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Rescuers Resume Search For 13 Missing Trekkers Using Drones After Avalanche On Glacier In Italy

Rescuers Resume Search For 13 Missing Trekkers Using Drones After Avalanche On Glacier In Italy

A huge chunk of the glacier cleaved off Sunday, sparking an avalanche onto unsuspecting hikers below killing at least seven people were killed, while 13 went missing.

05 July 2022
Avalanche And Xchange Monster Explore The World Of GameFi And Web3 

Avalanche And Xchange Monster Explore The World Of GameFi And Web3 

Changes in the gaming world that allow consumers increased choice, better user experience, and the ability to earn currency from playing the game is an...

05 July 2022

Heavy Snowfall Triggers Avalanche Alert In Jammu & Kashmir

The authorities have issued an avalanche alert for snowbound hilly areas of Kashmir.

Austria: Avalanche Kills 3 Skiers, Injures 2 In Salzburg

Austria: Avalanche Kills 3 Skiers, Injures 2 In Salzburg

The victims were part of a group of 11 skiers, eight of whom were hit by a roughly 200-meter (655-foot) wide slab of snow as they ascended a slope during a ski...

05 December 2021

Watch: Shocking Video Of Moment When Avalanche Hits Mountain In Nepal Goes Viral

A deadly avalanche in Nepal left 11 persons injured on Sunday. Viral video shows a plume of snow descending from a mountain upon villages on the foothills.

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17 November 2021
Watch: Shocking Video Of Moment When Avalanche Hits Mountain In Nepal Goes Viral

Watch: Shocking Video Of Moment When Avalanche Hits Mountain In Nepal Goes Viral

A deadly avalanche in Nepal left 11 persons injured on Sunday. Viral video shows a plume of snow descending from a mountain upon villages on the foothills.


05 November 2021
US: German Skier's Remains Believed To Be Found After 38 years

US: German Skier's Remains Believed To Be Found After 38 years

Rudi Moder disappeared in February 1983 after setting off on a two-to-three day ski tour of the Rocky Mountain National Park in the US state of Colorado.


01 October 2021
5 Indian Navy Mountaineers Go Missing As Avalanche Hits Uttarakhand

5 Indian Navy Mountaineers Go Missing As Avalanche Hits Uttarakhand

A rescue team from Uttarkashi-based Nehru Institute of Mountaineering (NIM) led by its principal Colonel Amit Bisht has left for the avalanche-hit area in...


24 February 2021
Death Toll In Uttarakhand Glacier Disaster Reaches 70

Death Toll In Uttarakhand Glacier Disaster Reaches 70

Reports of 205 missing people have been registered at the Joshimath police station, a media bulletin said.


15 February 2021
Uttarakhand: 15 More Bodies Recovered; Toll Rises To 53

Uttarakhand: 15 More Bodies Recovered; Toll Rises To 53

Six bodies were recovered from the Tapovan power project tunnel, six from Raini upstream and one from the riverbank in Rudraprayag, taking the confirmed death...


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11 February 2021
Labourers Might Be Trapped In Another Tunnel: Uttarakhand Govt After 3 Days Of Rescue Operations

Labourers Might Be Trapped In Another Tunnel: Uttarakhand Govt After 3 Days Of Rescue Operations

Three days after the rescue operations in the Tapovan area, NTPC authorities said the labourers were trapped in another silt filtration tunnel located 12...


12 February 2021
The Condammed Space

The Condammed Space

The Chamoli carnage is a repeat reminder of perils springing from man’s attempts to alter the natural flow of things in a fragile land


10 February 2021
The Role Of Hydro Projects Of Uttarakhand In The Chamoli Avalanche Disaster

The Role Of Hydro Projects Of Uttarakhand In The Chamoli Avalanche Disaster

The Chamoli disaster of February 2021 once again shows that there are multiple ways in which hydropower projects tend to act as force multipliers in disasters.


10 February 2021
Uttarakhand Disaster: 32 Bodies Recovered, 174 Persons Missing; Rescue Efforts Continue

Uttarakhand Disaster: 32 Bodies Recovered, 174 Persons Missing; Rescue Efforts Continue

The missing people include those working at NTPC’s 480 MW Tapovan-Vishnugad project and the 13.2 MW Rishiganga Hydel Project and villagers whose homes nearby...


09 February 2021
Action Plan: NTPC To Install Early Warning System At Project Sites In Hills After Uttarakhand Flood

Action Plan: NTPC To Install Early Warning System At Project Sites In Hills After Uttarakhand Flood

A team of NTPC, THDC and SJVNL officials will visit the project site to ascertain the causes behind the damage in the Avalanche


09 February 2021
Watch: Army, ITBP Continue Rescue Operation At Tapovan Tunnel

Watch: Army, ITBP Continue Rescue Operation At Tapovan Tunnel

Sniffer dogs and heavy mechanical equipment, including bulldozers and JCBs, were also deployed.


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09 February 2021
What Is Glacial Lake Burst Flood That Wreaked Havoc In Uttarakhand

What Is Glacial Lake Burst Flood That Wreaked Havoc In Uttarakhand

GLOF is a sudden release of a massive amount of water which is held in a glacial lake.


10 February 2021
Uttarakhand Floods: 14 Dead, 125 Still Missing; Rescue Operation Underway

Uttarakhand Floods: 14 Dead, 125 Still Missing; Rescue Operation Underway

The sudden flood on Sunday afternoon in the Dhauli Ganga, Rishi Ganga and Alaknanda rivers triggered widespread panic and large-scale devastation in the high...


08 February 2021
A Look At Natural Disasters Uttarakhand Faced Over Last Three Decades

A Look At Natural Disasters Uttarakhand Faced Over Last Three Decades

The natural calamity refreshed the memories of the deadly Uttarakhand Floods in 2013 which devastated the state and killed more than five thousand people.


08 February 2021
Why Did Chamoli Glacier Burst Occur? Here’s What Environment Experts Have To Say

Why Did Chamoli Glacier Burst Occur? Here’s What Environment Experts Have To Say

The glacier burst triggered massive flood in the Dhauli Ganga River and caused large-scale devastation in the upper reaches of Himalayas.


07 February 2021
In Pictures: Glacier Bursts In Uttarakhand Resulting In Flash Floods

In Pictures: Glacier Bursts In Uttarakhand Resulting In Flash Floods

A glacier burst in Joshimath in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district on Sunday resulting in floods in the area. About 150 persons are missing. Search and rescue...


07 February 2021
Watch| Avalanche, Floods Wreak Havoc In Uttarakhand; 16 Laborers Rescued, 7 Recovered, 125 Missing

Watch| Avalanche, Floods Wreak Havoc In Uttarakhand; 16 Laborers Rescued, 7 Recovered, 125 Missing

An avalanche was reported in Uttarakhand’s Raini village in Tapovan area on Sunday.


27 December 2020
Iran: At Least 10 Climbers Die Due To Avalanches In Alborz Mountains

Iran: At Least 10 Climbers Die Due To Avalanches In Alborz Mountains

Rescue teams are conducting search operations for those missing, reports said


18 November 2020
Avalanche Hits Army Post In J&K, Soldier Killed

Avalanche Hits Army Post In J&K, Soldier Killed

The injured soldiers were rushed to a hospital.


30 November 2019
2 Army Soldiers Killed As Avalanche Hits Siachen Glacier

2 Army Soldiers Killed As Avalanche Hits Siachen Glacier

Army patrol was operating at an altitude of approximately 18,000 feet in Southern Siachen Glacier when it was hit by the avalanche.


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