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 | Friday July 17, 2015
Incessant rains continued to pound Uttarakhand leading authorities to halt the pilgrimages to the shrine of Kedarnath and Yamunotri for a day.
India News | Written by Tania Saili Bakshi | Friday July 17, 2015
A fresh 36 hour weather alert has been sounded in the state by the Uttarakhand Meteorological department yesterday.
India News | Wednesday July 15, 2015
A three-year-old girl who slipped and fell off a ridge is among three people killed in Pithoragarh district in the last 24 hours as heavy rains continued to pound Uttarakhand, officials said today.
India News | Monday July 13, 2015
The Uttarakhand government's incessant focus on the routes of the money-spinning Chardham yatra has detracted attention from the arterial roads that have sustained huge damage in last week's landslides.
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.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday June 25, 2015
Incessant overnight rains at many places in Uttarakhand today affected the Chardham Yatra with pilgrimage to the Himalayan shrines of Kedarnath and Badrinath being interrupted.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 21, 2015
Amid frequent rains and snowfall in Uttarakhand, the annual Char Dham Yatra will begin today, with the opening of the gates of Gangotri and Yamunotri shrines on the auspicious occasion of "Akshaya Tritiya".
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday January 2, 2015
The higher reaches of Uttarakhand today received snowfall while the plains were lashed by rains, adding to the winter chill.
Cheat Sheet | Agencies | Monday August 18, 2014
Heavy monsoon rains have created flood havoc in four states across north India - Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Uttarakhand and West Bengal - with dozens killed and lakhs affected.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 16, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today expressed grief over the loss of lives due to heavy rains in Uttarakhand.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 15, 2014
Twenty-three people were killed in rain-related incidents in Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh as heavy showers wreaked havoc in the hill states even as humid conditions prevailed in most parts of north India today.
World News | Reuters | Saturday August 2, 2014
A massive landslide triggered by heavy rains in northeast Nepal on Saturday has killed at least eight people, injured 40 and buried dozens of homes, officials said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 23, 2014
With the road to Badrinath thrown open by Uttarakhand authorities, the Chardham yatra partially resumed today after it was suspended a week ago due to heavy rains and landslips.
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 | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday October 1, 2013
Almost four months after flash floods and heavy rains led to the halt of the annual "Char Dham Yatra" in Uttarakhand, the religious trip to Kedarnath and Badrinath shrines is scheduled to open for people on October 5, officials said on Tuesday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 25, 2013
The cleaning up of debris and razing of damaged buildings in flood-affected Kedarnath area, which could not be started due to frequent rains in the monsoon season, will begin after the Dussehra festival.
India News | Ketki Angre | Thursday August 22, 2013
"To my country and my people, I pledge my devotion, in their wellbeing and prosperity alone lies my happiness": As the primary school children in Dungar village in Rudraprayag district recite this pledge, another day begins here with another challenge.
India News | A Vaidyanathan | Tuesday August 13, 2013
The Supreme Court today directed the Centre and the Uttarakhand government to not grant environmental clearances for hydro-electric projects in state. The two-judge bench was hearing a case relating to the Alaknanda Hydro Power Project.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 10, 2013
Most places in Uttarakhand today received light rains though the river Ganga was flowing close to the danger mark, flooding some villages.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 6, 2013
Over 6,000 people are feared to have been killed in the devastating floods, cloudbursts and landslides in Uttarakhand in June, government said today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday August 5, 2013
Heavy overnight rains across Uttarakhand today led to a rise in the levels of most water bodies including the Bhagirathi river and the Tehri lake.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 2, 2013
The famous Manikarnika Temple on the banks of Bhagirathi was swept away by the swirling waters of the river in the wee hours on Friday even as fresh attempts were launched to trace Almora SDM Ajay Arora, who slipped off a makeshift bridge and fell into the Mandakini river.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 1, 2013
Efforts are on to trace SDM Ajay Arora, who was swept away by the swirling waters of Mandakini in Uttarakhand while supervising debris cleaning and relief operations in Kedar valley. Several parts of the state experienced intermittent rains today.