The Kedarnath disaster in 2013 killed 4500 people. (File photo)
Even before this, Uttarakhand has suffered the Kedarnath tragedy. Many people lost their lives in that accident. Let us remind you today of 5 such horrific accidents that happened in Uttarakhand earlier.
- Last Updated:February 7, 2021, 6:25 PM IS
Dehradun. In the state of natural disasters (Uttasters), Uttarakhand has been disturbing such accidents from time to time. Even before this, Uttarakhand has suffered the Kedarnath tragedy. Many people lost their lives in that accident. Let us remind you today about the 5 such accidents that happened in Uttarakhand before which the whole country was shaken.
The disaster of 16 June 2013 in Kedarnath of Rudraprayag shook the entire human race. More than 4500 people died in this and many went missing. Connection to more than 4000 villages was lost. Many people were killed inside their homes. At that time, teams of Army, NDRF, SDRF and ITBP carried out a massive campaign and rescued 90 thousand passengers and more than 30 thousand people trapped in the Yatra route.
There was a big accident in Pithoragarh in the year 2020 when a house in Chasar village collapsed. The incident happened in the morning, so could not get a chance to escape.
In Mori tehsil of Uttarkashi district, in August 2019, there was a loss of about 200 crore rupees due to rain-fed ravines and 18 lives were lost.
Due to the 1991 earthquake in Uttarkashi itself, the rocks here were weakened, after which due to more rain, the rocks were drifted from place to place.
In 2019, the country was shaken by the disaster in Uttarkashi Arakot. An area of about 70 square kilometers of the area was affected. In many areas, connectivity was deepened to water scarcity.