Landslides

  • Pune Landslide: Centre will provide whatever help is necesssary, says Javadekar 35 minutes ago

    As relief operations are underway in Pune to rescue the 170 people trapped after heavy rainfall triggered a massive landslide in the area, BJP spokesperson Prakash Javadekar said that the first priority is to figure out if there any survivors and then rescue them. Javadekar said that the government will...
  • Pune landslide: Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavan visits the site 38 minutes ago

    Pune: Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan visited the site of landslide at Malin village in Ambegaon tehsil of Pune district on Wednesday evening and reviewed the rescue operation undertaken by NDRF and other agencies. Chavan, accompanied by Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar, inquired about the treatment being given to the...
  • President condoles deaths in Maharashtra landslide 1 hour 21 minutes ago

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday condoled the loss of lives in a landslide triggered by heavy rain in Maharashtra's Pune district. In his message to Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan, Mukherjee said: "I am deeply saddened to learn about the landslides triggered by heavy rains in Pune district, Maharashtra, in...
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  • News 360: 15 dead in Pune landslide tragedy, NDRF rescues 7 4 hours 17 minutes ago

    Fifteen people have been killed in a landslide that took place on Wednesday in Malin village in Ambegaon taluka of Pune. Seven NDRF teams including State Disaster team are on the site for rescue and relief operation. State administration sources said that 40 houses with 150 to 200 people are...
  • Pune: 18 killed, over 150 trapped in landslide at Ambegaon, rescue operations on 14 minutes ago

    Pune: Eighteen people have been killed in a landslide that took place on Wednesday in Malin village in Ambegaon taluka of Pune. According to NDRF Control Room, 18 people have died and eight injured in the tragedy. The injured were pulled out of the rubble and admitted to a primary...
  • Heavy rains affecting rescue operation: Shivaji Rao Patil 8 hours 58 minutes ago

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, Shiv Sena MP Shivaji Rao Patil said that heavy rains were affecting rescue operations. 40 houses had come under the landslide. He informed that they would soon be meeting the Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking compensation. ...
  • Landslide in Pune's Ambegaon, 5 dead, 5 rescued, over 100 trapped 8 hours 41 minutes ago

    Pune: At least five people have been killed and five others have been rescued following a landslide in Malin village in Ambegaon taluka of Pune on Wednesday. State administration sources said that 40 houses with 150 to 200 people are believed to be trapped under the debris. Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj...
  • 6 killed in a landslide as heavy rains lash Uttarakhand 2 days ago

    Ten days after heavy rains pounded Uttarakhand, the meteorological department on Monday warned of another round of incessant heavy rains in the state in 48-hours while six people were found dead due to landslide. The rain alert has been sounded for most areas of the state including Nainital, Chamoli, Champawat, Uttarkashi...
  • 6 dead, 2 injured in landslide in Pangla village 3 days ago

    At least six people were killed and two others injured in a landslide on Sunday in Pangla village of Pithoragarh district. Eight people were buried under the debris from a mountain in Tawaghat area of Pangla village of Dharchula tehsil this afternoon, district magistrate H C Semwal said. A team of Sashastra...
  • Downpour triggers landslides in Uttarakhand July 19, 2014

    Over 150 vehicles were Saturday stranded in Uttarakhand due to landslides following a downpour in Champawat district, an officials said. Actor Hemant Pandey, who has worked in Office Office teleseries, is among those stuck. The vehicles are stuck amid a rockfall near Dhan on Tanakpur Road, Pandey told IANS. He said machines...
  • Incessant rainfall disrupts normal life in Northern India July 19, 2014

    Dehradun Heavy rains lashed Uttarakhand on Saturday blocking several roads in the state. The Chardham yatra has been suspended, even as the Centre decided to provide two Mi-17 helicopters to deal with the emergency. Uttarakhand authorities had earlier issued alerts in Rudraprayag and Uttarkashi. Most parts of Himachal Pradesh also...
  • Heavy rains in HP, Uttarakhand, many stranded; landslides in some areas July 17, 2014

    Dehradun: Heavy rains lashed Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh over the past two days and scores of pilgrims are now stranded after the rainfall triggered landslides. Yoga guru Ramdev, along with 400 students, are among those pilgrims stranded in Gangotri after the road to Uttarkashi caved in at many places. The...
  • Alert sounded as heavy rains drench Uttarakhand; Kedarnath Yatra not disrupted July 15, 2014

    An alert has been sounded in Uttarakhand after incessant rains in many parts of the state for the last 48 hours, officials said on Tuesday. The hill state is likely to experience very heavy rainfall on Wednesday, the Met Office said. District administration in "rain prone" areas has been asked to...
  • Landslides in Arunachal district due to incessant rains June 28, 2014

    Itanagar: Landslides, triggered by incessant rains in the past couple of days have wreaked havoc in several districts of Arunachal Pradesh throwing life out of gear. While flood-like situation prevails in low-lying areas of various districts, road link between Nirjuli and Banderdewa has been snapped due to damage of several culverts...
  • Afghanistan: Flash floods kill around 60 in Baghlan province June 7, 2014

