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Indonesia's Mount Raung volcano at high alert after multiple tremors

The status of Mount Raung volcano in Indonesia has been raised from ‘waspada’ (alert) to ‘siaga’ (high alert). The volcano level was increased to siaga starting from 9 a.m. today because of increase in its earth tremors, The…

M 5.0 earthquake in Ramechhap shakes Nepal's capital Kathmandu

Update 05:55 am According to Nepal Seismological Center, an aftershock of magnitude 5.0 has been recorded in Ramechhap at 05:42 am Monday morning. The epicenter was located near Saghutar. It occurred at a shallow depth of 2 …

Gujarat flooding kills 81 — Thousands airlifted from Uttarakhand

Recent floods in Gujarat, India have claimed lives of at least 81 people with thousands of pilgrims being airlifted from Uttarakhand region. According to Hindustan Times , most of the deaths have been reported from worst-hit…

Floods in Russia's Olympic city of Sochi kill 1

Recent flash floods in Russia's Olympic city of Sochi have claimed life of a person. Flooding triggered by heavy downpour damaged the Formula One race track at Adler.

Typhoon Kujira 2015: Nine dead, 6 missing in Vietnam

Typhoon Kujira, which made landfall in Vietnam, has left nine dead and six others missing as of Thursday morning.  Son La Province has been the hardest hit with eight fatalities caused by flash floods and landslides, Thanh N…

Flash floods in northwest Pakistan kill 10

Flash floods in a mountainous district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province in northwest Pakistan have claimed lives of at least 10 people. Flash floods have destroyed a madrassa, eleven shops and eight houses in the area. Several s…

Tremor felt in Kathmandu valley – Epicenter in Godawari

Update 03:05 pm Magnitude 4.1 aftershock has been reported in Godawari, Lalitpur at 02:45 pm. Update 03:00 pm People of Surya Binayak area of Bhakatapur are reporting a strong jolt. People rushed out of the houses to …

SW China landslide leaves 1 missing

A massive landslide on the northern bank of the Daning River in Wushan County of Chongqing Municipality, southwest China has left one missing and injured four others. The landslide disaster occurred at 6:40 p.m. on Wednesday e…

Earthquake aftershocks in Nepal today June 24, 2015

A massive earthquake of magnitude 7.9 rattled Nepal on April 25, 2015. The earthquake, which struck at 11:56 am on Saturday, has already claimed lives of more than 8,000 people, injured thousands and made millions homeless. Belo…

Coal City, IL tornado causes heavy damage

The National Weather Service has confirmed a tornado in Coal City, Illinois at 9:58 p.m Monday. The tornado hit Coal City, Illinois, damaging homes, bringing down power lines and leaving roadways flooded. Storm damage closed…

Earthquake aftershocks in Nepal June 23, 2015

A massive earthquake of magnitude 7.9 rattled Nepal on April 25, 2015. The earthquake, which struck at 11:56 am on Saturday, has already claimed lives of more than 8,000 people, injured thousands and made millions homeless. Belo…

Karachi heat wave kills 237 in latest Pakistan natural disaster

Heat wave in Karachi and other parts of Sindh claimed lives of at least 237 people in just two days with temperatures as high as 45degrees Celsius on Saturday. Dozens of people have been hospitalised for heat exhaustion and h…

Earthquake aftershocks in Nepal June 22, 2015

A massive earthquake of magnitude 7.9 rattled Nepal on April 25, 2015. The earthquake, which struck at 11:56 am on Saturday, has already claimed lives of more than 8,000 people, injured thousands and made millions homeless. Belo…

NASA uses FINDER to locate natural disaster victims in Nepal

NASA has successfully launched the first real-world operational use of FINDER, a technology to  locate individuals buried under rubble in natural disaster scenarios. The Finding Individuals for Disaster and Emergency Respons…

Earthquake aftershocks in Nepal June 21, 2015

A massive earthquake of magnitude 7.9 rattled Nepal on April 25, 2015. The earthquake, which struck at 11:56 am on Saturday, has already claimed lives of more than 8,000 people, injured thousands and made millions homeless. Belo…

Oklahoma earthquake today June 20, 2015

This is the list of earthquakes of magnitude 2.5 and greater in Oklahoma as recorded by United States Geological Survey (USGS) on June 20, 2015.

