Two Army personnel, civilian killed in avalanche in Kashmir

Two Army personnel and a porter were killed and another soldier was injured when an avalanche struck a patrol near the Line of Control (LoC) in Kupwara district of north Kashmir on Saturday, Army said.

All four Indians killed in Nepal avalanche identified

The Indian embassy in Kathmandu Tuesday said that four Indians were confirmed dead and one was missing in Nepal`s snowstorm and avalanche. Twenty one others had been rescued.

Small avalanches hamper final search for Nepal storm survivors

Small avalanches hampered the search for Nepali porters and guides missing for six days after a devastating Himalayan storm, officials said on Monday, as rescue crews began to scale back the hunt for survivors of a disaster that killed 40 people.

Canadian trekkers, sherpa hid under rock in Nepal avalanche

  Survivors of a Himalayan blizzard that killed at least 29 people in Nepal said on Thursday they dived under a boulder to shelter from an avalanche that buried four Canadians in their group when it smashed into the trail.

Guides, climbers prepare to leave Everest

Scores of Nepalese guides and foreign climbers on Mount Everest packed up Thursday, loading supplies onto yaks and booking helicopters, with the climbing season increasingly in doubt after an avalanche killed 16 people last week.

Climate change likely to make climbing Everest riskier, less predictable

Scientists have claimed that climbing Mount Everest is becoming less predictable and possibly more dangerous, as climate change brings warmer temperatures that may eat through the ice and snow on the highest peak in the world.

Nepal promises major climbing reforms after killer avalanche

Three days after a deadly avalanche on the Mt Everest slopes claimed 13 lives, the Nepalese government Monday promised major reforms in the mountaineering sector and urged local Sherpa guides and other supporting staff to resume preparatory work ahead of the summer climbing season.

Everest avalanche: Rescuers continue search for missing sherpas

Rescuers searched Mount Everest for bodies Saturday as authorities ruled out hope of finding any more survivors from an avalanche that killed at least 12 Nepalese guides in the deadliest accident ever on the world`s highest peak.

12 dead in "most deadly" Mount Everest avalanche

In the most deadly accident on the world`s highest peak, an avalanche swept the slopes of Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 people.

Four killed in avalanche in Pakistan

At least two women and two children were killed and six others wounded when an avalanche hit a house in this northwestern city of Pakistan today.

Avalanche warning issued in Kashmir

A high-danger avalanche warning was Monday issued in Jammu and Kashmir for higher reaches of the Kashmir valley and Kargil district of Ladakh following heavy snowfall.

Avalanche warning for higher parts of J&K

With most parts of Jammu and Kashmir experiencing fresh spell of snowfall, authorities on Monday issued a high and medium-danger avalanche warning for higher parts of the state.

Avalanche warning in Kashmir

A medium danger avalanche warning was issued for some snow-bound areas of Kashmir Valley.

75 rescued after avalanche hits north Kashmir

Seventy-five people were rescued in north Kashmir`s Kupwara district while efforts are on to rescue another 25 after an avalanche hit a mountain pass, police said Tuesday.

Avalanche warning for Nowgam, Kaiyan areas in Kashmir

A medium-danger avalanche warning was issued on Thursday by the authorities in the high-altitude areas of Nowgam and Kaiyan areas of Kashmir following fresh snowfall.

Avalanche warning issued in Kashmir

A `high danger` avalanche warning was on Tuesday issued in several areas near the Line of Control in the Kashmir Valley.

Army rescues eight people trapped in Kashmir avalanche

The Army on Thursday rescued eight civilians trapped in an avalanche in Banihal of Jammu and Kashmir.

Cold snap continues in north India; 1 dies in avalanche in J&K

Cold conditions persisted in north India with mercury plummeting slightly and fog enveloping several parts of the region, affecting normal life.

Avalanche threat over high altitude tribal areas of Himachal

Avalanche threat loomed large over high altitude areas of Himachal Pradesh which are experiencing snowfall and intense cold wave conditions continued unabated in the state on Thursday.

Cold intensifies in HP; Avalanche alert in high altitude areas

Avalanche threat loomed large over high altitude tribal areas and people have been advised to stay indoors as biting cold wave conditions prevailed in Himachal Pradesh in spite of marginal rise in temperature.