August 22, 2022 6:57 am
A cloudburst is a localised but intense rainfall activity. Short spells of very heavy rainfall over a small geographical area can cause widespread destruction, especially in hilly regions where this phenomenon is the most common.
July 07, 2022 9:28 am
The deceased has been identified as Saju Devi, a local from Malana area. She was found trapped under a boulder as water gushed across at high speed.
July 31, 2021 10:32 pm
Meanwhile, the India Meteorological department Saturday forecast an intense wet spell over central and north India till August 4, Wednesday. It has also predicted that there would be a reduction in the rainfall intensity over east India from July 31.
May 12, 2021 2:27 am
Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat tweeted that no life was lost in the incident. He has sought a detailed report from the district administration about the damage.
May 21, 2019 6:48 am
“I watched my entire family being swept away. I could not do anything...” Sardar told his sister
May 28, 2016 10:16 pm
The cloudbursts took place at about 3 pm on Saturday over Kothiara village in Uttarakhand, bringing around 50 residential houses under loads of debris.
July 29, 2015 5:44 pm
Experts believe it is the interaction of moist warm monsoon winds and western disturbances that result in creation of low pressure system causing heavy rains.
June 19, 2013 4:12 am
At least 52 killed in Uttarakhand: 50 policemen missing,27,000 pilgrims stranded.
June 18, 2013 3:21 am
The famous Kedarnath temple is inaccessible as the bridge to it has been washed away.
August 31, 2012 1:56 am
At least 26 people died due to heavy rains and cloudbursts in Himachal Pradesh during the current monsoon,which hit the state on July 5,Revenue Minister Gulab Singh informed the state Assembly on Thursday.