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May 28, 2018
IBM will invest in technologies that will predict natural disasters in India as part of a $30 mn global programIBM will invest in technologies that will predict natural disasters like cyclones and floods taking place in India.
Jan 12, 2018
Global warming will put millions of people at risk of severe river flooding in next 20 years, warns studyGlobal warming will put millions more people at risk of severe river flooding in the next 20 years, particularly in US and parts of India, Africa and Europe
Jan 09, 2018
US incurred record losses worth $306 billion due to natural disasters in 2017, claims reportThe year 2017 will be remembered as the "costliest" one for the US with losses from hurricanes, wildfires and extremely cold weather reaching a record $306 billion, according to a government report.
Sep 24, 2017
Volcanic ash kills five, causes panic in Mexico after deadly 6.2 magnitude earthquakeA magnitude 6.2 earthquake that shook Mexico on Saturday was blamed for five deaths, spreading fear among a population reeling from multiple natural disasters
Sep 21, 2017
Mexico earthquake is latest among several major disasters across the globe this year: A listThis year has been a bad one as far as natural disasters are concerned. The earthquake in Mexico is only the latest in a long list of deadly incidents which affected a large number of people.
Sep 06, 2017
US, India, China facing most natural disasters since 1995, says UN chief Antonio GuterresThe United States has suffered the most number of natural disasters followed by China and India since 1995, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has said as he called for building resilience and reducing the risk posed by such calamities.
Aug 31, 2017
Hurricane Harvey: Indian-American doctors form relief fund, offer free medical services for victimsIndian-American doctors have started a relief fund to help those affected by the catastrophic floods brought by Hurricane Harvey in the US state of Texas.
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
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