Sikkim floods

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Sikkim Cloudburst, Flash Incident: 40 People Died, Over 3,000 Stuck

At least 40 people, including seven Armymen, have died in the Sikkim flash floods and the Army is carrying out extensive rescue operations for thousands stranded in the deluge. Downstream search-and-rescue teams recovered more bodies overnight as the waters cut a swathe through the countryside towards the Bay of Bengal. Around 3,000 people are stranded in Lachen and Lachung. 3,150 people who have gone there on motorcycles are also stuck.

Fri, 06 Oct 2023 - 04:06 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Sikkim floods, Cloudburst, tourists, Natural Disaster, Injured

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Sikkim Floods

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Sikkim Flood Updates: 14 Lost Lives, 120 Missing; Search Operation Underway

The sudden cloud burst leading to flash floods in North Sikkim's Lachen Valley region on October 4, resulted in tragic death of 14 people, including Army personnel and civilians. Furthermore, approximately 120 people were missing and the concerned disaster management officials launched a search operation, and rescued people from the flood-hit regions. Furthermore, Sikkim Chief Secretary VB Pathak reported that over 3,000 tourists are stranded… read-more

Thu, 05 Oct 2023 - 09:49 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Sikkim floods, army personnel, Cloudburst, missing, Deaths, Natural Disaster

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Sikkim floods

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Cloudburst In North Sikkim, 30 Missing And Search Operation Is Underway

At least 30 people were reported missing in flash floods triggered by a glacial lake outburst in north Sikkim late on October 3, night. The sudden cloudburst created havoc amongst people, in Sikkim, and the situation is likely to worsen in the region. "The exact number of people who have gone missing is still not confirmed. We are gathering details," said concerned officials. Meanwhile, a search operation is underway.

Wed, 04 Oct 2023 - 12:30 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Glacier, Lake, Cloudburst, north sikkim, Search Operations

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Flash Floods

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Cloud Burst Over Lhonak Lake In North Sikkim, 23 Army Personnel Missing

Ah sudden cloudburst occurred, leading to flash floods in Teesta River in Lachen Valley, North Sikkim. Some army establishments along the valley have been affected and efforts are on to confirm details. Furthermore,  if sources to beleive, 23 Indian Army personnel have been reported missing and some vehicles are reported submerged under the slush. Search operations are underway. This is a developing story, details are awaited.

Wed, 04 Oct 2023 - 09:41 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: north sikkim, Lhonak Lake, Cloudburst, army personnel, environment, flash floods

Himachal Pradesh

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Himachal Pradesh Rains: 7 Died In Cloudburst In Solan, CM Orders Rescue Operation

The heavy rainfall, landslide, and cloudburst have created a ruckus in Himachal Pradesh. In the past 24 hours, seven people died amid a cloudburst in Solan district and at least nine died in a landslide incident reported near Shiv Temple, in Uttarakhand. CM condemned the deaths and asked the concerned officials to start the rescue operation, as many are feared trapped under the debris.

Mon, 14 Aug 2023 - 11:03 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Himachal Pradesh, landslide, rainfall, Cloudburst, Deaths

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Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao

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Telangana CM KCR Alleges Foreign Conspiracy Behind Cloudbursts In India

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, popularly known as KCR, has made a significant comment on the weather disasters. As per KCR, cloudbursts are being purposely developed in parts of India such as Ladakh and Kashmir as part of a "foreign conspiracy." Rao went on to say that he has got "gloomy, gloomy" information that countries are now focussing their attention on the Godavari region for additional cloudbursts.

Mon, 18 Jul 2022 - 08:00 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Telangana, KCR, Chief Minister, Cloudburst, heavy rains

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Himachal Pradesh Cloudburst Amid Rains Washes Away 4 People

Due to a cloudburst in Parvati Valley, Himachal Pradesh, four people have been reported to be washed away, confirmed officials on July 6. Furthermore, the constant rainfall, landslide and cloudburst, resulted in the washing away of campsites, and properties, causing trouble to the people, stuck in Kullu. The Disaster Management Authority confirmed damaged properties and the bridge connecting to the Chojh village. Furthermore, the rescue… read-more

Wed, 06 Jul 2022 - 01:20 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Himachal Pradesh, Cloudburst, Parvati Valley, Property Damage, rainfall

Cloudburst In Nainital, Uttarakhand

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Cloudburst Causes Landslide In Nainital; Five Reported Dead

Owing to the landslide triggered by cloudburst in Nainital's Ramgarh village in Uttarkhand, a few persons have reportedly been trapped under the debris on October 19. Police and government officials have arrived on the scene. However, the rescue team has saved a person and recovered five dead bodies so far. Besides, the district's lake has overflowed, flooding the streets and causing damage to infrastructure and homes.

Tue, 19 Oct 2021 - 03:00 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Cloudburst, Uttarakhand, Nainital, Debris

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4 Dead & Many Missing After Cloudburst In Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh district on August 30 was hit by a cloudburst due to which debris and muck hit several houses in the area. At least four people have died while seven others are feared dead and many missing. ''We have surveyed the village by helicopter and sent SDRF and NDRF teams along with police and revenue teams to run relief and rescue work," Pithoragarh DM Ashish Chauhan said. 

Mon, 30 Aug 2021 - 07:22 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Cloudburst, Uttarakhand, Debris, Jummu Village

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

J&K Cloudburst

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Cloudburst In Jammu Kills Four, Over 30 Missing

At least four people have died and 30 were reported missing after a cloudburst hit a remote village in the Kishtwar district of J&K. "Four bodies have been recovered from the debris and 8-9 houses have been damaged following cloudburst at Honzar village in Kishtwar," the deputy commissioner, Ashok Kumar Sharma said. Indian Air Force rushed to the Honzar village to assist local teams in the rescue operation.

Wed, 28 Jul 2021 - 01:52 PM / by Prateek Chakradhar

Tags: Jammu and Kashmir, Cloudburst, Disaster, Floods

Courtesy: The Times of India