Information about Nepal earthquake June 20, 2015

A massive earthquake of magnitude 7.9 rattled Nepal on April 25, 2015. The earthquake, which struck at 11:56 am on Saturday, has already claimed lives of more than 8,000 people, injured thousands and made millions homeless. Belo…

ShelterBox to distribute shelter kits for flood-ravaged Chile

ShelterBox is working with Habitat for Humanity to distribute shelter kits to flood-ravaged Atacama region of Chile. Shelter kits are targeted for the people whose homes have been severely damaged by flooding in the Atacama r…

World Bank approves $250 M for AP Disaster Recovery Project, India

The World Bank has approved a US $250 million credit for the Andhra Pradesh Disaster Recovery Project in India. The Disaster Recovery Project will be helpful to restore, improve and enhance the resilience of public services …

Earthquake aftershocks in Nepal June 19, 2015

A massive earthquake of magnitude 7.9 rattled Nepal on April 25, 2015. The earthquake, which struck at 11:56 am on Saturday, has already claimed lives of more than 8,000 people, injured thousands and made millions homeless. Belo…

3 dead as Tropical Depression Bill hammers central U.S.

Tropical Depression Bill, the second named storm of the 2015 Atlantic hurricane season, has claimed lives of atleast three people in central United States. Heavy flooding in Oklahoma swept away a 2-year-old toddler. One per…

Earthquake aftershocks in Nepal today June 18, 2015

A massive earthquake of magnitude 7.9 rattled Nepal on April 25, 2015. The earthquake, which struck at 11:56 am on Saturday, has already claimed lives of more than 8,000 people, injured thousands and made millions homeless. Belo…

North Korea hit by worst drought in a century

North Korea has been hit by the worst drought in a century causing fears of chronic food shortages. North Korea suffered a devastating famine in the 1990s and has relied on international food aid where the United Nations say…

Nepal earthquake aftershock today June 17, 2015

A massive earthquake of magnitude 7.9 rattled Nepal on April 25, 2015. The earthquake, which struck at 11:56 am on Saturday, has already claimed lives of more than 8,000 people, injured thousands and made millions homeless. Belo…

Meghalaya landslides kill 12 in latest India natural disaster

Landslides triggered by heavy rains in Meghalaya, India have claimed lives of at least 12 people in the last four days. A landslide hit the house killing four members of a family in Nakham Bazaar in Tura. Another person was…

Landslide in Makwanpur kills 10-year-old girl

Landslide in Makwanpur district of Nepal has claimed life of a 10-year-old girl. Rabina Praja, a 10 years old girl, died after landslide crashed her house in Jhimine area of Raaksiraang VDC -8.

Nepal earthquake aftershock today June 16, 2015

A massive earthquake of magnitude 7.9 rattled Nepal on April 25, 2015. The earthquake, which struck at 11:56 am on Saturday, has already claimed lives of more than 8,000 people, injured thousands and made millions homeless. Belo…

Nepal earthquake aftershock today June 15, 2015

A massive earthquake of magnitude 7.9 rattled Nepal on April 25, 2015. The earthquake, which struck at 11:56 am on Saturday, has already claimed lives of more than 8,000 people, injured thousands and made millions homeless. Belo…

Storm in Hanoi, Vietnam kills two

Heavy storm in Hanoi,  the capital of Vietnam, has claimed lives of at least two people and injured four others. Two people died after being crushed by falling trees while driving their motorbikes on Minh Khai and Nguyen Du…

Tbilisi flood kills 12 in recent Georgia natural disaster

Heavy flooding in Tbilisi, the capital city of Georgia, has claimed lives of at least 12 people and left 24 others missing. Floodwaters damaged the city's zoo and set many of the animals free. Tigers, lions, bears, wolv…

Earthquake aftershock in Nepal June 14, 2015

A massive earthquake of magnitude 7.9 rattled Nepal on April 25, 2015. The earthquake, which struck at 11:56 am on Saturday, has already claimed lives of more than 8,000 people, injured thousands and made millions homeless. Belo…

