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Heavy rains in Himachal, more in store


September 18th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 18 (IANS) Temperatures across Himachal Pradesh fell Tuesday due to widespread rain with Hamirpur town recording the highest amount - 164 mm - in the state, the met ... Read more...

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Heavy rain to continue in Himachal


August 26th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 26 (IANS) Heavy rainfall will continue across Himachal Pradesh in the next 24 hours, a weather official said Sunday evening."There will be no respite from the incessant rain ... Read more...

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Incessant rains in Himachal, rivers in spate


August 21st, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 21 (IANS) Rivers and their tributaries in Himachal Pradesh have been in spate as the state has witnessed moderate to heavy rainfall for almost a week, while two ... Read more...

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Hundreds of tourists stranded in Himachal Pradesh


August 20th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 20 (IANS) Hundreds of people, including foreign tourists, have been stranded in Himachal Pradesh's Spiti subdivision for the past two days after the closure of roads due to ... Read more...

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Himachal may see heavy rains, rivers in spate


August 19th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 19 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh may experience heavy rainfall in the next two days, while the Chandigarh-Manali National Highway-21 remained disrupted throughout the day Sunday due ... Read more...

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Manali-Rohtang Pass closed after cloudburst


August 4th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 4 (IANS) Hundreds of vehicles were stranded on the Manali-Rohtang Pass highway due to massive landslides triggered by a cloudburst near picturesque resort of Manali, an official said ... Read more...

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Northeast road-rail links snapped, situation worsens


July 16th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala/Silchar, July 16 (IANS) Surface links between the northeastern states of Tripura, Manipur and Mizoram as also southern Assam and the rest of India have worsened since Sunday with massive ... Read more...

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Landslide cuts off Mizoram, Manipur and Tripura


July 15th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jul 15 (IANS) Road links to the northeastern states of Mizoram, Tripura and parts of Manipur and southern Assam remained cut off from the rest of India Sunday following ... Read more...

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Moderate intensity quake jolts Kashmir Valley


January 5th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 4 (IANS) A moderate intensity quake jolted Kashmir Valley Wednesday evening, but no damage to life or property was reported from anywhere, officials said."A quake measuring 4.0 on ... Read more...

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39 people have died in Himachal rains


September 10th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 10 (IANS) Monsoon rains have claimed 39 lives in Himachal Pradesh and the damage to property is estimated at Rs.355.29 crore, a government spokesman said Saturday. The maximum loss ... Read more...

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Landslides close Himachal national highway


September 6th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 6 (IANS) National Highway-22, which passes through Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district, was closed Tuesday due to massive landslides near the picturesque Kalpa town, police said.Traffic was affected due ... Read more...

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Chandigarh-Manali highway reopens (Lead)


August 6th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 6 (IANS) Traffic on the Chandigarh-Manali National Highway-21 was restored near Himachal Pradesh's Mandi town Saturday after remaining closed for more than 12 hours, police said.The busy highway ... Read more...

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Cloudburst blocks Chandigarh-Manali highway


August 6th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 6 (IANS) Hundreds of vehicles were stranded on the Chandigarh-Manali National Highway-21 due to massive landslides triggered by a cloudburst early Saturday near Himachal Pradesh's Mandi town, police ... Read more...

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Konkan Railway route to normalise Thursday


July 19th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 19 (IANS) Traffic on the Konkan Railway route, which has been affected by landslides in Maharashtra, will normalise by July 21, the company said Tuesday.Konkan Railway Corporation Limited ... Read more...

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Landslides disrupt Konkan Railway traffic


July 18th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 18 (IANS) Two massive landslides within hours have completely disrupted train services on the Konkan Railway route, as heavy rains lashed Goa and nearby areas for the ... Read more...

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Tourists evacuated from Rohtang Pass


July 11th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Manali, July 11 (IANS) A large number of motorists who were stranded on both sides of the majestic Rohtang Pass near this Himachal Pradesh resort have been evacuated with the ... Read more...

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Landslides cut off Kinnaur from Shimla


June 17th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 17 (IANS) The picturesque Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh has been cut off from capital Shimla due to massive landslides triggered by heavy rainfall in the region over ... Read more...

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Kolkata tourists rescued in Himachal


January 2nd, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 2 (IANS) More than 100 tourists from West Bengal who were stranded in Kalpa town of Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district since Thursday due to heavy snow have been rescued. However, ... Read more...

