Tornado damages 10 US Air Force planes

Washington, June 24 : Ten US Air Force planes, including two E-4B “doomsday” aircraft, were damaged when a tornado hit the Offutt Air Force Base in Nebraska, the media reported. Nicknamed the Air Force’s “doomsday” plane, the Boeing-made E-4B serves as an aerial command centre in case of national emergency or destruction of ground bases, […]

141 missing in China landslide

[Xinmo: Emergency personnel work at the site of a massive landslide in Xinmo village in Maoxian County in southwestern China’s Sichuan Province, Saturday, June 24, 2017. Dozens of people are feared buried by a landslide that unleashed huge rocks and a mass of earth that crashed into their homes in southwestern China early Saturday, a […]

141 missing in China landslide

Beijing, June 24 : At least 141 people were reported missing on Saturday after a massive landslide hit China’s Sichuan province, rescue officials said. Over 40 homes were destroyed in Maoxian county’s Xinmo village after the side of a mountain collapsed at about 6 a.m. (local time), reports Xinhua news agency. The landslide has also […]

Over 100 buried in China landslide

[Xinmo: In this photo released by China’s Xinhua News Agency, emergency personnel work at the site of a landslide in Xinmo village in Maoxian County in southwestern China’s Sichuan Province, Saturday, June 24, 2017. Around 100 people are feared buried by a landslide that unleashed huge rocks and a mass of earth that crashed into […]

Sunny Saturday morning in Delhi

New Delhi, June 24 : It was a sunny morning in the national capital on Saturday with the minimum temperature recorded at 26.8 degrees Celsius, normal for the season’s average, the Met Office said. “The sky is likely to get partly cloudy,” an India Meteorological Department (IMD) official said. The maximum temperature is expected to […]

US state declares emergency over wildfires

Washington, June 24 : The US state of Arizona has declared a state of emergency due to escalating wildfires. Governor Doug Ducey on Friday authorised $200,000 of emergency funds and requested the State Emergency Council to provide additional resources to the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management, reports Xinhua news agency. The state of […]