Niti border road connecting India-China border in Chamoli Uttarakhand open now

Niti border road connecting the India-China border in Joshimath in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand opened for vehicular movement after 17 days on Sunday. As per the information shared by the Border Roads Organisation (BRO), the road had been blocked in view of recurring landslides hitting the area. The pedestrian movement was also blocked due to the […]

A Cloudburst in Tehri, Uttarkashi and Rudraprayag, No Casualties Reported

On Monday 3 May, cloudburst was reported in Tehri, Uttarkashi and Rudraprayag of Uttarakhand.However, there is no information about any human casualties, the state emergency operation centre here said. Uttarakhand Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat soon spoke to the district magistrates of Rudraprayag and Uttarkashi and directed them to provide […]

Uttarakhand govt to probe Chamoli glacier burst incident

Uttarakhand Irrigation Minister Satpal Maharaj on Monday said that the state government will create a department to investigate the cause of the glacier burst incident in Chamoli and monitoring of the glaciers through satellite. “All angles (related to the Chamoli glacier burst) should be investigated. We will form a department in our ministry to monitor and […]

Army deploys choppers, troops to tackle flood situation in Chamoli

As avalanche and flood at a Chamoli village destroyed many houses on Sunday, the Indian Army has deployed choppers and troops for supporting the Uttarakhand government and NDRF to tackle the flood situation, said Army. “Indian Army has deployed choppers and troops for supporting Uttarakhand government and NDRF to tackle the flood. Military station near Rishikesh actively involved in the coordination of rescue and […]

PM Modi monitoring flood situation in Chamoli, speaks to Uttarakhand CM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is monitoring the flood situation in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district in which as many as 150 people feared to be dead. “Am constantly monitoring the unfortunate situation in Uttarakhand. India stands with Uttarakhand & the nation prays for everyone’s safety there. Have been continuously speaking to senior authorities & getting updates on NDRF deployment, rescue […]

Chamoli flood: Uttarakhand Police issues advisory, urges people to ‘have patience’

As avalanche and flood at a Chamoli village destroyed many houses on Sunday, Uttarakhand Police issued a flood advisory saying that water level may rise at Srinagar, Haridwar, and Rishikesh. “Water level at Srinagar may rise to 536.00 m at 16:00 hrs. at Rishikesh, the water level may rise to 340.50 m at 20:00 hrs and Haridwar the water […]

100-150 casualties feared in flash flood in Chamoli: Uttarakhand Chief

As many as 150 people feared to be dead in the flash flood in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli following an avalanche near a power project at Raini village in the Tapovan area, officials said. “100-150 casualties feared in the flash flood in Chamoli district, said Uttarakhand Chief Secretary OM Prakash told ANI. Rishiganga Power Project has been […]

Chamoli: Massive flood in Dhauliganga river, houses destroyed after avalanche

A massive flood has been reported in Dhauliganga river, following an avalanche near Rishiganga Power Project in Chamoli district on Sunday. “Some water bodies flooded and destroyed many river bank-side houses due to cloudburst or breaching of the reservoir. Casualties are feared and hundreds of ITBP personnel rushed for rescue,” ITBP officials said. Chamoli district magistrate has also instructed […]