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As 2021 comes to an end, a look at 10 of the biggest disasters to strike this year
World

As 2021 comes to an end, a look at 10 of the biggest disasters to strike this year

According to National Geographic, global warming will see increasing occurrences of extreme weather events, making it more likely that more natural disasters will take place

Eight fishermen missing off Gujarat coast after strong winds destroy boats
India

Eight fishermen missing off Gujarat coast after strong winds destroy boats

Locals claimed that at least 10 boats were completely destroyed and 40 others, which were anchored at the coast, were partially damaged due to the stormy weather

From Uttarakhand floods to cyclone Tauktae, a list of extreme weather events India witnessed in 2021
India

From Uttarakhand floods to cyclone Tauktae, a list of extreme weather events India witnessed in 2021

In the first seven months of this year alone, the country of 1.3 billion people experienced two cyclones, a deadly glacier collapse in the Himalayas, a sweltering heatwave and killer floods

A round-up of India's worst climate change events in 2021
India

A round-up of India's worst climate change events in 2021

The monsoon from June to September also brings danger from the skies. In 2019, lightning strikes killed almost 3,000 people.

Cyclone Tauktae: Gujarat announces Rs 105 crore relief package for fisherfolk
India

Cyclone Tauktae: Gujarat announces Rs 105 crore relief package for fisherfolk

The cyclone caused major damage to anchored boats, fishing nets, trawlers and marine infrastructure at various places, a government press release noted

Barge P305 toll rises to 70 after Navy recovers four bodies today; search for 16 personnel underway
India

Barge P305 toll rises to 70 after Navy recovers four bodies today; search for 16 personnel underway

Officials added that the identities of 14 bodies recovered along the Maharashtra and Gujarat coasts in the last few days are yet to be ascertained

Cyclone Yaas to form over Bay of Bengal on Monday: All you need to know about places likely to be hit, preparedness
India

Cyclone Yaas to form over Bay of Bengal on Monday: All you need to know about places likely to be hit, preparedness

Cyclone Yaas comes less than ten days after Cyclone Tauktae hit the western coastal states Kerala, Maharashtra, Goa, and Gujarat

As Cyclone Tauktae damages Maidaan set again, Boney Kapoor says film has overshot its budget
Entertainment

As Cyclone Tauktae damages Maidaan set again, Boney Kapoor says film has overshot its budget

"If I think about the budget overshooting and expenses piling up, I might go into depression," Boney Kapoor said about rebuilding Maidaan's sets for the third time

'Not in helicopter for photo session': Uddhav Thackeray slams BJP for criticism over visit to cyclone-hit areas
India

'Not in helicopter for photo session': Uddhav Thackeray slams BJP for criticism over visit to cyclone-hit areas

The Maharashtra chief minister's remarks were apparently aimed at Narendra Modi, who conducted an aerial survey in Gujarat, where cyclone Tauktae wreaked havoc

Cyclone Tauktae: Navy deploys diving teams to search for 26 missing personnel; toll stands at 60
India

Cyclone Tauktae: Navy deploys diving teams to search for 26 missing personnel; toll stands at 60

Of the 261 personnel who were on barge P305, 186 have been recovered so far. Of the 13 persons on Varaprada, two have been rescued

Cyclone Tauktae: FIR against captain of barge P-305 that sank off Mumbai coast
India

Cyclone Tauktae: FIR against captain of barge P-305 that sank off Mumbai coast

The captain, along with others, have been booked on the basis of a complaint filed by the rescued barge engineer who accused them of 'negligence'

Captain of barge P305 chose to not move away from Cyclone Tauktae’s path, says survivor
India

Captain of barge P305 chose to not move away from Cyclone Tauktae’s path, says survivor

Three barges, an anchor handling boat and a drillship lost anchors and drifted away as the cyclone skirted the western coast

Sunk barge P-305's captain ignored cyclone warning, says vessel's chief engineer rescued by Indian Navy
India

Sunk barge P-305's captain ignored cyclone warning, says vessel's chief engineer rescued by Indian Navy

In a video, the chief engineer blamed the barge's captain Balwinder Singh, who is among the 26 people still missing, and the client for the death of the crew members

Cyclone Tauktae: 49 dead on sunk barge P-305, search on for 37 missing; over 600 ONGC staff rescued
India

Cyclone Tauktae: 49 dead on sunk barge P-305, search on for 37 missing; over 600 ONGC staff rescued

The missing workers include 26 who were on the barge P-305 when it sunk off the Mumbai coast on Monday, while the remaining 11 are from an achor boat named Varaprada

Cyclone Tauktae: NCP demands strict action over failure to evacuate personnel from barge P305
India

Cyclone Tauktae: NCP demands strict action over failure to evacuate personnel from barge P305

In a series of tweets, Maharashtra minority affairs minister Nawab Malik questioned why ONGC didn't pay heed to warnings and brought the workers to the shore

Indian Navy continues search for 38 missing crew members, four days after Barge P305 sank off Mumbai coast
India

Indian Navy continues search for 38 missing crew members, four days after Barge P305 sank off Mumbai coast

Of the 261-member crew, 37 died and 186 were rescued after the barge sank when Cyclone Tauktae brought heavy rains and gusty winds along the western coast

Cyclone Tauktae: Narendra Modi approves Rs 1,000 crore worth of ‘immediate relief activities’ in Gujarat
India

Cyclone Tauktae: Narendra Modi approves Rs 1,000 crore worth of ‘immediate relief activities’ in Gujarat

Modi also announced ex-gratia compensation of Rs 2 lakh for the kin of the deceased and Rs 50,000 to those who were seriously injured due to the cyclone

Cyclone Tauktae: 26 dead, 49 missing after barge sinks off Mumbai coast; rescue operations underway
India

Cyclone Tauktae: 26 dead, 49 missing after barge sinks off Mumbai coast; rescue operations underway

The barge had 261 persons on board when it got caught in Cyclone Tauktae on Monday, of which 186 persons were rescued

'Very heavy' rains likely in Delhi, neighbouring cities as Cyclone Tauktae weakens
India

'Very heavy' rains likely in Delhi, neighbouring cities as Cyclone Tauktae weakens

The IMD issued an 'orange' alert for Delhi, predicting "heavy" to "very heavy" rainfall in parts of the capital with winds up to 60 kilometres per hour

Navy, Coast Guard engage in massive rescue ops at Mumbai High: A look at past accidents at the site
India

Navy, Coast Guard engage in massive rescue ops at Mumbai High: A look at past accidents at the site

ONGC's operations at Mumbai High are fraught with numerous challenges, and there have been many accidents at the site in the past