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A glacial broke in the Tapovan-Reni area of Chamoli District of Uttarakhand on Sunday, which led to massive flooding in Dhauliganga and Alaknanda rivers REUTERS(REUTERS)

Uttarakhand glacier burst: 26 bodies recovered in Tapovan so far, says DGP

ANI | , Chamoli
PUBLISHED ON FEB 08, 2021 09:46 PM IST
  • "Final number of dead body recovered in Tapovan till 8 p.m. on 8th February is 26. 171 people still remain missing out of which around 35 are supposed to be in the Tunnel where rescue operation is still going on," the DGP Ashok Kumar tweeted.
Uzbekistan’s state prosecutor said on Sunday that a criminal case had been opened into “official negligence” and construction violations.(Twitter/@Xy5Z89)
Uzbekistan’s state prosecutor said on Sunday that a criminal case had been opened into “official negligence” and construction violations.(Twitter/@Xy5Z89)

Tens of thousands evacuated after Uzbekistan dam bursts

Tashkent | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON MAY 03, 2020 07:38 PM IST
The wall of the Sardoba reservoir dam in eastern Uzbekistan burst early on Friday and at least 70,000 people have been evacuated.
Women shield themselves from the sun with umbrellas in Tokyo on Tuesday as Japan suffers from a heatwave.(AFP photo)
Women shield themselves from the sun with umbrellas in Tokyo on Tuesday as Japan suffers from a heatwave.(AFP photo)

Heatwave in Japan leaves 65 dead, 22,000 hospitalised

Tokyo | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2018 06:24 PM IST
High temperatures were recorded across the country since mid-July and Monday reached a historic maximum of 41.1 degrees Celsius in the city of Kumagaya in Saitama Prefecture.
An aerial view shows local residents seen on the roof of submerged house at a flooded area as they wait for a rescue in Kurashiki, southern Japan on July 7.(Kyodo/via REUTERS)
An aerial view shows local residents seen on the roof of submerged house at a flooded area as they wait for a rescue in Kurashiki, southern Japan on July 7.(Kyodo/via REUTERS)

Japan rescuers go house to house as flood toll hits 141

Agence France-Presse | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 11, 2018 05:56 PM IST
Deadly floods and landslides have claimed 141 lives in one of Japan’s worst weather-related disasters for decades.
A team of state disaster response force, police and forest department has been rushed to the spot of the mishap.(PTI/Picture for representation)
A team of state disaster response force, police and forest department has been rushed to the spot of the mishap.(PTI/Picture for representation)

Three children killed, another injured as tree falls on hut due to storm in Uttarakhand

Press Trust of India, Uttarkashi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 29, 2018 11:59 PM IST
Three children aged one, three and five years were killed and another injured after a tree uprooted by a storm fell over their hut in Mori area of Uttarkashi district in Uttarakhand on Tuesday.
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