Natural disaster

Strong earthquake of magnitude 7 strikes Aegean Sea, shaking Turkey, Greece

A strong earthquake of a magnitude of up 7.0 struck the Aegean Sea on Friday and was felt in both Turkey and Greece, local and international observatories said. People flooded to the streets in the Turkish coastal city of Izmir after the earthquake, witnesses said

Oct 30, 2020, 20:50 PM IST

644 villages affected by floods in Uttar Pradesh; 300 cut off from other parts of 16 districts

As many as 414 boats have been pressed into action. Twenty-nine teams of the NDRF, SDRF and the Uttar Pradesh Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) have been deployed in the flood-affected districts, officials said.

Sep 01, 2020, 21:19 PM IST

Cabinet approves establishment of International Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said at a press conference that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch CDRI during UN Climate Summit in New York on September 23, 2019.

Aug 28, 2019, 21:50 PM IST

DNA: Non Stop News, April 19, 2019

This is a special segment which offers information about the important news stories of the day. Watch this video to know more.

Apr 19, 2019, 21:38 PM IST

Morning Breaking: At least 373 dead, over 1,400 injured following tsunami in Indonesia

The death toll from Saturday's tsunami in Indonesia has reached 373, with more than 1,400 people injured, as officials warned that the number of fatalities could rise further.

Dec 25, 2018, 08:36 AM IST

Landslides triggered by human activity on rising: study

Construction works, legal and illegal mining, as well as the unregulated cutting of hills, caused most of the human-induced landslides.

Aug 24, 2018, 15:49 PM IST

Government plans region-specific SMS service to alert people about natural disasters

The alert would be issued by the service providers of that particular area to all of their subscribers, another official said. 

May 08, 2018, 21:23 PM IST

Cyclones: Know what precautions and safety measures to take

The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), India has released a series of precautions and safety measures for people to take in case of a cyclone.

Mar 16, 2018, 16:10 PM IST

Strong big earthquakes in 2018: US scientists

If a prediction by two US scientists were true then the world could see an increase in the number of strong earthquakes in 2018 and the next few years, a media report said.

Nov 20, 2017, 08:01 AM IST

NASA's heartbeat detector helps search for Mexico quake survivors

In tests, FINDER has detected heartbeats through 30 feet of rubble or 20 feet of solid concrete. 

Sep 25, 2017, 12:00 PM IST

Summer rains cool drought-hit Karnataka

"The city received 319 mm rainfall from May 1 to 28, surpassing the previous record of 287.1 mm set in May 1957 and 178 mm in May 2015.

May 29, 2017, 16:54 PM IST

Study suggests stress may trigger seizure for epilepsy patients

A new study has found that stressful events such as the war, trauma or natural disaster, or the death of a loved one, may trigger seizures for the people suffering with epilepsy.

Apr 04, 2017, 12:58 PM IST

Cyclone Vardah: Safety tips for residents – The dos and dont's!

According to weather experts, the main threats from Vardah is heavy rain although wind damage is also possible.

Dec 12, 2016, 09:31 AM IST

Deadly hurricane hits Nicaragua, Costa Rica

The hurricane came ashore near San Juan de Nicaragua, also known as Greytown, south of the city of Bluefields and close to the Costa Rican border, Walter Fonseca.

Nov 25, 2016, 00:19 AM IST

Hurricane Earl bears down on Central America

The outlying sweep of a tropical hurricane gliding across the Caribbean started lashing northern Central American countries.

Aug 04, 2016, 04:51 AM IST

Deaths in Indonesia landslides, flood rise to 56 with nine still missing

The deaths in landslides and floods on June 19 in Indonesia`s Central Java province have risen to 56, while 22 persons were injured and nine still missing, an official said on Thursday.

Jun 23, 2016, 16:15 PM IST

10 dead in Ghana floods

10 people including eight children have died in a torrential downpour in Ghana.

Jun 15, 2016, 03:12 AM IST

Earth is in danger- Part III

Some fortune pundits have predicted big trouble for the earth in coming 68 days. Watch the full news story to know more!

Apr 18, 2016, 20:41 PM IST

Earth is in danger- Part II

Some fortune pundits have predicted big trouble for the earth in coming 68 days. Watch the full news story to know more!

Apr 18, 2016, 20:39 PM IST

Earth is in danger

Some fortune pundits have predicted big trouble for the earth in coming 68 days. Watch the full news story to know more!

Apr 18, 2016, 20:37 PM IST