Tue, November 21, 2017

Tamil Nadu rains: Schools, colleges closed

Chennai: Owing to continuous rains schools and colleges in Chennai, Kanchipuram, Tiruvallur, Pudukottai and Nagapattiman districts of Tamil Nadu were closed on Fri...

Six killed by lightning in Karnataka village

Image Courtesy: DNAIndia Mysuru: Six persons, including two women, died and four others were injured on Thursday when lightning struck them in this Karnataka distri...

Tropical forests now emit more CO2 than they remove

Image Courtesy : Live Science New York : Long thought to be a carbon sink, the world's tropical forests now release more carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosp...

Heavy rain continues to lash Bengaluru

Bengaluru: Heavy rain measuring about 196 mm till Wednesday morning lashed the city inundating several localities and leading to traffic snarls on arterial roads,...

Toll in Mexico earthquake climbs to 273

Mexico City: The toll from Tuesday's powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake in Mexico has climbed to 273, officials said. Half of the deaths occurred in the capi...

Hurricane Maria kills over 15 in Dominica Island

Roseau (Dominica): More than 15 people were killed and 20 others reported missing after Hurricane Maria battered the Caribbean island of Dominica with winds of 260...

Hurricane Maria knocks out power across Puerto Rico

San Juan: Hurricane Maria, the most powerful storm to make a direct hit on Puerto Rico in almost a century, has ravaged the island and knocked out electricity supp...

Hurricane Maria devastates Dominica island

Washington: The "potentially catastrophic" hurricane Maria, the strongest storm on record to make landfall in Dominica, has devastated the Caribbean isla...

Hurricane Irma weakens to tropical depression

Miami: Irma, the most powerful hurricane ever recorded in the Atlantic Ocean, has been downgraded to a tropical depression as it advanced through the southeastern...

Hurricane Irma climbs Florida coast, dangerous storm surges feared

Miami: Powerful winds from Hurricane Irma battered Florida with forecasters warning of dangerous strom surges that will lead to massive flooding across the US stat...
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