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Kerala: Toll in Idukki landslide rises to 43, many missing

10 Aug 2020

Kerala: Toll in Idukki landslide rises to 43, many missing

The landslide that occurred in Kerala on Friday, August 7, has claimed 43 lives so far, multiple reports said.

Kerala: Massive landslide kills five, at least 80 feared trapped

07 Aug 2020

Kerala: Massive landslide kills five, at least 80 feared trapped

Nearly 80 tea estate workers are feared to be trapped after a massive landslide was triggered by heavy torrential rains in Kerala on Friday. Five people have reportedly died.

These women IAS/IPS officers led #KodaguFloods relief-efforts from the front

14 Aug 2019

These women IAS/IPS officers led #KodaguFloods relief-efforts from the front

Last week, Karnataka's Kodagu district was lashed by devastating rains that triggered landslides and floods in 79 villages. It received 897mm of rain between August 5-11- 468% more than normal.

Fresh snowfall, landslides force Jammu-Srinagar NH to remain closed

01 Feb 2019

Fresh snowfall, landslides force Jammu-Srinagar NH to remain closed

The Jammu-Srinagar national highway, the only all-weather surface link between Kashmir and rest of the country, was closed for vehicular traffic for the second consecutive day today due to fresh snowfall and landslides.

Death toll from Philippines storm, landslides climbs to 126

06 Jan 2019

Death toll from Philippines storm, landslides climbs to 126

The death toll from a storm that devastated the Philippines shortly after Christmas rose to 126, authorities said today, adding landslides caused by torrential rain were the top cause.

Uttarakhand: Eight laborers killed, four injured in Rudraprayag landslide

21 Dec 2018

Uttarakhand: Eight laborers killed, four injured in Rudraprayag landslide

At least eight laborers were killed and four others injured today in a landslide near the construction site of Char Dham all-weather road in Uttarakhand's Rudraprayag district, police said.

Spain: One dead, 44 hurt as landslide derails train

20 Nov 2018

Spain: One dead, 44 hurt as landslide derails train

One person was killed and 44 others were injured today when a commuter train derailed near Barcelona (Spain) due to a landslide caused by heavy rains.

Surface links between Kashmir, rest of country remain cut off

04 Nov 2018

Surface links between Kashmir, rest of country remain cut off

Surface links between Kashmir and the rest of the country remained cut off for the second day Sunday due to heavy snowfall in the Valley which has caused a massive power outage, officials said.

J&K: 9-year-old girl killed, 3 injured in landslide in Rajouri

04 Nov 2018

J&K: 9-year-old girl killed, 3 injured in landslide in Rajouri

A nine-year-old girl was killed and three members of a nomadic family were injured when a landslide struck their tent in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, a police official said on Sunday.

Nepal: Avalanche hits Mt. Gurja; 5 S-Koreans among 9 killed

13 Oct 2018

Nepal: Avalanche hits Mt. Gurja; 5 S-Koreans among 9 killed

At least nine climbers, including five South Korean nationals, have been killed in an avalanche which devastated their camp on Nepal's Mount Gurja.

Uganda: Massive landslide kills at least 34; many missing

12 Oct 2018

Uganda: Massive landslide kills at least 34; many missing

At least 34 people have been killed after a river in eastern Uganda burst its banks, sending thick sludge and rocks barreling into homes, disaster officials said today.

J&K: Five killed as mud-house collapses following landslide in Doda

24 Sep 2018

J&K: Five killed as mud-house collapses following landslide in Doda

Five members of a family, including three minors, were killed today when their mud house was buried under debris after a landslide in the hilly Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

Japan death toll rises to 30 after powerful quake

08 Sep 2018

Japan death toll rises to 30 after powerful quake

The death toll from a powerful quake that triggered landslides in northern Japan rose to 30 on Saturday, as tens of thousands of rescue workers raked through the mud for survivors.

Powerful 6.6 quake strikes typhoon-hit Japan; landslides leave dozens missing

06 Sep 2018

Powerful 6.6 quake strikes typhoon-hit Japan; landslides leave dozens missing

A powerful 6.6-magnitude quake rocked the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido today, killing two people, collapsing homes, and triggering landslides that left dozens missing.

Uttarakhand: 6 family members, including minors, buried alive in landslide

29 Aug 2018

Uttarakhand: 6 family members, including minors, buried alive in landslide

Six members of a family, including three minors, were killed today when the rubble from a landslide fell over their house in Kot village of Budha Kedar area in Uttarakhand's Tehri district, an official said.

Incessant rains, landslides continue to create havoc in Kerala

14 Aug 2018

Incessant rains, landslides continue to create havoc in Kerala

Rains continued to wreak havoc in many parts of Kerala with northern district of Wayanad experiencing widespread landslides and flooding overnight, forcing thousands of people to take shelter at relief camps.

40 people dead in Kerala rains, but troubles to continue

13 Aug 2018

40 people dead in Kerala rains, but troubles to continue

Kerala has been ravaged by "the worst disaster in its history," leaving not just scores of people dead and thousands displaced, but tearing apart lives and wrecking infrastructure.

Landslides in Manipur are mostly 'anthropogenically' induced: Environment Ministry

12 Aug 2018

Landslides in Manipur are mostly 'anthropogenically' induced: Environment Ministry

Every year, during monsoon, landslides claim a number of lives in Manipur, which has already witnessed six major landslides this year.

Kerala: Death toll rises to 26, CM calls emergency meeting

10 Aug 2018

Kerala: Death toll rises to 26, CM calls emergency meeting

As the death toll in Kerala rains increased to 26, CM Pinarayi Vijayan called an emergency meeting this morning to discuss the "very grim" situation.

