Uttarakhand flash floods

NGT directs NTPC to pay Rs 58 lakh for damaging environment in Uttarakhand

The state-owned power major was found to have violated muck disposal site maintenance norms, resulting in damage to the environment.

published on : 23rd February 2021

Uttarakhand glacier burst: One more body recovered, death toll mounts to 37

The government has started the distribution of ex-gratia of Rs 4 lakh each to the kin of those who lost their lives due to the glacial burst in Chamoli.

published on : 12th February 2021

Uttarakhand glacier burst: Search operations intensified, 14 bodies recovered so far

SDRF removed the debris and slush at the tunnel near Tapovan dam in Chamoli district, following the glacier burst which led to heavy flooding.

published on : 8th February 2021

Uttarakhand flash floods: Armed forces press in men and machine for rescue

They have pressed in four Army columns, two medical teams, one engineering task force to the village. Two more columns have been put on standby.

published on : 8th 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

Chamoli disaster: Scary roar out of nowhere from the hills

The sudden flood in the middle of the day in the Dhauli Ganga, Rishi Ganga and Alaknanda rivers -- all intricately linked tributaries of the Ganga -- triggered widespread panic and devastation.

published on : 8th February 2021

Uttarakhand flash floods: Chamoli disaster rings the global warming alarm bell

Experts blame it on the lessons not learnt by successive governments, given Uttarakhand’s history of natural disasters.

published on : 8th February 2021

Chamoli: Massive flood in Dhauliganga river, houses destroyed after avalanche

Chamoli district magistrate has also instructed officials to evacuate people living in villages on the bank of the Dhauliganga River.

published on : 7th February 2021

High alert in UP as glacier breaks off in neighbouring Uttarakhand

More than 150 labourers working at the Rishi Ganga power project may have been directly affected, said State Disaster Response Force DIG Ridhim Aggarwal.

published on : 7th February 2021