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.
Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board informed that helicopter services and Vaishno Devi yatra service has been resumed on the morning of January 6. "Following inclement weather conditions, Yatra has been suspended till the morning of 6th January," said Shrine Board, Katra. However, the Indian Meteorological Department already said that Jammu and Kashmir, Uttarakhand, and Himachal Pradesh will witness heavy rainfall and snow due to the active… read-more