National Disaster Response Force
25 Nov 2020
Ahead of Cyclone Nivar's landfall on the eastern coast of the Indian peninsula, operations at the Chennai airport have been suspended from 7 pm Wednesday till 7 am the next day.
08 Aug 2020
A day after the tragic crash of an Air India Express flight in Kerala's Kozhikode, survivors recalled what happened moments before the aircraft overshot the runway and fell into a valley.
21 May 2020
A day after Cyclone Amphan made landfall at West Bengal's Digha, the super cyclonic storm left the state in ruins.
18 May 2020
After brewing over the South Bay of Bengal, Cyclone Amphan has now intensified into an "extremely severe storm" and is likely to turn into a "super cyclonic storm" on Monday.
17 May 2020
The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has deployed 17 teams to Odisha and West Bengal as the approaching Cyclone Amphan threatens the two states.
12 Apr 2020
A mild earthquake struck the national capital of Delhi on Sunday evening. The earthquake measured 3.5 on the Richter scale.
20 Jan 2020
Every year, India celebrates Republic Day on January 26 to honor the day on which the Constitution of India came into effect.
29 Oct 2019
A two-year-old, who fell into an abandoned borewell in Tamil Nadu's Tiruchirappalli last week, has died, authorities said on Tuesday morning.
27 Oct 2019
All efforts are on to rescue a two-year-old boy who fell into a borewell in Nadukattupatti, near Manapparai, Tamil Nadu, on Friday.
30 Sep 2019
In what has been termed a delayed withdrawal of the monsoon, the death toll climbed to 29 in flooded Bihar on Sunday.
29 Sep 2019
At least 17 people have died in Bihar, including 4 in Patna, after three days of incessant downpour threw normal life out of gear in the state. Moreover, homes and hospitals have been flooded.
29 Sep 2019
Over 80 have lost their lives as heavy rains continue to batter several parts of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh.
26 Sep 2019
Incessant rainfall since Wednesday night has thrown normal life out of gear in Pune, with at least eleven people losing their lives in rain-related incidents.
31 Aug 2019
In a shocking piece of news, 12 people died in Maharashtra on Saturday due to an explosion in a chemical factory in Dhule district.
08 Aug 2019
As heavy rains continue to hit several parts of the country, flooding in Maharashtra's Kolhapur, Sangli and Satara districts seems to have worsened.
01 Aug 2019
Four persons were killed and over 5,000 were evacuated in the city of Vadodara and surrounding areas in Central Gujarat, as heavy rains disrupted life in the state in the last two days.
17 Jul 2019
Assam battered due to floods, found no respite on Tuesday with the death toll reaching 20. The number of people who have been affected by incessant rains touched 52 lakh, while only 1.5 lakh have been taken to relief centers.
16 Jul 2019
In a distressing incident, a four-story building collapsed in Mumbai's Dongri area on Tuesday. The structure, called Kesarbai building, is situated on Tandel Street.
02 Jul 2019
Normal life has come to a standstill in Maharashtra's capital Mumbai and its nearby areas due to incessant rains, forcing the government to declare a public holiday on Tuesday.
11 Jun 2019
A two-year-old boy from Punjab, who fell into a 150-feet deep borewell and remained stuck there for 109 hours, died on Tuesday morning.
26 May 2019
Since Friday, heavy rains and thunderstorms have wreaked havoc in the northeastern state of Tripura, forcing 739 people to leave their homes and take shelter in relief camps.
03 May 2019
The severe cyclonic storm Cyclone Fani made landfall in Odisha's Puri, the land of the famous Jagannath Temple, on Friday. Around 10,000 villages and more than 50 towns lie in its path.
20 Apr 2019
On Saturday, twelve coaches of Howrah-New Delhi Poorva Express derailed and thirteen people have been injured so far, claimed reports.
24 Jan 2019
In a recent development, six bodies have been recovered from Gurugram's Ullwas area where an under-construction building collapsed in the early hours of Thursday.
04 Jan 2019
Seven people were killed after an LPG cylinder blast triggered a collapse bringing a portion of a building down in West Delhi's Sudarshan Park.
28 Dec 2018
A day after National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel found a foul smell emanating from the rat hole coal-mine in Meghalaya where 15 miners are trapped, authorities have stepped up rescue efforts.
27 Dec 2018
After nearly two weeks of search operations to find 15 miners trapped inside a 'rat hole' coal mine in Meghalaya, the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) is now fearing the worst.
17 Dec 2018
A month after Cyclone Gaja hit the eastern coast wreaking havoc, Andhra Pradesh is bracing for yet another severe cyclonic storm - Cyclone Phethai.
16 Dec 2018
A couple of days after it was reported that 13 miners had been trapped inside an illegal 'rat hole' coalmine in Meghalaya, the owner of the illegal mine has been arrested by the police.
21 Oct 2018
A national award in the name of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose will be given every year to police personnel who do excellent work in rescue and relief operations during any kind of disaster, PM Narendra Modi announced.
26 Aug 2018
The annual pilgrimage to the Amarnath cave shrine in the south Kashmir Himalayas concluded today with over 2.85 lakh pilgrims offering prayers at the naturally-formed ice-Shivlingam.
21 Aug 2018
Rains, floods, and landslides in Kerala have killed 373 people since May 30, National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) said today.
17 Aug 2018
As many as 868 people have died, 247 of them in Kerala, due to rains, floods and landslides in seven states during the monsoon season so far, the Home Ministry said today.
28 Jul 2018
As many as 465 people have lost their lives due to floods and rains in five states during the current monsoon season so far.
22 Jul 2018
One person was killed and 32 others injured when an overloaded scaffolding of an under-construction building collapsed in Chennai, police said.
20 Jul 2018
The rescue operations at the Greater Noida twin-building collapse entered the third day today with the rescuers continuing to remove the debris.
17 Jul 2018
Two persons, including a schoolboy, drowned as incessant rains lashed several parts of Gujarat, including Saurashtra and southern regions.
06 Jul 2018
The Disaster Management Cell that is based out of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC)'s headquarters in Fort, Mumbai, is finding it difficult to help those in need.
01 Jul 2018
Forty-five people were killed when the bus they were traveling in rolled down a 60m gorge in Pauri Garhwal district this morning, the Uttarakhand Disaster Response Force confirmed.
07 Jun 2018
With the India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicting extremely heavy rainfall along Maharashtra coast over the weekend, the Mumbai civic body BMC is preparing to tackle monsoon-related disasters.