natural calamity

Thousands evacuate as Storm Alberto powers toward Florida

Thousands of Florida residents evacuates homes on Sunday as Subtropical Storm Alberto picked up strength as it heads north through the Gulf of Mexico, with forecasters saying it could bring life...

July 14, 2019
July 14, 2019

Death toll in Nepal rains rises to 47

The death toll in Nepal from flash floods and landslides in the past three days has risen to 47, with dozens missing and injured, the government says.

May 28, 2018
May 28, 2018
USA

Thousands evacuate as Storm Alberto powers toward Florida

Thousands of Florida residents evacuates homes on Sunday as Subtropical Storm Alberto picked up strength as it heads north through the Gulf of Mexico, with forecasters saying it could bring life...

August 24, 2016
August 24, 2016

Earthquake jolts Bangladesh

A tremor jolts Dhaka and other parts of the country.

July 7, 2016
July 7, 2016

Massive typhoon hurtles towards Taiwan

Taiwan braces itself for the arrival of a vast typhoon, expected to hit the island on July 8, 2016.

June 19, 2016
June 19, 2016

EU to give $2.26m for Roanu victims

The European Commission declares it will provide US$ 2.26 million for the victims of cyclone Roanu in Bangladesh under humanitarian grounds.

May 21, 2016
May 21, 2016

Cyclone Roanu: Sunday’s HSC, equivalent exams rescheduled

The government reschedules the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and its equivalent examinations scheduled for May 22 as Cyclone Roanu left a trail of devastation in many parts of the country.

April 30, 2015
April 30, 2015

Nepal earthquake: Teenage boy rescued after five days

A teenage boy has been rescued after surviving for five days in the rubble of a building, following an earthquake that killed some 5,500 people in Nepal.

March 14, 2015
March 14, 2015

Vanuatu president in cyclone appeal

Terming it a "calamity", Vanuatu's president calls for international help after Cyclone Pam ripped through the Pacific archipelago