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Monsoons: Melodies and Maladies

Monsoons: Melodies and Maladies

The annual monsoons bring joy to millions of people and also untold misery across states. What makes the rains both beautiful and terrifying? Editor Chinki Sinha and Managing Editor Satish Padmanabhan discuss the latest...

09 July 2022

J&K Cloudburst: Joint Operation By Police, Army, SDF In Full Swing To Trace Missing Persons

Seven persons were found dead and 17 others were rescued in an injured condition after a cloudburst hit Honzar village in Kishtwar district in the early hours of Wednesday.


Himachal Pradesh: 10 Dead In Rain-Related Incidents

A Punjabi singer also died after he fell into a nullah.


Watch: Dramatic Road Collapse After Landslide In Himachal

The Paonta Sahib-Shillai national highway 707 was closed for vehicular traffic after about a 100 metre stretch of the road caved near kali Dhank Badwas following heavy downpour for the last 2 days in Sirmaur district.

30 July 2021

Smart City Dreams Come Undone As Monsoon Ravages Dharamshala

For the chosen abode of the Dalai Lama, this burgeoning hill town does have an ego: it wants to be a Smart City. But disasters can be humbling for out-of-control urbanism.


Dharamshala Flash Floods: 12 Dead And 10 Missing, CM Announces Rs 4 Lakh Relief

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur who flew to Dharamshala and reached straight to the affected villagers and offered Rs 4 lakh ex gratia to the kin of the deceased.

13 July 2021

Cloudburst Explainer: Why It Occurs Mostly In Hilly Areas Which Makes It Difficult To Predict, Know It From Experts

Mahesh Palawat, Vice President (Meteorology and Climate Change) with Skymet Weather, said such clouds are called cumulonimbus and can stretch to even 13-14 kilometers in height.

30 July 2021

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Dharamshala Flash Floods: Himachal Issues Tourist Advisory Amid Rescue Operations

Dharamshala had recorded 79.4 mm of rainfall within 12 hours against the normal rainfall of 21.2 mm, causing sudden flash floods and disruption of the roads.

13 July 2021

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12 July 2021
Cloudburst In J&K Causes Flash Floods In Ganderbal

Cloudburst In J&K Causes Flash Floods In Ganderbal

Flash floods were reported from Jammu and Kashmir on Monday following a cloudburst in the Ganderbal district.


12 July 2021
Dharamshala Flash Floods: PM Modi, Amit Shah Assure Help As Rains Batter Himachal

Dharamshala Flash Floods: PM Modi, Amit Shah Assure Help As Rains Batter Himachal

The MeT department has issued an orange weather warning of heavy to very heavy rains in plains and mid-hills on July 12 and 13 July and yellow weather warning...


13 July 2021
Cloudburst Triggers Devastating Flash Floods In Dharamshala, McLeodganj

Cloudburst Triggers Devastating Flash Floods In Dharamshala, McLeodganj

Cloudburst and incessant rains triggered flash floods in parts of Himachal Pradesh on Monday, causing heavy damage to private and public property.


12 May 2021
Uttarakhand: CM Tirath Singh Rawat Visits Areas Hit By Cloudburst

Uttarakhand: CM Tirath Singh Rawat Visits Areas Hit By Cloudburst

A cloudburst hit Uttarakhand’s Tehri district on Tuesday causing damage to shops and buildings


12 May 2021
Several Buildings Collapse In Uttarakhand’s Devprayag After Cloudburst

Several Buildings Collapse In Uttarakhand’s Devprayag After Cloudburst

Several shops and a municipal building were damaged at Devprayag market after a cloudburst hit the area in Tehri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand on Tuesday.


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18 August 2019
Cloudburst Wreaks Havoc In Uttrakhand; 8 Missing, Several Injured

Cloudburst Wreaks Havoc In Uttrakhand; 8 Missing, Several Injured

State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) teams have been rushed to the affected areas but rescue operations are being hampered by incessant rains,


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