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Mapping of the Ladakh region finds its fault lines are tectonically active: study
India

Mapping of the Ladakh region finds its fault lines are tectonically active: study

The findings can have major implications in terms of earthquake study, prediction and understanding the seismic structure of the mountain chains.

Assam flood claims 2 more lives, toll rises to 61; 10.75 lakh people affected in 18 districts, say officials
India

Assam flood claims 2 more lives, toll rises to 61; 10.75 lakh people affected in 18 districts, say officials

Barpeta remains the worst-hit district in Assam with over 6.33 lakh people affected by the flood, the the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) said in its daily bulletin

Indonesia floods: 60 dead in and around Jakarta as capital sees worst flooding since 2007; heavy rainfall expected likely in coming days
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Indonesia floods: 60 dead in and around Jakarta as capital sees worst flooding since 2007; heavy rainfall expected likely in coming days

Landslides and floods triggered by torrential downpours have left at least 60 people dead in and around Indonesia's capital, as rescuers struggled to search for people apparently buried under tons of mud, officials said Saturday

Indonesia floods: 53 dead, 173,000 placed in Jakarta emergency shelters, neighbouring districts after torrential downpours
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Indonesia floods: 53 dead, 173,000 placed in Jakarta emergency shelters, neighbouring districts after torrential downpours

Monsoon rains and rising rivers submerged a dozen districts in the greater Jakarta area and caused landslides that buried at least a dozen people

Jammu-Srinagar national highway reopens after two-day-long closure due to heavy rains and landslides
India

Jammu-Srinagar national highway reopens after two-day-long closure due to heavy rains and landslides

The national highway had been closed since Wednesday following five landslides triggered by heavy rains in Banihal-Ramban section

Rahul Gandhi writes letter to Narendra Singh Tomar, Harsh Vardhan and Nitin Gadkari; seeks help to rehabilitate flood-hit Wayanad
India

Rahul Gandhi writes letter to Narendra Singh Tomar, Harsh Vardhan and Nitin Gadkari; seeks help to rehabilitate flood-hit Wayanad

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has written letters to Union ministers Narendra Singh Tomar, Harsh Vardhan and Nitin Gadkari seeking help to rehabilitate flood-hit Wayanad.

Floods in Assam, Bihar echo in Parliament: Five Indians died per day in rain-related accidents over past 3 years
India

Floods in Assam, Bihar echo in Parliament: Five Indians died per day in rain-related accidents over past 3 years

As many as 6,585 people lost their lives due to rain-related natural calamities — such as cyclone, floods and landslides — in India over three years ending July 18, 2019, a government reply to the Lok Sabha said on 23 July, 2019. This amounts to nearly 2,000 deaths every year, on average.

Nepal floods: Toll climbs to 65, 30 still missing; water level in four rivers crosses danger mark amid heavy rainfall
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Nepal floods: Toll climbs to 65, 30 still missing; water level in four rivers crosses danger mark amid heavy rainfall

It is estimated that around 6,000 people in Nepal have been badly affected by floodwaters that inundated their houses.

Flash floods in Indonesia’s Papua province kills 42, injures 21; disaster management body says evacuations underway
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Flash floods in Indonesia’s Papua province kills 42, injures 21; disaster management body says evacuations underway

The floods in Indonesia's Sentani, near the provincial capital of Jayapura, were triggered by torrential rain and subsequent landslides on Saturday, and also left 21 people injured.

Two killed, hundreds evacuated amid severe floods in Indonesia; deluge caused by Citarum river bursting its banks
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Two killed, hundreds evacuated amid severe floods in Indonesia; deluge caused by Citarum river bursting its banks

Heavy rain has pounded Indonesia for days, forcing the Citarum river to burst its banks, and causing deadly flash floods in the eastern part of the sprawling Southeast Asian archipelago.

