Weather Alert: Heavy Snowfall In Nainital Triggers Landslide In Naina Peak

Weather Alert: Heavy snowfall in Nainital triggers landslide in Naina Peak

Nainital in Uttarakhand received fresh snowfall on Wednesday triggering a landslide in the Naina Peak which poses threat to places located in the lower part of the hill.

Nainital last experienced a major landslide in 1997 near DSB Campus college when the Naina Peak gave way in 1988-89. The High Court, Pant Sadan, Gas Godam, Swiss Hotel, Sherwani Hotel and the surrounding areas had been affected by the landslide.

The fresh landslide on Wednesday once again posed threat to these areas. However, there was no loss of life.

IMD issues severe cold ALERT for next 48 hrs as North India reels under coldest winter in 118 years

Numbing winter chills sets in across North India, temperatures expected to drop further

Delhi is on the verge of recording the second-coldest December since 1901. According to the weather department, the temperature in the national capital continues to drop and if forecasts are to be believed, the national capital would witness the season’s lowest temperature over the weekend. If so happens, Delhi would witness its coldest December in 118 years, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said.