Joshimath, Uttarakhand Sinking Town: Joshimath Prone To High-Magnitude Earthquakes: Central Institutes

Uttarakhand Sinking Town Joshimath: Scientists have called the region ‘earthquake-prone’. New Delhi: A report by eight government-run institutes has made several observations about the soil carrying capacity of the Uttarakhand’s ‘sinking town’ Joshimath. It says the region is prone to high-magnitude earthquakes.  Joshimath has been divided into four zones – ‘red, black, yellow and green’, […]