Large rockslide hits stone quarry in Mizoram, India

Large rockslide hits stone quarry in Mizoram, India

A large rockslide occurred at a stone quarry in Maudarh, Mizoram’s Hnahthial district, India on November 14, 2022. The event resulted in the deaths of 12 workers and the destruction of 5 excavators, 1 stone crusher, and 1 drilling machine.

Dozens missing, 15 000 rescued after severe flash floods hit pilgrimage site in Jammu and Kashmir, India

Dozens missing, 15 000 rescued after severe flash floods hit pilgrimage site in Jammu and Kashmir, India

Some 15 000 people have been airlifted to safety after severe flash floods swept through makeshift camps during an annual Hindu pilgrimage to an icy Himalayan cave in Jammu and Kashmir, India. The cave is located at an altitude of 4.1 km (2.5 miles) and is covered with snow most of the year except for the short summer period when it is open to pilgrims.