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Two killed as avalanche hits Afghanistan's Shakai district

The avalanche took place in the wee hours of Tuesday in the hilly Sangich village of the mountainous district.

published on : 23rd March 2021

14 dead as major avalanche strikes Afghanistan

The avalanche took place in Zarandab village, Raghistan district, on Thursday, reports TOLO News.

published on : 5th March 2021

Two avalanches hit Kashmir; no loss of life reported

An avalanche occurred on Chowkibal-Tangdhar Road in north Kashmir's Kupwara district around 11:45 am, they said.

published on : 28th February 2021

Avalanche chases down Tapovan guards

Of four personnel from Uttarakhand Police posted at Rishi Ganga project, two survived to tell horror of flash flood.

published on : 11th February 2021

Uttarakhand glacier burst: Scientists leave for Joshimath for surveillance, reconnaissance

A portion of the Nanda Devi glacier broke off in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district on Sunday, triggering an avalanche and a deluge in the Alaknanda river system that washed away hydroelectric stations.

published on : 8th February 2021

Avalanche or glacial lake burst in Chamoli? Scientists, conservationists lash out at government

Views are still divided as to what caused this disaster. The experts have pinned down on two causes- an avalanche or a glacial lake burst.  

published on : 7th 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

10 bodies recovered, over 150 missing after glacier burst in Uttarakhand triggers flood

ITBP personnel have rescued 16 people trapped in a tunnel in Tapovan, Chamoli where rescue operations are in full swing.

published on : 7th February 2021

Avalanche warnings after heavy snowfall in Alps

Some eastern Swiss regions saw up to 80 centimetres (2.6 feet) of snowfall in 24 hours.

published on : 15th January 2021

Three killed by avalanche at Siberian ski resort

The avalanche swept over several buildings at the Otdelnaya Mountain ski complex outside the Arctic city of Norilsk just before midnight.

published on : 9th January 2021

Avalanche warnings issued for higher reaches of Jammu and Kashmir

People living in these avalanche-prone areas have been advised not to venture out to avoid loss of lives, the spokesperson said.

published on : 5th January 2021

Avalanches kill 11 in mountainous area near Tehran

Several climbers were trapped in the area but the Red Crescent managed to rescue 14 during a three-day operation led by 20 emergency teams backed by helicopters.

published on : 27th December 2020

Avalanche warning issued for four districts in Kashmir

The warning was issued in view of snowfall which started on Saturday and continued till Monday morning, they added.

published on : 16th November 2020