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Fresh snowfall, widespread rains lash Himachal, 150 rescued

Last Updated: Sunday, May 25, 2014, 00:27

Fresh snowfall and widespread rains lashed higher parts of Himachal Pradesh while at least 150 persons stranded at Rohtang Pass have been rescued by district administration.

Snowfall in HP; death toll due heat in Odisha mounts to 17

Last Updated: Monday, May 12, 2014, 22:19

Moderate rains in parts of Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan and fresh snowfall in Himachal Pradesh kept temperature subdued in North, while in Eastern India two more deaths were reported from Odisha due to ongoing heat wave.

Kedarnath Yatra remains suspended for second day due to snowfall

Last Updated: Monday, May 12, 2014, 14:58

Pilgrimage to Kedarnath remained suspended for the second consecutive day due to snowfall at the Himalayan shrine and rain in the lower areas of Kedar valley.

Army evacuates stranded tourists in Sikkim

Last Updated: Monday, April 28, 2014, 15:05

Around 2,000 tourists stranded at Thegu in East Sikkim due to sudden snowfall were rescued and evacuated by the Army personnel of Black Cat Division, Army said.

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.