Nanda Devi

Did a lost nuclear device cause Chamoli flash floods? Decades-old suspicion comes back to haunt villagers

In the year 2018, state cabinet minister of Uttarakhand Satpal Maharaj had said that he had urged the Prime Minister to take action in this regard. 

published on : 10th February 2021

Uttarakhand flash floods: 2019 study had warned of Himalayan glaciers melting

The study, published in the journal Science Advances in June 2019, shows that glaciers have been losing the equivalent of more than a vertical foot and half of ice each year since 2000.

published on : 8th February 2021

Uttarakhand flood: 2019 study warned Himalayan glaciers melting at alarming speed

The study synthesised data from across the region, stretching from early satellite observations to the present.

published on : 7th February 2021