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Aug 19, 2017
Sierra Leone mudslides: As survivors pick through debris, 600 missing are likely deadSurvivors picking through the debris of Sierra Leone's deadly mudslides are facing the reality that most, if not all, of the estimated 600 people missing are dead.
Aug 18, 2017
Sierra Leone mudslides: 109 minors killed, toll likely to increase as 600 still missingAt least 109 children were among the more than 300 people who were killed in the deadly floods and mudslides that swept through Sierra Leone
Aug 16, 2017
Bengaluru witnesses record rainfall in 127 years; downpour leads to flash floods, power cutsBengaluru witnessed a record 180mm rainfall in barely three hours early on Tuesday, the heaviest downpour in August since 1890, an official said.
Jul 27, 2017
Kiren Rijiju denies bias over flood relief to Gujarat, Assam; claims 'quickest possible' responseThe response to floods in states like Assam and Gujarat has been the "quickest ever possible", Kiren Rijiju said while making it clear that there was no "bias" in its approach and intent in providing rescue teams and relief funds.
Jul 22, 2017
Three persons dead as incessant rains create flood-like situation in parts of GujaratIncessant rains in some districts of Saurasthra in Gujarat have led to a flood-like situation in the region, leaving three persons dead, the state government said
Jul 13, 2017
Japan floods: Death toll rises to 30, Shinzo Abe cancels visit to EstoniaThe death toll from heavy rains and flooding in Japan's south has risen to 30, officials said on Thursday, while rescue workers continued their efforts to find survivors.
Jul 08, 2017
Central Philippines remains without power days after 6.5-magnitude earthquake hit regionLarge parts of the central Philippines remained without power days after a 6.5-magnitude quake shook the region and killed two people, authorities said on Saturday.
Jun 26, 2017
China landslide: 10 dead, 93 missing, evacuation ordered due to risk of another collapseRescuers searching for more than 90 people missing following a huge landslide in southwest China were ordered to evacuate Monday due to the risk of another collapse.
Jun 25, 2017
Powerful 5.6 magnitude earthquake strikes Japan, two injured; no tsunami warmingA strong earthquake shook residents Sunday in a mountainous region of central Japan, injuring at least two people and knocking roof tiles off homes.
Jun 25, 2017
China landslide: Rescue crews recover nine bodies as search operations continueChinese crews have recovered nine bodies and are still searching for 109 others about 30 hours after a massive landslide buried a picturesque mountain village in the southwestern province of Sichuan.