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Three tourists, who went trekking to Ghepan Peak in Himachal Pradesh, went missing, said State Disaster Management Authority on Friday.(Unsplash)

3 trekkers missing from Ghepan Peak trek in Himachal Pradesh's Lahaul-Spiti

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON AUG 01, 2021 12:41 PM IST
  • According to Himachal Pradesh Police, one of the tourists is a resident of Bikaner, Rajasthan while the details of the other two missing tourists are not available.
The landslide in Himachal Pradesh's Sirmaur took away the portion of a mountain on Thursday.
The landslide in Himachal Pradesh's Sirmaur took away the portion of a mountain on Thursday.

Sirmaur landslide 'took a bus' along with portion of mountain; video viral

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 31, 2021 10:29 AM IST
Sirmaur deputy commissioner Ram Kumar Gautam said travellers were alerted when they saw a minor landslide first and stopped their vehicles. No casualties were reported in the incident.
Himachal Pradesh's capital Shimla has been receiving showers since Monday.(Deepak Sansta/HT Photo)
Himachal Pradesh's capital Shimla has been receiving showers since Monday.(Deepak Sansta/HT Photo)

16 dead after rain fury lashes hills

By HT Correspondents, Jammu/shima/dehradun
UPDATED ON JUL 29, 2021 04:34 AM IST
Flash floods were reported from three states-- Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and J&K -- with experts linking the devastating downpours to climate change.
Flash floods in Himachal, and Jammu and Kashmir have led to many fatalities in the last few days. (File Photo)
Flash floods in Himachal, and Jammu and Kashmir have led to many fatalities in the last few days. (File Photo)

Widespread rainfall to continue in J&K, Himachal and Uttarakhand till July 30

Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 28, 2021 05:22 PM IST
  • The IMD alert followed a cloudburst in Kishtwar district in Jammu region early on Wednesday that claimed the lives of at least seven people while many are reported to be missing.
Himachal Pradesh's capital Shimla has been receiving showers since Monday. (Deepak Sansta/HT Photo)
Himachal Pradesh's capital Shimla has been receiving showers since Monday. (Deepak Sansta/HT Photo)

After flash flood in Himachal Pradesh's Lahaul-Spiti, IMD issues red warning

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2021 11:20 AM IST
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) had on Monday issued a heavy rain warning in Himachal Pradesh. Director, IMD, Himachal Pradesh, Surender Paul had said that Kinnaur, Lahaul-Spiti and Chamba will receive rain and the low-lying areas were put on alert.
Kangana Ranaut mourned the demise of her fan, Dr Deepa Sharma.
Kangana Ranaut mourned the demise of her fan, Dr Deepa Sharma.

Kangana Ranaut heartbroken by fan’s death in Himachal landslide: ‘Beyond tragic’

PUBLISHED ON JUL 26, 2021 10:19 AM IST
  • Kangana Ranaut paid tribute to her fan, Dr Deepa Sharma, who lost her life in a landslide in Himachal Pradesh’s Kinnaur.
The Jaipur based doctor's brother, Mahesh Kumar Sharma, tweeted about her death and her love for nature. (Deepa Sharma/Twitter)
The Jaipur based doctor's brother, Mahesh Kumar Sharma, tweeted about her death and her love for nature. (Deepa Sharma/Twitter)

Jaipur doctor tweeted photo minutes before she died in Himachal landslide

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2021 09:59 AM IST
The Jaipur doctor's Twitter timeline is full of photographs from her trip, including a stunning early morning sky and the "last point of India where civilians are allowed".
A bridge collapsed due to a landslide at Batseri of Sangla valley in Kinnaur District on Sunday. (ANI Photo)
A bridge collapsed due to a landslide at Batseri of Sangla valley in Kinnaur District on Sunday. (ANI Photo)

9 tourists killed, 3 injured in Himachal landslides

By Gaurav Bisht, Hindustan Times, Shimla
PUBLISHED ON JUL 26, 2021 06:20 AM IST
  • According to deputy commissioner (Kinnaur), Abid Hussain Sadique, the incident occurred on Sunday afternoon when multiple landslides, triggered by recent rainfall, collapsed a bridge and damaged vehicles on the Batseri-Sangla road.
Batseri bridge over the Baspa river collapsed as multiple boulders came down from the top of the mountains.
Batseri bridge over the Baspa river collapsed as multiple boulders came down from the top of the mountains.

Himachal landslide: 9 tourists dead, 3 injured; PM Modi expresses condolence

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Poulomi Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON JUL 25, 2021 04:47 PM IST
Batseri bridge in the Sangla valley of Kinnaur collapsed as several boulders came down from the top of the mountain.
18,500 tourists have been visiting Himachal Pradesh daily, said Director General of Police Sanjay Kundu on Monday.(Deepak sansta / Hindustan Times)
18,500 tourists have been visiting Himachal Pradesh daily, said Director General of Police Sanjay Kundu on Monday.(Deepak sansta / Hindustan Times)

Record of 18,500 tourists visiting Himachal daily, says DGP

ANI |
UPDATED ON JUL 20, 2021 02:49 PM IST
Director General of Police Sanjay Kundu on Monday said that 18,500 tourists have been visiting Himachal Pradesh daily, whereas 7,500 tourists have been visiting the tourist hotspot Atal Tunnel Rohtang (ATR).
Tourists wander in a crowded market at mall road, in Shimla on Saturday.(ANI Photo)
Tourists wander in a crowded market at mall road, in Shimla on Saturday.(ANI Photo)

Shimla administration restricts people on Ridge, Mall Road amid Covid-19

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 18, 2021 11:22 AM IST
The police in Himachal Pradesh, like other states with popular hill stations, have been imposing fine on people found without violating the Covid-19 protocol and roaming around without masks.
The death toll due to rain-triggered flash floods in Himachal Pradesh’s Kangra district has climbed up to nine, even as several remain missing.
The death toll due to rain-triggered flash floods in Himachal Pradesh’s Kangra district has climbed up to nine, even as several remain missing.

