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Avalanche

Avalanche or snowslide is an event in which a cohesive mass of snow slides loosens from the underlying layer, fractures and moves down a slope. Mechanical failure is a major trigger for avalanches. As the snow moves downslope, it gains in volume, mass and speed as it collects more snow en route. Avalanches are a ..

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Avalanche in Arunachal Pradesh

On February 6, 2022, seven Indian army personnel were killed in an Avalanche in Arunachal Pradesh. These army personnel were a part of the patrol team. The Indian Army has launched “Search and Rescue” operations. Avalanches The Indian Army troops getting trapped in avalanches are not uncommon. Previously similar mishap occurred in May 2020. Two ..

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What is Glacial Lake Outburst Flood?

Recently, a massive glacier burst occurred at Chamoli in Uttarakhand. The exact reason for the burst is not yet known. But the incident has brought the focus again to the dangers of climate change.  This incident is also being seen as the Glacial Lake Outburst flood. Glacial Lake Outburst Flood A type of the outburst ..

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