Oregon drought emergency covers more than half of its counties

Drought emergency in Oregon has now covered more than half of its counties after Gov. Kate Brown added four more in the list. Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has declared drought emergencies in four more Oregon counties, bringing the t…

Rain-triggered landslide in Colombia leaves 5 missing

A rain-triggered landslide in south-western Colombia has left at least five people missing. The landslide disaster hit the La Chivera region in the Cauca department of Colombia. A team of emergency response crews have reached …

Earthquake aftershock in Nepal June 13, 2015

A massive earthquake of magnitude 7.9 rattled Nepal on April 25, 2015. The earthquake, which struck at 11:56 am on Saturday, has already claimed lives of more than 8,000 people, injured thousands and made millions homeless. Belo…

Flooding in Bunkpurugu, Ghana kills 3

Flooding triggered after torrential rainfall in Bunkpurugu district of Ghana has claimed life of three people. Fatalities include two ladies and a child. Floods also resulted in the destruction of houses and left many resident…

FEMA Disaster Assistance: 3 rumors you shouldn't believe

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has defined Disaster assistance as: The financial or direct assistance to individuals and families whose property has been damaged or destroyed as a result of a federally-declared…

Floods, landslides in Sankhuwasabha kill 1

Flood and landslides triggered by incessant rainfall in Sankhuwasabha, Nepal have claimed life of a woman. A landslide buried 60 years old, Kalimaya Rai of Num-1 on Thursday, eKantipur quoted Nepal Police.

Earthquake aftershock in Nepal June 12, 2015

A massive earthquake of magnitude 7.9 rattled Nepal on April 25, 2015. The earthquake, which struck at 11:56 am on Saturday, has already claimed lives of more than 8,000 people, injured thousands and made millions homeless. Belo…

Nepal: Devastating Taplejung landslide kills 53

Landslide triggered by incessant rainfall in Taplejung, Nepal has claimed lives of at least 53 people. Landslides have affected the entire area of Liwang, Khokling, Thinglabu and Lingtep VDCs, eKantipur reported. Some wards o…

Nepal earthquake aftershock today June 11, 2015

A massive earthquake of magnitude 7.9 rattled Nepal on April 25, 2015. The earthquake, which struck at 11:56 am on Saturday, has already claimed lives of more than 8,000 people, injured thousands and made millions homeless. Belo…

Tornado in Sabah, Malaysia damages buildings

Tornado in Kinabatangan district of Sabah, Malaysia has flattened two buildings and blew off the roofs of three other structures at an oil palm plantation. Strong winds appearing like “small tornadoes” hit Sabah at 2.20 pm, Th…

Nepal earthquake aftershock today June 10, 2015

A massive earthquake of magnitude 7.9 rattled Nepal on April 25, 2015. The earthquake, which struck at 11:56 am on Saturday, has already claimed lives of more than 8,000 people, injured thousands and made millions homeless. …

Flooding in Tema, Ghana kills 2 – Displaces more than 6,500

Flooding in Tema, Ghana has claimed lives of two people and displaced more than 6,500 people. A young man was drowned after saving the life of the girl. An old woman who attempted crossing a drain was also swept away by the fl…

Earthquake in Nepal today June 10, 2015

A massive earthquake of magnitude 7.9 rattled Nepal on April 25, 2015. The earthquake, which struck at 11:56 am on Saturday, has already claimed lives of more than 8,000 people, injured thousands and made millions homeless. Belo…

Sabah earthquake today June 9, 2015

Magnitude 5.9 earthquake rattled Ranau, Sabah, Malaysia on June 5, 2015 at 07:15 am local time. According to the Malaysian Meteorological Department, the quake's epicenter was located 16 km northwest of Ranau, Sabah. It was …

Nepal earthquake 2015: Latest updates, photos, videos

A massive earthquake of magnitude 7.9 rattled Nepal on April 25, 2015. The earthquake, which struck at 11:56 am on Saturday, has already claimed lives of thousands of people, injured thousands and made millions homeless. Below …

