The uttarakhand tragedy casts shame on india's disaster management so why did the committee meant to plan for flood emergencies fail to meet for four years. India often faces natural calamities like earth quakes, landslides, floods, cyclones and drought occurring fairly frequently in different parts of the country at times, the same area is subjected. Response to uttarakhand disaster 2013 ashok kumar sharma, surya parkash & tksaha roy national institute of disaster management 5-b, ip estate, ring road, new delhi-110002, india [email protected], [email protected] abstract: uttarakhand is one of the most vulnerable hill states to natural disasters. The main day of the flood is said to be on 16 june 2013 destruction of bridges and roads left about 100,000 pilgrims and tourists trapped in the valleys leading to three of the four hindu chota char dham pilgrimage sites.
The uttarakhand chief minister vijay bahuguna on 19th june 2013 announced that the kedarnath shrine will remain closed for a year for clearing the debris around the shrinethe death count is assumed to be thousands as the the conditions in kedar valley are very adverse. 2013 north indian flood location india china japan north korea south korea far western region mid western region deaths 5748 property damage 4,500 villages were affected in june 2013, a multi-day cloudburst centered on the north indian state uttarakhand, caused devastating floods and landslides, creating the country's most recent natural disaster since the 2004 tsunami the reason the floods. National institute of disaster management, ministry of home affairs, govt of india, 5b ip estate, mg road, iipa campus uttarakhand, one of the hill states of northern india, was severely hit by heavy rain induced flash floods and landslides in the 3rd week of june, 2013 this abnormally high. Dear friends help by ideas and data to find the losts ,their families are waiting for their news and ,bodies also ,send ideas to ,stop these , type of losses again.
On june 16-17, 2013, uttarakhand was devastated by flash floods and landslides the state economy, majorly dependent on the tourism sector, collapsed and thousands of people perished, and lakhs. Deforestation, sand mining, stone quarrying and unregulated and excessive construction of buildings have caused havoc to the environment in uttarakhand, said medha patkar scores of landslides and flood-swelled rivers swept away many homes and bridges. Uttarakhand floods in 2013 killed 6,054 people in pic: heavy rains flood and landslide damaged several houses in henwal vally in tehri garhwal on saturday 2013- uttarakhand floods. Find the latest headlines and stories for uttarakhand disaster read latest news stories about uttarakhand disaster view photos and videos about uttarakhand disaster from the times of india.
There are countless man-made reasons behind the natural disasters that have happened in uttarakhand some of which are the increased growth in tourism, unplanned construction, an unchecked rapid increase in roads, hotels, shops and multi-storey housing in ecologically fragile areas of the state. Uttarakhand floods news: latest and breaking news on uttarakhand floods explore uttarakhand floods profile at times of india for photos, videos and latest news of uttarakhand floods also find. Natural disasters remembering 2013 uttarakhand floods in june 2013, flashfloods in uttarakhand wiped out settlements and decimated lives here's a throwback to our investigation into the disaster and the causes we unearthed. After viewing this disaster due to torrential rainfall an attempt has been made to utilize the high resolution satellite data of before and after the incident of the recent devastation in kedarnath of rudrapratap district, uttarakhand.
Heavy rains started on 14th june 2013 causing floods and landslides, massive destructions of houses and roads in rudraparyag, uttarkashi and chamoli districts on way to himalayan shrines badrinath, kedarnath and yamunotri in hill state of uttarakhand. Uttarakhand disaster, 2013 uttarakhand experienced heavy rainfall that triggered devastating floods and landslides in the states of uttarakhand damage to bridges. Disaster (down to earth, 2013, para1) besides the natural disaster various other factors have contributed to the downfall of this famous religious/ tourist site.
Early arrival of monsoon, its collision with westerlies, ensuing abnormally high precipitation, resultant fast melting of fresh snow accompanied by breach of a glacial lake, chorabari tal stage was thus set for a major hydrometeorological disaster in uttarakhand in june 2013. The uttarakhand tragedy in june 2013, a multi-day cloudburst centered on the north indian state of uttarakhand caused devastating floods and landslides in the country's worst natural disaster since the 2004 tsunami. A major disaster struck on 16/17 june 2013 in uttarakhand after heavy (645mm - 1244mm) to very heavy rains (1245mm - 2444mm) on 16 and 17 june 2013 in several parts of the state (please refer figure 1 below for more.
Kedarnath is a town in the indian state of uttarakhand and has gained importance because of kedarnath temple it is a nagar panchayat in rudraprayag district the most remote of the four chota char dham sites, kedarnath is located in the himalayas , about 3,583 m (11,755 ft) above sea level near chorabari glacier , the head of river mandakini. A joint rapid damage needs assessment conducted by gfdrr, the world bank, and the asian development bank after the 2013 flooding in uttarakhand state informed a $250 million recovery and resilience project on behalf of the international development association the assessment also provided the. At least 31 skeletons have been recovered from near the kedarnath temple that fell victim to flash floods and heavy rains in 2013, uttarakhand chief minister harish rawat confirmed today the.
Uttarakhand is one of the most vulnerable hill states to natural disasters on 16-17 june 2013, the state suffered its worst disaster in the living memory with huge loss of lives and widespread destruction. Find uttarakhand disaster latest news, videos & pictures on uttarakhand disaster and see latest updates, news, information from ndtvcom explore more on uttarakhand disaster. Uttarakhand flood relief the disaster: on june 16th, 2013, torrential rains in the northern state of uttarakhand triggered massive flooding and landslides, wiping out buildings, roads and entire towns.