Heavy snowfall in Kashmir blocks highways

Srinagar: The Kashmir Valley woke up to a white carpet of snow on Friday as it received the third snowfall this season, causing blockade of highways and affecting commuting for the locals. Many trucks are stranded on the highway, but they have been halted in safe zones While the plains of Jammu and Kashmir received moderate snowfall, the upper reaches More...

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By Agencies On Thursday, December 12th, 2019
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Himachal’s Manali gets season’s first snowfall

Shimla: Picturesque tourist spot Manali in Himachal Pradesh on Thursday experienced season’s first snow. Nearby spots of Shimla too were wrapped in a blanket of snow cover, bringing cheer to tourists. Some More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, December 11th, 2019
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Greenland ice melt puts 400mn people at risk of flooding by 2100

London: About 400 million are likely to be affected by coastal flooding by the end of the century if Greenland ice melt continues at its current rate, scientists have warned. A team of 96 polar scientists from 50 More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Friday, December 6th, 2019
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‘India’s green cover up by 13,000 sq km in five years’

New Delhi: Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday informed the Parliament that India is among the world’s two-three countries where green cover has increased and it has grown by 13,000 square More...

By Agencies On Friday, November 29th, 2019
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Manali wrapped in snow, records minus 0.6 degree Celsius temp

Shimla: The popular tourist destination Manali in Himachal Pradesh on Friday saw the season’s lowest temperature of minus 0.6 degree Celsius. As news of the snowfall flashed across the plains, tourists started More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, November 27th, 2019
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Kalpa in Himachal wrapped in snow blanket

Shimla: Picturesque tourist resort Kalpa in Himachal Pradesh was wrapped in a blanket of snow to the glee of tourists, the weather office said on Wednesday. There would be more snowfall in the state till Thursday. Keylong More...

By Agencies On Monday, November 25th, 2019
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Polluted Delhi even worse than hell, says angry SC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday said that Delhi has become worse than “Narak” (hell) in the wake of deteriorating air quality, mounting garbage and unfit drinking water, and asked why should not More...

By Agencies On Friday, November 22nd, 2019
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Higher reaches of Kashmir receive fresh snowfall, rain

Srinagar: The higher reaches of Kashmir have received fresh snowfall as temperature dropped to sub zero level at many places in the Valley, the officials said. As expected, snowfall led to temporary disruptions More...

By Agencies On Monday, November 18th, 2019
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Air Emergency: Environment Secy to meet 4 Chief Secys

New Delhi: The Union Environment Secretary called a high-level meeting on Monday with the Chief Secretaries of Delhi, Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh over the severe air pollution in these northern states. The More...

By Agencies On Saturday, November 16th, 2019
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Kashmir in grip of severe cold conditions

Srinagar: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday warned that cold wave conditions in Kashmir will persist till the end of this month. There will be a momentary break from the gloomy weather on Sunday It More...