Flooding in Canton of Lucerne, Switzerland kills 2

A woman and her daughter died as rain storms triggered flash flooding in Canton of Lucerne, Switzerland. They died in the flash flooding in Dierikon in the canton of Lucerne, The Local Europe reported quoting state broadcaste…

Sabah earthquake 2015: Latest updates, photos, videos

Magnitude 5.9 earthquake rattled Ranau, Sabah, Malaysia on June 5, 2015 at 07:15 am local time. According to the Malaysian Meteorological Department, the quake's epicenter was located 16 km northwest of Ranau, Sabah. It was…

Flooding in Assam, India kills 1 and affects nearly 33,000

Recent flooding in Assam, India has claimed life of a person and affected nearly 33,000 people. According to Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), the deceased belonged to Bongaigaon district of Assam.

Tropical storm in Nong Khai, Thailand damages more than 50 houses

A tropical storm in the northeastern province of Nong Khai has damaged more than 50 houses. More than 10 houses have became completely unlivable in Phonphisai district, as the storm had blown off their roofs, National News Bur…

Earthquake Kota Kinabalu: Strongest quake since 1976 kills 19

At least 19 people have died on Mount Kinabalu following an earthquake in Sabah region of Malaysia. "The death toll from Friday's earthquake at Mount Kinabalu is 19 with the recovery of 17 bodies on top of the mountai…

Los Angeles Earthquake: USGS records M3.4 quake near Gardena

Magnitude 3.4 earthquake hit Los Angeles today at 09:54 pm. According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the quake's epicenter was located 3 km NNE of Gardena, California. It was 7.7 miles deep.

Nepal earthquake aftershock today June 7, 2015

A massive earthquake of magnitude 7.9 rattled Nepal on April 25, 2015. The earthquake, which struck at 11:56 am on Saturday, has already claimed lives of more than 8,000 people, injured thousands and made millions homeless. …

Germany lightning strikes injure 33 in Rock am festival

At least two lightning strikes injured 33 people at the Rock am Ring festival in the town of Mendig, Germany. Eight people from production teams have been injured when the first strike hit the backstage area at around 1 am, Ir…

10 killed as heat wave sweeps across Sindh, Pakistan

At least 10 people have died in Sehwan district of Sindh province of Pakistan due to the recent heat wave, Samaa reported. They died during the 763rd Urs celebrations of Hazrat Lal Shahbaz Qalandar on Saturday.

Nepal earthquake aftershock today June 6, 2015

A massive earthquake of magnitude 7.9 rattled Nepal on April 25, 2015. The earthquake, which struck at 11:56 am on Saturday, has already claimed lives of more than 8,000 people, injured thousands and made millions homeless. Belo…

3 fake photos of Sabah earthquake 2015 that went viral

Here are fake photos of Sabah earthquake 2015 that has currently gone viral after magnitude 5.9 earthquake hit the region. Why don't you give it a try? Just type Malaysia Earthquake , Sabah Earthquake .... in search engines…

Canada's first tornado of the year hits southern Ontario

Canada's first tornado of the year has been reported in southern Ontario on Saturday, May 30 around 2:30 p.m. local time. According to The Weather Network , Environment Canada has confirmed that an EF-1 touched down in s…

Aftershocks possible following Sabah earthquake today

The Meteorological Department has advised the people of Ranau and its vicinity in Sabah to be on the alert for a possible aftershocks over the next 24 hours. Magnitude 5.9 earthquake rattled Sabah region of Malaysia at 0…

Nepal earthquake aftershock today June 5, 2015

A massive earthquake of magnitude 7.9 rattled Nepal on April 25, 2015. The earthquake, which struck at 11:56 am on Saturday, has already claimed lives of more than 8,000 people, injured thousands and made millions homeless. …

Nepal earthquake aftershock today June 4, 2015

A massive earthquake of magnitude 7.9 rattled Nepal on April 25, 2015. The earthquake, which struck at 11:56 am on Saturday, has already claimed lives of more than 8,000 people, injured thousands and made millions homeless. …

Wildfire in Douglas, Arizona burns 2,000 acres

A wildfire about 30 miles east of Douglas has burned approximately 2,000 acres as of Wednesday afternoon. The Guadalupe Fire was reported at around 10 a.m. Tuesday, when it was covering about 50 acres in Hidalgo County, New Me…

