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Over 70 people died due to rain-related incidents in Uttarakhand: Govt data

According to the data shared by the Uttarakhand state government, as many as 232 houses were either partially of completely destroyed due to incessant rain in the state between October 17 and 19. (ANI Photo)
Published on Oct 29, 2021 06:15 PM IST

Crumbling hills ground report: A week later, families count the cost

Nainital is already one of the most landslide-prone areas in the state. (HT Photos)
Updated on Oct 27, 2021 04:34 AM IST

Uttarakhand toll hits 64, trekkers among dead

Authorities began assessing the damage to personal property, infrastructure and agriculture, as Union home minister Amit Shah carried out aerial surveys of some of the affected regions (ANI)
Updated on Oct 22, 2021 12:19 AM IST

Amit Shah to assess flood situation in Uttarakhand

The Union home minister will then depart for Delhi from the airport at around 1 pm in an IAF plane.
Published on Oct 21, 2021 12:08 AM IST

Uttarakhand rain: CM Dhami announces 4 lakh assistance for kin of deceased

Udham Singh Nagar: National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel rescue people stranded in floodwaters in Udham Singh Nagar, Uttarakhand, 
Updated on Oct 19, 2021 09:49 PM IST

IMD predicts rainfall, snow in parts of country in coming days

IMD forecasted that heavy rainfall activity will continue in Uttarakhand in the next three days
Published on Oct 19, 2021 09:34 PM IST

5 bodies recovered from debris after wall collapse in Uttarakhand's Nainital

Water gushes out from Nainital Lake as it overflows and floods the streets due to incessant rainfall, in Nainital on Tuesday.
Published on Oct 19, 2021 05:24 PM IST

News updates from HT: Nainital Lake overflows amid heavy rains in Uttarakhand

Heavy rains wreak havoc in Uttarakhand.
Published on Oct 19, 2021 01:04 PM IST

3 of family killed in cloudburst in Uttarkashi district in Uttarakhand

One person is reported to be missing after the cloudburst in the neighbouring Kankrari village.
Updated on Jul 19, 2021 12:57 PM IST

8 killed in Uttarakhand avalanche, CM Rawat conducts aerial survey

An avalanche that was reported in Niti valley in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district.
Published on Apr 24, 2021 01:13 PM IST

Another glacier burst at Uttarakhand’s Joshimath puts authorities on alert

In this file photo from February, NDRF personnel are seen carrying out rescue and restoration work at damaged Tapovan barrage, weeks after the glacier burst at Joshimath which triggered a massive flash flood on Feb. 7, in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand.
Published on Apr 24, 2021 08:18 AM IST

Uttarakhand govt to allow completion of 7 hydel projects

The projects at Tapovan Vishnugad (520 MW) on Dhauliganga river which was completely destroyed in the February 7 glacier breach (PTI)
Published on Mar 19, 2021 05:53 AM IST

Govt did not permit any new hydel project in Upper Ganges region in last 6 years

To a question, the minister clarified that the Chamoli disaster happened due to a glacier fall that led to flooding in the region killing many people, and was not caused due to hydel projects.
Published on Mar 15, 2021 07:22 PM IST

7 hydel projects ‘vulnerable’ to damage from disasters

The advisory states that the Rishi Ganga Power Corporation and National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) are assessing the damage to their projects on account of the February 7 disaster, which has resulted in the deaths of at least 150 people, mostly workers on the project site.
Published on Mar 11, 2021 12:02 AM IST

A month on, questions remain over cause of Chamoli disaster

After the Chamoli tragedy, the state government has announced many steps with regard to disaster mitigation in the state. In picture - Border Roads Organisation (BRO) building a valley bridge over the Rishi Ganga River.
Published on Mar 07, 2021 12:52 AM IST

Chamoli tragedy: Month later, rescue continues; experts say 'no lessons learnt'

Border Roads Organisation (BRO) workers engaged in building a valley bridge over the Rishi Ganga River at Raini village of the disaster-hit Chamoli district.
Updated on Mar 07, 2021 12:44 AM IST

Chamoli floods: Rise in overall temp in 40 years could have led to rock collapse

Border Roads Organisation (BRO) workers engaged in building a valley bridge over the Rishi Ganga River at Raini village of the disaster-hit Chamoli district. (PTI)
Published on Mar 06, 2021 04:29 PM IST

Bridge in Uttarakhand, washed away in flash flood, rebuilt in 8 days

The Bailey bridge was inaugurated on Thursday.
Published on Mar 05, 2021 06:04 PM IST

Expert team widens mouth of Rishiganga lake by 15ft to prevent repeat tragedy

The lake formed upstream Rishiganga river after the flash floods following glacial burst on February 7
Published on Feb 23, 2021 07:43 AM IST

U'khand floods: Govt, other agencies hold crucial meeting to discuss lake formed

On Saturday, the Indian Navy carried out a joint operation with the Indian Air Force (IAF) where divers were sent to measure the depth of the lake in Chamoli district.
Updated on Feb 22, 2021 08:34 PM IST

Uttarakhand CM requests Union govt for glacier research centre in state

Nanda Devi peak in Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve in Uttarakhand where the reported glacier burst caused Chamoli disaster on February 7.
Updated on Feb 21, 2021 07:40 PM IST

The lessons to be drawn from Chamoli disaster

Rescuers on Thursday recovered another body from the Tapovan dam tunnel in Uttarakhand’s flash flood-hit Chamoli district, taking the toll from the tragedy to 59,
Updated on Feb 20, 2021 10:48 AM IST

News updates from HT: Uttarakhand flash flood toll mounts to 59

Rescuers on Thursday recovered another body from the Tapovan dam tunnel in Uttarakhand’s flash flood-hit Chamoli district, taking the toll from the tragedy to 59,
Published on Feb 18, 2021 02:09 PM IST

Uttarakhand fails to deliver early warning system 8 years after it was promised

Warning systems failed both at Rishi Ganga and Tapovan Vishnugad hydropower project. The India Meteorological Department doesn't yet have any weather monitoring stations in the higher reaches of the mountains.
Updated on Feb 18, 2021 01:27 AM IST

Centre denies Char Dham road expansion link to Chamoli disaster

Rescue and restoration work continues at damaged Tapovan barrage, weeks after the glacier burst at Joshimath which triggered a massive flash flood on Feb. 7, in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand,
Published on Feb 18, 2021 01:23 AM IST

Uttarakhand disaster: Reni gets 1st warning system in case of sudden water surge

SDRF personnel setting up a siren-based early-warning water level sensor system for a sudden surge in Rishiganga waters in Chamoli district. (HT Photo)
Updated on Feb 18, 2021 01:32 AM IST

No link between Char Dham road widening and glacier burst, govt tells SC

The HPC recommended that the width of the Char Dham road project should be 5.5 metres instead of 7.5 meters being constructed by state’s public works department (PWD )to Supreme Court in third week of July 2020.
Published on Feb 17, 2021 01:00 PM IST

Everest summiteers to IITian top cop: People at forefront of U'khand rescue ops

The eight-member High Attitude Rescue Team (HART) of SDRF, including Everest summiteers.
Updated on Feb 17, 2021 01:05 AM IST

Activists question govt's move to push on with Uttarakhand hydel projects

The washed away Tapovan hydel power project plant in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand.
Updated on Feb 17, 2021 06:39 AM IST

Uttarakhand tragedy: 5 more bodies recovered, death toll reaches 56

A team of NDRF searches with the help of dogs at Raini Village in Chamoli.
Updated on Feb 16, 2021 02:22 AM IST
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