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India | Written by Ketki Angre | Monday July 1, 2013
Could pilgrims and tourists have been evacuated in time to avoid the monsoon fury in Kedarnath? The Uttarakhand Met department claims that warnings of very heavy rain, unusual for this time of the year, were issued two days ahead of deluge. Warnings,...
India | Edited by Prasad Sanyal (with inputs from PTI) | Wednesday June 26, 2013
Wing Commander Darryl Castelino said on Monday that he was happy he was getting to wear his dark green jumpsuit for a big operation to "bring in more and more live people" stranded in Uttarakhand, which has been battered by heavy rain and flash flood...
South | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Tuesday June 25, 2013
Schools and colleges in the hill resort of Nilgiris district in Tamil Nadu will remain shut tomorrow following a forecast of heavy rainfall by the MeT department.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Surabhi Malik (With inputs from agencies) | Tuesday June 25, 2013
After heavy rain overnight and this morning, the weather has improved in Uttarakhand paving way for Air Force helicopters to fly and evacuate over 6,000 people who are stranded in different parts of the state, most of them near the holy town of Badri...
Cheat Sheet | Nitin Gokhale | Tuesday June 25, 2013
Heavy rain is expected in Uttarakhand over the next three days, the Met department has warned. Nearly 15,000 people remain stranded in remote parts of the state, though many have been accommodated in make-shift camps supervised by the Army and the Ai...
India | Press Trust of India | Friday June 21, 2013
The next two days are very crucial in terms of rescuing the maximum number of pilgrims and tourists stranded in rain-hit Uttarakhand as heavy showers may come anytime, a senior official on Friday said.
India | Reported by Nitin A Gokhale | Wednesday June 19, 2013
Nearly 5,500 people, most of them pilgrims, remain stranded in the Kedarnath region of Uttarakhand, which has been pounded by heavy rain since Saturday night. Another 15,000 are stuck at Badrinath and nearby areas.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday June 19, 2013
The Haryana government today announced a Rs 10-crore assistance to calamity-hit Uttarakhand. "Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda announced to give Rs10 crore to Uttarakhand to help the state as a rescue and relief operation has been launche...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Mala Das | Monday June 17, 2013
Heavy rains lashed parts of north India today, as the annual monsoon covered the country nearly two weeks ahead of schedule. Thousands are reported stranded in Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh.
India | Samira Shaikh (With agency inputs) | Monday June 17, 2013
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and around 1,500 tourists were stuck in the Sangla Valley after the area was cut off due to landslides.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 5, 2012
Incessant rain lashed parts of North India on Sunday where many rivers were running above the danger mark even as the toll due to the heavy downpour in Uttarakhand reached 34.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday April 30, 2012
Heavy snowfall coupled with incessant rains in Uttarakhand is giving a tough time to Chardham yatra pilgrims.
India | NDTV Correspondent | Friday August 19, 2011
Heavy rains continue to affect various parts in India. In Uttarakhand, at least 30 people have died due to the ongoing flood situation in the state. The hill state has been experiencing heavy, incessant showers with 850 mm of rain being recorded in t...
India | NDTV Correspondent | Tuesday October 5, 2010
Heavy rain in parts of Uttarakhand for the last few weeks has washed away several roads and flooded the Kosi river, leading to widespread damage and great inconvenience. More than 700 km of roads have been damaged in the state. As a result, around 300 tourists are stranded for nearly two weeks and 2...
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 30, 2010
For nearly 45 families hit by heavy landslides in Quirijimia village of Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh district, the nightmare continues as cracks have started appearing in the area forcing them to take shelter in nearby villages.?Nearly 150 people have migrated to safer areas amid fears that the vi...
India | NDTV Correspondent | Tuesday September 21, 2010
There seems to be no respite from rains and flood like situations for many parts of north India. Uttarakhand and the western districts of Uttar Pradesh have been the worst hit.In Delhi, the Yamuna is flowing above the danger mark by about a metre, after the Hathnikund dam in Haryana released water o...
India | NDTV Correspondent | Sunday September 19, 2010
Eighteen people have died in landslides in Almora's Devli village in Uttarakhand and more than 30 people have been killed due to heavy rain. Twelve houses have been washed away after a cloud burst in Bari village as well. Uttarakhand has recorded over 300 mm of rainfall in the last 24 hours. Kosi be...
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 18, 2010
At least 17 people were killed and 10 others were trapped in debris as landslides triggered by heavy rains wreaked havoc in Uttarakhand, sweeping away scores of houses in several villages of the hill state.The worst affected was Almora district, where an alert has been sounded by the administration....