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16 March, 2018 3:20 PM Avalanche warning issued for J&K, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand

New Delhi: The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has issued an avalanche warning on Friday for the next 24 hours for some districts of Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand. They said that an avalanche warning will be valid from 5 pm on Friday to 5 pm on Saturday. The authority issued the warning after a report from the Snow and Avalanche 63

1 March, 2018 5:27 PM Blizzards kill more than 50 in Europe

Heavy snowfall and deadly blizzards lashed Europe on Thursday, forcing Geneva’s busy airport to close, as the region shivered in a deep freeze that has gripped countries from the far north to Mediterranean beaches in the south. The death toll continued to mount, as another three people perished in Poland, taking the number of victims there to 21, most of them rough 21

16 February, 2018 12:36 PM Temperatures rise in Himachal Pradesh, more snow likely next week

The hills of Himachal Pradesh on Friday saw a rise in the temperatures due to prevailing dry weather, but the Met Office has forecast more rain and snowfall next week. "A fresh Western Disturbance is likely to affect the Western Himalayan region on February 20 with chances of rainfall and snowfall in the state," an office statement said. Shimla: The hills 56

13 February, 2018 6:15 AM More snow in Shimla, Manali; traffic hampered

SHIMLA: Popular tourist destinations Shimla and Manali continued to experience more snowfall on the second day on Tuesday, while lower hills across Himachal Pradesh were lashed by rain, bringing the temperature down by several notches. Towns in upper Shimla district remained cut off with heavy snow cover piled on roads, officials said. Tourist spots 47

12 February, 2018 4:59 AM Snowfall shuts Jammu-Srinagar highway

Fresh snowfall was on Monday recorded in many areas of Jammu and Kashmir, leading to the closure of the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway for vehicular traffic. The snowfall, however, snapped Kashmir’s links with the rest of the country as the arterial Jammu-Srinagar National Highway was closed due to the accumulation of snow around Jawahar Tunnel in the Qazigund 29

22 January, 2018 8:29 PM Heavy Snow, Avalanche Fears In Davos Ahead Of World Economic Forum

Davos: At least 20 people were evacuated late last night from the North of Davos due to an avalanche scare. It has been snowing incessantly in Davos for the past 48 hours. A further metre or so is expected to fall across some parts of the Alps on Monday, the weather office predicted. NDTV spoke to a BBC journalist who was among those evacuated by security 75

16 December, 2017 4:40 PM Mercury to remain low for three days in NCR, air improves

According to the IMD, Sunday may see a slight dip in the minimum temperature to hover around 7 degrees in Delhi. New Delhi: With dry and cold north-westerly winds blowing, the mercury may fall by a degree for the next three days, with the minimum temperature around Delhi likely to hover around 7 degrees, the weatherman said on Saturday. According to the India 34

12 December, 2017 9:35 AM Five soldiers missing as avalanches hit forward posts in J&K

Five soldiers were missing after multiple avalanches hit forward posts in north Kashmir’s Kupwara and Bandipora districts in the past 24 hours. Meanwhile, one Army porter died in another avalanche. “Two soldiers slipped down the slope in Naugam Sector, Kupwara. Three soldiers went missing from a forward post in Kanzalwan Sub-Sector, Bandipora’s Gurez 37

12 December, 2017 6:41 AM Three soldiers missing as avalanche hits forward post in J&K

“Efforts are on to trace the missing soldiers but continuous snowfall was hampering the rescue and search efforts,” says an official. Three soldiers were missing after an avalanche, triggered by fresh snowfall, struck a forward post in Gurez sector in Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Tuesday. The avalanche hit an Army post at Baktoor 28

23 October, 2017 9:46 AM Multiple factors led poll panel to hold Himachal elections earlier: CEC

Chief election commissioner Achal Kumar Joti on Monday said multiple factors, including the weather had come into play when deciding why to hold elections in Himachal Pradesh earlier than Gujarat. NEW DELHI: Chief election commissioner Achal Kumar Joti on Monday said multiple factors, including the weather had come into play when deciding why to hold elections 41