Tuesday, Jan 31, 2023

Uttarakhand floods


Uttarakhand: ‘Changing monsoon pattern led to October rain’

October 22, 2021 7:33 am

IMD data also shows that Uttarakhand recorded an alarming 192.6 mm of rainfall in October, out of which 122.4 mm was recorded in the 24 hours that caused mass devastation.

Uttarakhand rains: 52 dead, 5 missing; situation getting better

October 20, 2021 9:21 pm

As per the government data, a total of 52 deaths caused by heavy rainfall and landslide have been reported since Sunday. Seventeen persons are injured and five are yet missing.

Explained: How did Uttarakhand flash floods affect water supply in parts of Delhi?

February 16, 2021 4:20 pm

Delhi Jal Board (DJB) officials said that regulated water supply would be restored Tuesday onwards across the city.

Ban on new hydel projects in Uttarakhand: 2 years ago, PMO set tough green rules but Rawat saw red

February 14, 2021 8:56 pm

Uttarakhand CM sent letter to PM on jobs, energy security; SC awaits Govt unified stand.

First woman IPS officer who scaled South Pole leading ITBP ops in U'khand

February 11, 2021 11:54 pm

Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Aparna Kumar, a 2002-batch Indian Police Service officer of the Uttar Pradesh cadre and a mother of two children, is the senior-most field officer of ITBP on the ground.

Uttarakhand disaster makes Lahaul wary, residents say will oppose hydel projects

February 09, 2021 3:16 pm

At least two gram panchayats in the valley have met since Sunday, resolving to not let any hydel project be set up in the Chandrabhaga or Chenab basin, home to a large number of glaciers.

US condoles deaths in Uttarakhand flood, wishes for a speedy recovery of injured

February 09, 2021 3:16 pm

"Our thoughts are with our Indian friends and partners during this challenging time. We extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased, and we hope for a successful rescue effort and a speedy and full recovery for the injured," Ned Price, spokesperson of the Department of State told reporters, said.

DGCA restricts use of helicopters in Uttarakhand

August 26, 2019 3:43 am

DGCA has suspended helicopter operations for relief work in the state in situations of natural disasters till the state comes out with Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for safe operation.

Uttarakhand floods: Helicopter carrying relief material makes emergency landing in Uttarkashi

August 23, 2019 3:52 pm

According to officials, both the pilot and the co-pilot of the chopper were safe and escaped with minor injuries.

8-year-old gets bravery award for rescuing brother

August 16, 2015 1:23 am

Mahika and her brother Dhairya were travelling with their mother to Kedarnath as part of a 16-member group while their father stayed behind in Delhi.