A car came under debris due to a landslide on the Yamunotri Highway in Uttarkashi. The Yamunotri Highway was blocked for about two and a half hours due to landslides, due to which commuters had to face difficulties.
Landslide occurred on Yamunotri Highway (symbol)
Monsoon rains in UttarakhandUttarakhand Weather) still continues to wreak havoc. In the state on Monday too, rain caused havoc in many places, there have been reports of landslides in many places. A car was hit by a landslide on the Yamunotri Highway in Uttarkashi. The car rider somehow escaped and saved his life.
According to the information received, landslides have occurred at many places in Uttarkashi including Yamunotri. There it is still raining. The Yamunotri Highway was blocked for about two and a half hours due to landslides, due to which commuters had to face difficulties. At the same time, the Meteorological Department had predicted light to moderate rain with thunder in many places for today.
Road part broken due to rise in water level of Tehri lake
According to the forecast of the Meteorological Center Dehradun, there was a possibility of heavy rain with heavy showers at isolated places in Nainital, Champawat, Pithoragarh, Bageshwar and Pauri districts of the state today. On the other hand, due to the increase in the water level of Tehri Lake on the previous day, about 10 meters of the road near Chinyalisaur Old Jogat Road Block Headquarters has got absorbed in the lake. In view of the security, this motorway has been closed by the police for movement. Normal life is affected due to incessant rains.
BRO team removed debris
On the other hand, Uttarkashi district disaster management officer Devendra Patwal said that the Gangotri and Yamunotri highways were blocked due to landslides. The BRO team reached the spot and removed the debris from the road. After which both the highways have been made smooth for movement.
Water suddenly increased in Kempty Falls
At the same time, due to rain at high places in the Kamptee area of Mussoorie, the water suddenly increased in the Kamptee Falls. Thankfully, the police had already sent away more than 250 tourists who were bathing in the waterfall. Due to the massive water coming in the fall, there was an atmosphere of panic among the tourists and people in the surrounding area.
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