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Another Avalanche Hits Nathu La, Rescue Operation Stopped: Sikkim

In less than 24 hours, another avalanche hit Nathu La, due to which an ongoing rescue operation was called off. As per sources, on April 4, an avalanche hit Nathu La's higher altitude, leaving seven people dead. Many tourists were said to have been trapped, following which the Sikkim rescue team started an operation to save those trapped. Furthermore, the weather is said to be disturbing with heavy snowfall.

Wed, 05 Apr 2023 - 10:43 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: tourists, Avalanche, Sikkim Incident, RESCUE OPERATION, snowfall

Courtesy: India Today


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Avalanche Kills 6 Tourists, 50 Missing In Nathula China Border: Sikkim

On road 14th mile on Jawaharlal Nehru road connecting Gangtok with Nathula at the India-China border, a massive avalanche killed 6 tourists. Furthermore, 50 are said to be missing in Sikkim, confirmed sources. The Sikkim Police who are trying to find tourists said, although tourists were permitted to go up to 13th Mile, many had gone up to 15th Mile resulting in tragedy. A rescue and search operation is underway.

Tue, 04 Apr 2023 - 04:36 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Avalanche, Sikkim Tourism, Tourists Dead, Government, RESCUE OPERATION

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Uttarkashi Avalanche

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Uttarkashi Avalanche: Death Toll Rises To 19, Search & Rescue Underway

The death toll in the Uttarkashi Avalanche tragedy has risen to 19 as of October 7. A team of mountaineers climbing the Draupadi Ka Danda-II mountain peak got stranded after an avalanche struck on October 4. Since then, rescue operations have been underway. Personnel from Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) and Nehru Institute of Mountaineering (NIM) are currently working in rescue missions.

Fri, 07 Oct 2022 - 12:14 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Uttarakhand, uttarkashi, Avalanche, Draupadi Ka Danda-II, environment

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Uttarkashi Avalanche

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Uttarkashi Avalanche: Expert Team From Gulmarg To Assist Rescue Trapped Mountaineers

To rescue 27 mountaineers from Draupadi Ka Danda-II mountain peak following an avalanche, an expert team from Gulmarg in Jammu and Kashmir has joined the rescue operation. Besides, the rescue teams also consist of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) and Nehru Institute of Mountaineering (NIM). Reportedly, the teams have arrived at the advanced base camp at a high altitude, and the rescue operation is… read-more

Thu, 06 Oct 2022 - 03:30 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Gulmarg, uttarkashi, Uttarakhand, Draupadi Ka Danda-II, Avalanche

Courtesy: ANI

Kedarnath Avalanche

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Massive Avalanche Occurs Near Uttarakhand’s Kedarnath Temple

A massive avalanche occurred in the Himalayan region of Uttarakhand, behind the Kedarnath Dham on October 1. Badrinath-Kedarnath Temple Committee president informed that no casualties were reported from the incident. The incident occurred after a giant glacier behind Kedarnath broke for a second time since last month. With this, details regarding the Yatra and its status are currently awaited.

Sat, 01 Oct 2022 - 11:02 AM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Uttarakhand, Kedarnath, Avalanche, Badrinath, Yatra

Courtesy: ANI