Cheat Sheet | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday March 30, 2015
Six people have died in mudslides and hundreds of people have left their homes in Kashmir after heavy rain over the weekend raised fears of floods in the valley.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 30, 2015
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today spoke to Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed and conveyed to him that relief materials are being air dashed to the flood-affected valley in the shortest possible time.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Sheikh Zaffar Iqbal | Monday March 30, 2015
At least 10 people were buried by mudslides and hundreds of people left their homes in Kashmir after heavy rain over the weekend raised fears of floods in the valley.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 29, 2015
The Jammu and Kashmir government today said it was committed to rehabilitate the flood-affected people of the state as it was a top priority issue.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 29, 2015
Heavy rainfall in the Kashmir valley over the past 24 hours has created panic among some people in Srinagar about the possibility of fresh floods, police said today.
IANS | Friday March 13, 2015
Climate change is implicated in disasters like floods, landslides which reduce soil nutrients, quality. This affects the levels of nutrients in food crops and consumers do not get the required nutrients.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 10, 2015
Actor-turned-politician Raj Babbar today filed his nomination as the Congress candidate for the only vacant Rajya Sabha seat from Uttarakhand.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday March 4, 2015
The heaviest rain in decades pounded much of central and western Argentina on Tuesday, prompting evacuations, even as wildfires roared across much of the parched far south.
World News | Reuters | Friday February 20, 2015
A powerful cyclone slammed into northeast Australia today, destroying homes, upending trees, cutting power lines and causing flash floods, while a second storm severed communications to a northern island where heavy damage was expected.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday February 20, 2015
A "destructive" cyclone roaring towards a heavily-populated Australian province has intensified to a category five, the most severe ranking, meteorologists said early Friday as a second powerful storm made landfall further north.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday February 6, 2015
The infrastructure in Uttarakhand that was devastated by the flash flood catastrophe of 2013 has been rebuilt and the state has also developed additional facilities to welcome pilgrims for a safe 'Chardham yatra' this year, Chief Minister Harish Rawa...
World News | Associated Press | Sunday February 1, 2015
Flash floods caused by heavy rains have submerged large areas in northwestern Greece, forcing authorities to evacuate hundreds of people from several villages in the Epirus region.
Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday January 31, 2015
Fitoor is the first Bollywood movie being shot in Kashmir after last year's devastating floods
India News | Written by Sheikh Zaffar Iqbal | Saturday January 24, 2015
The people of Kashmir, who are still grappling with the devastating effects of the flood in September, now have a new problem to contend with.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday January 20, 2015
The death toll from flooding in parts of Mozambique has risen to 71, the country's disaster management services said on Monday.
World News | Associated Press | Saturday January 17, 2015
Flooding in Malawi has killed more than 176 people, displaced at least 200,000 others, left homes and schools submerged in water and roads washed away by the deluge in the southern African country, the vice president said on Friday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday January 16, 2015
Malawian authorities warned today that heavy rains were expected to continue as flood waters ravaged the country, leaving in their wake mass power outages, dozens dead and missing, and thousands displaced.
Srinagar News | Press Trust of India | Thursday January 15, 2015
To review the ongoing relief and rehabilitation work after last year's devastating floods, Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra would be visiting Srinagar on January 17.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday January 1, 2015
Tropical storm Jiangmi exited the Philippines Thursday, leaving at least 54 dead and 13 missing from floods and landslides as officials said greater measures could have been taken to prepare for the deluge.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday December 31, 2014
The death toll from flooding and landslides in the Philippines wrought by tropical storm Jangmi rose to 53 Wednesday, officials said, with some regions saying they were caught off guard by the deluge.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday December 30, 2014
Six people have been killed in two days of heavy flooding as tropical storm Jangmi crossed the central Philippines on Tuesday, with water in some areas "neck deep", officials said.
World News | Reuters | Saturday December 27, 2014
The number of people evacuated due to Malaysia's worst-ever floods jumped to more than 160,000 on Saturday, as Prime Minister Najib Razak reached the worst-hit state after cutting short a vacation in the U.S.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday December 27, 2014
Floods and mudslides triggered by heavy rain have killed at least 14 people in Sri Lanka and driven 80,000 from their homes, police and officials said Friday, as the country marked the 10th anniversary of the tsunami.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday December 26, 2014
Malaysia's worst flooding in decades forced some 118,000 people to flee as Malayasian Prime Minister Najib Razak came under fire after photos showed him golfing with US President Barack Obama during the storms.