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Kolkata tourists still stranded in Himachal hills


January 1st, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 1 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's picturesque tourist town Kalpa in Kinnaur district Saturday remained cut off from the rest of the country and over 100 tourists from West Bengal were stranded, ... Read more...

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Valley turmoil, landslides take toll on Mughal Road


October 12th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 12 (IANS) The Mughal Road, connecting Kashmir and the hilly parts of Jammu region, was finally expected to open for one-way traffic this month. But officials now say it will ... Read more...

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Rains spoil pre-Durga Puja mood in northeast


October 9th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala/Guwahati, Oct 9 (IANS) Medium to heavy rains over the past three days have badly affected life in most parts of the northeastern region in the run-up to the Durga Puja festival, ... Read more...

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35 tourists stranded as Himachal valley still cut off


September 25th, 2010 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 25 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's picturesque Sangla Valley remained cut off from the rest of the country for the sixth day Saturday, an official said. Incessant rainfall in the region had triggered ... Read more...

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Incessant rainfall causes hindrance to Himachal Tourism


September 24th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by ANI
By Prem ThakurManali (Himachal Pradesh), Sep. 24 (ANI): Incessant rainfall over the past two months has resulted in the decline of tourists visiting Manali, which has left an adverse impact on the ... Read more...

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40 stranded tourists airlifted in Himachal Pradesh


September 24th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 24 (IANS) At least 40 tourists, including 24 foreigners, who were stranded in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district for the past five days, were airlifted Friday, an official said. Incessant rainfall in ... Read more...

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Bright sunny day in Himachal


September 24th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 24 (IANS) After three days of moderate to heavy rainfall, the hills of Himachal Pradesh Friday woke up to a bright sunny morning but with a mild chill in ... Read more...

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Train services resume on Kalka-Shimla track


September 24th, 2010 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 24 (IANS) Train services resumed on the Kalka-Shimla railway line Friday morning, a day after massive landslides in Himachal Pradesh snapped traffic, an official said here. "The to and fro traffic ... Read more...

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Himachal gets relief from heavy rainfall (Lead)


September 23rd, 2010 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 23 (IANS) After two days of moderate to heavy showers which led to snapping of road links following landslides, the hills of Himachal Pradesh saw subdued rainfall activity Thursday, ... Read more...

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Landslides snap rail traffic in Himachal


September 23rd, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 23 (IANS) Traffic on the Kalka-Shimla railway line was snapped Thursday following massive landslides on the track triggered by heavy rainfall in the region in the past few days, an ... Read more...

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Some Himachal places may get heavy rains again


September 23rd, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 23 (IANS) Heavy rainfall is expected again at some places in the hilly Himachal Pradesh though there was some respite from the continuous downpour across the state. "There ... Read more...

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Rain fury in north India, rivers in spate (Roundup)


September 23rd, 2010 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Many rivers in north India were in spate Wednesday, sparking fears that the flood-like situation in parts of Punjab, Haryana and Bihar may aggravate. In Delhi, ... Read more...

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Incessant rains in Himachal, rivers in spate (Lead)


September 22nd, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 22 (IANS) Most of the rivers in Himachal Pradesh are in spate following continuous moderate to heavy rainfall Wednesday, while at least 80 tourists are still stranded in Sangla ... Read more...

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Grandson of Canadian ex-premier rescued in Himachal


September 21st, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 21 (IANS) The grandson of a former Canadian prime minister and his Indian colleague were rescued from Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district after their vehicle was stranded on a road following ... Read more...

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Tourists from Kolkata stranded in Himachal


September 21st, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 21 (IANS) Nearly 50 tourists from Kolkata have been stranded in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district following the closure of roads due to massive landslides, an official said Tuesday. "Nearly 50 tourists ... Read more...

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Roads in upper Shimla hit after landslides


September 20th, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 20 (IANS) Heavy rains Monday in upper Shimla in Himachal Pradesh blocked all major roads, hampering vehicular movement. Hundreds of vehicles have been stranded in the Rohru and Chopal areas ... Read more...

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On highway to Shimla? Be ready for rough ride


August 16th, 2010 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, Aug 16 (IANS) If you are planning to visit Shimla or its nearby hills in Himachal Pradesh, don't be too sure of a smooth ride. Traffic snarls have become ... Read more...

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