Tag: Chamoli

Uttarakhand: Massive rockslide melted ice and triggered Chamoli flood, says new report

(This story originally appeared in on Mar 06, 2021) NEW DELHI: A flash flood in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand that ravaged through the valleys of...

View: What can India do to prevent Uttarakhand-type disasters

It’s been almost a fortnight since a flash flood, triggered by a portion of the Nanda Devi glacier breaking off, caused devastation in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli...

Uttarakhand glacier burst: Working against hope, rescue team move ahead to clear tunnel at Tapovan

Even as hopes of finding survivors from the nearly 250-metre Intake Adit tunnel at Tapovan in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district faded, the rescue team pressed ahead...

Uttarakhand News: Uttarakhand Glacier disaster: Rescue operation to locate 25-35 workers trapped inside Tapovan tunnel continues

Dehradun: Defying odds, a joint rescue team of security personnel on Wednesday continued its struggle to penetrate deeper through tonnes of silt inside the Tapovan...

Indian Himalayan region: Another catastrophe in the making?

The catastrophic disaster due to compounding effects leading to flash flood in Rishiganga basin in Chamoli, Uttarakhand on February 7 is reminiscent of the Kedarnath...

Chamoli: Uttarakhand glacier disaster: 18 bodies recovered, 202 missing as rescue efforts intensify

Dehradun: Eighteen bodies have been recovered and 202 are still missing after the glacier burst in Uttarakhand‘s Chamoli district, officials said on Monday, as multiple...

Mindless rampage on Himalayas in name of development must stop: Chipko movement leader

GOPESHWAR: The glacial burst near Chamoli district’s Raini village, the cradle of the Chipko movement, should serve as a wake-up call to stop the rampage...

High alert in UP as glacier breaks off in neighbouring Uttarakhand

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government on Sunday put on high alert the authorities in all districts on the banks of the Ganga and asked them...

Uttarakhand glacier burst leaves seven dead, at least 125 missing; CM says numbers could be higher, announces compensation | India News

DEHRADUN: Rescuers have pulled out seven bodies from a tunnel while at least 125 people were missing after a glacier burst in Chamoli district of...

PM Modi monitoring flood situation in Chamoli, speaks to Uttarakhand CM | India News

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is monitoring the flood situation in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district in which as many as 150 people feared to be...