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Tsunami Heading to Southern California post-Chile Earthquake

  RT RT_com: #CHILE #Earthquake First video apparently shows tsunami wave hitting streets http://t.co/bmWAeMjbEe pic.twitter.com/v2vaf3nJKi … — Safety & Security (@dyaalertas) September 17, 2015 Following 8.3 magnitude earthquake that jolted Chile’s northern coast, a tsunami warning has been issued and authorities said within one hour the waves may reach the coast including the southern coast of California. In all 5 ...

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Massive 8.3M Earthquake Jolts Chile, Tsunami Warning Issued

  A powerful earthquake shook the Chilean capital of Santiago, prompting tsunami alarms. Photos: http://t.co/7jWdTyuxic pic.twitter.com/xMPtFcUqvM — Wall Street Journal (@WSJ) September 17, 2015 A massive earthquake measuring 8.3 magnitude on Richter Scale hit Chile’s coast causing panic and severe damage to building triggering a tsunami warning that was issued toevacuate residents in the Andean nation’s coastal areas. The tremors ...

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Nepal Jolted by 7.3M Earthquake Again Today (Photos)

#EarthquakeAgain : Don't Panic. Be Alert,Be Safe!! Here are the safety tips RT & Share to all @KKRiders @iamsrk pic.twitter.com/BrhKk0WqRU — KKRiders Fan Club (@KKRidersFanClub) May 12, 2015 Mother Earth’s fury is daunting Nepal which was hit today by a 7.3 magnitude earthquake for the second time in 18 days after the April 25 devastating quake. While the death toll from Tuesday’s earthquake ...

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IAF steps up rescue sorties in Nepal to evacuate stranded people

After ferrying 546 Indian citizens back to India from Kathmandu, the personnel of Indian Air Force on Sunday carried out sorties to evacuate people, mostly locals, from the areas worst affected by the earthquake the day before, officials said. In support of the Nepalese Army, the Indian Air Force (IAF) has rescued 171 people in 21 sorties, Sitanshu Kar, the ...

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Nepal Earthquake: 1500 Killed, Millions Displaced, Rescue Efforts on War Footing (Wrap up)

Over 1,500 people were killed and thousands were injured, while million were displaced as a massive earthquake – lasting for a long 20 seconds – hit Himalayan front region with 14 strong aftershocks causing widespread destruction in Nepal and India today. In Nepal, buildings were flattened, roads cracked, telephone connectivity snapped and hospitals grappled with a large number of injured ...

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IAF Evacuates Indian Nationals from Djibouti

Indian nationals who left Yemen and taken to Djibouti were brought home by the Indian Air Force (IAF) in 2 of its heavy transport aircraft on Thursday. In a well coordinated operation involving multi agencies, IAF deployed two C-17 Globemaster III aircraft, on Wednesday. These aircraft took off from Delhi early on Wednesday morning and reached Djibouti and brought back ...

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Hudhud Live Update 9.30 am: Wind speed 135 km, People Inside Homes as Cyclone Approaches

Helpline Numbers: Home Ministry  — 011-26107953 or 09714077371; Guntur Collectorate — 0863-2234070/2234301 and 9849904019.   The HudHud cyclone is gaining momentum with a wind speed of more than 100 kmph and the entire coast of Visakhapatnam and Srikakulam are on high alert with people confined to their homes, while more than 300,000 people were evacuated from the “Ground zero”. The ...

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Cyclone Hudhud: Hudhud Not Super cyclone But ‘Very Severe’: Clarifies Minister

Minister of State in PMO Jitendra Singh has clarified on Saturday that the ‘Hudhud’ cyclone on AP and Odisha east coast is “very severe” in scientific terms, but certainly not a “super cyclone”, citing the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), which is constantly monitoring the approach of the storm currently approaching Visakhapatnam at 100 kmph speed. So far, the evacuation of ...

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Water Recedes in Jammu and Kashmir: Many Refuse to Leave Home

Water recedes in the Kashmir valley and about 90,000 people have been rescued from the state by the armed forces and the National Disaster Response Force. While the water began receding, many of the natives refuse to move from their places. The rescue teams were attacked by the angry locals, who were stranded and awaiting to be rescued. The death ...

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Jammu & Kashmir Floods Update: Telecom Stuff Airlifted to Restore Phone Lines in Srinagar

The Indian Armed Forces have used their military skill-sets to undertake massive rescue and relief operation in the flood affected area of Jammu and Kashmir deploying first time BSNL loads and other communication equipment from Jammu and Bangalore. 3G towers numbering 90 have started working. 10 VSAT systems are being air lifted to restore critical telecom towers. Sattelite link from ...

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Obama Authorizes Air Strikes in Iraq, Cites Possible ‘Genocide’

Though delayed, the decision by U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday to authorize air strikes in Iraq comes close on the heels of ongoing surge in Islamic State (ISIS) activities to attack Kurdish minorities with 40,000 of them trapped on a mountaintop. Responding to the Iraqi government’s appeal for help to fight the Islamic State militants, who have unleashed hunt ...

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