Details of Disaster Information

India : Avalanches : 2008/02/09
GLIDE: AV-2008-000026-IND  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2008/02/09
Name Avalanches
Outline Twenty people were killed by avalanches and 15 others were missing in Indian Kashmir as the heaviest snowfall in recent years brought the Himalayan region to a standstill, officials said on Saturday.

Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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  • 2008/02/10
    Six family members were buried alive after an avalanche crashed into their house in a remote village in Indian-administered Kashmir, officials said Friday.
  • Reuters AlerNet 2007/02/09
    More than 300 people have been rescued from avalanche-hit areas, while many villages remained inaccessible, police said.