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Earthquake

Dramatic drone footage shows the aftermath of deadly Nepal earthquake
Video filmed by a drone-mounted camera shows the extent of the damage caused by Saturday's devastating earthquake which struck Nepal’s capital, Kathmandu, and the surrounding area.

27.04.2015 18:47

Damage in Nepal estimated up to $10bn, may exceed entire GDP
The total economic cost of the destruction from Nepal’s earthquake and aftershocks is most likely to total between $1-10 billion, with the second most probable scenario showing damage may reach $100 billion.

27.04.2015 13:40

‘Nepal earthquake: Health & safety concerns top priority’
The current priority for aid groups working in Nepal is on rescue and providing people with shelter, food, water, blankets, and medical treatment, said Tony Castleman, of Catholic Relief Services. The longer term recovery might take years, he added.

27.04.2015 09:09

90 Britons missing as Nepal earthquake death toll rises
At least 90 British citizens are missing after Saturday’s earthquake in Nepal. The death toll has reached over 3,700 and continues to rise.

27.04.2015 09:03

Shocking moment: Avalanche ripping through Everest camp captured by climbers (VIDEO)
It is hard enough to survive a massive earthquake in Nepal and for that to be followed by a horrific avalanche at Mount Everest. However, some climbers managed to capture the moment they were hit by a sea of ice and snow crashing into them on camera.

27.04.2015 00:38

Deadly Nepal quake was long predicted
Experts had been warning for years that a serious earthquake would decimate Nepal’s overpopulated capital. Specialists had been trying to work out a contingency plan for Kathmandu, in the event of an inevitable tremor however, they were not fast enough.

26.04.2015 14:28

'Before' & 'After' images of Nepal's key landmarks show scale of devastation (PHOTOS)
A number of Nepal's iconic UNESCO World Heritage sites and landmarks, including the Dharahara Tower built for a queen, have been destroyed following the earthquake that hit the country Saturday morning, killing over 3,300 people.

26.04.2015 09:03

More devastation: 6.7 magnitude aftershock earthquake strikes Nepal
​A fresh 6.7 magnitude earthquake struck 17km south of Kodari, Nepal, on Sunday morning triggering avalanches on Mt. Everest and raising fresh fears after Saturday's 7.9 quake claimed over 3,300 lives.

26.04.2015 07:51

Top Google executive killed in Nepal quake, 100s of foreign tourists missing
The head of privacy at the secretive Google X facility was one of the 18 people killed in an avalanche at Mount Everest, triggered by the Nepal earthquake. Hundreds of foreign nationals are also feared dead or are missing.

25.04.2015 23:30

Devastating 7.9-magnitude quake strikes Nepal, India
Hundreds of people have been killed after a 7.9-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal and India with the most severe damage seen in Nepal’s capital, Kathmandu. The quake also caused an avalanche on Mount Everest.

25.04.2015 11:00

Over 1,800 killed after 7.9-magnitude earthquake strikes Nepal
A 7.9-magnitude earthquake has struck Nepal and India, killing more than 1,800 people and injuring hundreds. The most severe damage was seen in Nepal’s capital, Kathmandu, where buildings collapsed, burying people alive under the rubble.

25.04.2015 06:30

6.3 earthquake strikes New Zealand
A strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake has hit 40 kilometers off the New Zealand town of Kaikoura, GeoNet reported. Witnesses described feeling tremors all across central regions of the country.

24.04.2015 03:53