Himachal rains

Inter-ministerial central team to visit Himachal to assess losses during monsoon

As per preliminary reports, 79 persons have lost their lives and the state has suffered a loss of Rs 1,138 crores in rain-related incidents during the monsoon.

published on : 2nd September 2019

Floods turn Himachal apple business 'sour'

Floods in many states have drastically reduced the demand of apples, creating a glut-like situation and turning the apple business 'sour'.

published on : 29th August 2019

Cabinet secretary chairs high-level meet to review flooding in Himachal, Punjab, Haryana, Uttarakhand and Delhi

As of now, 28 teams of the National Disaster Response Force are deployed in these states and resources from the Army and the Air Force, have been pressed into service.

published on : 20th August 2019

Rs 574 crore property damaged by floods in Himachal Pradesh

Some places in Lahaul-Spiti and Chamba districts also received the first snowfall of the season. Chamba-Pangi road as blocked due to snow.

published on : 20th August 2019

Himachal Pradesh sees highest ever rainfall in 24 hours

The highest rainfall of 252 mm was recorded in Bilaspur district, which was 2,586 per cent more than its normal level.

published on : 18th August 2019

18 killed in rain-related incidents in Himachal Pradesh

Eight people died in Shimla, two each in Kullu, Sirmaur, Solan and Chamba and one each in Una and Lahaul-Spiti districts.

published on : 18th August 2019

Train services on Shimla-Kalka route hit by landslides

A Shimla-bound train from Kalka had started at 3 am but had to be terminated midway at Dharampur Railway Station at 5 am due to landslides, he added.

published on : 18th August 2019

Naina Devi in Himachal receives 360 mm rain in last 24 hours

Himachal Pradesh received heavy to extremely heavy rainfall in the last 24 hours till Sunday morning, the meteorological department said.

published on : 18th August 2019

Four hydel power stations in Himachal Pradesh shut due to sudden surge in silt level

The gates of these dams were also opened after an alarming rise in water level at Sutlej and its tributaries due to a cloud burst in Kinnaur.

published on : 10th August 2019