CNN-IBN has a team of six reporters who are bringing us the blow by blow account of all the latest developments from flood struck Uttarakhand.
As the rescue operations to evacuate stranded pilgrims came to an end in disaster-hit Uttarakhand, the Met department has predicted heavy rainfall in several districts of the state from Wednesday. According to the Met department the rain will continue for the next 48 to 72 hours. Heavy rainfall is predicted in Kumaon region, and districts such as Pithoragarh, Nainital, Champawat
One of the worst floods ever in recent history in Uttarakhand leave thousands stranded and many missing, here's a collated list of how you can provide help to the ones struck by this tragedy.
Even as rescue operations in Uttarakhand looked all set to wind up on Monday, the politics over the tragedy raged on. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj demanded that the Uttarakhand state government be dismissed for handling the disaster incompetently.
The Indian Air Force (IAF) is leaving no stone unturned in their rescue efforts in Uttarakhand. For now, the focus has remained on evacuation in places like Gaurikund where the number of stranded has been high.
Hitting out at senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Sushma Swaraj for her comment that the state government failed to handle the tragedy caused by the floods, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna said it is a 'very irresponsible statement made by the Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha, without even being aware of the magnitude of the problem and
After a brief suspension due to bad weather early in the morning on Monday, the rescue operations in Badrinath have resumed to evacuate 800 pilgrims and locals.
The rescue operations in Uttarakhand are expected to end on Monday as the security forces attempt to evacuate stranded pilgrims at Badrinath. Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahaguna has said that more than 1,300 villages remain cut-off by road and that 3,000 people are still missing.
Fifteen days after floods hit Uttarakhand killing hundreds of people and sweeping away numerous houses, rescue operations in the state are set to wind up on Monday.
The National Disaster Management Authority on Sunday said that the death toll in Uttarakhand floods might cross 10,000. He added that as many 1500 people are still stranded in the hill state.