February 2021

Chamoli Glacier Burst

By: Lavanya Rautela Rescuers were busy finding more bodies on Friday, 19 February, as they toiled hard and used different gadgets inside a tunnel in the disaster-hit Tapovan project in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district. “We have…

Uttrakhand: Here’s all you need to know about the Chamoli Glacier Burst

On the 7th of February, a portion of Nanda Devi Glacier broke off. This led to creating an avalanche (snowslide) that washed away hydroelectric power stations and swept away homes. According to the sources, it left 10 people dead, and around 125 people missing. However, as per the sources currently, the special operations team has been able to recover 62 bodies and 28 body parts and 142 are still missing.