Tripura flood situation grim

The aim of this study is to investigate the differences in the mappable characteristics of earthquake-triggered and rainfall triggered landslides in terms of their frequency-area relationships, spatial distributions and relation with causal factors, and to evaluate whether separate susceptibility maps generated for specific landslide size and triggering mechanism are better than a generic landslide susceptibility assessment including all landslide sizes and triggers.

KOCHI: Heavy rains continue to wreak havoc causing damage to 28 houses in the district on Monday.

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The monsoon brought winds gusting up to a maximum speed of 81kmph on Saturday triggering widespread tree fall and power failure in various parts of the state.

Landslides caused by heavy rain killed at least 32 people in southern Ethiopia over the weekend, the government said on Monday.

MUSCAT, Oman - The powerful Cyclone Mekunu hit the southern region of the Gulf Arab country of Oman and the neighboring Yemen on Saturday, leaving at least five people dead and dozens missing.

Twenty-three people were killed in a landslide triggered by heavy rains in central Ethiopia, local media reported on Sunday.

Heavy monsoon rains in Sri Lanka have killed five people, prompting authorities to warn against landslides and floods in low-lying areas after spill gates had to be opened across the Indian Ocean i

Kadiatu Koroma only narrowly escaped the mudslide that engulfed her home in Sierra Leone's ramshackle capital last August, killing an estimated 1,000 people in one of the worst flooding-related dis

Landslides caused by heavy rains killed at least 18 people in Rwanda's Northern and Western province over the weekend, pushing the death toll since January to more than 200, a government official s

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