News Arena

Join us

Home
/

massive-landslide-hits-badrinath-highway-panic-erupts

Nation

Massive landslide hits Badrinath highway, panic erupts

Due to the landslide, numerous people and vehicles found themselves stranded on both ends of the road. The highway to Badrinath was closed in the morning, and while authorities were clearing the rubble, another landslide occurred.

News Arena Network - Chamoli - UPDATED: July 10, 2024, 02:21 AM - 3 mins read

Massive landslide hits Badrinath highway, panic erupts

Massive landslide hits Badrinath highway, panic erupts

A 30-second video depicts a substantial part of a hill collapsing and obstructing the road with large rocks at Chungi Dhar in Joshimath.


A massive landslide today caused a blockage on the Badrinath National Highway in Chamoli, Uttarakhand, disrupting the flow of traffic. A 30-second video depicts a substantial part of a hill collapsing and obstructing the road with large rocks at Chungi Dhar in Joshimath.

 

The video captures the sounds of people screaming in panic as they flee for safety. Many individuals were also observed recording the event on their mobile devices.

 

Due to the landslide, numerous people and vehicles found themselves stranded on both ends of the road. The highway to Badrinath was closed in the morning, and while authorities were clearing the rubble, another landslide occurred.

 

Authorities promptly summoned the police and administration to clear the debris, with expectations for the road to reopen by late night.

 

 

Parts of Uttarakhand have experienced heavy rainfall in recent days, leading to landslides in the hills that have blocked the highway to Badrinath in multiple locations. Numerous roads are impassable, and several villages in Champawat and Udham Singh Nagar districts are suffering from extensive waterlogging due to the continuous rain.

 

The Badrinath Highway was blocked on Friday because debris fell and accumulated at two spots in Chamoli. This disruption has affected the busy Bhanerpani-Pipalkoti Naga Panchayat road and Angthala road, leaving many commuters and locals stranded, as reported by news agency ANI.

 

On Saturday, two tourists from Hyderabad lost their lives in Chamoli district after being struck by boulders during a landslide, according to the police. Their bodies were later recovered from the rubble of the landslide.



Related News
SC Schedules Hearing on PMLA Provisions Review Petition For August 5th.

SC to review PMLA provisions on August 5

July 22, 2024, 11:17 AM - 3 mins read

Representative Image.

Survey claims Climate Change drove food price hike

July 22, 2024, 05:52 AM - 2 mins read

Delhi High Court To Review Bansuri Swaraj's LS Election Win.

Delhi HC to hear Bharti's plea against Bansuri win

July 22, 2024, 03:43 AM - 2 mins read

Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha and Congress MP Rahul Gandhi speaks to the media during the first day of the Parliament session, in New Delhi, Monday, July 22, 2024.

Systemic collapse of exam systems in India: Rahul

July 22, 2024, 03:40 AM - 2 mins read

Why is Jammu on the terror radar

Why is Jammu on the terror radar

July 22, 2024, 12:13 AM - 3 mins read

https://www.instagram.com/thelaughclubofficial/
https://www.instagram.com/burraahhh_/

Nation

See All
SC Schedules Hearing on PMLA Provisions Review Petition For August 5th.

SC to review PMLA provisions on August 5

July 22, 2024, 11:17 AM - 3 mins read

The Supreme Court will hear a review petition challenging its judgement upholding various provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) on August 5. This decision comes after Solicitor General Tushar Mehta requested an adjournment due to the unavailability of Additional Solicitor General SV Raju. Consequently, the hearing, originally scheduled for an earlier date, has been postponed.

Read more
Edu Min Dharmendra Pradhan Questions Congress Inaction On NEET Reforms.

Edu Min Pradhan slams Rahul Gandhi over NEET controversy

July 22, 2024, 11:01 AM - 4 mins read

Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has criticised Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Samajwadi Party MP Akhilesh Yadav amidst the ongoing controversy surrounding the NEET examination 2024. Pradhan accused both leaders of shedding "crocodile tears" over the alleged irregularities in the exam.

Read more
Sonia Gandhi Calls Congress Leaders For Key Strategy Meet.

