Shimla: At least 22 people have been killed and eight others are reported missing in Himachal Pradesh where 34 incidents of landslides, flash floods, and cloudbursts have occurred in the last 24 hours, Chief Secretary RD Dhiman stated on Saturday.
Shimla: Four people died and 15 others went missing in various rain related mishaps that occurred in Chamba and Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh during the past 24 hrs.
Himachal Pradesh recorded 2,763 incidents of forest fires this year from April 1 to June 30, which is the highest figure recorded by the state’s Forest Protection and Fire Control division, since 2007. While three forest officers lost their lives, over 23,000 hectares of forest area were affected. Senior forest officers state that dry weather spells and human negligence or wilful destruction could be the reasons for the fires. The local people see it as an outcome of large scale development projects. Mongabay India correspondent Vivek Gupta reports
Shimla/UNI: A light intensity earthquake was recorded at the Lahaul Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh last night, said the National Center for Seismology here on Saturday.
Shimla/UNI: A moderate intensity earthquake struck parts of Chamba and Kangra district on Monday night, authorities said on Tuesday.
Shimla/UNI: A 45-year-old man working in a forest near Shimla was injured after being attacked by a leopard, police said on Thursday.
Shimla/UNI: A light tremor rocked parts of Chamba district this noon, National Centre of Seismology.
Shimla/UNI: An Earthquake of 3.5 magnitude jolted the parts of Chamba district of the hill state on Monday.
Shimla/UNI: An earthquake of magnitude 4.0 hit parts of Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh on Tuesday, no report of loss of any property and life reported.
Shimla/UNI: Moderate intensity earthquake of 3.6 magnitude jolted parts of Chamba district of the hilly state on Wednesday.
Shimla/UNI: A white blanket enveloped large parts of this hill state on Monday, especially tourist resorts, including Shimla, Kufri, Narkanda, Manali and Dalhousie, turning everything, from trees to mountains to cars frosted, while leaving few national highways and many major roads and link roads, snow-bound.
Shimla, Aug 19 (IBNS): At least 30 people have died and several others were missing as rain triggered massive damages to roads and buildings in several parts of North India over the weekend.
Shimla, Aug 18 (IBNS): Rain-related incidents have left 18 people killed in Himachal Pradesh, media reports said on Sunday.
Shimla, Aug 10 (UNI) The Met Office on Saturday issued warnings of heavy rainfall at isolated places and widespread rainfall in three to four days in Himachal Pradesh.
Shimla, Aug 3 (UNI) Moderate to heavy rains lashed parts of Himachal Pradesh in the past 24 hours, affecting normal life.