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An operation to find the remaining three mountaineers missing in the Himalayas will resume on Tuesday. Photograph:Getty Images

Indian air force pilots have spotted five bodies in the Himalayas while searching for eight mountain climbers who have been missing a week. District (...)

The Himalayas seen from the hill-station of Kausani in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand. Photograph: Getty Images

Several mountaineers have gone missing during an expedition in the Indian Himalayas. The team of eight, reported to include four people from the UK, (...)

A view of the Himalayas from the hill-station of Kausani in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand, where an international group of eight climbers has gone missing. File photograph: Agnes Bun/AFP/Getty

An Indian rescue team has been sent to search for eight missing climbers who had been trying to climb the summit of Nanda Devi, the second-highest pe(...)

The wrecked bus and passengers belongings scattered after the bus fell into a gorge in the hilly Pauri Garhwal district. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

At least 48 people were killed and a dozen more injured after an overloaded bus plunged into a gorge in northern India early on Sunday, police said. (...)

National Disaster Response Force personnel clear the debris from the site of a landslide at Malin village, in the western Indian state of Maharashtra. Heavy rain triggered a landslide yesterday leaving nearly 130 people feared trapped under the mud that covered dozens of houses. Photograph:  Stringer/Reuters

Rescuers in India were digging through swirling mud to uncover dozens of submerged homes today and find more than 100 people swallowed up by a landsli(...)

Relatives of missing people affected by floods and landslides display their photographs in Dehradun, in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Photograph: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters

More than 3,000 people are still missing a fortnight after floods and landslides ravaged the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand. Officials fear the (...)

A man is guided by a soldier during a rescue operation at Joshimath in the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand. Photograph: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters

A total of 19 bodies have been recovered from a steep hillside in northern India where a helicopter crashed while on a mission to rescue people stran(...)

A pilgrim (in yellow) who was stranded in Uttarakhand reacts after meeting her relatives at a railway station in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad. Photograph:  Amit Dave/Reuters

Mass cremations of hundreds of victims of the recent flash floods and landslides in northern India took place yesterday as the death toll in the Himal(...)

A view shows the damaged houses next to a river after heavy rains in the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand. Photograph: Indian Ministry of Defence/Handout/Reuters

Dense fog and rain briefly hampered efforts yesterday to evacuate thousands of people stranded in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand, where at l(...)