Nepal Earthquake

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Nepal Hit By Another Earthquake After Recent 6.2 Magnitude One

Nepal was hit by a 5.6-magnitude earthquake on November 6, days after 157 people were killed and dozens injured when a strong quake struck the Himalayan country. The tremors were felt in neighboring India. The first earthquake this week occurred with a magnitude of 6.4, Nepal's National Seismological Centre said. The German Research Centre for Geosciences measured the quake at 5.7, downgrading it from 6.2.

Mon, 06 Nov 2023 - 05:18 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Earthquake, Nepal, environment, Natural Disaster, Kille

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Nepal Earthquake, officials trying to rescue people under debris

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Massive Earthquake Of 6.8 In Nepal Kills 128 People

The death toll in Nepal due to the powerful 6.4-magnitude earthquake that struck late November 3 has reached 128, confirmed reports. Furthermore, over 140 people sustained injuries in the Jajarkot and Rukum districts of Western Nepal. Notablty, the epicentre of the quake was at the Lamidanda area in Jajarkot. PM Narendra Modi expressed grief  and said, India stands in solidarity and is ready to extend all possible assistance.

Sat, 04 Nov 2023 - 09:39 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Earthquake, Nepal, Death toll, PM Narendra Modi, Natural Disaster

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Sikkim floods

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Sikkim Flash Floods: Death Count Rises To 30, Authorities Rescue 62 Missing People

The count in the flash flood in North Sikkim rose to 30, with four more bodies found on October 8. The rescue teams ar alos working to locate missing people. As of now, 62 people reportedly missing for the past three days have been found alive, the confirmed government agency said in Gangtok. The Sikkim State Diaster Management Authority(SSDMA)  confirmed missing people count came down to 81.

Mon, 09 Oct 2023 - 03:06 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Sikkim floods, Death toll, RESCUE OPERATION, Natural Disaster

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Sikkim floods

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Sikkim Cloudburst, Flash Incident: 40 People Died, Over 3,000 Stuck

At least 40 people, including seven Armymen, have died in the Sikkim flash floods and the Army is carrying out extensive rescue operations for thousands stranded in the deluge. Downstream search-and-rescue teams recovered more bodies overnight as the waters cut a swathe through the countryside towards the Bay of Bengal. Around 3,000 people are stranded in Lachen and Lachung. 3,150 people who have gone there on motorcycles are also stuck.

Fri, 06 Oct 2023 - 04:06 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Sikkim floods, Cloudburst, tourists, Natural Disaster, Injured

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Sikkim Floods

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Sikkim Flood Updates: 14 Lost Lives, 120 Missing; Search Operation Underway

The sudden cloud burst leading to flash floods in North Sikkim's Lachen Valley region on October 4, resulted in tragic death of 14 people, including Army personnel and civilians. Furthermore, approximately 120 people were missing and the concerned disaster management officials launched a search operation, and rescued people from the flood-hit regions. Furthermore, Sikkim Chief Secretary VB Pathak reported that over 3,000 tourists are stranded… read-more

Thu, 05 Oct 2023 - 09:49 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Sikkim floods, army personnel, Cloudburst, missing, Deaths, Natural Disaster

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Delhi-NCR, North Indian Region Felt 4.6, 6.2 Magnitude Earthquake

Tremors were felt in Delhi-NCR and across Northern India on October 3, after twin earthquakes of magnitude 4.6 and 6.2 struck Nepal between 2 to 3 pm (IST). The epicenter of the earthquake was Nepal, according to the National Center for Seismology. People rush out of the office building as strong tremors of earthquake were felt across North India. More visuals of tremors from Uttarakhand is going viral.

Tue, 03 Oct 2023 - 04:10 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Earthquake, Delhi-NCR, Natural Disaster, Delhi disaster, Richter Scale


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Earthquake Of 5.1 Magnitude Hits Indonesia's Northern Sumatra

A 5.1 magnitude quake hit Indonesia's Northern Sumatra province on Thursday, the GFZ German Research Center for Geosciences said. The temblor that rocked the region at 0407 GMT was epicentered at 0.32 degrees north latitude and 98.70 degrees east longitude, Xinhua news agency reported. Its depth was 10.0 km. This is a developing story, more details are awaited.

Thu, 21 Sep 2023 - 03:04 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Earthquake, Magnitude 5.1, Indonesia, World news, Natural Disaster, Calamity

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Earthquake 6.8 Magnitude Kills 296 People, Confirms US Report

At least 296 people have died after a powerful earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale struck central Morocco, the Interior Ministry confirmed on September 9. According to the US Geological Survey, the epicentre was in the High Atlas Mountains, 71 km south-west of Marrakesh, at a depth of 18.5 km. The quake struck at 11.11 p.m. and videos on social media showed people fleeing on the roads, damaged buildings.

Sat, 09 Sep 2023 - 09:41 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Earthquake, Magnitude, killing, World news, Natural Disaster


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Deadliest Wildfire In Hawaii, Maui Kills 89, Toll Likely To Rise

Said to be the deadliest wildfire of ten decades in US, the Maui wildfires in this week killed approximately 89 people, and left many burning in the woods. The US Fire Administrator said the Lahaina Fire is now the deadliest, bringing disaster beyond control. Hawaii Governor Josh Green has described the fires as the 'largest natural disaster Hawaii has ever experienced, with estimated losses of over $6 billion.

Sun, 13 Aug 2023 - 11:58 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Maui Wildfire, Natural Disaster, World news, Breaking, US Disaster

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Uttarakhand Roads

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Landslide In Kedarnath Amid Rain, 19 People Missing

Nearly 19 people were missing after heavy rains caused flashfloods and triggered a landslide on the Kedarnath Yatra route in Uttarakhand on Thursday night. Several shops were also washed away near the Gaurikund area. According to an official, relief and rescue operations were underway by National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and State Disaster Response Force (SDRF). Meanwhile, an orange alert was sounded in Pauri, Tehri, Rudraparayag and… read-more

Fri, 04 Aug 2023 - 12:32 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Natural Disaster, landslide, Kedarnath, Travel, Rainfall alert

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