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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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
Updated on Apr 13, 2023 12:01 PM IST
HT Correspondent, 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.
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
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.
Published on Apr 05, 2023 08:08 PM IST
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
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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
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
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.
Published on Mar 02, 2023 06:59 PM IST
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.
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.
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.
Updated on Feb 05, 2023 03:02 AM IST
HT Correspondent, 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.
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.
Published on Jan 20, 2023 02:45 PM IST
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.
Published on Jan 14, 2023 09:23 PM IST
Sharmita Kar | 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.
Published on Jan 12, 2023 03:25 PM IST
Manjiri Chitre | 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.
Published on Jan 10, 2023 06:47 PM IST
Deutsche Welle |Trisha 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.
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).
Updated on Oct 07, 2022 04:25 AM IST
, DehradunAmit Bathla
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.
Updated on Oct 06, 2022 06:36 PM IST
Aniruddha Dhar, New Delhi