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Red, orange alerts sounded as monsoon hits Kerala
India

Red, orange alerts sounded as monsoon hits Kerala

After a week's delay, monsoons hit the Kerala coast on Saturday, India Meteorological Department announced. The event marks the official arrival of India's four-month-long monsoon season.
#CycloneFani: How to stay safe during a cyclone?
India

#CycloneFani: How to stay safe during a cyclone?

Cyclone Fani made landfall in the Puri district of Odisha this morning.
Mudslides, floods hit South Africa, 33 killed, 10 children missing
World

Mudslides, floods hit South Africa, 33 killed, 10 children missing

The death toll from floods and mudslides that crushed homes in the South African port of Durban yesterday has risen to 33, with reports of children missing and scores of people displaced, authorities said.
Unprecedented flooding in arid Iran kills 19, injures over 90
World

Unprecedented flooding in arid Iran kills 19, injures over 90

Major floods across much of Iran have left 19 people dead and more than 90 injured, blocking roads and triggering landslides with warnings of more heavy rain to come, emergency services said yesterday.
Five examples of 'Jugaad' engineering which happens only in India
India

Five examples of 'Jugaad' engineering which happens only in India

India is the land of jugaad, a Hindi word which means an economical makeshift solution in situations where resources are scarce.
Cyclone Idai hits Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Malawi; 150 killed, 1.5mn affected
World

Cyclone Idai hits Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Malawi; 150 killed, 1.5mn affected

Three southern African countries, Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi have been hit by a vicious cyclone that has killed nearly 150 people, left hundreds more missing, and stranded tens of thousands who are cut off from roads and telephones in mainly poor, rural areas.
Australia deploys military as floods bring crocodiles to the streets
World

Australia deploys military as floods bring crocodiles to the streets

Devastating, "once-in-a-century" floods in northeast Australia has forced thousands out of their homes, and has brought snakes and crocodiles on to the streets.
Assam districts bordering Arunachal on flood alert after China's warning
India

Assam districts bordering Arunachal on flood alert after China's warning

Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal today directed authorities in districts bordering Arunachal Pradesh to "remain alert" for possible flash flood after China informed India about a landslide blocking a river in Tibet leading to the formation of an artificial lake.
Kerala on alert as cyclonic depression forms in Arabian Sea
India

Kerala on alert as cyclonic depression forms in Arabian Sea

Heavy rains have been forecast in Kerala, under the influence of a depression over the Arabian Sea which is likely to intensify into a deep depression and further into a cyclonic storm over the next two days.

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