Congress strategy group meets at Sonia Gandhi's residence

July 22, 2024, 08:15 AM - 3 mins read

The Congress Parliamentary Strategy Group is set to meet on Monday evening at the residence of Sonia Gandhi, the Congress Parliamentary Party chairperson. This meeting, scheduled for 6 pm, aims to discuss the strategy and key issues to be raised during the ongoing Budget session of Parliament.

Read more
Supervisory positions to monitor teaching quality, recognition of good and bad teacher performance, and hiring of local volunteers to ensure 'teaching at the right level' as textbook completion mean little if children are way behind curricular standards, reads the survey document.

Centre, states need to jointly improve education: Eco Survey

July 22, 2024, 07:46 AM - 3 mins read

Supervisory positions to monitor teaching quality, recognition of good and bad teacher performance, and hiring of local volunteers to ensure 'teaching at the right level' as textbook completion mean little if children are way behind curricular standards, reads the survey document.

Read more
The government of India will not be ready to have talks with Pakistan; it won't be ready until terrorism ends; no matter how much we shout, NC leader Farooq Abdullah has said. Photo - PTI/Files.

Handful of people in India, Pak don’t want peace: Farooq

July 22, 2024, 06:57 AM - 2 mins read

Abdullah referred to the recent terror attacks in Jammu and added that the Indian government will not engage in discussions with Pakistan until terrorism is eradicated, regardless of how many people want it.

Read more
Representative Image.

Survey claims Climate Change drove food price hike

July 22, 2024, 05:52 AM - 2 mins read

Despite unfavourable weather conditions affecting vegetable and pulse production, the sector has shown remarkable adaptability. The survey notes that food inflation, although a global phenomenon, has been addressed through various measures.

Read more
Delhi High Court To Review Bansuri Swaraj's LS Election Win.

Delhi HC to hear Bharti's plea against Bansuri win

July 22, 2024, 03:43 AM - 2 mins read

The Delhi High Court has scheduled a hearing for August 13 regarding a petition filed by Aam Aadmi Party leader Somnath Bharti. The petition challenges the election victory of BJP MP Bansuri Swaraj in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections. Somnath Bharti alleges that Bansuri Swaraj's victory in the New Delhi Lok Sabha Constituency involved corrupt practices.

Read more
Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha and Congress MP Rahul Gandhi speaks to the media during the first day of the Parliament session, in New Delhi, Monday, July 22, 2024.

Systemic collapse of exam systems in India: Rahul

July 22, 2024, 03:40 AM - 2 mins read

Raising the issue in the Lok Sabha on the first day of the Monsoon Session here today, Gandhi said, “Millions of people believe that if you're rich, you can buy the Indian examination system, and this is the same feeling we as the Opposition have”. 

Read more
Valmiki Corporation scam: Nagendra sent to 14 days judicial custody

Valmiki Corporation scam: Nagendra sent to 14 days custody

July 22, 2024, 03:05 AM - 2 mins read

Following allegations against him in connection with the scam, Nagendra, who was Scheduled Tribes Welfare Minister, tendered his resignation on June 6.

Read more
Kanwar Yatra: SC imposes interim stay on order asking eateries to display names of owners

Kanwar Yatra: SC imposes interim stay on owner's name order

July 22, 2024, 01:16 AM - 3 mins read

The Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand governments had issued orders, asking eateries on the kanwar yatra route to display names of owners.

Read more
Union FM tables Economic Survey 2023-24, GDP to grow at 6.5 -7%

Union FM tables Economic Survey 2023-24, GDP to grow at 7%

July 22, 2024, 12:59 AM - 3 mins read

India's projected GDP growth in the current fiscal year, as per the Economic Survey is, reportedly, lower than the economic growth rate of 8.2 per cent estimated for the previous financial year.

Read more
Why is Jammu on the terror radar

Why is Jammu on the terror radar

July 22, 2024, 12:11 AM - 3 mins read

The peaceful region of Jammu has recently experienced a significant surge in terrorist activity, with districts such as Akhnoor, Doda, Kathua, Reasi, Rajouri, and Udhampur bearing the brunt of escalating violence throughout 2024. 

Read more

TOP CATEGORIES

  • Budget 2024

QUICK LINKS

About us Rss FeedSitemapPrivacy PolicyTerms & Condition
logo

2024 News Arena India Pvt Ltd | All rights reserved | The Ideaz Factory