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Mudslide kills atleast 8 children in India’s remote mountainous northeast

Mudslide kills atleast 8 children in India’s remote mountainous northeast

A mudslide triggered by monsoon rains demolished tin-roofed homes on a hillside in northeastern India, killing at least eight children and one woman while they were sleeping, a government official said Wednesday. Some of them were swept away by the floodwaters. Rescuers have reached Tamenglong village to help other residents, said Deputy Commissioner Ravinder Singh. […]

July 11, 2018 | By | Reply More
32 people missing in China landslides following typhoon

32 people missing in China landslides following typhoon

Sep 29, – A rescue operation was underway in Sucun village in China’s Zhejiang province, south of the financial hub of Shanghai, after it was hit by a landslide on Wednesday evening, leaving 26 missing, the state-run Xinhua News Agency reported. At least 32 people were reported missing Thursday after rain-saturated hillsides collapsed onto villages […]

September 29, 2016 | By | Reply More
Devastating Nepal quake kills over 900, some in Everest avalanche

Devastating Nepal quake kills over 900, some in Everest avalanche

Apr 25, – There were reports of devastation in outlying, isolated mountainous areas after the midday quake of magnitude 7.9, Nepal’s worst in 81 years, centered 50 miles (80 km) east of the second city, Pokhara. A powerful earthquake struck Nepal and sent tremors through northern India on Saturday, killing hundreds of people, toppling a […]

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