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Hyderabad rains: Himayat Sagar floodgates opened
India

Hyderabad rains: Himayat Sagar floodgates opened

Incessant rains in Hyderabad for over 24 hours has led to flooding and subsequent loss of life and property in several parts. The city saw its worst October rains in a 100 years, about 200 mm.

In Japan Sinks: 2020, Masaaki Yuasa's apocalyptic vision of nature's wrath mirrors life during the Covid crisis
Entertainment

In Japan Sinks: 2020, Masaaki Yuasa's apocalyptic vision of nature's wrath mirrors life during the Covid crisis

Little prepares Japan Sinks: 2020's Mutoh family and the rest of the nation for the horrors that ensue, like little prepared us for the coronavirus pandemic.

Zoya on new album Bad Girls Dream: 'It’s a cool time to be a pop artist because there aren’t really any rules anymore'
Entertainment

Zoya on new album Bad Girls Dream: 'It’s a cool time to be a pop artist because there aren’t really any rules anymore'

Zoya on her new album Bad Girls Dream, breaking into global music and popular culture, and chasing her long-standing dream of success as a pop musician.

Cyclone Amphan: Five major health impacts of a severe cyclone you should know about
Health

Cyclone Amphan: Five major health impacts of a severe cyclone you should know about

Cyclone Amphan, which has been categorized as a 'super cyclonic storm' by the Indian Meteorological Department, is likely to hit West Bengal today.

Poor dam management, manipulated flood lines in Maharashtra leave people living along riverbanks at the mercy of raging waters during monsoons
India

Poor dam management, manipulated flood lines in Maharashtra leave people living along riverbanks at the mercy of raging waters during monsoons

The rainfall pattern is getting erratic by the day, where dry spells are widening and days of torrential rains increasing, which exposes people who live close to the rivers to further flooding.

Tejashwi Yadav asks Centre to declare floods in Bihar as national disaster, urges Narendra Modi to visit state
India

Tejashwi Yadav asks Centre to declare floods in Bihar as national disaster, urges Narendra Modi to visit state

Responding to a query on formation of a separate party recently by a section of the RJD's Jharkhand unit, Tejashwi said there are some opportunistic and over-ambitious elements in the party and it happens during election time.

Indonesia issues tsunami warning after 6.9 magnitude quake strikes in Molucca Sea; panic among North Maluku province residents
World

Indonesia issues tsunami warning after 6.9 magnitude quake strikes in Molucca Sea; panic among North Maluku province residents

A strong, magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck off Indonesia on Sunday, the US Geological Survey reported, triggering a tsunami warning and sending panicked residents fleeing from their homes

'Asbestos sheets flew like birds': Cyclone Fani survivors recount destruction caused by storm, trauma of losing loved ones
India

'Asbestos sheets flew like birds': Cyclone Fani survivors recount destruction caused by storm, trauma of losing loved ones

Leave alone a day before but even after two hours of rain and the gusty wind started terrifying Haramani Behera (58), wife of Trilochan Behera, she didn't want to move out to a safer place.

Cyclone Fani survivors: Civic workers battle massive odds in Bhubaneswar as they race against time to normalise power, water supply
India

Cyclone Fani survivors: Civic workers battle massive odds in Bhubaneswar as they race against time to normalise power, water supply

Following Cyclone Fani's landfall, civic workers are working in unison for long hours to restore emergency services, even at times without food.

One killed and nearly 6,000 left homeless after Nor'wester hits Tripura; more rain expected over next 24 hours
India

One killed and nearly 6,000 left homeless after Nor'wester hits Tripura; more rain expected over next 24 hours

A woman was killed and nearly 6,000 people were rendered homeless in Tripura after a nor'wester ripped through the state for two consecutive days

At least 23 dead after tornadoes strike Alabama; toll may rise, say officials
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At least 23 dead after tornadoes strike Alabama; toll may rise, say officials

At least 23 people died and several were injured when tornadoes roared through southeast Alabama

Centre sanctions Rs 7,214 cr as relief for damage by natural disasters; Maharashtra gets Rs 4,714 crore
India

Centre sanctions Rs 7,214 cr as relief for damage by natural disasters; Maharashtra gets Rs 4,714 crore

Centre approved the release of Rs 7,214 crore to Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, UP, Gujarat, Puducherry following disasters

Cuba hit by strongest tornado in eight decades; three dead, hundreds injured in three Havana neighbourhoods
World

Cuba hit by strongest tornado in eight decades; three dead, hundreds injured in three Havana neighbourhoods

Residents of the three relatively-poor boroughs in Cuba hit by the tornado were bracing for further calamity once the tropical sun started to dry sodden buildings, which can often lead to structures shifting and collapsing.

Indonesia tsunami: Volcano which caused tidal wave, Anak Krakatoa, lost over two-thirds of its height following eruption
World

Indonesia tsunami: Volcano which caused tidal wave, Anak Krakatoa, lost over two-thirds of its height following eruption

Anak Krakatao volcano lost between 150 and 180 million cubic metres of material as massive amounts of rock and ash have been slowly sliding into the sea following a series of eruptions.

Indonesia's 'volcanic tsunami': Toll climbs to 373; rescue teams continue hunt for survivors, haul debris around Sunda Strait
World

Indonesia's 'volcanic tsunami': Toll climbs to 373; rescue teams continue hunt for survivors, haul debris around Sunda Strait

Indonesia's disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho gave an updated toll late Monday. He said, "Some 1,459 people were injured with another 128 missing."

Indonesia's 'volcanic tsunami': Toll rises to 222, 843 people injured, 28 still missing, says disaster agency spokesman
World

Indonesia's 'volcanic tsunami': Toll rises to 222, 843 people injured, 28 still missing, says disaster agency spokesman

A tsunami following a volcanic eruption slammed without warning into popular beaches around Indonesia's Sunda Strait on Saturday night.

Indonesia 'volcanic tsunami': Officials advice caution as 3-metre tidal wave sweeps houses away in Palu and Donggala
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Indonesia 'volcanic tsunami': Officials advice caution as 3-metre tidal wave sweeps houses away in Palu and Donggala

A powerful earthquake rocked the Indonesian island of Sulawesi on Friday, triggering a 3-metre-tall tsunami that an official said swept away houses in at least two cities.

Toll in Indonesia tsunami rises to 62; undersea landslide after volcanic eruption, full moon triggered wave
World

Toll in Indonesia tsunami rises to 62; undersea landslide after volcanic eruption, full moon triggered wave

Some 600 people have been reported injured when the tsunami in Indonesia hit 9.27 pm Saturday, the Disaster Management Agency said. At least 20 others are unaccounted for.

Residents of Paradise head back into town to assess wildfire damage; over 4,000 officials working to restore gas and electricity
World

Residents of Paradise head back into town to assess wildfire damage; over 4,000 officials working to restore gas and electricity

More than 50,000 people in Paradise and the neighbouring communities of Magalia and Concow were forced to quickly flee the towering, wind-driven flames that charred an area about the size of Chicago — 622 square kilometres — and became the deadliest US wildfire in at least a century.

Cyclone Gaja: Puducherry govt seeks Rs 187-crore aid from Centre to rebuild Karaikal; work underway to restore electricity in region
India

Cyclone Gaja: Puducherry govt seeks Rs 187-crore aid from Centre to rebuild Karaikal; work underway to restore electricity in region

The Puducherry government has prepared a report on the havoc wrought by cyclone Gaja on Karaikal and would send the report to the Centre on Wednesday with a request for Rs 187 crore as relief to rebuild the enclave.