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Thursday, January 29, 2015

Mudslide in Delhi kills 1, injures 3

Mudslide at under-construction site in Delhi, India has claimed life of a worker and injured three others.

Mudslide hit Kidwai Nagar of South Delhi injuring three people who were immediately rushed to the AIIMS Trauma Centre.

Oakham, Rutland earthquake today measured 3.8 in magnitude

M 3.8 light earthquake shakes Oakham, Rutland today, the British Geological Survey reported.

According to the British Geological Survey, the quake's epicenter was located in Oakham town of Rutland county in the East Midlands of England. It was 4.9 miles deep.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Earthquake confirmed in Winchester, Hampshire

An earthquake with a magnitude of 2.9 has been recorded in Hampshire, the British Geological Survey confirmed.

According to the British Geological Survey, the quake's epicentre was approximately 1 km northeast of the centre of Winchester. It was 1.9 miles deep.

'DALER' robot can rescue you during natural disasters

A Deployable Air-Land Exploration Robot (DALER) which can fly by spreading its wings wide and walk by turning its wings down to function as legs has been created.

The designers hope their adaptive robotic ‘bat’ could be used to find victims in dangerous areas after a natural disaster by being remotely deployed to fly to an affected area, before walking through the rubble to search for victims.

You can see this Gigantic North India Landslide From Space

Recent satellite images taken by the Indian Space Research Organization's CartoSat-2 have shown a gigantic landslide in Northern India.

"The landslide believed to be occurred sometime around December 31 last year in Northern India has sent enough debris into the Tsarap River, creating an obstruction about 2,000 feet (600 meters) long, and a brand new 300-acre lake", io9 has written.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Winter Storm Juno prompts emergency

Winter Storm Juno is forecast to be a major snowstorm for the Northeast United States Monday and Tuesday. Juno was named by the winter storm naming committee at The Weather Channel on Sunday morning. Disaster Report will provide latest updates on Winter Storm Juno including forecast, watch, warning.  
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Sunday, January 25, 2015

Don't get panicked as Asteroid passes near Earth today

Is there any threat to Earth as Asteroid 2004 BL86 fly by Earth on January 26, 2015? You will never see this space rock again in your lifetime. Yes, it's once-in-a-lifetime event.

According to NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Asteroid 2004 BL86 is set to make its closest approach to Earth on Monday, Jan. 26, at a distance of about 745,000 miles from our planet . "That’s more than three times the distance between Earth and the moon, so there is no threat to all of us", The Weather Channel has written.