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Uttarakhand Monsoon Rainfall Update: Disaster In Uttarkashi After Extreme Rainfall

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Damage has been reported at many places due to the torrential rains. At the same time, there are reports of some people being buried under the debris.

Gadera came on the boom late night in Uttarkashi
– Photo : Amar Ujala

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After the rains in Uttarakhand, the rivers in the mountains have come in spate. Due to heavy rain in Uttarkashi late on Sunday night, suddenly the burrows, including the Bhagirathi river, came in spate.

Water entered residential houses due to excessive rainfall in village Mando, Kankardi and Nirkot. Simultaneously, three people were injured after getting trapped in the debris due to the Gadera boom. The team of SDRF and Disaster Management Department rescued Ganesh Bahadur son Kali Bahadur, Ravindra son Ganesh Bahadur, Rambalak Yadav son Makur Yadav and rushed him to the hospital. The injured are undergoing treatment. According to doctors, all three are out of danger.

According to the information, water entered nine houses in Mando village. While two houses have been completely destroyed. According to villagers, three people are buried under the rubble in the area. Search operation is going on in the affected areas.

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Orange alert issued for heavy rain
According to the Meteorological Department, there is a possibility of extremely heavy rains in districts like Dehradun, Haridwar, Nainital and Pauri in the next 24 hours. Heavy to very heavy rains are also expected in the rest of the state. An orange alert has been issued by the Meteorological Department.

In view of the possibility of heavy rains in the capital Doon and all the areas of the district, District Magistrate Dr. Ashish Kumar Srivastava has asked the officials of all departments including Revenue, Police, Irrigation, Public Works to remain alert along with Disaster Management Department.

The District Magistrate has instructed all the officers that if information is received about any kind of disaster, then the officers should not only reach the spot immediately, but all the works related to disaster relief should be done expeditiously. He said that if there is any laxity at any level, action will be taken against the concerned officials as per rules.

According to the data of the District Emergency Operation Center, Raiwala in Rishikesh district recorded the highest rainfall of 120 mm. At the same time, 105.2 mm of rain was recorded in Rishikesh, 80 in Mohkampur, 43 in Ucost, 70 in Mussoorie, 43 in Sahaspur, 12.5 mm in Nagathat area and 2.5 mm in Kalsi.

Ganga’s water level reached 337.89 meters in Rishikesh
According to the data given by Himalayan Ganga Division, Central Water Commission’s Central Flood Control Room, the water level of Ganga reached 337.89 meters on Sunday due to torrential rains in the hilly areas of the state. In such a situation, the Ganges is flowing only slightly below the danger mark of 340.50 meters. According to the report of the Central Flood Control Room, the water level of Yamuna river at Dakpathar has reached 455.03 meters, which is just 34 cms below the danger mark.

Mercury dropped by 10 degrees, got relief from heat
Due to the rain in the capital Doon for the last 48 hours, the maximum temperature has come down by 10 degrees. According to the Meteorological Department, two days ago where the maximum temperature was above 34 degrees. At the same time, the maximum temperature was recorded at 24 degrees on Sunday. On the other hand, people have breathed a sigh of relief from the heat as the temperature drops.

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After the rains in Uttarakhand, the rivers in the mountains have come in spate. Due to heavy rain in Uttarkashi late on Sunday night, suddenly the burrows, including the Bhagirathi river, came in spate.

Water entered residential houses due to excessive rainfall in village Mando, Kankardi and Nirkot. Simultaneously, three people were injured after getting trapped in the debris due to the Gadera boom. The team of SDRF and Disaster Management Department rescued Ganesh Bahadur son Kali Bahadur, Ravindra son Ganesh Bahadur, Rambalak Yadav son Makur Yadav and rushed him to the hospital. The injured are undergoing treatment. According to doctors, all three are out of danger.

According to the information, water entered nine houses in Mando village. While two houses have been completely destroyed. According to villagers, three people are buried under the rubble in the area. Search operation is going on in the affected areas.

Uttarakhand: Devastation caused by torrential rains in Kumaon, Purnagiri-Tanakpur road closed, 150 passengers stranded, photos…

Orange alert issued for heavy rain

According to the Meteorological Department, there is a possibility of extremely heavy rains in districts like Dehradun, Haridwar, Nainital and Pauri in the next 24 hours. Heavy to very heavy rains are also expected in the rest of the state. An orange alert has been issued by the Meteorological Department.

In view of the possibility of heavy rains in the capital Doon and all the areas of the district, District Magistrate Dr. Ashish Kumar Srivastava has asked the officials of all departments including Revenue, Police, Irrigation, Public Works to remain alert along with Disaster Management Department.

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