Uttarakhand glacier burst live updates: 7 bodies recovered, 170 missing after avalanche

India A glacier broke off in Joshimath in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district today. Around 170 people are missing. 7 bodies have been recovered so far. The government has meanwhile said the rise in water level has been contained and that there is no risk downstream flooding. Stay with TOI for all the latest updatesUttarakhand glacier burst live updates:  7 bodies recovered, 170 missing after avalanche

22:10 (IST) Feb 07

Uttarakhand glacier burst leaves seven dead, at least 125 missing; CM says numbers could be higher, announces compensation

Uttarakhand chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said the numbers could be higher and announced a compensation of Rs 4 lakh to the next of kin of those killed in the "massive disaster".

21:42 (IST) Feb 07

The Rishikesh-Joshimath-Mana road which was blocked at Hathipahad due to flash flood in Dhauli Ganga was reopened for traffic by Border Roads Organisation by late afternoon today after road clearance operation: BRO

21:14 (IST) Feb 07

Seven people killed, six injured and around 170 are missing after the Uttarakhand flood incident today.

State Disaster Management Center

21:12 (IST) Feb 07

Two teams of glaciologists will head to Joshimath-Tapovan tomorrow to study various causes behind the flash floods, says official. (PTI)

21:00 (IST) Feb 07

'Nayi zindagi mili': ITBP rescues workers stuck in flash-flood hit tunnel

Multiple teams of the force, with personnel wearing protective gear and helmets, were rushed to the Tapovan power project site from their 1st battalion base in Joshimath and the ITBP mountaineering and skiing institute located nearby in Auli to launch search and rescue works.

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