Weak geological conditions in Uttarakhand biggest cause of natural disaster, say scientists

Geologists and meteorologists are considering this as a far-reaching effect of climate change, but in the present context, it is the normal pattern of rainfall.

21 Aug 2023

Uttarakhand: Seven people killed, 28 injured as bus carrying pilgrims from Gujarat falls into gorge

Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami has expressed deep sorrow over the accident.

21 Aug 2023

Uttarakhand government to conduct survey in 15 worst- rain-hit cities

The team will also carry out a research analysis on the load-carrying capacity of these cities in a scientific manner.

20 Aug 2023

Flash floods and cloudbursts disrupt normal life in Uttarakhand's Chamoli and Yamkeshwar

As a precautionary measure, the administration and police have ordered cancellation of all bookings of resorts and hotels till August 31.

18 Aug 2023

Destruction in rain-hit Uttarakhand runs up to Rs 1,000 cr; over 200 pilgrims rescued from Madmaheshwar

Incessant rains have been lashing various parts of the hill state causing landslides that demolished buildings and flooding rivers and streams whose swirling waters swept away people.

17 Aug 2023

Jakhan village in Uttarakhand's Dehradun hit by twin disasters of land submergence and landslides

Restrictions have been imposed on movement in the village and villagers have been removed and shifted to a school in a nearby village with their belongings.

17 Aug 2023

Uttarakhand floods: Death toll climbs to 70, property worth Rs 1000 crore damaged

In the last 5 days, Khoh River and Behera Spring have caused havoc in Kotdwar and surrounding areas. As many as 19 buildings were damaged in Kashirampur Talla and Bahera rivulet due to the rains.

17 Aug 2023

Uttarakhand breaks 72-year rain record, IMD warns of more showers in August

Sources said Dehradun district has received the maximum rain across the state in the last 24 hours with 254 mm rainfall. 

16 Aug 2023

Rain fury: 12 more killed in Uttarakhand, Chardham yatra suspended

A resort near Mohan Chatti in Pauri Garhwal was buried under the debris of a landslide on Sunday night. A family from Haryana had checked into that resort. 

15 Aug 2023

In Uttarakhand, five members of a family were buried alive in a resort due to cloudburst in Pauri

A family from Haryana, who had come to visit Jogiana village, was staying at a resort near Mohan Chatti in Pauri Garhwal, which was buried under the debris due to a landslide on Sunday night.

14 Aug 2023

Fresh cracks in houses in Joshimath's Pagnau village, 9 families evacuated to relief camps

In Devrana village of Pauri, many houses have developed big cracks and about 32 families of the village are in danger.

13 Aug 2023

Uttarakhand HC sets time limit for mules for Char Dham yatra

Social activists Gauri Maulekhi and Ajay Gautam had filed a PIL stating that 600 horses have died in the Char Dham Yatra so far.

12 Aug 2023

Nine die in rains, rising level of Tehri lake triggers panic among villagers in Uttarakhand

In Rishikesh’s Khara Spring area, most of the houses were flooded due to the rise in the water level following excessive rains. An SDRF team evacuated about 50 people from the submerged houses.

11 Aug 2023

Dehradun Diary: After MP, Uttarakhand offers MBBS course in Hindi

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya will launch the course by the end of the month, being implemented after a study by a panel of the Uttarakhand Medical Education Department.

11 Aug 2023

No respite from deadly rains and landslides in Uttarakhand, 9 more killed in the state  

Two siblings were killed and a third got injured when the hut they were sleeping in was hit by a landslide in the early hours of Wednesday amid incessant rains in Gaurikund, the base camp of Kedarnath

10 Aug 2023

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