IMD issues warning for heavy rainfall in Himachal, other states till July 19

Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 17, 2021 12:56 PM IST
  • IMD has issued a yellow warning for Himachal Pradesh for heavy rainfall, thunderstorm, and lightning in the plains, low hills and middle hills on Saturday.
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News updates from HT: 11 cases of Kappa Covid-19 variant found in Rajasthan

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 14, 2021 08:56 AM IST
  • Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion at 9am. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
NDRF personnel continues rescue operations following flash floods at Boh village.(ANI)
NDRF personnel continues rescue operations following flash floods at Boh village.(ANI)

Punjabi Sufi singer Manmeet Singh's body found in Kangra after flash flood

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON JUL 14, 2021 05:36 AM IST
Manmeet Singh is one of the brothers of Punjab's famous Sain brothers, known for their Sufi rendition.
Chief minister Jairam Thakur appealed to tourists to avoid visiting high-risk areas following the flash floods.
Chief minister Jairam Thakur appealed to tourists to avoid visiting high-risk areas following the flash floods.

Himachal flash floods: Yellow alert in Kullu; bar on adventure sports activities

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 13, 2021 08:06 PM IST
According to the State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA) and the Revenue Department, over 100 people, including 80 students and a few families, have been rescued from the popular Triund trekking route.
Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times. (Keshav Singh/HT)
Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times. (Keshav Singh/HT)

News updates from HT: IMD says monsoon has covered the entire country

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 13, 2021 01:32 PM IST
  • Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion at 1 PM. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
The district Police, Border Roads Organisation and the local administration teams are engaged in restoration work to clear the route.
The district Police, Border Roads Organisation and the local administration teams are engaged in restoration work to clear the route.

2 dead, 10 missing, 20 stranded in Himachal flash-floods

ANI | , Kangra
PUBLISHED ON JUL 13, 2021 12:35 PM IST
The SDMC further reported that about 11 houses and several vehicles have been damaged. Electricity supply has been hampered at various locations and nearly 60 roads have been closed in different parts.
NDRF personnel conducts a search and rescue operation search in the wake of the Himachal Pradesh flash flood, on Monday. (ANI Photo)
NDRF personnel conducts a search and rescue operation search in the wake of the Himachal Pradesh flash flood, on Monday. (ANI Photo)

Watch: Himachal villager, trapped in flash flood, rescued by NDRF

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Avik Roy
PUBLISHED ON JUL 13, 2021 09:59 AM IST
In the video, the NDRF team can be seen carrying out the floodwater rescue operation by hauling in the survivor with the help of strong cables. The victim was trapped between two seasonal drains which saw rising water levels due to the flash floods, the disaster response agency said.
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News updates from HT: Arvind Kejriwal in Goa today with eyes on Assembly polls

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 13, 2021 09:45 AM IST
  • Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion at 9am. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Flood water surges through a street in Dharamshala after heavy rain on Monday.(PTI Photo)
Flood water surges through a street in Dharamshala after heavy rain on Monday.(PTI Photo)

Himachal Pradesh flash flood updates: NDRF teams rushed, more rain likely today

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 13, 2021 08:04 AM IST
The Gaggal airport in flood-hit Kangra district has been closed. The Centre has deployed NDRF teams for search and rescue operations. PM Modi tweeted on Monday to say that the Centre is closely monitoring the situation.
Several vehicles were damaged in a flash flood near Dharamshala, in Kangra district, Himachal Pradesh.(HT Photo)
Several vehicles were damaged in a flash flood near Dharamshala, in Kangra district, Himachal Pradesh.(HT Photo)

Flash floods, landslides wreak havoc in Himachal Pradesh, J&K

By Naresh K Thakur, Dharamshala
PUBLISHED ON JUL 13, 2021 01:08 AM IST
  • About a dozen vehicles were swept away while many buildings were damaged in flashfloods in various parts of Kangra district as bad weather also led to the closure of the Gaggal airport, according to a district official.
At least six houses were swept away due to flash floods caused from heavy rainfall in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra district. (ANI Photo)
At least six houses were swept away due to flash floods caused from heavy rainfall in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra district. (ANI Photo)

Flash floods in Himachal Pradesh: What is a cloudburst and what causes it

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Karan Manral, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 12, 2021 06:44 PM IST
Cloudbursts are a common phenomenon in hill states like Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand.
At least six houses were swept away due to flash floods caused from heavy rainfall in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra district. (ANI Photo)
At least six houses were swept away due to flash floods caused from heavy rainfall in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra district. (ANI Photo)

IMD alerts: Heavy rainfall to continue in Himachal, Uttarakhand for 2 days

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 12, 2021 04:59 PM IST
  • Earlier in the day, flash floods swept away cars and houses in Himachal Pradesh, while more than 10 people are feared trapped in landslides that hit the state’s Kangra district.
At least 40 people have been killed in lightning strikes in the past 24 hours in Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh(ANI)
At least 40 people have been killed in lightning strikes in the past 24 hours in Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh(ANI)

News updates from HT: 40 people killed in lightning strikes in 24 hours

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 12, 2021 04:58 PM IST
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