Floods In Kedarnath PDF
PRELIMINARY ASSESSMENT OF KEDARNATH AREA AFTER THE FLOODS OF 16th and 17th JUNE 2013 State Unit Uttarakhand Geological Survey of India Northern Region
While we try to reconstruct the chronology of events that culminated in the tragedy at Kedarnath on ... there are no daily rainfall figures for any regions worst hit by floods, rainfall and landslides. This includes Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangootri, Pithoragarh and surrounding areas. In fact,
nated in the tragedy at Kedarnath on the 16 th and 17 June as well as the whole of Uttarakhand between 15 ... worst hit by floods, rainfall and landslides. This includes Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangootri, Pithoragarh and surrounding areas. In fact, while answering a question raised by Himanshu ...
continued from page 10 July 2013 11 continued on page 12 Kedarnath After the Floods the assembly hall are decorated with figures of deities and scenes from mythology.
Uttarakhand in the media, more than 1056 people have lost their life and hundreds are still missing in monsoon floods ... On Kedarnath national highway between Silli and Chandrapuri 140 houses are washed away and another 100
Flash floods and Land Slides in Uttarakhand State, India flooded Highlights ... Kedarnath, the epicenter of the devastation was covered with 6 feet of sludge and remains nearly impossible to reach. Death toll has reached up to 1,000.
SCIENTIFIC CORRESPONDENCE CURRENT SCIENCE, VOL. 105, NO. 2, 25 JULY 2013 171 Kedarnath disaster: facts and plausible causes Recent climate changes have had signifi-
Lessons from Kedarnath tragedy of Uttarakhand Himalaya, India The complete destruction by Mandakini ... races in Kedarnath. During high floods, the rivers acquire a shorter, straight path similar to the one carved by the flood water of Mandakini River (along with
from the Kedarnath and Uttarkashi. Prime Minister has done an Ariel survey of the affected area. He said that Uttarakhand is under huge devastation and ... Prime Minister Manmohan Singh issued an appeal on Uttarakhand floods.
Cloudbursts, floods and landslides brought on by incessant rain over the past 48 hours have left a trail of ... Kedarnath, Yamunotri and Gangotri stranded. A large number of shrines, hotels, rest houses, shops and residential buildings close to the river have also caved in.
severely affected by floods and landslides following the torrential rainfall in the region since Friday, 14 ... • There was a huge reservoir situated above the land area of the Kedarnath temple which was burst on 17 th, June releasing huge volume of water.
have been ravaged by floods, which has been termed by the prime minister as being the most distressing. ... A view of the Hindu holy town of Kedarnath from a helicopter after a flood, in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand. Photo: AFP.
Kedarnath Valley, which was the epicenter of the floods and landslides, was also cleared of all stranded pilgrims in stepped up rescue operations ... with following the flash floods. And with food packets being airdropped not reaching remote
Kedarnath is one of the ancient and famous pilgrims place situated in Uttarakhand, India. It is located in the snow cover area of ... floods in the region that has caused huge damage to lives and property in the Mandakani valley." Conclusion
the floods. There are villages that have lost significant number of youths in this tragic event and the young wives, old parents now remain in the families who have to fend for themselves. There are considerable ... in Kedarnath valley.
Cloudbursts, floods and landslides brought on by incessant rain over the past 48 hours have left ... believed to have been killed in a cloudburst near Rambada near Kedarnath. Two persons are feared dead in a landslide in the area and several are missing.
the floods in the state. ISRO believes that the disaster in Uttarakhand was aggravated by the large number of landslides in the area between ... Kedarnath each day and several hundreds are flown in. Where do you think the fuel to feed them
the cause of devastation, disaster and havoc due to floods, inundation and mass waste (avalanche, soil erosion, landslides and river bank erosion) ... Figure 10: Kedarnath city washed away 4. Severe Mahakali Flood at Darchula Headquarter
of the Mandakini River has led to floods near Kedarnath Shrine area, Rambara, Agostyamuni, Tilwara, Guptkashi in Rudraprayag district. ... Alaknanda Floods in 1970 Bhagirathi Floods in 1978 Uttarkashi earthquake in 1991 Malpa and Ukhimath landslides in 1998
Floods in Uttarakhand: A New Relief Deal JULY 2013 EXPERIENCE LEARNING SERIES 60 ALL INDIA DISASTER MITIGATION INSTITUTE (AIDMI) & DISASTER ... Kedarnath disaster: facts and plausible causes, Scientific Correspondence http://www.currentscience.ac.in/Volumes/105/02/0171.pdf
summer season) resulted in an aggravation of floods in this region (Kedarnath and adjoining areas). On 17th June alone, the state of Uttarakhand received more than 340 mm of rainfall (37 cm/day in Dehradun; as reported in the Climate Diagnostics Bulletin of
raced to evacuated over 9000 stranded in Kedarnath and Badrinath. The toll was expected to rise as Uttarakhand principal secretary Rakesh Sharma said casualty ... cloudburst and floods in the upper reaches that left several hundreds of homes, rest houses
Figure 1.4 Kedarnath Valley before Flash Floods4 5 Figure 1.5 Kedarnath Valley after Flash Floods When the river shifted to a new natural course (see figure no. 1.3), due to excessive rainfall and
India: Monsoon Flash Floods IRCS NDWRT members setting up NORIT water treatment unit in Uttarkashi. ... especially in Kedarnath valley. A total of 105,412 people have been rescued by the combined military and air force effort so far.
HIHT RELIEF WORK The tough terrains of Uttarakhand are often posed with natural calamities viz. floods, earthquakes, landslides, cloudbursts etc.