    Kunduz: Flash floods have killed around 60 people in northern Afghanistan, washing away hundreds of homes and forcing thousands to flee, officials said on Saturday warning that the death toll was expected to rise. The floods in the remote mountainous district of Baghlan province come a month after a landslide triggered...
  • Rain disrupts road communication in Arunachal May 13, 2014

    Rains continued to wreak havoc in several districts of Arunachal Pradesh with reports of disruption in surface communication due to flood and landslides pouring in from different parts of the state. Mechuka, the sub-divisional headquarters of West Siang district remained cut off from rest of the state as the Aalo-Mechukha road...
  • Afghanistan landslide rescue now focuses on displaced May 4, 2014

    Kabul: Afghan officials gave up hope on Saturday of finding any survivors from a landslide in the remote northeast, with the number killed or missing put at between a few hundred and as many as 2,700. The United Nations said the focus now was on helping more than 4,000 displaced...
  • Rescuers struggle to help Afghans hit by landslide, over 2100 killed May 3, 2014

    Afghan rescuers and hundreds of volunteers armed with shovels and little more than their bare hands dug through earth and mud on Saturday looking for survivors or bodies of loved ones killed by a massive landslide in the remote northeast. Figures on the number of people killed and missing in the...
  • More than 2,100 confirmed dead in Afghanistan landslide May 3, 2014

    Kabul: Afghan officials gave up hope on Saturday of finding any survivors from a landslide in the remote northeast, putting the death toll at more than 2,100, as the aid effort focused on the more than 4,000 people displaced. Officials expressed concern the unstable hillside above the site of the disaster...
  • At least 350 killed, over 2000 missing in Afghanistan landslide May 2, 2014

    Kabul: A landslide triggered by heavy rain buried about a third of a remote northeastern Afghan village on Friday, killing at least 350 people and leaving more than 2,000 missing. Villagers looked on helplessly and the governor appealed for shovels and other equipment to help dig through the mass of...
  • Over 2000 feared dead in Afghanistan landslide May 2, 2014

    Kabul: A landslide triggered by heavy rains buried a village on Friday in northeastern Afghanistan, leaving as many as 2,000 people missing, a top official said. Badakshan province Gov. Shah Waliullah Adeeb said more than 2,000 people were missing after a hill collapsed on the village of Hobo Barik. Adeeb said...
  • Viral video footage shows a row of cars sinking during terrifying landslide in Baltimore without warning as people run for cover May 2, 2014

    A landslide in Baltimore was caught on camera on April 30, 2014. The scary footage shows people milling around a row of titled cars when the entire row sinks without warning leading people off camera to scream and scamper. ...
  • Washignton landslide death toll doubles to 8 March 24, 2014

    Searchers found five more bodies Sunday in the tangled sludge of a massive landslide in rural Washington state, bringing the death toll to at least eight from the wall of debris that swept through a small riverside neighborhood. Snohomish County sheriff's Lt. Rob Palmer said four more bodies were discovered late...
  • J&K: Miraculous escape for six families as landslide strikes houses March 21, 2014

    Srinagar: Close to six families had a miraculous escape when a landslide struck their houses in Rajwar area of Handwara tehsil. Four inmates got injured and dozens of cattleheads perished in the midnight landslide that buried nearly 40 people. Villagers heard screams and later rescued women and kids trapped in...
  • Ashutosh Gowariker teams up with mountaineering institute for TV show 'Everest' February 11, 2014

    Filmmaker Ashutosh Gowariker returns to the small screen with a new show titled "Everest". He has teamed up with a mountaineering institute in Uttarkashi for it. Gowariker, who is producing the show under his banner Ashutosh Gowariker Productions Pvt Ltd, has collaborated with Nehru Institute Of Mountaineering (NIM), Uttarkashi, Uttarakhand, which...
  • Caught on Camera: You have to see to believe these dramatic pics of a huge, loose boulder narrowly missing a farmhouse in Italy February 1, 2014

    A huge boulder unleashed by a landslide in northern Italy narrowly missed a farmhouse, destroyed a barn and came to a stop in vineyards. A second boulder stopped just feet behind the traditional stone farmhouse in the rocky region of Alto-Adige. The surreal sight was captured in a series of...
  • Two landslides kill 19 villagers in Indonesia,10 missing January 28, 2014

    Two landslides triggered by torrential rain killed at least 19 people and left 10 others missing on Indonesia's main island of Java, a government official said on Tuesday. Five houses were buried when mud rolled down from surrounding hills just after midnight in Mekarsari village of East Java's Jombang district, said...
  • Uttarakhand government figures suggest June calamity claimed over 4,300 lives December 11, 2013

    A total of 4,364 people lost their lives during the recent rainfall and flash floods in Uttarakhand, the government told Parliament on Tuesday. "As per the information received from the government of Uttarakhand, 4,364 people have lost their lives due to the natural disaster caused by heavy rainfall, cloudbursts, flash floods...
  • 9 killed, 1,141 missing from UP in Uttarakhand floods: Akhilesh Yadav December 9, 2013

    Nine persons were killed and 1,141 others went missing from Uttar Pradesh in Uttarakhand's catastrophic floods in June, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday informed the Assembly. "A total of nine persons of the state were killed and 1,141 went missing in landslides and other natural disaster in Uttarakhand," Yadav said...