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Mumbai looks like ‘Hollywood movie shot in Mexico’: Netizens on rain, dust storm

The weather led to the suspension of metro and train services in Mumbai, along with temporary suspension of flights. A few areas also reported power outages.

Mumbai: A NOWCAST issued at 4 pm forecasted gusty winds reaching speeds of 50-60 km/hr, thunderstorms, lightning, and moderate to intense rainfall. Isolated areas were expected to experience hail. (X/@josephradhik)
Published on May 13, 2024 07:52 PM IST

Indonesia's Ibu volcano erupts, spews ash clouds as high as 5 km

Footage of the eruption shared by the centre showed clouds of grey ash billowing from the crater.

This handout photo taken and released by the Center for Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation (PVMBG) on May 13, 2024 shows Mount Ibu spewing thick smoke in Indonesia's North Maluku Province. (AFP)
Published on May 13, 2024 03:39 PM IST
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International Chernobyl Remembrance Day 2024: Date, history, significance

International Chernobyl Remembrance Day 2024: From history to date, here's all that you need to know about this important day.

Every year, International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day is observed on April 26.
Published on Apr 25, 2024 02:35 PM IST
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Mamata Banerjee, governor CV Ananda Bose take stock of storm-hit areas in Bengal

Jalpaiguri storm: At least five people died and over 200 were rendered homeless, after a sudden storm and heavy rain wreaked havoc in Jalpaiguri town on Sunday.

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee meets a cyclone-affected person at the Jalpaiguri Super Specialty Hospital, on Sunday. (ANI)
Published on Apr 01, 2024 07:05 PM IST

India's NDMA official appointed as UN secy-general's special representative

Kamal Kishore (55) has been appointed as assistant secretary-general and special representative of the secretary-general for disaster risk reduction

Kamal Kishore(PTI)
Published on Mar 28, 2024 09:19 AM IST
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