A- A A+
Last Updated : Jul 16 2020 7:09AM     Screen Reader Access
News Highlights
PM Modi asserts, partnership between India and EU significant for peace and stability in world            PM Modi emphasizes role of skilled migrant workers in changing local economy            WHO guidelines of conducting 140 tests per day per million population already met by 22 States and UTs of country            In Bihar, complete lockdown to be imposed from tomorrow in entire state till July 31st to contain spread of COVID-19            HRD Minister launches most affordable COVID-19 test kit developed by IIT Delhi           

International News

Jan 25, 2019
9:12AM

Around 61.7 mn affected due to extreme weather events in 2018: UN report

Representational Image
Earthquakes and tsunamis accounted for most of the 10,373 lives lost in disasters last year, while extreme weather events accounted for most of 61.7 million people affected by natural hazards, the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) has said.


No part of the globe was spared from the impact of extreme weather events last year," said Mami Mizutori, UN Special Representative for Disaster Risk Reduction.


The country most affected by disasters was India, where there were 23.9 million people hit, the country with the most deaths was Indonesia with 4,535, followed by India (1,388).


The UN official said that time is running out for limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Centigrade or 2 degrees Centigrade.

Live Twitter Feed

Listen News

Morning News 15 (Jul) Midday News 15 (Jul) Evening News 15 (Jul) Hourly 16 (Jul) (0610hrs)
समाचार प्रभात 15 (Jul) दोपहर समाचार 15 (Jul) समाचार संध्या 15 (Jul) प्रति घंटा समाचार 16 (Jul) (0600hrs)
Khabarnama (Mor) 15 (Jul) Khabrein(Day) 15 (Jul) Khabrein(Eve) 15 (Jul)
Aaj Savere 15 (Jul) Parikrama 15 (Jul)

Listen Programs

Market Mantra 15 (Jul) Samayki 15 (Jul) Sports Scan 23 (Mar) Spotlight/News Analysis 15 (Jul) Samachar Darshan 22 (Mar) Radio Newsreel 21 (Mar)
    Public Speak

    Country wide 12 (Mar) Surkhiyon Mein 15 (Jul) Charcha Ka Vishai Ha 11 (Mar) Vaad-Samvaad 17 (Mar) Money Talk 17 (Mar) Current Affairs 6 (Mar) Sanskrit Saptahiki 12 (Jul)
  • Money Matters 22 (Mar)
  • International News 22 (Mar)
  • Press Review 23 (Mar)
  • From the States 23 (Mar)
  • Let's Connect 22 (Mar)
  • 360°- Ek Parivesh 23 (Mar)
  • Know Your Constitution 30 (Jan)
  • Ek Bharat Shreshta Bharat 22 (Mar)
  • Sanskriti Darshan 23 (Mar)
  • Fit India New India 23 (Mar)
  • Weather Report 21 (Mar)
  • North East Diaries 22 (Mar)
  • 150 Years of Bapu 22 (Mar)
  • Sector Specific Discussions 22 (Mar)