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Uttarakhand-Himachal: Indian Army, ITBP Find Two More Trekkers' Bodies, Five Others Airlifted

Oct 22, 2021 Ashwani Sharma

Five trekkers whose bodies were airlifted are identified as Shubhayan Das, Vikas Makal, Saurabh Ghosh and Tanumoy Tiwari from West Bengal, and Anita Rawat, the only woman member from Delhi.

Cloudburst In J&K's Baramulla Kill Four Of One Family

Sep 12, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

According to police, Mohammad Tariq Khari (8), Shahnaza Begum (30), Naziya Akther (14) and Arif Hussain Khari (5) – all residents of Kalsiyan Nowshera area of Rajouri in Jammu region, died in the incident.


Cloudburst Causes Flood In Uttarakhand, Water Enters Houses

Electric poles and trees fell down and two-wheelers were swept away after the cloudburst occurred late Tuesday night.

When Himachal CM‘s New Russian Chopper Turned Saviour For Persons In Distress In Lahaul Spiti

Aug 02, 2021 Ashwani Sharma

The Congress had accused the Chief Minister for adopting luxuries for his travels despite the state government having a financial crunch and a debt burden of Rs 60,000 cr on the state’s head.


Himachal Cloudburst: Helicopter Reaches Lahaul To Rescue 66 Persons Stranded For 6 Days

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur had on Saturday visited flood-affected areas of the Lahaul Valley to take stock of the losses due to flooding in Tojing Nallah on July 27.

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30 July, 2021

Watch: Dramatic Road Collapse After Landslide In Himachal

Outlook Web Bureau

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

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

Outlook Web Desk

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.


29 July, 2021

175 Tourists Stranded In Lahaul Spiti, Himachal Govt Plans To Airlift Them

Ashwani Sharma

The 175 tourists include 16 children and 60 ladies who are stuck in Pattan (Udaipur) valley.


29 July, 2021

Vulnerable Shimla: Wall Caves In At CM’s Official Residence, 10 Families Evacuated

Ashwani Sharma

Himachal Pradesh has been badly hit by flash floods, landslides, house collapse, and complete disruption of life due to heavy rains and cloud bursts.


29 July, 2021

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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.


28 July, 2021

After Kishtwar And Manali, Cloudburst Near J&K’s Amarnath Cave Shrine

Outlook Web Bureau

No loss of life or injuries has been reported in the incident.


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28 July, 2021

J&K Cloudburst: 5 Dead, 25 Missing Amid Flash Floods In Kishtwar

Naseer Ganai

The cloudburst took place in a remote village in J&K's Kishtwar district early Wednesday and rescue operations are currently underway.


28 July, 2021

Himachal Pradesh: 9 Dead, 7 Missing In Lahaul-Spiti As Cloudburst Triggers Flash Floods

Ashwani Sharma

A search operation for the missing persons is underway at Lahaul-Spiti with the help of the state police and ITBP teams.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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