Uttarakhand weather update today: Orange alert for heavy rains in seven districts – Uttarakhand weather: Orange alert for heavy rains in seven districts, hundreds of roads including Badrinath-Yamunotri highway closed

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In Uttarakhand, since late Friday night, rain from the mountains to the plains has created a problem. The risk of landslides has increased in mountainous areas. The river ditches are also in water. Meanwhile, orange alert has also been issued for heavy to very heavy rain in next 24 hours in Dehradun, Tehri, Pauri, Champawat, Nainital, Pithoragarh, Bageshwar. Heavy to very heavy rain is likely in most areas of all these districts. Director of the Meteorological Center Vikram Singh said there is a possibility of rain from plains to mountains in the next 48 hours. In this situation, you need to pay attention to disaster management.

The Badrinath and Yamunotri Expressway was closed

Badrinath highway is closed at Farasu and Lambgarh due to debris due to heavy rains. Pilgrims wait for the highway to open. At the same time, Simli Tharali Expressway and Karnprayag Gairsain Expressway are also closed due to debris. On the other hand, due to heavy rains in the Yamuna valley, including Yamunotri Dham, the river drains are in water. Half a dozen people stayed awake throughout the night near the Khanedapul sleep area, which turned into a canker on the Yamunotri road. He spent the whole night awake in fear of rocks sliding from the summit and the Yamuna river eroding from the foothills.

Rain devastation: Badrinath highway washed away due to overflowing drain, 650 pilgrims halted at places, photos

The villagers woke up and spent the whole night

Devalsari Gadera is in water due to heavy overnight rains in Naogaon. That is why there is no movement on Yamunotri road. Many private vehicles including 108 vehicles are stuck here. School-going children in the city area, including many teachers on duty, are also stranded, waiting for the road to open. Local people returning after working in the fields cross the road sitting on the bucket of the JCB machine that is engaged in opening the road. As the JCB machine is clearing the debris, the debris comes back with the water flow.

Disaster rain: Rock fell on Nainital-Bhawali road, 50 meters of road washed away, traffic stopped, photos

Meanwhile, more than 186 roads in the state were closed due to landslides and boulders. At the same time, the Department of Public Works dedicated itself to the opening of 65 roads on Friday.
According to a bulletin issued late evening, NH-107 between km 51 and 84 was blocked due to landslides and boulders near Kund in Rudraprayag district. The highway opening works continue. 89 JCB machines have been deployed to open the national highway. At the same time, a total of 280 JCB machines are used to open the roads. Apart from this, 18 state highways, five main district roads, seven other district roads, 70 rural roads and 85 PMGSY roads remained closed. 95 roads were closed on Friday, while 156 roads were closed a day earlier. Of the 251 roads closed, 65 were opened.

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In Uttarakhand, since late Friday night, rain from the mountains to the plains has created a problem. The risk of landslides has increased in mountainous areas. The river ditches are also in water. Meanwhile, orange alert has also been issued for heavy to very heavy rain in next 24 hours in Dehradun, Tehri, Pauri, Champawat, Nainital, Pithoragarh, Bageshwar. Heavy to very heavy rain is likely in most areas of all these districts. Director of the Meteorological Center Vikram Singh said there is a possibility of rain from plains to mountains in the next 48 hours. In this situation, you need to pay attention to disaster management.

The Badrinath and Yamunotri Expressway was closed

Badrinath highway is closed at Farasu and Lambgarh due to debris due to heavy rains. Pilgrims wait for the highway to open. At the same time, Simli Tharali Expressway and Karnprayag Gairsain Expressway are also closed due to debris. On the other hand, due to heavy rains in the Yamuna valley, including Yamunotri Dham, the river drains are in water. Half a dozen people stayed awake throughout the night near the Khanedapul sleep area, which turned into a canker on the Yamunotri road. He spent the whole night awake in fear of rocks sliding from the summit and the Yamuna river eroding from the foothills.

Rain devastation: Badrinath highway washed away due to overflowing drain, 650 pilgrims halted at places, photos

The villagers woke up and spent the whole night

Devalsari Gadera is in water due to heavy overnight rains in Naogaon. That is why there is no movement on Yamunotri road. Many private vehicles including 108 vehicles are stuck here. School-going children in the city area, including many teachers on duty, are also stranded, waiting for the road to open. Local people returning after working in the fields cross the road sitting on the bucket of the JCB machine that is engaged in opening the road. As the JCB machine is clearing the debris, the debris comes back with the water flow.

Disaster rain: Rock fell on Nainital-Bhawali road, 50 meters of road washed away, traffic stopped, photos

Meanwhile, more than 186 roads in the state were closed due to landslides and boulders. At the same time, the Department of Public Works dedicated itself to the opening of 65 roads on Friday.

According to a bulletin issued late evening, NH-107 between km 51 and 84 was blocked due to landslides and boulders near Kund in Rudraprayag district. The highway opening works continue. 89 JCB machines have been deployed to open the national highway. At the same time, a total of 280 JCB machines are used to open the roads. Apart from this, 18 state highways, five main district roads, seven other district roads, 70 rural roads and 85 PMGSY roads remained closed. 95 roads were closed on Friday, while 156 roads were closed a day earlier. Of the 251 roads closed, 65 were opened.

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