Heat Waves and Forest Fires: Heralds of Climate Change

These are most intense heat waves in history around the world

This spring’s heat wave in India and Pakistan, which has caused widespread human suffering and hit global wheat supplies, was about 30 times more likely to occur due to human-caused climate change, according to an analysis. Climate change is increasing The heat wave has caused many deaths in India and Pakistan and triggered extreme flooding … Read more

Why returning monsoon causing floods in India?

Why returning monsoon causing floods in India?

Ground Report | New Delhi: returning monsoon in India; Unseasonal rains of 36 hours have left Uttarakhand badly disturbed. During this, 17 people died at different places. About 11 thousand pilgrims who went on the pilgrimage to the Char Dhams of the state have been stopped at various places. The entire Uttarakhand has come to a standstill … Read more

Uttrakhand tragedy raises fear in Jammu & Kashmir

The Uttrakhand tragedy has raised a fear among people with experts predicting the possibility of bursting of dams in Jammu and Kashmir. The flash floods in Uttrakhand last month left scores of people dead and many missing. As Jammu and Kashmir are also mountains regions, experts believe that there is a possibility of Uttrakhand like … Read more

Uttarakhand: 26 bodies found, search for 170 people continues

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The entire picture of the devastation caused by flash floods in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand is gradually coming to the fore. So far 26 corpses have been recovered, but the time to save at least 170 missing people alive is running out. Nearly two days have passed since the floods, but army, paramilitary and disaster management … Read more

Utrakhand tragedy: Kashmiri Engineer among the 170 missing people

An Engineer from Kashmir valley who was working in a power project in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district has been missing since the bursting of a glacier on Sunday. Among the missing persons, there is a Project Engineer from Kashmir Valley. The friends of the missing Project Engineer Basharat Ahmed Zargar, a resident of Soura Srinagar told … Read more

150 people feared dead as glacier breaks in Uttarakhand

On the incident of glacier breaking in Chamoli, Uttarakhand, ITBP DG SS Deswal told news agency ANI that ‘9-10 dead bodies have been evacuated from the river in rescue work’, However At least 150 were missing. He said, “Construction work was going on in a tunnel near Tapovan Dam, where 20 people are trapped. ITBP team … Read more

Glacier burst in Uttarakhand, population around Alaknanda at risk

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Many districts have been put on high alert due to the bursting of Himalayan glacier in Uttarakhand. Due to this, the water level of Dhauliganga River is continuously increasing.  Chamoli police say that this has damaged the Rishiganga power project. Those living around the Alaknanda River have been asked to vacate the house. ALSO READ: Fear of … Read more

Fear of flood due to breaking of glacier in Uttarakhand

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A glacier in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand burst. The glacier has burst at Reni village in the Joshimath area of Chamoli district, massive flood in the Dhauliganga river in Reni village. A flood alert has been issued after several embankments of the river were broken. This is expected to damage the Rishiganga project. ALSO READ: IMF Warns … Read more