India News | Edited by Vishnu Varma (with PTI inputs) | Sunday August 17, 2014
At least 11 people have been killed so far as heavy downpour continued to rock Himachal Pradesh triggering landslides, damaging property and inundating vast tracts of agricultural land.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday June 9, 2014
Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani Monday reached the accident spot in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi district where 24 visiting students of a Hyderabad engineering college were washed away in the Beas river.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday August 7, 2013
The hills of Himachal Pradesh continued to experience moderate to heavy rains on Wednesday and all the major rivers and their tributaries were in spate, officials said. There could be heavy to very heavy rainfall at some places in the state till Thursday, the Met office warned.
India News | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Sunday June 23, 2013
Around 1,200 tourists still remain stranded in Himachal Pradesh after last week's floods ravaged parts of the state and neighbouring Uttarakhand. 1,200 people have been rescued from Himachal's Kinnaur district so far; 20 people have died due to floods across the state.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday June 21, 2013
Forty one bodies of flood victims were today recovered from Haridwar, taking the toll in rain-ravaged Uttarakhand to over 200. Operations to rescue over 9,000 people, stranded in Kedarnath and Badrinath, meanwhile have been stepped up with the deployment of 43 helicopters.
Cheat Sheet | Amit Chaturvedi (With inputs from agencies) | Wednesday June 19, 2013
The killer floods triggered by heavy rain have devastated Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh, the two northern states, where at least 130 people have died and more than 70,000 are stranded. Many of those who are stuck were on their way to the famous temple of Kedarnath. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi are expected to...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Shamik Ghosh (with inputs from agencies) | Tuesday June 18, 2013
Monsoon rains wreaked fresh havoc in northern India leading to flash floods, cloudbursts and landslips as the toll climbed to 81. Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh, the two northern states, have been the worst affected. Thousands of people are stranded. 5000 Army troops are out on rescue missions in parts of Uttarakhand, UP and Haryana. 12 Air Force...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Friday July 27, 2012
Large tracts of land in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi district were washed away in flash floods which occurred due to a cloudburst on Monday. Several parts of the state also received moderate to heavy rainfall.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 8, 2012
One person has been killed while nine others are feared dead after being washed away in flash floods triggered by heavy rains at a village in Paonta Sahib area of Sirmaur District.
Cities | Tanima Biswas, Rubina Khan Shapoo | Monday July 12, 2010
Floods in Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh have hit vegetable supplies hard in North India. Prices have doubled, even tripled in some places over the last week.