The trek to Kedarnath was a good 16 Km walk one way from 3000 ft elevation of Gaurikund (the base camp where one reached by bus) to nearly ... The weather changes suddenly at high altitude and thus the flash floods in Uttarakhand were nothing new though the scale of devastation was enormous.
• Damage due to landslides/ mudflow, flash floods likely downstream ... Chaurbari Lake Lateral Moraine Chaurbari Glacier Chaurabari Lake burst –Kedarnath tragedy (2013)
which led to massive floods in the areas of Kedarnath and other areas. The heavy rains resulted in large flashfloods and massive landslides. The entire villages and settlements such as Gurikund and the market of Ram Bada, a transition point to
downhill from Kedarnath to Badrinath on 16th of June. As we were moving down the hill , the rains started and got heavy.We were ... landslides followed floods which followed the cloud burst.This all was a consequence of mankind’s carelessness and its unfavorable activities.
floods have hit the heart of Himalaya. This year monsoon brought such a massive loss of lives, property, infrastructure, biodiversity and agriculture etc. ... Kedarnath Musk deer sanctuary and beautiful natural lake ‘devaria tal’ in mid-Himalayan
have demolished these towns like Kedarnath Dham. Bhagirathi River down stream of Tehri Dam to Devprayag 77 kilometer was 100% saved from floods. ... Floods – THPC CEO woke up after 12 Days from forecast date and 10 days after Massive Floods were on way –
cloudburst, flash floods and landslides on the 16 th and 17 of June 2013, is no less than a Himalayan disaster. ... The catastrophe at Kedarnath forebodes mega-disaster in near future, unless we save ecology of the terrain from unregulated development activities. Title: notaug13.pmd
to depict the Kedarnath temple which was devastated by floods recently. "We have chosen the Kedarnath temple, a holy shrine of the Hindus, recently devastat-ed by floods because it is still vividly imprinted in the minds of the people," secretary of the
Kedarnath After the Floods the assembly hall are decorated with figures of deities and scenes from mythology. Outside the temple door, a large statue of the Nandi Bull still stands guard.The temple is believed to have been in existence for
June 29, 2013 Dear Devotees: As you know, there were unprecedented floods in Uttarakhand, India. Thousands of people were dead and many are still trapped in the affected
Uttarakhand Flash Floods June 2013 Assessment Report by National Institute of Women, Child and Youth Development ... Even the Kedarnath temple was not spared as the water entered the main shrine, leaving people struggling to stay afloat.
lying scattered or buried in slush in Kedarnath and nearby flood-hit areas to avert the outbreak of an epidemic. Talking to reporters at Almora, ... The district has been the worst hit by floods in the State so far with 1,92,923 persons living in 416 camps spread across the district.
flash floods remained trapped at Kedarnath for six days and later he too was rescued by Army. He said they tried to find out the whereabouts of three Jammu families but could not get any clue of them also. He said Divya Drishti Sansthan Kendra Gandhi Nagar
flash floods and landslides. Several villages and settlements such as: Kedarnath Shrine area, Harsil, Uttarkashi, Gaurikund, Rambara, Guptkashi, Sonprayag, Srinagar, etc. suffered heavy damages. Though parts of Himachal ...
mention here that the flash floods caused in this stream following the heavy rains in the year 2010 besides toll of human life and property also demolished three bridges and much of the roads along it. The quantum of destruction, God forbid, if the floods
Program Title Uttarakhand Flash Floods Situation report 4 Submitted by Caritas India Date July 2, 2013 Name of Writer ... disposal in Kedarnath has remained a major tension for the administration with no cremation taking place over the past two days.
Details of members rescued from North Indian floods (as on 24-6-2013) 13 5 members Srinivasa-08026720455 they have reached bangalore.on their own. 24-62013 ... they were in Kedarnath Asish(vinod jujary)-8550995426 3 Shubha-9972095376 from HSR Layout Bangalore Total 3 members went to
Uttarakhand floods Only precise forecast of rain would have helped, says NDMA chief Special Correspondent The National Disaster Management Authority ... rescue, Badrinath, Kedarnath, Rudraprayag, Pauri, Himalayan rivers, National Disaster Relief
Kedarnath in Uttarakhand, where further government liaison was carried out, in ... by the floods, and the (Silver) command team based at Dehradun, and (Gold) H in ondon. A pre-deployment briefing with Chief Minister Shri Viay Bahugana along
floods and landslides in the state of Uttarakhand and is considered as India’s ... destruction at Kedarnath was probably caused by a sudden rapid melting of ice and snow on the Kedarnath Mountain which flooded the Charbari lake (upstream)
mostly located along the Mandakini river between Kedarnath to Rudraprayag. The ... Vegetation / Forest cover loss after floods Sl ...
‘Human activities increasing risk of calamities in Kedarnath’ Uttarakhand floods: World Bank & ADB to give $400m GENDER TOP Gender: Defined by Biology or Sociology? Anti-abuse codes Child ...
Monsoon fury continued to wreak havoc on Uttarakhand on Tuesday with flash floods, landslips and cloudbursts claiming 54 lives and leaving 61,890 Char-Dham yatris stranded ... “Around 800 people are still stuck in Kedarnath and it will take three more days to rescue them” Compiled by SDMC ...
and floods per guidelines from the Indian Roads Congress. ... towns of Kedarnath, Rambara, Gaurikund along the way. The monsoon rains resulted in substantial human and economic losses across Uttarakhand, impacting over 900,000
in 1998 and cloudbursts and flash floods at Khetgaon and ... Kedarnath temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva and situated near the Mandakini River in a valley of the Garhwal Himalayas, was constructed in the 8th century and folklore has it