Vishakapatanam limps back to normalcy as retailers cash in on shortages Scenes of devastation are visible everywhere. http://scroll.in/article/683824/%5BPictures%5D-Vishakapatanam-limps-back-to-normalcy-as-retailers-cash-in-on-shortages
On Monday, a day after cyclone Hudhud battered Odisha and Andhra Pradesh, the porty city of Visakhapatanam, which was in the eye of the storm, began to survey the damage. It did not look promising. About 70% to 80% per cent of Vishakhapatnam has been destroyed, estimated SS Guleria, the deputy inspector general of the... Continue Reading →
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Typhoon Haiyan Cuts a Path of Destruction Across The Philippines via Typhoon Haiyan Cuts a Path of Destruction Across The Philippines | TIME.com.
Super typhoon Haiyan, likely the strongest storm to form on the planet this year, is heading toward a Friday morning landfall in the Philippines, posing an extremely serious threat to the central part of the archipelago. via Typhoon Haiyan to Hit Philippines | TIME.com.
A 7.3 magnitude earthquake hit near the Fukushima area of Japan on Saturday at 2:10 a.m. local time, the U.S. Geological survey said, according to the Associated Press. Japan’s emergency agencies have issued a tsunami warning for the region. Fukushima Earthquake Sets Off Tsunami Warning in Japan | TIME.com.
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The death toll from a 7.2-magnitude earthquake that struck the central Philippine island of Bohol on Tuesday rose to 93, as rescuers struggled to reach patients in a collapsed hospital. via Philippines earthquake death toll rises to 93 - World - CBC News.
CEBU CITY -- More than 14,000 families in Central Visayas suffered as a result of the 6.9-magnitude earthquake that hit parts of the region last Monday. Of the total 73,377 persons displaced, at least 4,265 persons remained Wednesday in evacuation centers -- hungry, thirsty and far too afraid to return home. via 14,000 families in... Continue Reading →