Turkey-Syria Earthquake Death Toll Rises To 7,400
The Syria-Turkey Earthquake death toll continues to rise and has reached over 7,300 till February 8. Yesterday, the region witness five extreme jolts of the earthquake, which left thousands of people injured, buildings and property damaged, with the loss of several lives. Many people are freezing with no shelter or aid. Furthermore, the Turkey Disaster Management, with the help of Indian forces are continuing rescue operations and help those… read-more
Tags: Turkey, RESCUE OPERATION, Earthquake, Indian Teams, Natural Disasters
China & Solomon Islands Sign Agreement Amid Security Risks
China and the Solomon Islands have signed a military agreement amid security risks. Under the agreement, Chinese Foreign Ministry's spokesperson shared, China would work in cooperation with Honiara to maintain the social order, help tackle natural calamities and to protect national security. Australia and New Zealand have been concerned about China's growing military influence. Australia fears that China could even build a naval base in the… read-more
Tags: China, solomon island, National Security, military pact, Natural Disasters
6.0 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Indonesia
A 6.0 magnitude earthquake has hit the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia. Neither any casualty, nor any loss of property, has been reported so far. Sharing details about the earthquake, the National Center for Seismology (NCS) wrote in a tweet that the earthquake had hit 779 kilometres NNE of Kotamobagu in north Sulawesi on 19th April at 6:53 IST. Further details about the Sulawesi earthquake are still awaited.
Tags: Earthquake, Indonesia, Richter Scale, Disaster, Natural Disasters
Earthquake Of Magnitude 3.8 Jolts Ukhrul: Manipur
In Manipur's Ukhrul, an earthquake of magnitude 3.8 on the Richter scale was reported by the National Centre for Seismology (NCS) on November 9. Reportedly, tremors were recorded at a depth of 60 kilometers at 9:47 am in the Shirui area of Ukhrul. Earlier, an earthquake of magnitude 4.4 on the Richter scale was also recorded on November 9, in the Ukhrul district of Manipur.
Tags: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Manipur Government, ukhrul, earthquake india
Tamil Nadu Rains; 4 Dead, 70 Houses Damaged
Many parts of Chennai have been affected by the consistent heavy rains. The government reported that four people lost their lives and 70 houses were damaged. Furthermore, civic bodies have set up community kitchens in 15 zones to prepare meals for the affected. Ramachandran said, "We need to be very careful from November 9 to 11 as there is an alert for very heavy… read-more
Tags: Tamil Nadu, Floods, heavy rains, Damage, Natural Disasters
Courtesy: Deccan Herald
Haiti Earthquake: Death Toll Up 2,189, Over 300 Missing
The death toll in the Caribbean nation rose to 2,189 after the nation was struck by a deadly earthquake that did lots of damage, destruction, and death on August 16. Over 300 people were reported missing, while,12,260 people were injured and thousands more displaced. A one-month state of emergency has been declared by the government in four regions that were heavily damaged.
Tags: Natural Disasters, Earthquake, Haiti, gang violence
77 Dead, 47 Missing After Deadly Flood & Landslide Hits Turkey
The death toll from Turkey flash floods that occurred last week has risen to 77, and missing reports stand at 47. However, 62 out of 77 died in Kastamonu province, while 14 died in Sinop and one in Bartin. According to the reports, as many as 40 villages face complete power-cut. Moreover, the rescue operations are underway and have managed to evacuate 2000 people.
Tags: Floods, Black Sea Province, Natural Disasters, Turkey
Courtesy: Al Jazeera
Earthquake Of 7.2 Magnitude Kills 300, Injures 1,800 In Haiti
An earthquake of magnitude 7.2 struck southwestern Haiti on the morning of August 14 killing at least 300 people and injuring over 1,800. The tremors of the quake were felt in neighboring Cuba as well. The new prime minister Ariel Henry declared a one-month state of emergency, saying the government will deploy all resources to help those who are in need.
Tags: Earthquake, Haiti President, Natural Disasters, Climate Emergency
Courtesy: Al Jazeera
Israel To Send Planes & Firefighters To Help Greece With Wildfire
An unusual heatwave in late July swept across southern Europe causing heavy wildfire in many countries like Italy, Spain, Greece, Turkey, and many others. Greece and Turkey were the most affected regions with 568 wildfire incidents. Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett has promised its Greek counterpart that Israel will assist and aspire to send three planes with extinguishers in addition to 15 Israeli firefighters to help Greece.
Tags: Wildfires, Israel, Greece, Natural Disasters
Darjeeling Reports Severe Damage At NH 55 Due To Landslide
A landslide has hit almost 40 m of National Highway 55 in Darjeeling's Gairigaon area near Tindharia, due to heavy rain on June 25. Halting the traffic movement between Siliguri and Darjeeling, the official reported the severe damage caused by landslide and stated, it will take time to re-establish the road connectivity. However, no casualty has been reported and vehicles have been diverted via another… read-more
Tags: Natural Disasters, landslide, Vehicles, national highway
Courtesy: Deccan Herald