Showing posts with label Pakistan. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Pakistan. Show all posts

Monday, August 03, 2015

Hundreds dead, millions displaced as monsoon rains heap misery across Asia

Monsoon rains have claimed the lives of hundreds across Asia, authorities said Monday, as rescue workers scrambled to reach remote areas of India, Pakistan and Myanmar in the wake of flash floods and landslides.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Deadly Pakistan heatwave shows signs of easing

A deadly heatwave that has killed nearly 700 people in southern Pakistan showed signs of easing on Wednesday, bringing some respite to the sweltering city of Karachi.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Death toll from Pakistan heatwave tops 450.

More than 450 people have died from a three-day heatwave in southern Pakistan, officials said June 23, as medics battled to treat victims after a state of emergency was declared in hospitals.

Monday, June 22, 2015

Pakistani Heat Wave Kills 122 in Karachi

Residents in and around Karachi, Pakistan can expect another day of misery Monday from a deadly heat wave.

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Death toll exceeds 1,800 after Nepal quake. Rescue operations are underway by the Nepal Army

It is being reported that the death toll from the series of quakes which struck Nepal now exceeds 18-hundered.

The Nepali Home Ministry has also revealed that some 47-hundered people have been injured.

Saturday, April 25, 2015

More than 1,000 killed in Nepal quake

A 7.9-magnitude earthquake killed more than 1,300 people on Saturday, Nepalese authorities said, with tremors felt as far as New Delhi. The quake toppled a famed 19th-century tower in Kathmandu and triggered a deadly avalanche on Mount Everest.

'Many dead' in powerful Nepal quake

Hundreds of people are known to have died in a powerful earthquake that struck Nepal, with many more feared trapped under rubble, officials say.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Experts say Pakistan quake island unlikely to last. -Professor Shamim Ahmed Shaikh, chairman of the department of geology at Karachi University, said the island would disperse within a couple of months.(2 video)

A small island created in the Arabian Sea by the huge earthquake that hit southwest Pakistan has fascinated locals but experts say it is unlikely to last long.
 GWADAR: A small island of mud and rock created by the huge earthquake that hit southwest Pakistan has fascinated locals but experts -- who found methane gas rising from it -- say it is unlikely to last long.
The 7.7-magnitude quake struck on Tuesday in Baluchistan's remote Awaran district, killing more than 270 people and affecting hundreds of thousands.

Off the coastline near the port of Gwadar, some 400 kilometres (250 miles) from the epicentre, locals were astonished to see the dark grey mass of rock and mud that had emerged from the waves in the Arabian Sea.

EL News