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Arctic sea could be 'free of ice' by 2040, warn scientists

Arctic sea could be 'free of ice' by 2040, warn scientists

As per the new research, the Arctic sea has been thawing at a rapid pace over the past three decades, making the ice to fall by more than half.

Floods, hurricanes and more: Social media can help predict these natural disasters!

Floods, hurricanes and more: Social media can help predict these natural disasters!

The researchers tracked photos and videos with tags such as river, water and landscape on the social media platform Flickr between 2004 and 2014.

5 most devastating natural disasters to hit India

5 most devastating natural disasters to hit India

In 2004, an earthquake and tsunami in the Indian Ocean on the west coast of Sumatra, killed more than 2,30,000 people in 14 countries.

This is how Earth, our home planet, is changing – Take a look (Pics inside)

This is how Earth, our home planet, is changing – Take a look (Pics inside)

These NASA images demonstrate how the face of the world has changed over time, with periods ranging from centuries to years. 

Thai floods cause 200-km traffic tailback; death toll up to 25

Thailand`s rainy season usually ends in late November but this year heavy rain has fallen well into what should be the dry season.
 

Thousands still stranded in Malaysia floods

Thousands of people remained stranded in relief centres Thursday as northeast Malaysia struggled to recover from severe flooding and residents raised fears of looting.

Heavy rain triggers floods in northern Italy

No casualties have yet been reported from Thursday`s storms.

'109 glacial lakes formed in Himachal in two years'

'109 glacial lakes formed in Himachal in two years'

Highly fragile moraine-dammed lakes, an increasing phenomenon in the Himalayas, increased from 596 to 705 in barely two years in Himachal Pradesh, raising the spectre of glacial lake outburst floods, warns a state government study.

Sewage floods Libya's Tobruk city

Libya's eastern city of Tobruk has been flooded with sewage in the past few days, sparking fears of a health and environmental disaster, reports said on Thursday.

Andhra Pradesh floods: Venkaiah Naidu surveys Guntur; people moved to safer areas in Vizag

Andhra Pradesh floods: Venkaiah Naidu surveys Guntur; people moved to safer areas in Vizag

Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday conducted an aerial survey of the flood-hit parts of Andhra Pradesh's Guntur district.

This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows a streamlined form in Lethe Vallis – See pic!

This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows a streamlined form in Lethe Vallis – See pic!

The image was acquired at 15:16 local Mars time on May 6, 2016, by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

Ganga, other major rivers in Bihar flowing below danger mark

No fresh case of flood-related death was reported on Thursday in Bihar, where 213 lives have been claimed in the deluge even as most of the rivers continue to flow below the danger mark.

Floods kill 60, displace 44,000 in North Korea: UN

Pyongyang said the Tumen river, which partially marks the border with China and Russia, experienced the biggest flood ever.

Bihar flood toll rises to 204

With six more deaths, the toll in Bihar floods on Monday went up to 204, even as the water level of the swollen Ganga continued to recede at many places except at Kahalgaon in Bhagalpur district where the river is flowing above the danger mark.

Christian body Believers Church reaches out to flood-hit families in Bihar

Christian body Believers Church reaches out to flood-hit families in Bihar

A religious outfit called Believers Church has decided to provide relief materials to 4,000 families in flood-affected Bihar, its office bearer K P Yohannan said today.

Why flood-hit Varanasi doms getting few dead to cremate

Why flood-hit Varanasi doms getting few dead to cremate

The Ganga was in spate and the neighbourhoods on its banks in this soulful but chaotic city deluged. And the doms, who cremate the dead to earn their living, are also submerged in gloom -- and wish for intervention, or a little sympathy, from their local MP: Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Bihar flood situation improves marginally

With no reports of fresh deaths in Bihar floods on Sunday, the situation showed signs of improvement in the state as the number of affected people from the floods went down to 40 lakh from yesterday's 41.90 lakh in 12 districts.

Bihar flood toll rises to 172; water level at many points in swollen Ganga river receded

Bihar flood toll rises to 172; water level at many points in swollen Ganga river receded

With four more deaths, the toll in Bihar floods on Thursday rose to 172 even as water level at many points in the swollen Ganga river receded.

Bihar floods: Toll rises to 165, 37.53 lakh people affected

With six more deaths, the toll in Bihar floods on Tuesday rose to 165, even as the swollen Ganga, whose water level started showing a receding trend, has affected 37.53 lakh people in 12 districts of the state.

Madhya Pradesh rains, flood damage at Rs 1,067 crore

Heavy rains and flooding in Madhya Pradesh have caused massive damage to property and crops, estimated at around Rs 1,067 crore, according to officials.