Medium decision satellite tv for pc imagery sourced by NDTV from Planet Labs. Inc present earlier than and after photographs of the ridge-line close to Joshimath from the place ice, snow and rubble collapsed into the slim river-valley of the Dhauliganga, a fast-flowing river that joins the Alaknanda river.
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Within the first picture, dated February 6, the ridgeline seems intact whereas the picture of February 7, taken shortly after the catastrophe struck, reveals huge areas of the ridge-line bereft of snow and ice. Mud from the influence of ice and snow crashing into the river-valley are additionally clearly seen within the picture of February 7.
Particles from the avalanche, extensively reported to be a ”glacier burst” destroyed two hydel energy vegetation a brief distance away. 20 folks have misplaced their lives and greater than 200 are presently lacking.