Uttarakhand Weather: Rain wreaks havoc in Chamoli, Badrinath Highway swept away, water entered even houses; Yellow alert in these districts

Uttarakhand Weather: Rain wreaks havoc in Chamoli, Badrinath Highway swept away, water entered even houses;  Yellow alert in these districts

Report – Nitin Semwal/Sunil Navprabhat
Chamoli/Dehradun. Due to the continuous rain of trouble in the mountains of Uttarakhand, life is getting disturbed. Today for August 5, the Meteorological Department has Heavy rain alert for six districts If issued, then according to the previous alert, heavy rain was seen wreaking havoc in Chamoli. Rain has made bad condition of Badrinath Highway which was closed at many places. Near Lambagad, a large part of this national highway was washed away in water. In the rural area of ​​Chamoli district, the rain became a disaster on the houses, so people had to run to save their lives.

A total of 195 roads including 21 state highways closed due to heavy rains in entire Uttarakhand Giving the figure of this, the Public Works Department has also talked about the loss of 75 crores to the department in this monsoon so far. In Chamoli district, thousands of commuters are stranded due to the deteriorating condition of the National Highway including many rural roads. Close to the highway in Lambagad due to the overflowing drain due to incessant rain 10 meters away The traffic here is at a complete standstill and it may take a long time to recover. Even about a week ago, there were pictures of the road becoming an island.

Badrinath Highway is stalled at many places

The highway is closed near Karnprayag Panchpulia since the afternoon of 4th August. It is being said that it will be restored by this morning or by the day. However, due to the rain, there are problems in the work. from Karnprayag Road diverted towards Pokhari transit Has been done. The highway was closed here late in the evening due to the breaking of the rock. In fact, there are reports of the highway being blocked at many places due to the continuing rain in the district since late night. The Meteorological Department has forecast heavy rain in Chamoli for the next 48 hours.

House wall broken, people running away

When people felt the danger of flood when the wall of a residential house collapsed due to rain in the remote village Bank of Dewal development block of Chamoli district, all the people ran away in the night itself. Thankfully no one died. The administration is trying to provide relief to the people by reaching the spot and the report of the damaged house has been sent to the higher officials. It is worth noting that a day before this, in the Sahasradhara area of ​​​​Deradun, there has been devastation due to water and debris entering many houses.

What is the weather condition in the state?

Things are going to be tough for the next 24 hours. According to Bikram Singh, director of the Meteorological Center, the state’s disaster management center is being asked to be alert by giving weather updates. meteorological department Dehradun including Pauri, Nainital, Champawat, Bageshwar and Pithoragarh A yellow alert has been issued for heavy rain. During the next 24 to 48 hours, avoid unnecessary travel in the mountains and be very careful if you do.

Tags: Uttarakhand landslide, Uttarakhand Rains

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