FLASHFLOODS

  • U'khand CM visits Kedarnath, rescue teams engaged in removal of debris July 22, 2013

    Kedarnath: A month after tragedy hit Uttarakhand, the path to recovery is still far from over. For rescue teams engaged in removing huge amount of debris at the Kedarnath temple, the process is a daunting one. The entire area around the Kedarnath temple remains clogged by mounds of silt while...
  • Uttarakhand: Children worst affected with no families, no schools July 16, 2013

    Guptakashi: Among the most traumatised by the Uttarakhand flash floods are children. Some have lost family members and many others have been rendered homeless. They don't have a school to go to either as most buildings have been destroyed or turned into relief camps. Children in Nalgaon have more time...
  • Landslides, rains claim 27 lives in Sikkim, Assam September 23, 2012

    Gangtok/Guwahati: Landslides triggered by heavy rains claimed 27 lives, including those of ITBP and BRO personnel in Sikkim, even as flood situation in Assam and Arunachal Pradesh deteriorated with vast areas reeling under its impact. Official sources on Sunday said in Gangtok that at least 21 bodies, including those of the...
  • J&K: 22 trapped in flash flood, alert sounded August 4, 2012

    Jammu: As many as 22 people were on Saturday trapped in flash floods in Jammu region, prompting the authorities to sound an alert in the region. "A flash flood alert has been sounded in Jammu. Due to heavy overnight rains, various rivers in Jammu region are flooded...22 people and large number...
  • Rancho's school students wait to join classes August 13, 2010

    The Druk Padma school in Leh, was featured in Bollywood actor Aamir Khan's movie 3 idiots. ...