The helicopters lifted water from Sukhna lake and did a firefighting operation for hours till the ground staff were sure that there was no threat to the installations.
Dehradun: Persistent smoke caused by raging forest fires since the past few days has led to a rise in cases of respiratory and eye ailments among hundreds of villagers in Pauri, Nainital and Bagesh
NAINITAL: Uttarakhand may well be heading towards a repeat of 2016 when around 4,500 hectares of forests were destroyed in jungle blazes.
BENGALURU: Copious pre-monsoon rain has reduced the risk of forest fires in the state this summer.
Dehradun: The forests of Haridwar, Pauri Garhwal and Almora continued to burn on Tuesday with 88 more incidents of forest fires being reported.
As fires rage through pine forests, the Forest Department is hoping to combat the blaze with the help of pre-warning fire alerts for the next one week from the Forest Survey of India (FSI), a first
DEHRADUN/NAINITAL/HARIDWAR/UTTARKASHI: At least 57 small and big incidents of fires and 65 fire alerts were reported from forests across Uttarakhand in the past three days in both Garhwal and Kumao
NEW DELHI: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Nasa) images of the past ten days show large parts of India are dotted with fires, stretching across Uttar Pradesh (UP), Madhya Pradesh (MP
Navi Mumbai: Two major forest fires were reported in Kharghar and Belapur, ironically within 48 hours of the Earth Day celebrations.
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