Himachal Pradesh rianfall and disaster


Himachal Pradesh Rains: NDRF Conducts Rescue Operation, IMD Issues Yellow Alert

After the tragic seven buildings collapse in mandi area of Kullu district, Himachal Pradesh, the disaster management and rescue forces are working tirelessly. Under the operations, 51 people were evacuated and shifted to safer places, whereas the government-run disaster management provided food and aid to those at shelters. In addition, the continuous rainfall, landslides and cloudburst this Monsoon has turned out disastrous for Himachal… read-more

Fri, 25 Aug 2023 - 09:50 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Himachal Pradesh Rainfall, Landslides, IMD, yellow alert, RESCUE OPERATION

Courtesy: News 18

Karnataka Landslide

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Karnataka Landslides Claim Lives Of 6 In Dakshina Kannada & Uttara Kannada

A Karnataka police official stated that six persons have lost their lives due to landslides in Uttara Kannada and Dakshina Kannada districts. In Uttara Kannada district, four members of a family were killed after a hill collapsed on their house. In another heart-wrenching incident in Dakshina Kannada, a hill collapsed on a house, killing two sisters, whose mortal remains were found holding hands together.

Tue, 02 Aug 2022 - 06:30 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Karnataka, Dakshina Kannada, Uttara Kannada, Landslides, Bangalore

Brazil Rescue Operation

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Number Of Deaths From Excessive Rainfall Rise To 100 In Pernambuco, Brazil

The number of deaths from excessive rainfall in the northeastern Brazilian state of Pernambuco increased to 100 on May 31. As per reports, at least 16 individuals were still missing, 14 of which were buried by landslides and two of which were washed away by river currents, while over 6,000 households were evacuated. As heavy rain persisted on May 31, rescue operations had to be temporarily halted.

Wed, 01 Jun 2022 - 09:25 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: heavy rains, Pernambuco, Brazil, Death, Landslides

Courtesy: ANI

Brazil Floods


Heavy Rains In Brazil Kill At Least 31 People; Schools Open As Shelter

At least 29 individuals were killed by landslides caused by torrential rains in the Brazilian state of Pernambuco on May 28. Two individuals perished after being carried away in river floods in Alagoas, Brazil. Flooding has caused over 1,000 individuals to flee their homes. The city of Recife has opened schools to assist the homeless people. 33 municipalities in Alagoas have announced a state of emergency.

Sun, 29 May 2022 - 03:35 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Brazil, Landslides, heavy rains, flooding, Schools

Courtesy: Zee News

Himanta Biswa Sarma

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Centre Sanctions Rs 180 Cr For Restoration Of Rail Link Due To Landslides & Floods: Assam

Followed by floods and landslides in Assam's Dima Hasao district, the central government has sanctioned Rs 180 crore for the restoration of the railway network, on May 23. Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma confirmed the allocated funds. The restoration work will reportedly be completed by July 10. Reportedly, significant train routes have been disturbed and several trains have been cancelled, due to the Damage in tracks.

Mon, 23 May 2022 - 02:00 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Centre, Assam, Himanta Biswa Sarma, Dima Hasao, Landslides

Courtesy: ANI

Avalanche hits Himachal Pradesh

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Avalanche Hits Himachal Pradesh's Rohli, Highway & Roads Blocked

The State Emergency Operation Center informed about blocked roads and highways at Rohli in district Lahaul and Spiti due to an avalanche. Furthermore, due to landslide, State Highway 26 is already blocked and a rescue team from Police Post rushed for rescue operation. "A total of 119 persons were rescued and brought to Tindi. 16 vehicles were stuck due to the landslide," said Manav Verma, SP Lahaul and Spiti. 

Tue, 08 Mar 2022 - 10:23 AM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: Himachal Pradesh, Spiti Valley, Lahaul, Kadu Nallah, Landslides

Courtesy: ANI

The Jammu-Srinagar highway

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Jammu-Srinagar Highway Open For One-way Traffic Amid Heavy Snowfall: J&K

The Jammu-Srinagar highway shall remain open for only one-way traffic on January 15, from 9 am to 1 pm for light motors. "No vehicles will be allowed before and after the timings from Nagrota in Jammu, strictly," said Traffic Inspector Rakesh Kumar. The highway was closed due to heavy snowfall and landslides. Reportedly, many truck drivers who got stuck on the highway blamed transport management authorities for their losses.

Sat, 15 Jan 2022 - 11:00 AM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: Jammu and Kashmir, national highway, Ramban, snowfall, Landslides

Courtesy: India Today

Severe Tropical Storm in Philippines

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Tropical Storm & Landslides Hit Philippines; 9 Dead, 11 Missing

Heavy-Tropical-Storm Kompasu swamped vast-areas of Luzon's most populated island on October 11. Authorities reported that nine people died and 11 went missing after torrential rains in the Philippines inundated communities and caused landslides. Four were killed in landslides in the landlocked mountainous-region of Benguet. One perished in coastal-region of Cagayan, while seven are missing. The storm exacerbated the southwest-monsoon, causing… read-more

Tue, 12 Oct 2021 - 12:03 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Phillipines, storm, Landslides, Flood

Courtesy: NDTV

Niti Border Uttarakhand

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Uttarakhand's Niti Border Road Reopens; Rescue Operation Continues

The Border Roads Organizations (BRO) informed that the Niti Border Road has been reopened for vehicular movement on August 29 after it was blocked due to landslides. The road connects the Indo-China border in Joshimath in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. "We are taking the help of the National Disaster Response Force to make an alternative way for people. The rescue operation is underway," the BRO said.

Mon, 30 Aug 2021 - 01:52 PM / by Prateek Chakradhar

Tags: Niti Border, Uttarakhand, Indo-China Border, Landslides

Courtesy: Republic World

Landslide in Himachal Pradesh

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Multiple Landslides In Himachal; 9 Tourists Killed, 3 Injured

Nine tourists were killed and several others injured after massive boulders hit a bridge and cars during a landslide in Himachal Pradesh's Sangla valley. CM Jairam Thakur offered condolences to the families of those killed in the incident. He tweeted, "I spoke to the Kinnaur district administration and inquired about the accident. The administration has started rescue operations at the spot and immediate relief is being provided there."

Sun, 25 Jul 2021 - 07:28 PM / by Prateek Chakradhar

Tags: Disaster, Himachal Pradesh, Landslides, Tourism

Courtesy: The Quint