Chamoli district suffers a havoc triggered by a glacier burst and flash floods Key Highlights Glacier burst leading to flash flood in the rivers Dhauliganga and Alaknanda Several lives lost and people missing Two hydel…
Two weeks after a surge of water in the Alaknanda and Nanda Devi rivers, death toll is at 67. We take you step by step through what is 2021’s deadliest natural disaster so far.
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.