Uttarakhand: Cloud bursts in Tehri district’s Devprayag area; water level on rise, no casualty so far

Cloud bursts in Devprayag, Tehri


Cloud bursts in Devprayag, Tehri&nbsp | &nbspPhoto Credit score:&nbspANI

Dehradun: A cloudburst befell in Uttarakhand’s Tehri district’s Devprayag space on Tuesday at 5 pm, inflicting harm to round 12-13 retailers and different properties. No casualties have been reported to this point. The water stage is on the rise and a rescue operation is underway, MS Rawat, SHO Devprayag, stated.

“Cloudburst was reported at 5 pm immediately. Round 12-13 retailers and a number of other different properties have been broken. Since most of those retailers had been closed attributable to lockdown, no casualty has been reported but. Water stage is on the rise right here, rescue operation underway,” the SHO stated.

SDRF groups are on their method to the spot, stated Uttarakhand DGP Ashok Kumar.

Union Dwelling Minister Amit Shah has additionally spoken to Uttarkhand CM Tirath Singh Rawat to investigate in regards to the state of affairs arising out of cloudburst within the state. He has provided all help from the Central authorities.

In the meantime, it was a cloudy morning in Delhi as nicely immediately with the climate division forecasting gentle rain in direction of the night. The minimal temperature settled at 24.2 levels Celsius, a notch beneath the season’s common, whereas the humidity at 8.30 am was 48 per cent, the Met workplace stated as per PTI.

Earlier on Might 3, homes in some villages and roads had been broken in two separate cloudburst incidents in Rudraprayag and Uttarkashi districts of the state.

In February this 12 months, a serious catastrophe had struck Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district within the type of an avalanche and deluge, after a portion of the Nanda Devi glacier broke off. The sudden flood within the Dhauli Ganga, Rishi Ganga and Alaknanda rivers — all linked tributaries of the Ganga — triggered widespread panic and large-scale devastation within the excessive mountain areas.

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