Why Himalayan glaciers are expanding instead of shrinking
Why Himalayan glaciers are expanding instead of shrinking

Scientists' observations in the Karakoram region have revealed that the glaciers there were stable, and snowfall is increasing instead of decreasing.

Himachal Pradesh lashed by rains, snow; temperature dips

Most parts of Himachal Pradesh witnessed moderate to heavy rains while some parts received snowfall, leading to a drop in temperature across the state.

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

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

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

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

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!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Unseasonal snowfall disrupts life in Kashmir Valley

Unseasonal heavy snowfall paralyzed life in the Kashmir Valley on Tuesday. The strategic Srinagar-Jammu highway was closed, educational institutions were shut and the state civil services exam was postponed.

Avalanche warning for higher parts of J&K

With most parts of Jammu and Kashmir experiencing fresh spell of snowfall, authorities on Monday issued a high and medium-danger avalanche warning for higher parts of the state.

Snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir as mercury drops in north

Snowfall hit Kashmir Valley while temperatures dropped by a few notches across Himachal Pradesh and Punjab and Haryana as the cold made a comeback in parts of northern India.

Tourists flock to Shimla, Manali for snow

Intermittent snow continued Sunday in Himachal Pradesh`s tourist resorts Shimla and Manali, triggering a rush of weekend holiday-makers to these destinations.