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Oct 10, 2017
Bihar reels under unprecedented floods: People in shock, government asleep at the wheelClimate change is leading to erratic rains and floods to Bihar, deputy chief minister of the state, Sushil Modi said recently and the cycle of frequent disasters is likely to worsen in coming years.
Sep 23, 2017
Hyderabad conducts exercise with armed forces, NDRF to facilitate better rescue ops during floodsA multi-agency exercise, involving the armed forces, the National Disaster Response Force, (NDRF) and others, was conducted on Saturday as part of efforts to synergise relief operations in an urban flooding scenario
Sep 20, 2017
Mexico hit by 7.1 magnitude earthquake; 149 killed, dozens of buildings reduced to rubbleA magnitude 7.1 earthquake stunned central Mexico on Tuesday, killing at least 149 people as buildings collapsed in plumes of dust.
Sep 03, 2017
Hurricane Harvey: Texas governor Greg Abbott says rescue aid could cost over $120 billionThe governor of Texas said on Sunday the "long haul" of recovery from Hurricane Harvey was just beginning, appealing to Congress to provide tens of billions of dollars needed for reconstruction
Sep 02, 2017
Hurricane Harvey: Death toll reaches 50; rescue workers search flooded neighbourhoods across TexasRescue workers are desperately searching flooded neighbourhoods across Texas for survivors stranded by Hurricane Harvey, one of the most destructive storms in American history that claimed at least 50 lives
Aug 31, 2017
Mumbai building collapse: Man recounts hairbreadth escape before structure in Bhendi Bazaar crumbled25-year-old Mohammed Rafiq had a hairbreadth escape as he managed to dash out of the dilapidated Husaini Building in Bhendi Bazaar, Mumbai moments before it collapsed.
Aug 29, 2017
Hurricane Harvey paralyses Houston for fourth consecutive day as flood waters continue to riseFloodwaters reached the rooflines of single-story homes Monday as Hurricane Harvey poured rain on the Houston area for a fourth consecutive day.
Aug 26, 2017
Assam floods: Situation improves in the state; Brahmaputra flowing below red markThe flood situation in Assam improved considerably on Friday with waters of the Brahmaputra river and many of its tributaries flowing below the red mark
Aug 25, 2017
Bihar floods: Death toll reaches 418; over 1.67 crore affected in 19 districtsThe flood situation in Bihar worsened on Friday with the toll mounting to 418, with 1.67 crore people in 19 districts being affected by the deluge.
Aug 25, 2017
Brazil boat accidents: 39 dead as two ferries sink in Para and Bahia; search operations underwayTwo Brazilian ferry wrecks in as many days left at least 39 people dead, authorities have said, as rescuers searched for several more who were still missing