India News | Friday July 24, 2015
Incessant rainfall in all six hilly districts of Uttarakhand has brought life to a standstill with no signs of relief, according to the Meteorological Department.
India News | Written by Tania Saili Bakshi | Tuesday July 14, 2015
A 48-hour weather alert for Uttarakhand has been sounded by the Dehradun Meteorological Department starting today evening.
Cities | Tania Saili Bakshi (with inputs from agencies) | Sunday July 12, 2015
One person was killed and eight others injured after a three-stprey building collapsed near Dehradun due to heavy rain.
India News | Edited by Shyam Balausbramanian (With Inputs from PTI) | Sunday July 12, 2015
Heavy rain lashed large parts of North India, causing landslides at a number of places in Uttarakhand that claimed four lives. Delhi received rain overnight, causing waterlogging in a number of areas. Traffic jams have also been reported from across the national capital.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 5, 2015
The Uttarakhand government has sounded an alert following the weather department's warning of heavy rains in several areas, including the routes of the Chardham Yatra.
Blog | Anoop Nautiyal | Tuesday June 16, 2015
It was two years ago, on June 16-17 that the rain came in droves. Gushing waters, cloud bursts and flash floods at 12,000 feet above sea level wreaked havoc for several hours. Hundreds died within minutes and thousands more lost their lives during the next few days. Homes, bridges and roads simply caved in. This was the scene at Kedarnath, the abo...
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday February 26, 2015
The Meteorological department has issued a heavy rain alert for the next 24 hours in most parts of Uttarakhand which suffered extensive damage in the 2013 deluge.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Vishnu Varma | Sunday August 17, 2014
At least 27 people have been killed in the last 48 hours in rain-related incidents as floods and landslides have rocked the hill state of Uttarakhand.
India News | Edited by Sugam Singhal | Saturday August 16, 2014
Twenty three people have been killed in the last 36 hours in landslides and incidents of house collapse as heavy rain continued to lash the hill state of Uttarakhand on Saturday.
India News | Edited by Vishnu Varma | Saturday August 16, 2014
Nineteen people have been killed in the last 24 hours in landslides and incidents of house collapse as heavy rain continued in the hill state of Uttarakhand on Saturday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 12, 2014
Five people including two children were killed on Monday in rain-related incidents in Uttarakhand which received light to medium rainfall in its various parts, resulting in landslides that also obstructed national highways in the hill state.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Surabhi Malik (With Inputs from Agencies) | Thursday July 17, 2014
Incessant rain continued to lash many districts in the hill state of Uttarakhand overnight resulting in more landslides. After a fresh weather alert, the state government has suspended the 'chaar dhaam yatra' till Saturday as all roads leading to the Himalayan shrines of Kedarnath, Badrinath, Yamnotri and Gangotri are blocked.
India News | Edited by Surabhi Malik (With Inputs from PTI) | Wednesday July 16, 2014
Uttarakhand rain: Heavy rain and landslides have once again disrupted the 'chaar dhaam yatra' in the hill state of Uttarakhand with all roads leading to the Himalayan shrines of Kedarnath, Badrinath, Yamnotri and Gangotri blocked.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday July 15, 2014
An alert has been sounded in Uttarakhand after incessant rains in many parts of the state for the last 48 hours, officials said on Tuesday.
India News | Ketki Angre | Wednesday October 9, 2013
After the massive floods and landslides in June this year, the Uttarakhand government went into an advertisement overdrive. Details under the Right To Information reveal that the state government has spent more than 22 crores on advertising in the last four months to bolster the image of the hill state.
India News | Tania Saili Bakshi | Friday September 27, 2013
On World Tourism Day, tourist haven Uttarakhand has little to celebrate. The incessant rain and flash floods in June has had its adverse effect on tourism industry in the state at large and three months on, there are only a few brave souls making it to Kedarnath, Gangotri and Badrinath - among the four holy places of Uttarakhand - which have been r...
India News | Written by Sidharth Pandey | Wednesday September 11, 2013
At six degrees, Kedarnath is freezing. The revered Kedarnath temple was symbolically opened today at 7 am. The temple, decorated with flowers, wears a festive look - a stark contrast from what was left of it after flash floods and torrential rain hit Uttarakhand in June. Nearly 300 workers from the Public Works Department (PWD) worked tirelessly fo...
India News | Written by Ketki Angre | Tuesday August 20, 2013
It's peak pilgrimage season in Kedarnath, yet everyone from the priests, hotel owners, tea stall vendors to the pony-owners are all penniless, dependent on relief ration and worried about their future.
India News | Pallava Bagla | Friday July 26, 2013
A little over a month after the devastating floods in Uttarakhand, India on Thursday night successfully launched a dedicated weather monitoring satellite with search and rescue capabilities.
India News | Tejas Mehta | Monday July 15, 2013
A two-kg bag of rice handed over to Sangeeta Shukla in flood-ravaged Uttarakhand's Rudrapur village is infested with tiny black insects.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday July 13, 2013
The Uttarakhand government told the Supreme Court on Friday that Kedarnath, the worst affected during the recent floods, has become a "ghost town".
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 11, 2013
Army has begun work to open a new, 20-km route to Kedarnath Valley, the worst-hit in the Uttarakhand flash floods, as bad weather has been severely affecting relief operations by air.
India News | Edited by Mala Das | Wednesday July 10, 2013
The Uttarakhand government estimates that more than 4,000 people are missing, but the National Disaster Management Agency (NDMA) has said the number could be much higher. NDMA vice-chairman Shashidhar Reddy said an estimate by some NGOs that about 11,600 people may be missing cannot be ignored.
India News | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt (with inputs from PTI) | Tuesday July 9, 2013
There seems to be no end to the misery in flood ravaged Uttarakhand. Three days of incessant rain in parts of the state have further hampered efforts to air drop supplies in areas where roads have been washed away in the recent floods.