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10 killed in avalanche in Pakistan's Gilgit-Baltistan region

"A group of around 35 nomads who were returning from Kashmir had set up camp close to a ravine," rescue official Subah Khan said.

Representative image. (Photographer: Sumit Dayal/Bloomberg)
Published on May 27, 2023 11:00 PM IST

Army rescues stranded tourists near Zoji La after multiple avalanches. Video

Indian Army's specially trained Avalance Rescue Team along with medical teams is involved in evacuating stranded tourists.

The relief work was in progress as NH1 continued to remain closed due to multiple minor avalanches.(PTI file)
Published on May 08, 2023 08:13 PM IST
ANI | | Posted by Yagya Sharma

Trekkers, who got stuck at Pindari glacier due to avalanche, hiking back

As per the information received by the rescue team, a lightning struck and a big snowball was formed that uprooted the tents of trekkers on April 20 evening.

The trekkers are returning safely, said Sikha Suyal, disaster management officer at Bageshwar.
Updated on Apr 23, 2023 03:54 AM IST

Trekkers stranded at Pindari glacier due to avalanche, trekking down: Officials

A group of 14 trekkers, including 13 US nationals, were stranded at Pindari glacier after an avalanche hit Uttarakhand’s Bageshwar district on April 20

 (Representative Photo)
Updated on Apr 22, 2023 05:24 PM IST

U’Khand: 14, including 13 US nationals trapped at Pindari glacier after avalanche

Kirti Chand Arya, Bageshwar district tourism officer, said all trekkers were safe and are at zero point and the rescue team, including SDRF personnel, is expected to reach the spot around noon

 (Representative Photo)
Updated on Apr 22, 2023 12:47 PM IST

Avalanche warning issued for 4 districts in Jammu and Kashmir

‘Low danger level’ avalanche is likely to occur 3200m-3500m above sea level over 4 districts in next 24 hours: Jammu and Kashmir disaster management authority

Avalanche warning issued for 4 districts in Jammu and Kashmir (Photographer: Sumit Dayal/Bloomberg)
Published on Apr 17, 2023 04:53 PM IST
ANI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Kashmir (jammu And Kashmir) [india]

First woman officer posted at Siachen Capt Shiva Chouhan completes 100 days

Captain Shiva Chouhan, a Bengal Sapper officer, was deployed at the Kumar post, located at an altitude of around 15,600 feet in Siachen in January 2023

Captain Shiva Chouhan (in white) with other personnel posted at Siachen. (HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 13, 2023 12:01 PM IST
By, Jammu

Watch: Massive midday avalanche in French Alps that killed 4 skiers

French Alps Avalanche: The four people who died were caught in the avalanche while backcountry skiing in the mountains.

French Alps Avalanche: A general view shows an avalanche in the French Alps, in Les Contamines-Montjoie, France.(Reuters)
Published on Apr 10, 2023 08:00 AM IST

The physics of an avalanche explained

From slope angle to nature of precipitation, here's what you need to understand

Rescue team members search for survivors after an avalanche in Sikkim on Tuesday. (REUTERS)
Published on Apr 06, 2023 03:34 PM IST

Are we at greater risk of avalanches?

The climate crisis is leading to a rise in extreme precipitation events, but snowfall and snow cover is reducing. It's a mixed picture.

Rescue team members search for survivors after an avalanche in Sikkim on Tuesday. (REUTERS)
Published on Apr 05, 2023 08:08 PM IST
ByJayashree Nandi

Rescue operations resume at Sikkim avalanche scene

Around half-a-dozen vehicles carrying close to 30 tourists to Nathu La pass between Sikkim and Tibet were stuck under the snow when the avalanche hit

Rescue operations were called off on Tuesday evening due to heavy snowfall. (PTI)
Updated on Apr 05, 2023 10:54 AM IST

7 tourists die in Sikkim avalanche, 8 still critical

Seven bodies were brought out of the snow and 23 people were rescued alive, including six tourists from a deep valley.

Rescue team members search for survivors after an avalanche in Sikkim on Tuesday. (REUTERS)
Updated on Apr 05, 2023 12:16 AM IST

Video captures moments before avalanche that killed 7 in Sikkim | 5 points

A video sourced by HT shows the moment the avalanche hit - where several people can be seen getting trapped under the snow.

Avalanche in Sikkim(Hindustan Times)
Published on Apr 04, 2023 10:55 PM IST

Avalanche warning signs: Watch for recent snowfall, steep slopes

Avalanche is a rapid flow of snow down a hill or mountainside. It's warning sings include cracking sounds, visible fractures in the snow, recent heavy snowfall.

Rescue operations underway after an avalanche at Nathula, in Sikkim, Tuesday.(PTI)
Published on Apr 04, 2023 07:43 PM IST

Avalanche warning issued for J&K's Kupwara in next 24 hours

The authority also advised people living in the Kupwara area to “take precautions and avoid venturing into the avalanche-prone areas till further orders.”

According to the authorities, the avalanche is likely to have a “low danger level”, reported news agency ANI.(AFP)
Published on Apr 04, 2023 04:56 PM IST

7 killed in avalanche in Sikkim; rescue ops on | Video

A massive avalanche hit Nathula border area – a popular tourist spot in Sikkim, killing at least seven people on Tuesday noon.

