Natural Disaster News
The supply of essential items is feared to be affected due to the landslides in the violence-hit state, where road blockades, which went on for days, affected the movement of goods and vehicles, crippling daily lives.
The government was still counting the cost as families buried their dead in the aftermath of one of the worst such natural disasters in years in the hilly East African nation.
Tornadoes can occur at any time of year and have been reported in all 50 US states. Focusing on safety and finding a comfortable temporary shelter are critical next steps if a home has been damaged
The National Weather Service confirmed a tornado caused damage about 60 miles (96 kilometres) northeast of Jackson, Mississippi.
Many people perished in mudslides that washed away homes in the country's commercial capital, Blantyre. Across the country, nearly 59,000 people have been affected, and more than 19,000 displaced
According to the World Bank report, natural disasters such as flooding, earthquakes, avalanches, landslides, and droughts are exacerbating vulnerability and poverty in Afghanistan
Not one but two volcanoes on the same island in Alaska are showing signs of unrest. A swarm of earthquakes occurring since late February 2023 has intensified, a possible indication of an impending eruption
The 7.8-magnitude earthquake, followed by a major aftershock, on February 6 has now killed more than 35,000 people in Turkey and neighbouring Syria.
Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who is fighting for his political future just months before a May election, faces a daunting task in the aftermath of Monday's earthquake, which was one of the deadliest and most destructive natural disasters this century
Monday’s earthquake killing more than 500 people is not new to Turkey. The country is known to record powerful tremors, owing to its geographical location — it is a hotbed of seismic activity
A 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit Turkey and Syria early on Monday, killing hundreds of people as they slept, levelling buildings and sending tremors that were felt as far away as the island of Cyprus, Egypt and Iraq.
A 7.8-strong earthquake struck Turkey near the Syrian border early morning, causing major damage, killing over 90 people, with many more feared dead. It evokes memories of other major earthquakes that have shaken countries, and rocked them to their core
Over 300 landslides have been recorded in California since New Year's Eve. So far, the debris has mostly blocked roads and highways and has not harmed communities, as it did in the 2018 Montecito mudslides. However, more rain is expected, heightening the threat
The earthquake struck near the southern coast of Honshu, the biggest of Japan's islands. The epicenter was off central Mie prefecture with a depth of about 350 km
Unless the Pakistani people realise that it is their own Army which has always been the main stumbling block to their welfare and that their politicians act as the Army’s B team, they will continue to suffer
The two tremors witnessed on Saturday were of magnitude 2.9 and 3.4, they were reported within a span of over four-and-a-half hours in the morning, they said.
At least three kilometres of Peru’s beaches have been dirtied by the oil spill when a ship loading oil into the La Pampilla refinery on the Pacific coast was rocked owing to the strong waves
Lightning kills soldier, injures two in Kashmir: Why this natural phenomenon occurs and what makes it so deadly
Lightning strike: In the first week of June this year, 27 people were killed due to lightning strikes in West Bengal and four passengers of a Mumbai-Kolkata flight were injured due to lightning activities
Apathy and complacency can also be dangerous when it comes to weather-driven disasters.
Someone was forced to flee their home inside their own country every single second last year.