Rain wreaks havoc in Uttarakhand, 3 killed, 250 roads closed

Dehradun. The sky disaster has wreaked havoc in Uttarakhand. The torrential rains that continued for more than 24 hours have severely affected life in many parts of the state. In Uttarkashi district of the Garhwal region of the state, a cloudburst amidst torrential rains on Monday night caused severe destruction in three villages including Mandon, Kankradi. The tragic death of three people of the same family in Mando was buried under the rubble. When Jaljala reached the gadera flowing through the middle of Mando village, passing through Kankaradi village, it moved ahead, filling many houses with rubble. About one and a half dozen houses have been affected in both the villages. Two houses were completely washed out in Kankaradi village.

3 dead bodies found from Mandon village

In Mandon, teams of SDRF, NDRF and District Administration took the lead in the night itself. The body of a child, including two women, was recovered from Mandon village on Monday morning with the help of villagers. One person is still missing in Kankaradi village. Here SDRF, NDRF teams are running a search operation. On the other hand, the process of rain is continuing in Kumaon region as well. A woman got washed away in the river in Bageshwar. Expressing condolences to the people affected by the disaster, Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami has directed the administration to provide all possible help to the families of the victims.

Record rain recorded

The highest rainfall of 185 mm was recorded in Uttarkashi district headquarters in the state. Dhanaulti area of ​​Tehri was at number two. 125 mm of rain was recorded here. So Mussoorie adjoining it received 94 mm of rain. In Chamoli’s Karnprayag area, 79 mm of rain has been recorded in Almora’s Ranikhet. Jaspur, Gadarpur and Kashipur in USnagar have received 70 mm of rain, while Dehradun has recorded 62 mm and Rishikesh 64 mm.

250 roads still closed

Till Monday morning, more than 300 roads were closed across the state, out of which about 65 roads have been opened. Still more than 250 roads are still closed. Due to this, life has been affected in a big way. In the capital Dehradun also, people were in great trouble due to waterlogging at about 7 places.

It will continue to rain, alert issued

According to the Meteorological Department, rain will continue in the entire state. Heavy rain has been predicted in Uttarkashi, Dehradun, Haridwar on Monday and extreme heavy rain at some places. The department has asked the people living on the banks of the river to remain alert. The department has predicted moderate-speed rain in the Kumaon region on July 20. On July 20, an alert has been issued for Haridwar, Tehri, Uttarkashi, Dehradun. According to Vikram Singh, Director of the Meteorological Department, there may be heavy rain fall here.

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