Heavy Rain In Uttarakhand, UTDC Issues Warning, Get Details
| Thursday | 29th July, 2021
The UTDC alerts travelers in monsoon issues alert.
In the monsoon alert in Uttarakhand with floods and landslides, the Uttarakhand Tourism Development Board (UTDB) has issued a warning for the tourists visiting the state to stay away from the rivers, streams, and water bodies due to the continuing rain.
The department has also mentioned that police forces will be deployed near the popular river sites for the safety of the tourists. The IMD has predicted that the state will receive heavy rain in several parts till July 30.
An orange alert has been issued by the weather agency from July 28-30. The state is also expected to receive rain in the first week of August as well. Due to the heavy rain, most of the rivers in the state are overflowing.
Dehradun District Tourism Officer (DTO) Jaspal Singh Chauhan said that due to the incessant rains, there is a possibility of water levels rising in tourist places such as Sahasradhara, Guchupani, and Maldevta.
Tourism Secretary Dilip Jawalkar said that the heavy showers might take a whole week to go away in some areas of the state.
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