Nepal artificial lake bursts suddenly, no casualties

 A vast artificial lake, formed after a massive landslide that blocked the Sunkoshi river in northeast Nepal last month, burst suddenly this morning but no casualties have been reported in the downstream areas so far.

Science garden mooted at 'Ramala Talao'

In a bid to restore the glory of the 600-year-old 'Ramala Talao' here, district authorities have drawn an ambitious plan to develop a 'Science Garden' at the historic lake on the lines of popular Kankaria lake at Ahmedabad in Gujarat after de-silting it.

Kashmiri-Americans to send fact finding team to Kaunsar Nag

Kashmiri-Americans will send a fact finding mission to Kausnar Nag in Jammu and Kashmir following reports in Pakistani media about a temporary mosque being constructed at this high-altitude oligotrophic lake.

India`s first jellyfish lake discovered

Marine biologists have discovered a jellyfish lake in Gujarat, probably the first such in India.

At least 16 missing after Russian chopper crashes into lake

At least 16 people were missing after a helicopter believed to be carrying top regional officials and businessmen crashed into a lake in northwestern Russia, police and the emergencies ministry said today.

Six die after bus plunges into a lake in China

Six passengers were killed when a minibus plunged into a river in southwest China`s Sichuan Province today.

Body of missing US pilot found in China

The body of a US pilot, missing since Tuesday after his light aircraft crashed into a lake in northeast China`s Liaoning province, was recovered on Friday.

Body of missing US pilot found in China

The body of a US pilot, missing since Tuesday after his light aircraft crashed into a lake in northeast China`s Liaoning province, was recovered on Friday.

22 killed as boat capsizes in lake near Chennai

Twenty-two persons were killed
after the boat in which they went on a pleasure trip capsized
in Pulicat Lake, about 60 km from here, police said.

Cho-Lhamu declared highest lake in India

The Teesta river, stated to be the lifeline of Sikkim,
has its origin in Cho-Lhamu lake, located near the Donkiala
pass and only about five km from the Indo-China border.

Greenland ice loss can fill world`s 11th largest lake

Greenland is a natural lab for studying how climate change has affected ice fields.

At least 13 killed in lake gunbattle in northern Mexico

A gunbattle between Mexican marines and a drug gang camping on an island has left 13 people dead.

Australia set for another week of floods

Oz braced for another week of floods as a vast lake continued to spread across the Victoria.

8,000-year-old human bones found in Argentina

Human skeletal remains dating back to around 8,270 years have been found near a lake in Argentina.

Jammu city to soon have a lake: Minister

Jammu city will soon have a lake which
is being built down the stream near the main Tawi Bridge,
Jammu and Kashmir Minister for Revenue, Relief and
Rehabilitation Raman Bhalla said today.

At least 100 skeletons found in lake bordering Serbia, Bosnia

At least 100 skeletons, believed to belong to victims of 1992-95 war, have been discovered in lake Perucac, bordering Serbia and Bosnia, officials said.

Ohio lake`s algae dangerous to swimmers, economy

The waters in Ohio`s largest inland lake contain dangerous toxins, claim new tests.

China`s largest lake in floods

Hundreds of soldiers and residents
strengthened the leaking embankments of China`s largest
freshwater lake as its water level rose alarmingly putting
more than two million people at risk.

Silted Sukhna Lake to breathe again

The hugely popular Sukhna lake, faced with a major threat of siltation, is set to regain its vast water expanse - thanks to some frantic digging by the authorities to clear up mounds of silt.

Floods devastate UK Lake District; much of Ireland

A British police officer was swept to his death Friday as raging floods engulfed northern England`s picturesque Lake District following the heaviest rainfall ever recorded in Britain.