Cloudburst

Cloudburst disrupts normal life in Uttrakhand

There has been huge devastation after the cloudburst on the Indo-Nepal border. In Pithoragarh district, 36 houses have been heavily damaged due to debris and water.

published on : 11th September 2022

Woman missing, 28 villages inundated after cloudburst in Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh

The cloudburst occurred past midnight in Bangabagar village across the India-Nepal border, causing a flashflood in the Kali river.

published on : 10th September 2022

Uttarakhand: 15 feared dead in cloudburst fury, govt seeks Army help

According to the Disaster Management Department, the epicentre of the earthquake was in Tezam tehsil.

published on : 21st August 2022

Cloudburst in Dehradun, swollen rivers wash away bridges 

Mud entered homes in over a dozen villages following the cloudburst, prompting the State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) to shift the affected people to safe locations.

published on : 20th August 2022

Expect extreme weather to turn more calamitous

Even if all the countries decrease emissions to stick to the 2 degree-level as per the Paris Agreement, there will still be an increase in extreme weather and climate events.

published on : 23rd July 2022

Artificial cloudbursts? Not possible, Konda tells KCR

Vishweshwar Reddy, who was a former adjunct faculty at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, made a power point presentation to the media to explain what a cloudburst is and how it occurs. 

published on : 19th July 2022

KCR’s conspiracy theory baffles climate experts

According to Dr N Sai Bhaskar Reddy, an international climate change expert, flooding in the Godavari river belt points to lacunae in planning and execution of irrigation projects.

published on : 18th July 2022

'Foreigners intentionally create cloudbursts': Telangana CM's conspiracy theory on Godavari floods

He, however, added that the change in climatic conditions would lead to such disasters.

published on : 17th July 2022

Amarnath flash floods: Delhi CM announces Rs 10 lakh financial aid to kin

“We will give an assistance of Rs 10 lakh to each family. We will arrange for good education for their children. And will help them in whatever way we can,” he said. 

published on : 12th July 2022

Amarnath cloudburst: Two from Andhra missing, 28 not reachable

Whereabouts not known, efforts to contact them failed as their phones are switched off

published on : 11th July 2022

IAF evacuates 34 injured Amarnath pilgrims to Srinagar; L-G visits Nunwan base camp

Flash floods triggered by heavy rain struck near the holy cave shrine of Amarnath in the south Kashmir Himalayas on Friday, leaving at least 15 people dead and more than 30 missing.

published on : 10th July 2022

Amarnath cloudburst: Five pilgrims from Odisha's Rayagada stranded, send SOS to district administration

In a video message, the pilgrims Basant Kumar Senapati, Soumya Ranjan Patra, Nihar Ranjan Patra, K Rabi Kumar and Tukuna Pradhan have requested to make arrangements for their safe return.

published on : 10th July 2022

Tents swept away as we watched, say pilgrims who escaped Amarnath cloudburst disaster

Pilgrims from Telangana and Andhra Pradesh who got a second life after escaping from the tents which got washed away in the Amarnath cloudburst recounted the horrific scenes.

published on : 10th July 2022

Pilgrims from East Godavari among 61 injured in Amarnath cloudburst

Injured shifted to various Army hospitals; all pilgrims stranded at shrine rescued and shifted to Srinagar: NDRF

published on : 10th July 2022

Drones, radars and choppers being used for rescue of Amarnath pilgrims

NDRF, SDRF, J&K Police, Army, CRPF, BSF and ITBP are involved in the rescue work and clearing debri.

published on : 10th July 2022

Amarnath cloudburst: Army engages high-tech equipment to rescue pilgrims

Nine surveillance detachments with hand-held thermal imagers, night vision devices and other gadgets were deployed for the search operations.

published on : 9th July 2022

'Amarnath flash floods may be due to highly localised rain event, not cloudburst': IMD

According to weather scientists, the shrine reported 31 mm of rainfall between 4.30 pm and 6.30 pm on Friday, which is quite low to be categorised as a cloudburst.

published on : 9th July 2022

Telangana BJP MLA Raja Singh, family escape cloudburst at Amaranath cave

Raja Singh and his family members who reached Amarnath by a chopper decided to use ponies to descend the hills before as the weather condition began deteriorating on Friday.

published on : 9th July 2022

Amarnath cloudburst: 15,000 stranded pilgrims evacuated; rescue operations continue as toll reaches 16

The border guarding force has also expanded its route opening and protection parties from the lower part of the holy cave up to Panjtarni, an ITBP spokesperson said on Saturday.

published on : 9th July 2022

Amarnath Cloudburst: Yatra suspended till further notice

"Looking at the hazard level, Yatra has been halted temporarily due to the area being inundated. If weather remains normal & makeshift arrangements are made, then yatra can be resumed," said PRO Vivek

published on : 8th July 2022
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