Rescue operations underway after avalanche hits Sikkim on Tuesday.
Updated on Apr 04, 2023 07:50 PM IST

7 tourists dead, 20 injured in Sikkim avalanche; PM Modi, Amit Shah condole deaths

The incident happened on a road 14th mile on Jawaharlal Nehru road connecting Gangtok with Nathula at the India-China border

12 tourists are undergoing treatment at Sochaygang. (Photos shared by the rescue teams)
Updated on Apr 04, 2023 08:12 PM IST

Hogwarts Legacy casts spell on US gaming market, tops sales charts for 2023

Hogwarts Legacy was not only the best-selling game in the US for February but also topped the Steam, PlayStation and Xbox leaderboard

Hogwarts Legacy is already best-selling US game for 2023(Avalanche)
Published on Mar 30, 2023 07:00 PM IST

Man shares his scary experience of getting swayed in an avalanche. Watch

Owen Leeper believed the weather was clear when he went skiing. However, in a turn of events, Leeper soon found himself in the middle of an avalanche.

Man shares how he got swayed in an avalanche.(Instagram/@o_leeps)
Published on Mar 02, 2023 06:59 PM IST
ByVrinda Jain

Two BRO labourers killed in avalanche that hit Himachal Pradesh's Lahaul

The search operation for another missing person that was continued for hours was called off due to low temperature and visibility.

A PWD worker engaged in removing snow from the roads of Mayad Valley, an inaccessible area blocked by snowfall, in Lahaul Spiti on Saturday.(ANI)
Published on Feb 06, 2023 05:53 AM IST

Eight people killed in avalanches in Austria

Authorities in Tyrol and Vorarlberg regions have said avalanche risks are high due to wind and snowfall.

A photo taken on February 4, 2023 shows a general view of a moutain ridge where an avalanche occurred in St Anton am Arlberg, western Austria. (AFP)
Published on Feb 06, 2023 04:56 AM IST

Fresh avalanche hits Gulmarg; no casualties reported

Police said the avalanche was triggered at Affarwat in Gulmarg area. On Wednesday, two polish skiers were killed when they were hit by an avalanche in Gulmarg. Police and tourism rescue teams rescued 19 other skiers.

A fresh avalanche hit Gulmarg on Saturday morning, however, no loss of life or property was reported. (ANI)
Updated on Feb 05, 2023 03:02 AM IST
By, Srinagar

Massive avalanche hits skiing resort in J&K's Gulmarg, two foreigners found dead

The avalanche hit the famous skiing resort at Afarwat peak. Two persons found dead, whereas four people rescued so far.

One body has been recovered so far and another found injured. (ANI)
Updated on Feb 01, 2023 03:29 PM IST

Death toll in Tibet avalanche rises to 20, 8 still missing

Tibet avalanche: 53 survivors were found, five of whom were seriously injured, Global Times reported.

Tibet avalanche: Death toll of avalanche rose to 20 in Tibet.(AFP)
Published on Jan 20, 2023 02:45 PM IST
Reuters |

On camera: Massive avalanche hits Sonmarg; Kashmir districts on alert

This is the second avalanche in two days in Sonmarg, Jammu and Kashmir. On Thursday, two labourers from Kishtwar died when an avalanche hit a construction site in the popular hill station.

Avalanche in Sonmarg, Jammu and Kashmir.
Published on Jan 14, 2023 09:23 PM IST
By | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar

Avalanches strike Kashmir's Ganderbal; one person dead, another missing

One person has died and another is feared missing after avalanches struck two mountainous areas in Jammu and Kashmir's Ganderbal.

Avalanches strike Kashmir's Ganderbal; one person dead, another missing(ANI)
Published on Jan 12, 2023 03:25 PM IST
By | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar

Snowboarder shares video of him caught in an avalanche. Watch hair-raising video

A man shared a video of him snowboarding on a mountain and how he got stuck in an avalanche. Watch the video inside.

Snowboarder shares video of him caught in an avalanch.(YouTube/@Blake Nielson)
Published on Jan 10, 2023 06:47 PM IST
Deutsche Welle | ByTrisha Sengupta

Uttarkashi avalanche: Toll rises to 26 with recovery of 7 more bodies

Twelve people have been rescued so far. Four bodies, including that of ace mountaineer Savita Kanswal, 26, who set a national record by climbing Mount Everest and Mount Makalu within 16 days earlier this year, were recovered on Tuesday.

Rescuers on their way to the avalanche site. (PTI)
Updated on Oct 08, 2022 04:41 AM IST

Uttarkashi avalanche toll rises to 16, 13 still missing

The group of 34 trainees and seven instructors was hit by the avalanche at around 8.45am on October 4 near the Dokrani Bamak glacier while returning from a high-altitude navigation exercise at the Mount Draupadi Ka Danda-II peak (5,670 metres).

Army personnel move towards the avalanche site to carry out rescue operations in Uttarkashi district on Thursday. (PTI)
Updated on Oct 07, 2022 04:25 AM IST
ByAmit Bathla, Dehradun

Uttarakhand avalanche: 12 more bodies of mountaineers recovered; toll now 16

Dozens of people participating in a training course run by the institute were caught up in the avalanche that swept down the slopes of Draupadi Ka Danda II peak at a height of 17,000 feet.

The first group of mountaineering trainees evacuated after an avalanche hit Draupadi's Danda-2 mountain at ITBP Matli hospital, in Uttarkashi.(HT file)
Updated on Oct 06, 2022 06:36 PM IST
By, New Delhi
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