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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.
Jun 08, 2017
Airbnb opens door to refugees and evacuees through new platformAirbnb, the online hospitality service, launched the 'Open Homes Platform' which allows volunteers who wish to temporarily open their homes to refugees and people affected by natural disasters.
Mar 13, 2017
Social media posts, keywords, images can warn us about extreme weather conditions in advanceCertain words used on social media platforms like Flickr can warn us about extreme weather events before they happen -- such as hurricanes, storms and floods, suggests new research.
Dec 18, 2016
Third strong earthquake in two weeks hits off Solomon IslandsOn Sunday, a 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck off the Solomon Islands, the US Geological Survey said, the third strong tremor off the Pacific nation in less than two weeks.
Oct 27, 2016
Watch: Zoya Mohan on Nabakov and her upcoming album Natural DisasterBoston-based Zoya Mohan talks to us about her third album Natural Disaster which released in July 2016.
Sep 21, 2016
IBM and Tamil Nadu govt. team up to establish intelligent, cloud-based disaster management centreIBM on Wednesday said it has teamed up with the Tamil Nadu government to establish an innovative, cloud-based intelligent operations command centre to better prepare for and respond to disruptive, extreme weather events.
Sep 20, 2016
Karnataka may declare drought; monsoon over state 5% below normalThe Karnataka government is contemplating declaring drought after nearly two months of dry spell. The move would make Karnataka the first state to declare drought this year.
Jul 21, 2016
Flood situation remains serious in Assam, over two lakh affectedThe Brahmaputra is flowing above the danger mark at Nematighat in Jorhat and Dhubri, Dhansiri at Numaligarh in Golaghat, Jia Bhorali at NT Road Crossing in Sonitpur district, Sangkosh in Golakganj and Beki at Road Bridge in Barpeta district.