Jammu-Srinagar National Highway reopened for vehicular traffic

Jammu-Srinagar National Highway reopened for vehicular traffic

The 300-km-long Jammu-Srinagar NH was reopened Thursday after one-day closure in Ramban district of J&K.

Jammu-Srinagar National Highway closed for second day

The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway was closed for traffic for the second consecutive day on Wednesday following massive landslides triggered by heavy rainfall.

President Mukherjee expresses concern over flooding, landslides in Japan

President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday sent a message to His Imperial Majesty Emperor Akihito of Japan expressing concern over the flooding and landslides in North Eastern Japan.

Japan orders 90,000 to evacuate as heavy rain triggers floods

Authorities in central Japan on Thursday ordered tens of thousands to flee their homes after torrential rains flooded rivers and triggered landslides, with one person missing after a mudslide buried houses.

More than 100 people hit by landslides in a Naga village

The rain-triggered landslides have affected more than one hundred people at Phesama along NH-2, the main road link between Manipur and Nagaland.

Taiwanese hot spring town still cut off after typhoon

Taiwanese authorities were rushing to repair roads in the mountainous hot spring town of Wulai on Monday, where 1,100 people were without electricity or water after Typhoon Soudelor ripped through the island.

14 killed in China typhoon, four reported missing

Typhoon Soudelor killed nine people in eastern China after parts of the country were hit by the heaviest rains in a century, state media reported Sunday.

Jammu-Srinagar highway closed, Amarnath Yatra suspended


Jammu: The Jammu-Srinagar national highway was closed on Saturday after heavy rains triggered landslides at various places along the route, also leading to suspension of the annual Amarnath Yatra.

Myanmar asks for international aid as flood misery spreads

 Myanmar formally appealed Tuesday for international help in tackling massive floods with rescuers struggling to reach isolated regions, as rain-battered Asian nations counted the rising cost of this year`s monsoon.

President Mukherjee condoles loss of lives in landslides in Manipur

President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday condoled the loss of lives in the landslides triggered by heavy rains in Chandel district of Manipur.

UN warns Myanmar flood toll to increase as rains lash region

UN warns Myanmar flood toll to increase as rains lash region

The toll from flash floods and landslides in Myanmar after days of torrential rain is likely to spike, the UN warned Sunday, as monsoonal downpours brought misery to thousands across the region.

At least 150 stranded tourists rescued in Srinagar

More than 150 tourists were stranded on the Leh-Manali road in Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir last night due to landslides caused by heavy rainfall.

Amarnath Yatra resumes from Baltal camp

The Amarnath Yatra annual Hindu pilgrimage in Jammu and Kashmir resumed from one of the two base camps at Baltal camp on Thursday, four days after it was suspended because of landslides.

Expressway landslide: Congress wants murder charge against firm

The issue of landslide on Mumbai- Pune Expressway that killed two persons figured on Monday in the Maharashtra Council where the Opposition demanded slapping of murder charge against the road maintenance agency while the Government said technology will be used to prevent such mishaps.

Jammu-Srinagar National Highway re-opens for traffic

The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway was restored on Sunday which was closed due to landslides triggered by heavy rain.

Jammu-Srinagar National highway closure halts Amarnath Yatra

More than 2,000 passenger vehicles, including 68 carrying Kashmir-bound Amarnath pilgrims, have been left stranded on the Jammu-Srinagar National highway, following its closure due to massive landslides at several places triggered by overnight rainfall.

Heavy rains trigger landslides in Himachal Pradesh

 Several parts of Himachal Pradesh were lashed by heavy rains on Wednesday triggering landslides which caused damage to property even as a high alert has been sounded with the major rivers flowing above the danger mark.

NIDM expert blames slipshod planning for Darjeeling landslides

Ill-planned roads and neglect of indigenous erosion-control measures coupled with haphazard construction in hilly areas triggered the massive landslide in Darjeeling last week, an expert said on Monday.

Darjeeling landslides toll rises to 40; 16 persons missing

With the recovery of two more bodies, the toll in landslide-battered Darjeeling district has risen to 40 even as 16 people still missing.

Darjeeling landslides: Rijiju reviews situation

Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Thursday visited the areas affected by landslides in Darjeeling district of West Bengal and said that the government would be releasing relief funds for those affected.