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Two highways leading to Kedarnath, Badrinath blocked

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 01:00

Fresh snowfall in higher reaches and moderate showers in plains in Uttarakhand have left two highways leading to Kedarnath and Badrinath shrines in Garhwal Himalayas blocked, raising worries about timely start of the annual Char Dham pilgrimage on May two.

How a cyclone looks from space in 3D!

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 19:52

The first spacecraft designed to detect light rain and snowfall from space has now captured the first 3D images of precipitation on earth.

Srinagar-Jammu highway closed after fresh snowfall

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 14:23

Non-stop rain and snowfall triggered landslides on the Srinagar-Jammu highway in Jammu and Kashmir forcing closure of the vital road link for traffic.

More snowfall, rains in Kashmir; no respite till Tuesday

Last Updated: Saturday, March 15, 2014, 14:49

The high altitude areas of Kashmir including the ski resort of Gulmarg experienced fresh snowfall today, while rains lashed Srinagar and other plains ending the brief respite from intense cold which had gripped the region.

589 power stations damaged due to snowfall: J&K Govt

Last Updated: Friday, March 14, 2014, 15:08

Jammu and Kahsmir government on Friday said that 589 power stations and 310 residential structures were damaged due to incessant rains and heavy snowfall in Ramban district of the state.

Kashmir snowfall leaves 17 dead, 2,000 houses damaged

Last Updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 19:52

The untimely snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir claimed 17 lives and left nearly 2,000 houses damaged in Kashmir division, a high-level review meeting chaired by Chief Minister Omar Abdullah was informed Thursday.

600 structures damaged in Kashmir due to heavy snowfall

Last Updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 15:33

Nearly 600 structures, including dozens of residential houses, have been partially damaged due to the recent heavy snowfall in the Kashmir Valley, Jammu and Kashmir government said Thursday.

Srinagar-Jammu highway opens for stranded vehicles

Last Updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 12:29

The Srinagar-Jammu National Highway, which was closed for the past two days following heavy snowfall, was opened Thursday for stranded vehicles to proceed to their destinations.

Manali gets more snow, most of Himachal freezes

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 13:17

The picturesque tourist resort Manali experienced more snowfall on Wednesday but it was a sunny day here after two days of intermittent rain. The minimum temperature here settled at 3.8 degrees Celsius.

Heavy snowfall triggers avalanches in Kashmir, 11 dead

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 12:10

At least 11 people, including two Army jawans, were killed while over 100 others were evacuated to safety as the unprecedented snowfall in March triggered avalanches and damaged over 150 structures including dozens of houses in Jammu and Kashmir.

Snowfall in Himachal Pradesh, avalanche threat in higher areas

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 23:28

Avalanche threat loomed large over high altitude tribal areas of Himachal Pradesh as another spell of moderate to heavy snowfall lashed the higher reaches while the mid and lower hills received widespread rains.

Uttarakhand receives fresh snowfall

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 18:59

High altitude areas of Chamoli and Uttarkashi districts of Uttarakhand received fresh snowfall on Tuesday even as the valleys were lashed by moderate rains causing a sharp drop in temperature at most places.