The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a red alert for Uttarakhand's Tehri, Dehradun, Pauri, Champawat, Nainital, and Udham Singh Nagar districts for August 12-14.
Devotees gather as the door of Kedarnath Temple opens in Rudraprayag district.
The two hilly districts of the Himalayan state figure at the top of a table published as part of the Landslide Atlas of India by Hyderabad-based National Remote Sensing Centre on the basis of satellite data inputs provided...
After a massive landslide hit Rudraprayag's Gaurikund, three people have been found dead and 17 people are missing. The National Disaster Response Force along with State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) personnel and the local...
According to Rudraprayag District Magistrate (DM) Mayur Dikshit, the government has set the daily limit this time and a token system has also been introduced for the convenience of the pilgrims.
Rains lashed Joshimath overnight and were followed by a spell of snowfall on Friday morning, officials said.
It would take two-three days for the washed away stretch of the Badrinath Highway to be restored and the pilgrimage would be disrupted till then, as per a government statement.
Conscious of the 2013 Kedarnath deluge tragedy, the Rudraprayag district administration appealed to pilgrims to stay put at their respective stations till the weather improves.