Avalanche

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

Eight students feared dead in Japan avalanche

Eight Japanese high school students are feared dead after being caught in an avalanche on Monday during a mountain climbing outing at a ski resort, authorities and media said.

Mar 27, 2017, 15:12 PM IST

Four dead in massive French Alps avalanche

A father, his two teenage sons and their guide died in the French Alps on Monday after being engulfed by an avalanche at Tignes ski resort, rescue workers said.

Feb 13, 2017, 23:05 PM IST

Medium danger avalanche warning for some areas in Jammu and Kashmir

A medium danger warning was issued today for some avalanche-prone slopes of Jammu and Kashmir above 2,500 metres.

Feb 06, 2017, 17:33 PM IST

At least 50 killed as avalanche hits East Afghanistan

At least 50 persons were killed after avalanche hit the eastern province of Afghanistan.

Feb 06, 2017, 09:55 AM IST

More than 100 people killed in series of avalanches in Afghanistan

More than 100 people have been killed in a series of avalanches triggered by days of heavy snowfall around Afghanistan, including 50 in one village, officials said Sunday, warning the death toll could rise still further.

Feb 05, 2017, 23:57 PM IST

Avalanche kills 50 in Afghanistan's Nuristan province

At least 50 people were killed and a dozen others wounded after an avalanche struck a remote village in Afghanistan`s eastern province of Nuristan on Sunday, officials said.

Feb 05, 2017, 23:18 PM IST

Medium danger avalanche warning for some areas in J&K, Himachal Pradesh

A medium danger avalanche warning was again issued today for some avalanche-prone slopes of Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh.

Feb 05, 2017, 17:01 PM IST

Army bids farewell to men killed in avalanches in Kashmir

The Army on Tuesday bid farewell to its brave hearts who died in avalanches in Gurez and Machhil sectors of Kashmir Valley while guarding the Line of Control.

Jan 31, 2017, 16:05 PM IST
Five Army bravehearts rescued from avalanche succumb to injuries

Five Army bravehearts rescued from avalanche succumb to injuries

The five soldiers got trapped under snow after a track caved-in in Machil sector of Kupwara on January 28.

Jan 30, 2017, 17:38 PM IST
All five soldiers trapped under snow in J&K's Machil sector rescued, undergoing treatment

All five soldiers trapped under snow in J&K's Machil sector rescued, undergoing treatment

Of the five jawans, three were pulled out first while two others were rescued soon after.

Jan 28, 2017, 18:43 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir avalanche: Three soldiers rescued, two still trapped under snow

Jammu and Kashmir avalanche: Three soldiers rescued, two still trapped under snow

The 40-day long period of harsh winter called the 'Chillai Kalan' that started on December 21 will end on January 30.

Jan 28, 2017, 13:28 PM IST

DNA: Nonstop News

Death toll of soldiers due to avalanche reached 15. Watch this special segment and get to know more here.

Jan 28, 2017, 13:01 PM IST