800 homes damaged or destroyed as hailstorm hits Mizoram’s Lunglei, India

800 homes damaged or destroyed as hailstorm hits Mizoram’s Lunglei, India

Mizoram authorities are reporting around 800 homes in the town of Lunglei (population 57 011) and nearby villages were either damaged or destroyed after a hailstorm swept over the area on Sunday night, February 17, 2019. The Disaster Management and Rehabilitation…

Heavy monsoon rains trigger deadly landslide in Mizoram, India

Heavy monsoon rains trigger deadly landslide in Mizoram, India

At least 10 people have been killed and one was injured after heavy rains triggered a large landslide in the Lunglei town of northeast India's state of Mizoram on June 5, 2018. Heavy rains are expected to continue today. State officials said the landslide was…

Myanmar battered with flash floods and tropical cyclone

Myanmar battered with flash floods and tropical cyclone

A flash flood in central Myanmar on Friday left dozens of people missing as homes along a river bank were swept away, government officials in the military-dominated country said. A monk in Pakokku said the water was believed to have risen to about 3m high.Southeast