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5.3 magnitude earthquake hits Himachal's Kangra Valley, Chamba

Dharamshala/IBNS: An earthquake measuring 5.3 magnitude rocked Himachal Pradesh's Kangra Valley and Chamba on Thursday evening.

50 dead in Himachal landslides and cloudburst, seven swept away by flash floods

Simla/IBNS: More than 50 people have died in the last two days in incidents linked to incessant rainfall in the hill state of Himachal Pradesh.

Himachal cloudburst washes away 20 vehicles near Sangla

Shimla/UNI: Nature's fury from heavy monsoon rain continues in Himachal Pradesh, as there are reports of the washing away of around 20 vehicles in Kamru village of Kinnaur district, five km from Sangla, on Thursday morning.

Incessant rains snap air, rail, and road communication in Himachal; leaving 72 dead

Shimla/IBNS: With 18 more deaths reported, the toll in the Himachal Pradesh monsoon fury went up to 72 on Monday, as continuous rainfall over the past three days paralysed normal life, snapping air, rail, and road communication.

Himachal Pradesh braces for rain and snowfall as IMD issues yellow alert

Shimla: India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued a yellow alert as it warned against rain or snowfall in Himachal Pradesh from 11 to 13 January on Tuesday.

4.1 magnitude earthquake jolts Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh

Shimla/UNI: A 4.1 magnitude earthquake jolted parts of Mandi district in Himachal Pradesh Wednesday night.

22 dead, 8 missing in Himachal Pradesh flash floods

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.

Himachal Pradesh: Four dead, 15 missing in rain related mishaps

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.

Record number of forest fires imperil Himachal’s ecology

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  

Himachal Pradesh: Earthquake hits parts of Lahaul Spiti

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.

Himachal Pradesh: Moderate intensity earthquake hits Chamba and Kangra district

Shimla/UNI: A moderate intensity earthquake struck parts of Chamba and Kangra district on Monday night, authorities said on Tuesday.

Water pipeline worker attacked by leopard in Himachal Pradesh

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.

HP: Light tremors rock parts of Chamba district

Shimla/UNI: A light tremor rocked parts of Chamba district this noon, National Centre of Seismology.

3.5 magnitude earthquake hits part of Chamba, no casualty

Shimla/UNI: An Earthquake of 3.5 magnitude jolted the parts of Chamba district of the hill state on Monday.

Magnitude 4.0 quake hits Himachal Pradesh's Chamba

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.