#Uttarakhand

4 days ago.Chamoli, Uttarakhand, India
The NTPC has been asked to redirect the course of Dhauli Ganga in order to prevent water from flowing into the Tapovan tunnel and causing the sludge-clearing operations to get stalled. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • The glacier burst decimated the Rishi Ganga hydel project on February 7
  • While 67 people have lost their lives, 137 are still missing
  • The Tapovan project, though not destroyed, has been substantially damaged

16 Feburary.Chamoli, Uttarakhand, India
The washed away Tapovan hydel power project plant after Feb. 7 glacier burst, in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • The Chamoli district was hit by a flash flood on February 7 after a glacier burst
  • Rescue operation is underway at NTPC's tunnel in Tapovan
  • Till now, 11 bodies have been recovered from the Tapovan tunnel in Chamoli district

15 Feburary.Uttarakhand, India
The farmers said destroying the crop was the last resort. (Photo Credit: Representational/PTI)

  • Three farmers in Uttarakhand chopped their banana plantations after failing to make sales for the right price
  • The farmers travelled to Pilibhit and Bareilly in UP looking for buyers, but all in vain
  • The horticulture officials advised the farmers to plant the crop

15 Feburary.Uttarakhand, India
Officials said that a helicopter has been kept on standby at the Tapovan rescue site. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Officials said cases of 179 missing people have been registered
  • Rescuers are racing against time to free the trapped in the Tapovan valley
  • Flash floods caused by possible glacier burst on February 7 wreaked havoc in Uttarakhand

14 Feburary.Chamoli, Uttarakhand, India
Aerial view shows washed away Tapovan hydel power project plant after January 7 glacier burst in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • The rescue team on Saturday drilled a wider and deeper hole into the Tapovan tunnel
  • Nearly 30 people were trapped inside the tunnel due to the Uttarakhand glacier breach
  • The confirmed death toll in the Uttarakhand disaster has risen to 50

14 Feburary.Chamoli, Uttarakhand, India
Uttarakhand was hit by floods on February 7, 2021.(Photo Credit: Representational Image/Unsplash)

  • People hope that those buried when floods destroyed the Alaknanda river system will be rescued – alive
  • Of the more than 200 missing, the bodies of 38 people have been recovered
  • On Sunday morning, 5 bodies were recovered, two from Raini village in Chamoli district

14 Feburary.Chamoli, Uttarakhand, India
An avalanche prompted by bursting of Nanda Devi glacier was reported in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district in Tapovan area on February 7. (Photo credit: Representative image/Pixabay)

  • There is a release of 1.6 million cubic metre of water stored in subglacial lakes, said Kulkarni
  • Further probe is necessary to evaluate risk from a flash flood, he added
  • Glacial lakes take place when glacial ice melts to form lake

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had sent a team of three ministers to Uttarakhand for carrying out relief work. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • A total of 23 people have been found alive from Uttar Pradesh
  • Of the 64 missing people, 30 are from Lakhimpur Kheri, followed by 10 from Saharanpur
  • A portion of the Nanda Devi glacier possibly burst through its banks in Chamoli district on February 7


13 Feburary.Chamoli, Uttarakhand, India
Uttarakhand was hit by floods on February 7, 2021.(Photo Credit: Representational Image/Unsplash)

  • The Uttarakhand flood is believed to have been caused by a landslide, an avalanche
  • A resident of Chamoli was saved from the flash floods by a tree on Sunday
  • The flood damaged the Rishiganga power project on Rishiganga River

13 Feburary.Chamoli, Uttarakhand, India
Washed away Tapovan project in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • The rescue team drilled a 12-metre-long hole of 75 mm diameter in Tapovan tunnel
  • Around 30 people are believed to be trapped in the tunnel
  • 38 bodies have been recovered until now while 166 people are still missing