Disaster in the Himalayas: On February 7, a landslide in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand resulted in a flash flood that sent a deluge of water, rocks and debris, surging down a river valley, destroying everything in its path
#WATCH Uttarakhand: Excavation work carried out from 11:10 pm to 2:30 am last night at Tapovan tunnel in Chamoli. Water being pumped out of the tunnel & excavation up to 180 meters is complete as of now. Operations going on here from 7th Feb after a flash flood hit Chamoli.
ITBP jawans, along with SDRF, removes stump of trees and boulders from the artificial lake created after #Chamoli flash flood. The water is getting discharged smoothly as of now. #UttarakhandGlacierBurst #Uttarakhand
#WATCH Uttarakhand: ITBP jawans, along with SDRF, removes stump of trees and boulders from the artificial lake created after Chamoliflash flood. The water is getting discharged smoothly as of now. (Source: Indo-Tibetan Border Police)
#WATCH Chamoli, Uttarakhand: Water being pumped out of Tapovan tunnel to carry out further operation here. Operations have been going on here after a flash flood hit Chamoli, following a glacial burst on February 7th.
With the snow mostly gone and soaking rain on the way, we've swapped out our ski gear for boating gear. Even #TarmactheWeatherCat is on board! In reality, our soils are very wet from melted snow and the flash flood threat will increase late weekend into next week... #arwx
100-150 casualties feared in the flash flood in Chamoli district: Uttarakhand Chief Secretary OM Prakash to ANI
"I'm not just saying that as a meteorologist, I'm saying that as a human. I'm saying that as a brother, as a son, and as an uncle. I do not want to report on any deaths from flash flooding." A flash flood *EMERGENCY* has been declared from Gulf Shores, AL to Pensacola, FL.
Payal Devi from J&K saved two children from being trapped in a flash flood but unfortunately lost her life. I salute her.
Flash flood emergencies in western Houston. Life-threatening flooding happening now. 90 water rescues so far.