One way traffic resumes on Jammu-Srinagar highway; thousands of vehicles were stranded on 270-km stretch since five days
India

One way traffic resumes on Jammu-Srinagar highway; thousands of vehicles were stranded on 270-km stretch since five days

Thousands of vehicles were stranded after the 270-kilometre strategic highway, the only all-weather road linking Kashmir with rest of the country, was closed on Monday after multiple landslides and sinking of a portion of a road near Ramban town.

One-way traffic resumes on Jammu-Srinagar highway, after three days of disruption due to land-slides
India

One-way traffic resumes on Jammu-Srinagar highway, after three days of disruption due to land-slides

The reopening of the strategic 270-kilometre Jammu-Srinagar highway came as a major relief to thousands of passengers who had been left stranded following the closure of the only all-weather road linking Kashmir with the rest of the country.

Heavy snowfall results in cancellations of 15 flights to Srinagar; Jammu-Srinagar highway closed after landslides
India

Heavy snowfall results in cancellations of 15 flights to Srinagar; Jammu-Srinagar highway closed after landslides

The situation in Srinagar arose as Kashmir is witnessing a fresh spell of wet weather with higher reaches receiving heavy snowfall and plains lashed by a mix of rain and snow.

Jammu-Srinagar highway remains closed for fifth consecutive day as fresh landslides hit roadway, 1,500 vehicles stranded
India

Jammu-Srinagar highway remains closed for fifth consecutive day as fresh landslides hit roadway, 1,500 vehicles stranded

Five fresh landslides hit the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway on Friday, which remained closed for the fifth consecutive day. The highway's closing has led to over 1,500 vehicles being stranded at various places in Kathua, Jammu, Udhampur, Chennai, Patnitop, Ramban, Batote Banihal.

Year in review: India’s biggest achievements in the fields of science and medicine
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Year in review: India’s biggest achievements in the fields of science and medicine

India made headlines in fields ranging from nanotechnology to space weather during the year.

Centre approves relief fund of over Rs 3,700 crore for disaster-hit states of Kerala, Nagaland, and Andhra Pradesh
India

Centre approves relief fund of over Rs 3,700 crore for disaster-hit states of Kerala, Nagaland, and Andhra Pradesh

The High Level Committee approved the additional assistance from National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF).

Cyclone Titli: Odisha govt asks Centre for Rs 1,000 cr as interim assistance, claims flood caused losses worth Rs 2,765 cr
India

Cyclone Titli: Odisha govt asks Centre for Rs 1,000 cr as interim assistance, claims flood caused losses worth Rs 2,765 cr

The Odisha government asked the Centre on Thursday to release an interim assistance of Rs 1,000 crore for relief-and-restoration work in 17 districts as last week's Cyclone Titli and the subsequent flood caused a loss of about Rs 2,765 crore and affected 60.11 lakh people.

Cyclone Titli: Toll rises to 52; financial losses estimated at Rs 2,200 crore; Odisha govt says relief work underway
India

Cyclone Titli: Toll rises to 52; financial losses estimated at Rs 2,200 crore; Odisha govt says relief work underway

95 percent of the roads damaged by Cyclone Titli in Odisha have been repaired. Almost all thoroughfares have been repaired and power and drinking water supply restored in the urban areas. In rural areas, work is still in progress.

Typhoon Trami batters Okinawa: Nine injured, over 600 people shifted to shelters; storm progresses towards Japan mainland
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Typhoon Trami batters Okinawa: Nine injured, over 600 people shifted to shelters; storm progresses towards Japan mainland

A powerful typhoon pummelled Japan's southern island of Okinawa Saturday, injuring at least nine.

Japan braces for heavy rain, high winds as Typhoon Trami progresses towards country; Tokyo likely to avoid direct hit
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Japan braces for heavy rain, high winds as Typhoon Trami progresses towards country; Tokyo likely to avoid direct hit

Japan braced for high winds and heavy rain as a typhoon roared north on Friday, enveloping outlying islands in high seas before taking aim at the rest of the nation.