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Uttarakhand flash flood

UTTARAKHAND FLASH FLOOD NEWS

Uttarakhand flash flood: One more body recovered, toll now 80; 124 still missing

April 17, 2021 9:43 pm

A glacial outburst in the Tapovan-Raini area of Chamoli District of Uttarakhand on February 7 led to massive flooding in Dhauli Ganga and Alaknanda Rivers, damaging houses and the nearby Rishiganga power project.

Movement still occurring in Chamoli: study

March 04, 2021 5:54 am

On February 7, a portion of the Nanda Devi glacier broke away and caused an avalanche in the Alaknanda river system (Dhauli Ganga, Rishi Ganga and Alaknanda rivers).

Chamoli flash flood — District admn to insurance firm: Halt settlement of power project company claims

March 04, 2021 5:45 am

The flash flood in Rishi Ganga river washed away the hydro power project infrastructure in Raini village on February 7.

Uttarakhand: Researchers arrive to inspect artificial lake over Rishiganga

February 20, 2021 6:10 pm

The team led by USAC Director MPS Bisht and consisting of four scientists each from the Geological Survey of India and Uttarakhand Space Application Centre will try to reach the lake on foot by Saturday evening or Sunday.

Uttarakhand flash flood: Worker’s family finds severed limb at Raini plant site, and closure

February 16, 2021 7:23 am

Vicky had joined the company a few years back but had left due to health reasons and rejoined about eight months back.

Raini residents tense as lake forms due to debris, officials say breach not likely

February 13, 2021 8:23 am

Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said: “There is need to stay alert but not to panic.” He said a watch is being kept on the lake through satellite.

Uttarakhand flash flood: Fresh scare, officials say can’t give time frame on rescue

February 12, 2021 11:59 am

On Thursday, a fresh attempt to reach the trapped men by drilling into an underground tunnel, located 12 metres below the tunnel where the authorities had been looking, failed. Government officials and NTPC authorities revealed this at a joint press briefing on the situation.

Uttarakhand flash flood: NTPC counters state govt, says provided ‘all relevant inputs’ to rescue team officials

February 12, 2021 12:35 am

The company’s statement comes a day after Uttarakhand authorities said officials of the power utility had told rescue teams that the missing workers they were searching for were in a different location to where they had been digging.

Uttarakhand flash flood: Cop’s body washed up 110 km away, at ancestors’ ghat

February 11, 2021 6:59 am

Uttarakhand police chief spokesperson Nilesh Anand Bharney said the families of the deceased policemen will be compensated as per government rules.

Findings of initial probe: ‘Rock break-off, blockade led to flood, not glacial lake burst’

February 11, 2021 3:16 am

A five-member team from the Dehradun-based Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology made aerial surveys of the location on Tuesday and Wednesday, and had has collected samples of water, snow and debris from the area to make further investigations.