Tag Archives: Natural Disaster

  • Tibet landslide buries 83 gold miners; search underway

    A massive landslide engulfed a gold mining area in mountainous Tibet, burying 83 workers believed to have been asleep early Friday morning, Chinese state media said. ...

  • Australia bracing for ‘worst ever’ fire danger

    Australians were bracing on Monday for what officials warned could be the worst fire danger day ever seen, as police searched for some 100 people still missing in ravaged Tasmania. ...

  • Strong earthquake hits Japan’s Fukushima

    A strong earthquake centred off the coast of northeastern Japan shook buildings as far away as Tokyo on Friday and triggered a one-metre tsunami in an area devastated by last year's Fukushima disaster. ...

  • About 350 die in Philippine typhoon, 400 missing

    A powerful typhoon that washed away emergency shelters, a military camp and possibly entire families in the southern Philippines has killed almost 350 people with nearly 400 missing. ...

  • New York in shock over storm horror

    New York was on Wednesday confronting the devastation of superstorm Sandy, which left at least 18 people dead in the city. ...

  • Moderate quake jolts Tibet; no injuries reported

    A moderate earthquake measuring 5.5 on Richter scale jolted the eastern part of Tibet on Tuesday, though no casualties were reported. ...