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Kedarnath Yatra: 5 Pilgrims Died Due To Landslide In Uttarakhand

Five pilgrims were killed after a car they were travelling in was buried under the debris of a landslide at Tarsali under Chowki Phata in Uttarakhand's Rudraprayag district, police said on Saturday. According to officials, the victims, including one from Gujarat, were on their way to Kedarnath when the incident took place on Thursday evening. Furthermore, the IMD has issued rain and landslide alert in Uttarakhand.

Sat, 12 Aug 2023 - 11:45 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Kedarnath, Pilgrims Died, Yatra, landslide, Debris

Courtesy: Zee News

Blocked highways

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Gangotri-Yamunotri Highway Blocked Amid Landslide

Due to landslides and falling debris, the Gangotri-Yamunotri highway was blocked in Uttarakhand. On July 26, the officials closed the roads and highways for the safety of people. who were travelling in the region. The authorities said, the debris and rocks are falling constantly and due to this, the roads are not operational. JCB machines and other clearing operations are underway, so that clearance works are underway.

Wed, 26 Jul 2023 - 01:55 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: National news, landslide, Block Roads, Debris, Management

Courtesy: ANI News

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

Courtesy: India today

Cloud burst


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

Remains of a vehicle following Landslide.

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Over 40 Stuck Under the Landslide's Wreckage In HP's Kinnaur

A landslide occurred on the Reckong Peo-Shimla highway in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district on August 11. According to the deputy commissioner Abid Hussain Sadiq, a bus of Himachal Road Transport Corporation carrying 40 passengers stuck under the wreckage. Besides, ITBP tweeted, ''At around 12.45 Hrs. One truck, an HRTC bus and few vehicles reported came under the rubble.'' However, CM Jairam Thakur directed the ''rescue operations''. 

Wed, 11 Aug 2021 - 05:25 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: landslide, Himachal Pradesh, Kinnaur District, Debris, Reckong highway

Courtesy: Hindustan Times