Tag Archives: Natural Disaster

  • Massive dust storm hits Delhi, heavy rain predicted across India

    One person was killed and 13 injured in a dust storm that hit the Delhi area in the early hours of Wednesday. The storm uprooted many trees and caused walls to collapse across the region. ...

  • Powerful earthquake kills 226 in Mexico

    A powerful earthquake shook central Mexico on Tuesday, collapsing buildings in plumes of dust and killing at least 226 people. Thousands fled into the streets in panic. ...

  • Devastating earthquake bigger than 2015 Nepal tremor may hit north India soon, warn experts

    Uttarakhand and northern Himalaya have witnessed several high and medium intensity tremors in the recent past. Experts have warned of a catastrophic earthquake in north India in near future. ...

  • Italy quake toll hits 267 as hope for survivors fades

    An increasingly forlorn search for victims of the earthquake that brought destruction to central Italy entered a third day Friday as a day of mourning was declared for victims of a disaster that has claimed at least 267 lives. ...

  • Fanny Bucheli The bad news fatigue

    With mass killings occurring on a daily basis, have we, the people of the world, become simply desensitised, numbed by too many details of too much bad news? ...

  • More than 100 feared dead in India heat wave

    More than 100 people are feared dead in India in an early-summer heat wave which forced schools to close and halted outdoor work like construction, government officials said on Thursday. ...

  • Rescuers pull out survivors of Ecuador quake as toll hits 350

    Rescuers and desperate families clawed through the rubble Monday to pull out survivors of an earthquake that killed around 350 people and destroyed towns in a tourist area of Ecuador. ...

  • Indian avalanche soldier dies three days after rescue

    Hanumanthappa Koppad was rescued late on Monday after spending six days trapped on the world's highest battlefield after a massive block of ice fell onto his army post. ...

  • Indian soldier rescued after six days in Himalayan avalanche

    Hanamanthappa Koppad spent six days trapped after a massive block of ice fell onto his army post on the Siachen glacier, killing nine of his colleagues. ...

  • Rescuers race to save over 120 buried after Taiwan quake

    More than 120 people were buried under the rubble of an apartment complex felled by an earthquake in southern Taiwan that left 29 confirmed dead. ...