Avalanche

Avalanche warning issued for J&K, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand

Avalanche warning issued for J&K, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand

The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has issued an avalanche warning on Friday for the next 24 hours for some districts of Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand.

Mar 16, 2018, 17:15 PM IST
NDMA issues avalanche warning for Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand

NDMA issues avalanche warning for Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand

NDMA has issued an avalanche warning for next 24 hours for Baramulla, Bandipora and Kupwara.

Mar 13, 2018, 18:40 PM IST
Avalanche warning for Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand

Avalanche warning for Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand

The National Disaster Management Authority on Sunday issued an avalanche warning for Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand on Sunday evening. The authority said that warning will be valid from 5 pm on Sunday to 5 pm on Monday. 

Mar 04, 2018, 17:22 PM IST
Russian skier dies after being hit by avalanche in Gulmarg, 4 rescued

Russian skier dies after being hit by avalanche in Gulmarg, 4 rescued

One Russian skier died on the spot after being hit by an avalanche in Gulmarg on Friday. Four other skiers of the group who had been stuck in the avalanche have been rescued.

Feb 16, 2018, 15:56 PM IST
J&K CM expresses sorrow over death of 3 soldiers at Machil

J&K CM expresses sorrow over death of 3 soldiers at Machil

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti expressed deep sorrow over the death of three soldiers in Machhil sector of Kupwara district who were killed when their post came under an avalanche on Friday.

Feb 02, 2018, 22:10 PM IST
Avalanche warning in Kashmir districts after earthquake felt in North India

Avalanche warning in Kashmir districts after earthquake felt in North India

A government agency on Wednesday issued an avalanche warning in several districts of Jammu and Kashmir for next 24 hours, shortly after a 6.2 magnitude earthquake on the Afghanistan-Tajikistan border region jolted parts of north India.

Jan 31, 2018, 16:25 PM IST
Avalanche warning issued for some places in J&K

Avalanche warning issued for some places in J&K

Chandigarh-based Snow and Avalanche Study Establishment (SASE) issued low danger avalanche warning for the areas above 2,500 m altitude valid for the next 24 hours starting at 5 pm.

Jan 19, 2018, 17:56 PM IST
J&K: Swedish national killed in avalanche in Gulmarg, one missing skier found

J&K: Swedish national killed in avalanche in Gulmarg, one missing skier found

The authorities had issued an avalanche warning for seven districts of Kashmir till Thursday evening. 

Jan 18, 2018, 15:09 PM IST
Avalanche strikes car carrying six in J&K's Kupwara

Avalanche strikes car carrying six in J&K's Kupwara

The six passengers, reported to be tourists, are missing and a search and rescue operation has been launched.

Jan 05, 2018, 19:27 PM IST

3 soldiers missing after avalanche hit Army post in J&K’s Gurez sector

In a tragic incident, three soldiers belonging to the Army went missing after an avalanche hit their post on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday.

Dec 12, 2017, 16:53 PM IST
Avalanche hits Army post at LoC; three jawans missing, search on

Avalanche hits Army post at LoC; three jawans missing, search on

A search and rescue operation has been launched to trace the missing jawans.

Dec 12, 2017, 12:11 PM IST
Avalanche hits southwestern Iran, 8 climbers dead, 1 missing

Avalanche hits southwestern Iran, 8 climbers dead, 1 missing

Iran's state-run media says eight climbers have died in an avalanche and a ninth is missing.

Dec 09, 2017, 20:00 PM IST

17 climbers dead after avalanche in Mongolia

The death toll from an avalanche in Mongolia rose to 17 on Wednesday after rescuers found the bodies of seven missing climbers who had ignored a ban on climbing a mountain.

Oct 25, 2017, 16:41 PM IST
Renowned mountain climber commits suicide after girlfriend, 23, dies in Montana avalanche

Renowned mountain climber commits suicide after girlfriend, 23, dies in Montana avalanche

A day after his girlfriend was fatally buried by an avalanche in the US state of Montana, a renowned US mountain climber killed himself.

Oct 12, 2017, 11:05 AM IST
Eight missing after avalanche in Swiss Alps town

Eight missing after avalanche in Swiss Alps town

The avalanche occurred on Wednesday in the alpine village of Bondo whose 100 residents were promptly evacuated, after which the main road was closed off, reports Efe news.

Aug 24, 2017, 17:22 PM IST

J&K: Army pays tribute to soldiers martyred in Ladakh avalanche

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Apr 10, 2017, 12:27 PM IST

Rains, avalanches claim 8 lives in J&K, but floods recede

Eight persons were killed in three days of recent heavy rains and snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir, but with weather clearing, the water levels in all swollen rivers, streams and lakes in the valley have started receding, officials said on Friday.

Apr 07, 2017, 19:58 PM IST
Living near mountains? This is what you should do when an avalanche hits

Living near mountains? This is what you should do when an avalanche hits

Understanding avalanches is important if you live near mountains or in avalanche-prone areas like Jammu and Kashmir.

Apr 07, 2017, 13:34 PM IST

J&K: Soldiers killed after avalanches hit Batalik Sector in Ladakh

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Apr 07, 2017, 11:31 AM IST
Multiple avalanches hit army post in J&K's Batalik Sector, three soldiers missing

Multiple avalanches hit army post in J&K's Batalik Sector, three soldiers missing

Snowfall triggers multiple avalanches burrying Army Post in Batalik Sector, 2 soldiers out of 5 rescued; rescue ops for 3 in progress

Apr 06, 2017, 20:40 PM IST