Uttarakhand: Cloudburst wreaks hovoc in Bhatwari area, more rains to come

Cloudburst has wreaked hovoc in Bhatwari, Uttarakhand.

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Cloudburst in Uttarkashi affects three villages, damages several houses

A cloudburst and incessant rains affected three villages and washed away several houses in Uttarkashi, Uttrakhand late last night.

Five killed in Uttarakhand landslide, heavy rain alert

Five people were killed in a landslide in Uttarakhand and the meteorological department Monday warned of another round of incessant downpour within 48 hours.

Uttarakhand Govt handling reconstruction work casually: BJP

Opposition BJP in Uttarakhand on Monday said the collapse of an under-construction bridge in Uttarkashi district exposes the "casual manner" in which reconstruction works are being carried out in flood-hit areas of the state.

Sergei Lavrov thanks Sushma Swaraj for helping Russians in Uttarakhand mishap

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Wednesday called his Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj for providing immediate assistance to the Russian tourists who had met with an accident in Uttarakhand yesterday.

Uttarakhand receives fresh snowfall

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.

Rs 125 cr additional fund for flood-hit districts in Uttarakhand

Asking officials to immediately start work on projects cleared by Project Implementation Units in the calamity-hit areas, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat said an additional sum of Rs 125 crore will be given to districts to speed up reconstruction work.

23-year-old woman gang-raped, killed

Two youths allegedly gang-raped a 23-year-old woman, slit her throat and burnt her body, dumping it into nearby jungles before escaping with her mobile phone and jewellery in Uttarkashi.

Mild tremors felt in Uttarakhand

A slight intensity earthquake shook parts of Uttarakhand early Wednesday.

Pilgrim from Karnataka killed in car accident in Uttarkashi

A pilgrim from Karnataka was on Monday killed and another got injured when a rock rolling down a hillside hit their car in Uttarkashi district, police said here.

Gangotri yatra resumes

Pilgrimage to Gangotri, one of the Char Dhams, resumed on Tuesday after remaining suspended for over three months in the wake of the devastating flashfloods in the state.

Ficci constitutes task force to rebuild Uttarakhand

The districts of Uttarkashi, Rudraprayag, Chamoli and Pithoragarh in Uttarakhand have been battered by heavy rains and flash floods, causing huge losses to property, livestock and farm land.

Heavy rains trigger landslides, sweep away road

Heavy overnight rains lashed a number of places in Uttarakhand, triggering fresh landslides in Uttarkashi district where stretch of a road connecting a remote area was swept away by swollen Tehri lake.

Light rainfall in Uttarakhand

Scattered light rainfall occurred in some parts of Uttarakhand on Sunday while conditions remained overcast throughout the state, official sources said on Sunday.

Fresh incidents of landslides as heavy rains lash Uttarakhand

Moderate to heavy rains in most places in Uttarakhand on Tuesday triggered fresh incidents of landslides, cloudbursts and house collapses across the state.

Uttarakhand aftermath: Relief operations speeded up as weather relents

With weather clearing up, relief operations gained momentum in Uttarakhand as the government came out with a roadmap for clearing tonnes of debris and extricating bodies in Kedarnath.

Narrow escape from landslide for Nishank in Uttarkashi

Former Uttarakhand chief minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank had a narrow escape from a landslide at Netali Maneri marg, a senior official said.

Social organisations to arrange return of WB pilgrims

Charitable organisations Bharat Sevasram Sangha and Balananda Ashram have said they have rescued some people from West Bengal stranded in Uttarakhand and making arrangements for their return.

Rescue in progress to sent back stranded tourists from Bengal

Many stranded tourists and pilgrims from West Bengal have been able to make way for Haridwar, a state minister said on Thursday.