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  • Heavy rains, thaw-freeze could have led to U’khand tragedy

    Heavy rains, thaw-freeze could have led to U’khand tragedy

    The report by Kathmandu- based ICIMOD, which was released on Friday, found that a crack had formed prior to the incident at the site where the rock detachment led to a rockslide from the Raunti peak. The rockslide brought along with it mounds of earth and snow which could have triggered the flash floods. With a straight slide line of 1.6 km, the kinetic energy during the fall generated enough heat to melt the ice.

    March 7, 2021
  • Debris cleared till 178 Mts in Tapovan

    Debris cleared till 178 Mts in Tapovan

    Sludge and water are creating big hurdles. Submersible pumps are being used to remove water.

    February 28, 2021
  • U’khand flood: Artificial lake receding fast in Chamoli

    U’khand flood: Artificial lake receding fast in Chamoli

    SDRF’s Deputy Inspector General Ridhim Aggarwal says, “The SDRF mountaineering team has opened the outlet of the lake from the earlier 20 feet to the existing 50 feet with the help of the villagers in 3 days. With this the water level in the lake has receded by one feet.”

    February 25, 2021
  • U’khand: 136 missing ‘presumed dead’

    U’khand: 136 missing ‘presumed dead’

    Sixty-eight bodies have so far been recovered after the February 7 disaster possibly triggered by an avalanche.

    February 24, 2021
  • Uttarakhand tragedy: Toll mounts to 68, team conducts study of artificial lake

    Uttarakhand tragedy: Toll mounts to 68, team conducts study of artificial lake

    The artificial lake near Muranda in Chamoli has now turned into a major hotspot with the visit of scientists, ITBP, SDRF and NDRF teams. Navy divers were used for the first time at the lake site recently. Using a handheld echo sounder, the divers performed the operation to study the depth of the lake.

    February 22, 2021