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Amarnath trip was dream: Kin of Delhi sisters-in-law who died in flash flood

July 12, 2022 7:18 am

The two women from Delhi were among the 17 people who died in a flash flood that hit a camp near the Amarnath cave shrine, in Ganderbal district of Jammu and Kashmir, on Friday.

Only 75mm rainfall in three hours, no cloudburst at Amarnath shrine site: MeT

July 11, 2022 10:44 pm

As per the criteria of the Indian Meteorological Department, a 100mm or more rainfall per hour is termed a cloudburst.

Amarnath Flash Flood: 22-yr-old college student from Baruipur among dead, was missing since Friday

July 11, 2022 3:32 am

Barsha Mahuri was missing from Friday and her body was recovered on Saturday, officials said here on Sunday. According to Mahuri’s family, a group of six persons from Baruipur had left for Amarnath Yatra on July 1.

Five pilgrims from Andhra Pradesh reported missing in Amarnath tragedy

July 11, 2022 11:25 am

The state government dispatched AP Bhavan additional resident commissioner Himanshu Kaushik to Srinagar to coordinate with the local authorities and ensure safety of AP pilgrims, an official release here said.

Three from Rajasthan among pilgrims killed in Amarnath flash flood

July 10, 2022 9:23 am

The state government has announced financial assistance of Rs 5 lakh each to the dependents of the deceased.

Explained: What are cloudbursts, and why they occur more in places like Amarnath

July 11, 2022 12:13 am

Flash floods in Amarnath may have been a result of a short, intense rainfall, and not necessary a cloudburst.

Amarnath flash floods may be due highly localised rain event, not cloudburst, says IMD

July 09, 2022 1:18 pm

The IMD has an automatic weather station near the Amarnath cave shrine which provides weather forecasts during the pilgrimage. However, the surrounding mountains do not have any weather monitoring stations due to their inaccessibility.

Amarnath cloudburst: J&K administration sets up helpline numbers; Check out the full list

July 09, 2022 12:03 pm

The victims were camping near the Amarnath cave shrine, when the cloudburst occurred around 6 pm Friday. The flash flood washed away a part of the camp.

Cloudburst at Amarnath camp: ‘Tents were right next to stream... No hope we would live’

July 10, 2022 12:15 pm

Yatra toll goes up to 17, over 30 missing

Daily Briefing: PM Modi mourns the death of Japan Ex PM Shinzo Abe; cloudburst in Amarnath

September 03, 2022 11:09 am

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Amarnath Yatra flagged off

July 01, 2014 1:32 pm

The annual pilgrimage to the 3,880 metre high holy cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas, commenced on Saturday from Baltal route.