Natural Calamity
India  /  Published 19.05.22

Assam inundated

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By Our Bureau, PTI

World  /  Published 17.04.22

SA floods: Death toll rises to 443

Rescuers searched for dozens of people still missing in South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) province on Sunday after heavy rains in recent days triggered floods and mudslides that have killed more ...
By Reuters

World  /  Published 19.02.22

Storm Eunice is severe

The UK Met Office has issued two red weather warnings in as many months for strong winds. These are the highest threat levels meteorologists can announce, and are the first wind-only red warnings to b...
By Hayley J. Fowler & Colin Manning, PTI in New Castle

News  /  Published 23.01.22

Thunderbolt strikes Bansdroni flat

A 72-year-old woman was found dead with burn injuries inside a store room with a tin shed that caught fire in Netaji Nagar after 12.30pm on Saturday. Bakul Adhikary, a resident of Vidyasagar Colony, ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Bansdroni

World  /  Published 12.12.21

US tornado swarm kills more than 80

A devastating swarm of tornadoes ripped through Kentucky and five other US states, killing more than 80 and leaving a trail of destroyed homes, factories and warehouses along a path that stretched mor...
By Reuters in Washington


World  /  Published 12.12.21

Amazon warehouse takes direct hit

The police in Edwardsville, Illinois, said there were “confirmed fatalities” at an Amazon warehouse after a direct hit from a tornado caused a major portion of the building to collapse on ...
By New York Times News Service in New York

India  /  Published 07.12.21

Jawad drives farmer to death

A farmer in Odisha’s Ganjam district committed suicide after seeing his entire crop across two acres destroyed by rainfall triggered by cyclone Jawad.  Kailash Sabar, 57, took the extreme ...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Calcutta  /  Published 23.08.21

Women tie rakhis on mangroves

A group of women in the Sunderbans on Sunday tied rakhis on mangrove trees vowing to protect them in the hope that they would in turn get protected from the vagaries of nature such as cyclones. ...
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta

World  /  Published 16.08.21

Haiti earthquake leaves over 300 dead

The quake sent tremors travelling as far as Jamaica and Cuba. Countries in the region quickly offered help to Haiti. “I am saddened by the devastating earthquake that occurred in Saint-Louis d...
By Reuters in Port-au-Prince, Haiti

India  /  Published 12.08.21

Kinnaur: 14 dead in landslide

Four more bodies were recovered from the landslide site in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district where the search and rescue operation resumed early on Thursday, raising the death toll to 14, offici...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Shimla


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