Two Counties in Utah declared as primary natural disaster areas

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has declared Piute and Sevier counties in Utah as primary natural disaster areas due to damages and losses caused by a recent drought. “Our hearts go out to those Texas farmers an…

Adams County in Idaho declared as primary natural disaster area

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has declared Adams County in Idaho as a primary natural disaster area due to damages and losses caused by a recent drought. “Our hearts go out to those Texas farmers and ranchers a…

Flooding in Nairobi kills three including 3-year-old boy

Heavy rains have triggered flooding in Nairobi claiming lives of three people including  3-year-old boy on Tuesday night. Fatalities include a woman and her three-year-old son who were swept away by flood waters in Kayole, Cap…

Indonesia on 'highest alert' as Mount Sinabung volcano rumbles

More than 6,000 residents living near the Mount Sinabung volcano on Indonesia’s Sumatra island have been told to evacuate. According to National Disaster Management Agency, the alert for Sinabung volcano has been raised to …

Earthquake in Dunedin today is strongest in 41 years

Magnitude 4.7 earthquake in Dunedin today, that rocked parts of Otago, is believed to be the strongest tremor experienced in the region in 41 years. The last earthquake in Dunedin to cause damage was a Richter scale magnit…

Stormy weather, flooding cause chaos in Dunedin and Auckland

Heavy rainfall triggered flooding in Dunedin and caused power to about 150 homes. Dunedin City Council road maintenance engineer Peter Standring said Radio New Zealand that some residents in south Dunedin had used sandbags to p…

Landslide in Georgia kills 1

Landslide in Georgia has claimed life of a person and buried 500 sheep and 40 cows. Landslide disaster hit Khone village, in Khevsureti region on Tuesday, Democracy & Freedom Watch reported.

Another earthquake rattles Humla in less than 15 days

Magnitude 4.7 earthquake rattled Humla on Wednesday at 02:18 am, Nepal Seismological Center reported. The epicenter was located NW of Simikot near Karnali River. This is the second moderate earthquake to hit Humla in le…

Nepal earthquake aftershock today June 3, 2015

A massive earthquake of magnitude 7.9 rattled Nepal on April 25, 2015. The earthquake, which struck at 11:56 am on Saturday, has already claimed lives of more than 8,000 people, injured thousands and made millions homeless. …

Tropical Storm Blanca expected to become hurricane later today

Tropical Storm Blanca is forecast to rapidly strengthen and become a hurricane later today. At 10:00 am CDT (15:00 UTC), Tropical Storm Blanca was located 605 km SSW of Zihuatanejo and about 655 km S of Manzanillo, Mexico.

Yangtze river cyclone engulfs Chinese ferry with 458 aboard

A passenger ship carrying 458 people sank in a cyclone in the Jianli section in Hubei Province of the Yangtze River Monday night. Chinese President Xi Jinping has ordered all-out rescue efforts, sank at around 9:30 p.m. afte…

Nepal earthquake aftershock today June 2, 2015

A massive earthquake of magnitude 7.9 rattled Nepal on April 25, 2015. The earthquake, which struck at 11:56 am on Saturday, has already claimed lives of more than 8,000 people, injured thousands and made millions homeless. …

Rainfall induced natural disasters in China kill 16

Rainfall induced natural disaster in southern parts of China last week have claimed lives of 16 people as of Monday morning. According to the Ministry of Civil Affairs (MCA), on May 25 to 27 and 28 to 31, two heavy rainfalls …

Mudslide, flood in Mombasa, Kenya kill 2

Mudslide and Flooding in Mimbosa, Kenya have claimed lives of two people, left several missing and made many others homeless. Heavy rainfall triggered mudslides hit a house and buried a person in Kalahari slums in Changamwe. F…

Nepal earthquake aftershock today June 1, 2015

A massive earthquake of magnitude 7.9 rattled Nepal on April 25, 2015. The earthquake, which struck at 11:56 am on Saturday, has already claimed lives of more than 8,000 people, injured thousands and made millions homeless. …

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