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Kerala gets rain respite, Kochi airport reopens

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Kochi: There was respite from monsoon fury, especially landslides and floods, on Monday. Bodies of two persons who went missing at Pala in Kottayam on Monday afternoon were fished out by the fire and

Landslips claim nine lives, Kochi airport closed

Nine persons died and several others were reported missing as a string of landslips triggered by heavy downpour battered the high range Idukki and adjoining districts of Kerala Monday.

Rains lash Uttarakhand; 4 killed, 5 others missing


Dehradun: Four members of a family were killed, while five others, including SDM of Almora district, were feared dead in rain-related incidents as heavy showers lashed Uttarakhand on Wednesday, causi

Fresh landslides hit Uttarakhand, 60 families moved to safer places


Dehradun: Over 60 families were on Wednesday shifted to safer places in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district after heavy rains lashed many areas triggering landslides, even as authorities said 1,710 roads

30 to 40 people buried in landslides in China


About 30 to 40 people were buried today in a rain-triggered landslide in China’s southwestern Sichuan Province, local officials said.

Landslides, rain hit rescue work in Uttarakhand

Fresh spell of rains and landslips at a number of places including the higher reaches of Pauri, Chamoli and Rudraprayag districts today hit rescue operations in Uttarakhand where 10,000 survivors still remained to be taken to safety.

Flash floods and landslides kill 21 in Sikkim

At least 21 bodies, including those of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) and the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) personnel, have so far been found while eight persons are still missing due to flash flood and landslides in remote areas of North Sikkim, official sources said on Sunday.

Taiwan evacuates 3,000 as typhoon looms


Taiwan evacuated more than 3,000 people Thursday as Typhoon Tembin bore down, threatening powerful winds and torrential rains that authorities warned could trigger landslides.

About 50,000 soldiers w

Landslides block Srinagar-Jammu highway again


Landslides and shooting stones on Wednesday blocked the Srinagar-Jammu highway even as the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) started road clearance operations early morning, an official said.


50 dead in Uganda landslides

More than 50 people were killed in landslides in eastern Uganda on Monday, Xinhua reported.

Three villages in Bulambuli district were hit by landslides. Twenty-nine bodies were retrieved so far, radi

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