Kerala: 20 dead in rain-related incidents, Kochi Airport suspends operations

09 Aug 2018

Kerala: 20 dead in rain-related incidents, Kochi Airport suspends operations

At least 20 people have died in the last 24 hours in Kerala, which has been lashed by heavy rains.

Indonesia quake: Over 500 trapped on Lombok volcano after landslides

30 Jul 2018

Indonesia quake: Over 500 trapped on Lombok volcano after landslides

More than 500 hikers and their guides remain stranded by landslides on an active volcano on Lombok, Indonesia, a day after a powerful earthquake of 6.4-magnitude struck the Indonesian holiday island, a national park official said today.

Vaishno Devi: Landslides causes closure of new route in J&K

16 Jul 2018

Vaishno Devi: Landslides causes closure of new route in J&K

A landslide today struck the Tarakote Marg, the new 7km track to the Vaishno Devi shrine in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir, forcing its closure.

Amarnath Yatra: 3 killed in landslide, death-toll reaches 10

04 Jul 2018

Amarnath Yatra: 3 killed in landslide, death-toll reaches 10

Three pilgrims were killed in a landslide even as another died due to cardiac arrest, taking the death toll during this year's Amarnath Yatra to 10, officials said today.

1,500 Indians on Kailash Mansarovar Yatra stranded in Nepal landslides

03 Jul 2018

1,500 Indians on Kailash Mansarovar Yatra stranded in Nepal landslides

More than 1,500 Indian pilgrims on their way to Kailash Mansarovar are stranded in Nepal after landslides caused by heavy rains.

Death toll in Arunachal Pradesh landslide rises to 5

30 Jun 2018

Death toll in Arunachal Pradesh landslide rises to 5

One Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel, among the eight injured in yesterday's landslide in Lower Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh, succumbed to his injuries today, raising the death toll to five, a police officer said.

Over 2,000 vehicles stranded on Manali-Leh highway after landslide

29 Jun 2018

Over 2,000 vehicles stranded on Manali-Leh highway after landslide

A landslide on the Manali-Leh highway last night has stranded more than 2,000 vehicles on the strategic route, causing problems in movement.

Mumbai-rains: Wall collapses at Lloyd's Estate in Wadala; cars trapped

25 Jun 2018

Mumbai-rains: Wall collapses at Lloyd's Estate in Wadala; cars trapped

A wall in Mumbai's upscale Lloyds Estate in Wadala gave way this morning after incessant rains, burying several cars under debris.

CRPF-martyr awarded PM's Medal for saving lives in J&K landslide

08 Jun 2018

CRPF-martyr awarded PM's Medal for saving lives in J&K landslide

A CRPF jawan, who saved lives of Vaishno Devi pilgrims trapped in a landslide on August 24, 2016, has been posthumously decorated with Prime Minister's Police Medal for "showing exemplary ideal of self-sacrifice in a life-threatening incident."

15 dead, 100s injured in California mudslides; rescue operation on

11 Jan 2018

15 dead, 100s injured in California mudslides; rescue operation on

At least 15 people have reportedly died in Southern California after the storm-hit region recently witnessed mudslides and flooding.

Ferocious Typhoon Lan strikes Japan

23 Oct 2017

Ferocious Typhoon Lan strikes Japan

Japan has been struck by the powerful Typhoon Lan.

Hurricane Irma makes landfall, leaves Florida in tatters

11 Sep 2017

Hurricane Irma makes landfall, leaves Florida in tatters

Hurricane Irma made landfall in the Florida Keys yesterday morning, marking its much-dreaded arrival to the US.

Florida braces for 'devastation' before category five Hurricane Irma's landfall

09 Sep 2017

Florida braces for 'devastation' before category five Hurricane Irma's landfall

The head of the US federal emergency agency Brock Long said the category five Hurricane Irma will either "devastate" Florida or its neighboring states.

Massive landslide hits Chandigarh-Shimla highway, traffic movement halted

02 Sep 2017

Massive landslide hits Chandigarh-Shimla highway, traffic movement halted

A massive landslide on the Chandigarh-Shimla highway has buried several cars, most of which were parked on the roadside.

Delhi: Two dead, several feared dead as Ghazipur landfill collapses

01 Sep 2017

Delhi: Two dead, several feared dead as Ghazipur landfill collapses

Two people were killed and others are feared dead as part of the garbage landfill at Delhi's Ghazipur collapsed.

Himachal: Two buses swept away in landslide, 50 feared dead

13 Aug 2017

Himachal: Two buses swept away in landslide, 50 feared dead

Over 50 people are feared dead as two buses were swept away in a landslide in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi district.

Landslide in Arunachal Pradesh: More than 14 people dead

11 Jul 2017

Landslide in Arunachal Pradesh: More than 14 people dead

More than 14 people have died in a landslide in Papumpare district of Arunachal Pradesh.

China: 100 feared buried in Sichuan landslide

24 Jun 2017

China: 100 feared buried in Sichuan landslide

Heavy rains triggered a landslide in a village in southwest Sichuan province in China.

NE floods- Indo-Bangladesh border fence damaged in many areas

19 Jun 2017

NE floods- Indo-Bangladesh border fence damaged in many areas

Apart from affecting tens of thousands of people, floods in the northeast have given rise to security concerns.

3 killed in Meghalaya landslide, rescue operations underway

18 Jun 2017

3 killed in Meghalaya landslide, rescue operations underway

Three people were killed and two were reported missing after a massive landslide in Meghalaya's Ri-Bhoi district.

Heavy rains cause landslide in Karnataka, 3 children dead

12 Jun 2017

Heavy rains cause landslide in Karnataka, 3 children dead

Heavy rains wreaked havoc for the people of Uttara Kannada district, after a landslide buried alive three children. Atleast 8 houses were destroyed.