Uttarakhand Alert, Heavy rain leading Landslide

  • | Saturday | 19th June, 2021

Uttarakhand on High Alert, Landslide in Uttarakhand with people evacuating the coastal area. 

The monsoon is already in with threats and alerts in different parts of the Country. Uttarakhand is under alert as heavy rains have increased the water levels. 

Uttarakhand`s Pithoragarh is witnessing scary landslides.  Where not only debris is falling, but Nandi is showing her fierce form, due to which people are in a panic. At the same time, debris has fallen on the National Highway Tanakpur due to heavy rains. After which the national highway has been closed.  

The Meteorological Department has issued a red alert regarding rain. With the issue of alert from Pithoragarh to Haridwar, people have started being evacuated from the coastal area. The water level of Alaknanda and Mandakini rivers also increased in Chamoli and Srinagar. In Rudraprayag also both these rivers are flowing above the danger mark.

 After Kali river in Pithoragarh district crossed the danger mark, officials have been directed to evacuate the residents of villages situated on its banks to a safer place. District Magistrate Anand Swarup said that the river is flowing at 889.60 meters, while its danger mark is at 890 meters. An alert has been issued between Dharchula to Jhulaghat. Apart from giving instructions to the officials, all concerned agencies including Border Roads Organization and Public Works Department have also been informed about this.

Visuals have come up of landslides with a severe threat to the place. 



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