33 PM IST

Hundreds of British tourists evacuated from Kenya

London: Around 400 British tourists are being evacuated from the Kenyan resort of Mombasa after Britain stepped up travel warnings following a wave of terror attacks, travel agents said today.
Thomson and First Choice, which are owned by London-listed TUI Travel, Europe`s biggest tour operator, said they had also decided to cancel all flights to the coastal city until November.

May 16, 2014, 16:21 PM IST

First batch of civilians evacuated from Syrian city

The first batch of Syrian civilians left a rebel-controlled area of the besieged old Homs city and arrived at a Syrian government-controlled area as part of the evacuation started Friday.

Feb 07, 2014, 21:22 PM IST

People evacuated as volcano erupts in Indonesia

The authorities in Indonesia`s Karo district of North Sumatra province evacuated 1,293 people from the slope of Mount Sinabung that erupted Sunday, an official said here Monday.

Nov 04, 2013, 10:59 AM IST

University in Texas evacuated after bomb threat

A university in the US state of Texas has evacuated its campus following an anonymous bomb threat.

Mar 27, 2013, 11:28 AM IST

US embassy in Norway evacuated due to bomb scare

The US Embassy in Norway was evacuated after its security staff found a suspicious object beneath a nearby automobile.

Jul 31, 2012, 19:20 PM IST

Patients evacuated after hospital fire

Patients noticed the fire and informed the hospital staff who evacuated them and doused the blaze, the sources said.

May 23, 2012, 22:22 PM IST

Flood situation grim in Orissa; five killed

Flood situation in Orissa worsened with the release of more water downstream from Hirakud dam.

Sep 09, 2011, 11:46 AM IST

5.9 quake hits US East Coast; Pentagon evacuated

Tremors prompted evacuations of buildings, City Hall and halted work at the World Trade Center site.

Aug 24, 2011, 00:10 AM IST

‘British, foreign nationals evacuated from Libya’

Britain evacuated hundreds of its nationals when fighting
broke out in February.

Aug 21, 2011, 20:21 PM IST

75,000 evacuated as Nock-Ten storm hits China

The tropical storm brought strong winds with speeds of up to 28 metres per second.

Jul 29, 2011, 23:19 PM IST

Oslo station evacuated due to bomb scare

Oslo`s central train station was briefly evacuated on Wednesday morning because of a suspicious item of baggage found on a
bus, officials said.

Jul 27, 2011, 16:46 PM IST