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CNN   11 October 2021   Canary Islands   La Palma  
<p>Madrid (CNN) Lava flowing from the Cumbre Vieja volcano on Spain's La Palma island sparked a fire at a cement factory Monday, leading to at least 2,500 residents to be ordered into lockdown to protect their health, a local official said.<br />The main danger ...
France24   03 October 2021   Oman  
<p>Two people were killed by a landslide and a child died in flash flooding as Tropical Cyclone Shaheen pummelled Oman, authorities said Sunday.<br />Flights were suspended and schools closed as the storm, with wind speeds up to 139 kilometres (86 miles) an ...
Zee News   01 October 2021   India   Shimla  
<p>New Delhi: A multi-storey building collapsed in Shimla on Thursday (September 30, 2021) evening due to a landslide triggered by recent rains, a senior official said. <br />The State Disaster Management Director Sudesh Kumar Mokhta said that the incident ...
abc.net.au   01 October 2021   Hawaii   Kilauea Volcano  
<p>One of the most active volcanos on Earth is erupting on Hawaii's Big Island.<br />Officials with the US Geological Survey said the eruption begun in Kilauea volcano's Halemaumau crater at the volcano's summit on Wednesday.<br />Webcam footage of the crater ...
The Guardian   08 September 2021   Mexico   Acapulco  
<p>A powerful earthquake has struck south-west Mexico near the beach resort of Acapulco, killing at least one man who was crushed by a falling post, and causing rock falls and damaging buildings.<br />The US Geological Survey (USGS) said a 7.0 magnitude quake ...
CNN   28 July 2021   Alaska  
<p>The 8.2 magnitude earthquake that struck off Alaska's coast Wednesday night was the strongest one since 1964, an official told CNN.<br />The very strong quake was located about 56 miles (91 kilometers) east southeast of Perryville, Alaska, and happened ...
BBC NEWS   25 July 2021   India   Himachal Pradesh  
<p>Nine tourists have been killed in northern India after the vehicle they were travelling in was hit by falling boulders.<br>Three others were reportedly injured in the incident, which happened in the state of Himachal Pradesh on Sunday.<br>Dramatic footage ...
The Tribune India   13 July 2021   India   Dharamsala  
<p>Ten persons missing in a massive landslide at Boh valley of Kangra district on Monday are presumed dead now by the authorities, taking the toll in the calamity to 11. <br />One body was retrieved on Monday while 10 persons were missing. The rescue operations ...
The Guardian   05 July 2021   Japan   Tokyo  
<p>Officials in Japan have dramatically raised their estimate of the number of people still missing after a mudslide ripped through a seaside town at the weekend.<br />Reports said three people had died in the disaster, which occurred after days of torrential ...
HISTORY   17 June 2021   World  
<p>Although bridges are among history&rsquo;s greatest feats of engineering, in rare cases they have unexpectedly and catastrophically failed due to structural deficiencies, weather conditions or too much weight. These seven collapses are among history&rsquo;s ...