Uttarakhand lake ‘stable’ for now, under constant monitoring amid efforts to drain

The artificial lake that has been formed in the upper reaches of the Himalayas after the flash floods in Uttarakhand seems to be stable with no immediate danger for the lower reaches, unless a catastrophic event like a cloud burst occurs, according to the assessment of scientists who are monitoring the situation. The artificial lake […]

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Uttarakhand glacier burst: Rescue teams recovered 50 bodies out of the 204 missing

New Delhi: A week after the Uttarakhand disaster, authorities have recovered 50 bodies so far out of the 204 missing persons. Rescue teams on Sunday recovered five bodies from the Tapovan tunnel with the help of machines and drones. It is the first time that bodies have been recovered from the tunnel, where 30-35 persons […]

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