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Bangladesh steps up search for landslide victims

Bangladesh steps up search for landslide victims

The monsoon rains came two weeks after Cyclone Mora smashed into Bangladesh`s southeast, killing at least eight people and damaging tens of thousands of homes.

Bangladesh landslides toll reaches 137

Southeastern hilly districts of Chittagong, Bandarban and Rangamati are the worst affected districts

Flood, landslides hit Assam; 13,000 affected

Flood, landslides hit Assam; 13,000 affected

At least 13,000 people in Assam have been affected by flood, officials said on Sunday. Also, landslides triggered by incessant rain disrupted rail connectivity to the state's Barak Valley region.

New Zealand and Australia still pounded by ex-Cyclone Debbie

New Zealand and Australia still pounded by ex-Cyclone Debbie

Wellington/Sydney: Thousands of people at the top of New Zealand's North Island were told to evacuate on Thursday while an Australian town is forecast to be underwater later in the day as the tail end of Cyclone Debbie continues to cause major flooding.

Jammu-Srinagar highway closed after landslides

Landslides triggered by incessant rains on Wednesday forced the Jammu-Srinagar highway to close for safety reasons, an official said.

Colombia mudslides kill 206, sweep away homes

Colombia mudslides kill 206, sweep away homes

Mudslides killed at least 206 people and left hundreds injured or missing after destroying homes in southern Colombia, officials have said.

Fresh landslides close Srinagar-Jammu National Highway again

Fresh landslides close Srinagar-Jammu National Highway again

The nearly 300-km long Srinagar Jammu National Highway (NH) was again closed today with fresh landslides occurring at a few places along the road, a day after it was reopened for traffic.

Landslides close strategic Jammu-Srinagar highway

Landslides on Tuesday forced closure of the Jammu-Srinagar national highway yet again stranding scores of vehicles carrying passengers and goods, a traffic department official said.

Indonesia disaster agency says 12 killed in Bali landslides

Rains often cause flooding and landslides in Indonesia, an archipelago where millions of people live in mountainous areas or on flood plains near rivers.

Landslides block Jammu-Srinagar highway; vehicles stranded

The landslides hit Ramban district's Mehar area on Thursday evening.

Four dead in landslides on French overseas territory

Four dead in landslides on French overseas territory

All roads, electrical supplies and telephone lines to the area have been cut off and poor weather is hampering rescue efforts.

13 killed, 29 missing in heavy rain, floods as Typhoon Megi batters China

13 killed, 29 missing in heavy rain, floods as Typhoon Megi batters China

At least 13 people have been killed and 29 others reported missing in heavy rain and floods in China as Typhoon Megi wrecked havoc destroying crops and causing direct economic losses of USD 829 million.

Landslides block roads, disrupt power supply in Aizawl

A massive landslide triggered by heavy rains since Friday last has blocked roads in at least 20 spots, disrupted power supply and damaged cemeteries in the city, Aizawl District Disaster Management Authority officials said on Sunday.

Six killed, three injured in Vietnam torrential rains

At least six persons were killed and three others injured in torrential rains in Vietnam, authorities said on Monday.

Heavy rains continue in Uttarakhand; Kedarnath Yatra disrupted

Heavy rains continue in Uttarakhand; Kedarnath Yatra disrupted

Heavy rains continued to affect most parts of Uttarakhand damaging the trek to Kedarnath, officials said on Saturday.

CM asks ministers to fan out in flood-hit areas in Assam

 Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday directed his cabinet colleagues to visit flood- hit districts to review the prevailing situation and supervise relief and rescue operations, an official release said here.

Jammu-Srinagar National Highway opened for traffic

Jammu-Srinagar National Highway opened for traffic

The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway, which was closed due to landslides triggered by heavy rainfall, was thrown open for traffic this morning.

Landslides close Jammu-Srinagar highway; Amarnath Yatra suspended

Landslides close Jammu-Srinagar highway; Amarnath Yatra suspended

The strategic Jammu-Srinagar national highway was closed on Thursday due to landslides, resulting in the suspension of Amarnath Yatra.

28 killed, scores injured in floods, landslides across Nepal

At least 28 persons were killed and scores of people were injured in floods and landslides triggered by incessant monsoon rain in Nepal on Tuesday, said the country`s Ministry of Home Affairs.

Flood alert: Situation remains grim in Assam, Arunachal, railways affected in Bihar

Flood alert: Situation remains grim in Assam, Arunachal, railways affected in Bihar

Chief Minister Sarbanand Sonowal reviewed the situation yesterday as over six lakh people are reeling under the fury of flood in Assam.