Incessant rains trigger flash floods, landslides in Arunachal

Incessant rains and an unprecedented rise in the water level of the Subansiri have triggered landslides and flash floods in Arunachal Pradesh with the swirling river water leaving a trail of destruction.

Death toll could double to over 80 in Hiroshima landslide, more rain falls

Heavy rain delayed a search on Friday for more than 50 people believed buried under a deadly landslide on the edge of the Japanese city of Hiroshima, as opposition politicians rounded on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for his handling of the disaster.

8 dead, 13 missing in Hiroshima landslide

Eight people died and at least 13 were missing after rain-sodden hills in the outskirts of Hiroshima gave way early on Wednesday in at least five landslides.

Flood, landslides in Arunachal

Incessant rains in the past couple of days have triggered floods and landslides in several districts of Arunachal Pradesh, disrupting road communication and throwing normal life out of gear.

Ecuador quake triggers deadly landslides

A shallow 5.1-magnitude earthquake struck the Ecuadoran capital Quito Tuesday, triggering landslides that killed at least two people and violently shaking buildings and homes.

Five washed away in rain; landslides in Uttarakhand

Five persons including two children were killed on Monday in rain-related incidents in Uttarakhand which received light to medium rainfall in its various parts.

Uttarakhand rivers in spate; hundreds of pilgrims stranded

Hundreds of pilgrims continued to remain stranded in Uttarakhand on Thursday with heavy rains lashing the hill state.

Landslides in Arunachal district due to incessant rains

Landslides, triggered by incessant rains in the past couple of days have wrecked havoc in several districts of Arunachal Pradesh throwing life out of gear.

Assam: 6 die of electrocution and in landslide after rains

Six persons died of electrocution and in landslides after torrential rains submerged large areas of Assam`s capital city paralysing normal life.

12 killed in Nepal landslides: Police

Landslides triggered by heavy rains killed at least 12 people overnight in Nepal, including nine members of the same family who were buried alive when their home collapsed, eyewitnesses and police said Friday.

Kedarnath Yatra hit by landslides, halted

The Kedarnath Yatra in Uttarakhand was halted after landslides in Rudraprayag blocked the route that leads to the pilgrimage site, officials said.

Floods, landslides disrupt power supply in eastern Arunachal

Incessant rain over the past couple of days has triggered floods and landslides, disrupting power supply and surface communication in eastern districts of Arunachal Pradesh.

16 killed in China storms

At least 16 people were killed in rain and hailstorms that triggered flooding and landslides in southern China, officials said Monday.

Landslides force suspension of cross-LoC trade

Landslides forced suspension of cross-LoC trade on Srinagar-Muzaffarabad Road as authorities on Tuesday managed to evacuate to safety 16 passengers, including five PoK residents, who were stranded near Kaman Post.

11 die in eastern DR Congo landslides: Official

Eleven people have been killed in landslides triggered by heavy rainfall in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, a local official said today.

Indonesian floods kill 23, displace thousands

The death toll in days of floods and landslides in Indonesia has climbed to 23, an official said today, as torrential rain pounded the capital.

At least 44 dead in Brazil`s flooding and landslides

At least 44 people have died and more than 60,000 have been left homeless following torrential rain in southeast Brazil over the past few weeks, officials said Thursday.

Soon, wireless sensors to predict landslides

Scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have developed low cost sensors that may one day save lives by giving advance warning of deadly landslides in at-risk areas around the world.

Death toll in Philippine quake nearing 200

The death toll from a killer quake in the central Philippines is likely to approach 200 as rescue teams focused on finding dead bodies buried under landslides and fallen structures, an official said today.

Floods leave six dead in Philippines

Monsoon rains worsened by Typhoon Usagi pounded the Philippines for the third day on Monday, causing floods and landslides that left six people dead and others stranded on rooftops, officials said.