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Jan 12, 2018
Global warming will put millions of people at risk of severe river flooding in next 20 years, warns studyGlobal warming will put millions more people at risk of severe river flooding in the next 20 years, particularly in US and parts of India, Africa and Europe
Jan 09, 2018
US incurred record losses worth $306 billion due to natural disasters in 2017, claims reportThe year 2017 will be remembered as the "costliest" one for the US with losses from hurricanes, wildfires and extremely cold weather reaching a record $306 billion, according to a government report.
Dec 25, 2017
Tropical Storm Tembin hits Philippines: Christmas sees thousands take refuge in shelters, flash floods kill over 100Thousands of villagers in the southern Philippines spent their Christmas morning in emergency shelters today as the region dealt with the aftermath of one of the deadliest storms to hit the country this year.
Oct 20, 2017
Optical fibres can be turned into an inexpensive network of sensors to monitor earthquakesResearch showed that it is possible to convert the optical fibre strands into information about the direction and magnitude of seismic events.
Oct 13, 2017
Vietnam in deep waters after tropical depression cause flooding, landslideAt least 37 people have been killed and over 40 missing in floods and landslides after a tropical depression in northern and central Vietnam
Oct 11, 2017
Assam floods aftermath Part 2: Hapless farm families in Dhubri take to beedi rolling for survivalThe Gangadhar river, which originates in Bhutan, flows for 33 km in Dhubri and is responsible for massive floods, especially causing huge destruction in the Golakganj revenue circle of the district.
Sep 26, 2017
Frequency of floods, droughts increasing in Bihar due to climate change: Sushil Kumar ModiStates like Bihar are the worst victims of climate change as it frequently faces floods and droughts, Sushil Kumar Modi said.
Sep 24, 2017
Volcanic ash kills five, causes panic in Mexico after deadly 6.2 magnitude earthquakeA magnitude 6.2 earthquake that shook Mexico on Saturday was blamed for five deaths, spreading fear among a population reeling from multiple natural disasters
Sep 23, 2017
Strong 6.2 magnitude quake shakes Mexico City; no immediate reports of damage or casualtiesA strong 6.2 magnitude quake shook Mexico on Saturday, causing panic in traumatized Mexico City, where rescuers trying to free people trapped from this week's earlier earthquake had to suspend work
Sep 21, 2017
Mexico earthquake is latest among several major disasters across the globe this year: A listThis year has been a bad one as far as natural disasters are concerned. The earthquake in Mexico is only the latest in a long list of deadly incidents which affected a large number of people.