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Glacier burst near ITBP post in Uttarakhand's Joshimath; no casualties reported yet
India

Glacier burst near ITBP post in Uttarakhand's Joshimath; no casualties reported yet

The glacier burst reportedly took place "along a road leading to the India-China border" in the Sumna area of Chamoli district and senior officials of the Border Road Organisation are trying to establish contact with the workers

Uttarakhand flash floods caused by hanging glacier collapse, says initial study; toll rises to 32
India

Uttarakhand flash floods caused by hanging glacier collapse, says initial study; toll rises to 32

Scientists at the Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology suggest that rock mass weakened over time due to freezing and thawing of snow, led to the creation of a "weak zone"

Uttarakhand glacier burst: Priyanka Chopra, Akshay Kumar, Sonu Sood express solidarity, laud rescue efforts
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Uttarakhand glacier burst: Priyanka Chopra, Akshay Kumar, Sonu Sood express solidarity, laud rescue efforts

Ravi Teja, Mahesh Babu, and Ajay Devgn also extended their solidarity with the bereaved families

Uttarakhand glacier burst: Two teams of glaciologists to study cause of Chamoli megaflood
India

Uttarakhand glacier burst: Two teams of glaciologists to study cause of Chamoli megaflood

Researchers from the Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, Dehradun study various aspects of the Himalayas, particularly its glaciers and seismic activities.