A- A A+
Last Updated : Sep 21 2019 11:01AM     Screen Reader Access
News Highlights
PM Narendra Modi on his way to US to attend UN General Assembly            India, Mongolia sign MoUs in areas including space, disaster management & culture            Industry, Trade welcome govt decision to cut corporate tax rate saying it will boost economy            GST Council rates cut in several items including hotel tariffs            12 people killed in bomb explosion near holy city of Karbala in Iraq           

International News

Aug 15, 2019

Powerful tropical storm lashes Japan

A powerful tropical storm lashed Japan today, bringing strong winds and torrential rain. One person has died. Public broadcaster NHK and local authorities said at least 21 people sustained injuries.

The storm prompted warnings of landslides and flooding. Authorities issued a voluntary evacuation advisory to around 430,000 people in the storm's path.

Severe Tropical Storm Krosa, which is one notch below a typhoon, slammed into the southern Hiroshima region, packing wind gusts of up to 126 kilometres per hour. Dramatic television footage showed violent winds uprooting trees and snapping lampposts. 

At least 761 domestic flights were cancelled to and from cities in western Japan. Bullet train services were either scrapped or sharply reduced. Ferries connecting the southern Shikoku island and other parts of Japan were also cancelled as high waves lashed the coast.

The storm is forecast to cross the country's mainland and hit the Sea of Japan by tonight, reducing its strength. 

Live Twitter Feed

Listen News

Morning News 21 (Sep) Midday News 20 (Sep) News at Nine 20 (Sep) Hourly 21 (Sep) (1005hrs)
समाचार प्रभात 21 (Sep) दोपहर समाचार 20 (Sep) समाचार संध्या 20 (Sep) प्रति घंटा समाचार 21 (Sep) (1000hrs)
Khabarnama (Mor) 21 (Sep) Khabrein(Day) 20 (Sep) Khabrein(Eve) 20 (Sep)
Aaj Savere 21 (Sep) Parikrama 20 (Sep)

Listen Programs

Market Mantra 20 (Sep) Samayki 20 (Sep) Sports Scan 20 (Sep) Spotlight/News Analysis 20 (Sep) Samachar Darshan 20 (Sep) Radio Newsreel 19 (Sep)
    Public Speak

    Country wide 19 (Sep) Surkhiyon Mein 19 (Sep) Charcha Ka Vishai Ha 18 (Sep) Vaad-Samvaad 3 (Sep) Money Talk 3 (Sep) Current Affairs 20 (Sep)