Weather conditions in Uttarakhand, Ganga, Kali rivers flowing above danger mark, Alert issued
Monsoon has started gaining momentum in Uttarakhand. The sequence of rain continues in Garhwal to Kumaon divisions. The Meteorological Department has issued a warning of heavy rain in the state
Monsoon has started gaining momentum in Uttarakhand. The sequence of rain continues in Garhwal to Kumaon divisions. The Meteorological Department has issued a warning of heavy rain in the state for Saturday and Sunday. Badrinath, Kedarnath and Kailas-Mansarovar roads are closed in the state. At the same time, 78 connectivity roads in the state have been blocked due to debris. There is also an increase in the water level of the rivers. Kali river is flowing beyond the warning mark at Dharchula in Pithoragarh.
The water level of rivers suddenly increased due to rain in Uttarakhand on Friday. Rivers are in spate from plains to mountains. In Rishikesh and Haridwar, people came in panic due to the sudden rise in the water level of Ganga late at night. In Chamoli, Rudraprayag and Srinagar also, the Alaknanda and Mandakini rivers crossed the danger mark. On the other hand, the water level of the Dhauli and Kali rivers has increased further in Kumaon.
The water level of the Ganges suddenly increased near the danger mark in Rishikesh at around eight o'clock on Friday night. The administration has issued an alert in the areas around the Ganges. The administration has started evacuating the coastal areas.
Tehsil administration became active with the issue of alert from the State Control Room. Along with issuing the instructions of SDM Manish Kumar, the administration team evacuated various areas adjacent to the Ganges, including Chandreshwar Nagar, Triveni Ghat, adjacent to the Ganges. Let us inform you that the Meteorological Department had predicted very heavy rain on Friday. Due to which the Meteorological Department has issued a red alert.
The monsoon had reached the state on June 13, but after that, the pace slowed down. It gained momentum from Thursday evening. The debris falling from the mountains is obstructing the movement amid continuous rain. The Badrinath highway was blocked at four places due to landslides, while the Kedarnath highway was restored after 12 hours. On the other hand, the Kailas-Mansarovar road in the Pithoragarh district of Kumaon could not be opened even on the tenth day. Thal-Munsiyari and Dharchula-Tawaghat roads are also closed in the Pithoragarh district. The District Magistrate has issued an alert in the settlements along the river.
According to the State Meteorological Center, an orange alert has been issued for Nainital and Champawat districts on Saturday, while a yellow alert has been issued for other districts. According to the center, there is a possibility of heavy rain in Dehradun, Pauri, Tehri and Nainital on Sunday.
Road collapses near Badrinath
The road has been damaged due to subsidence near Vishnuprayag, ten kilometers from Joshimath. Due to this, the tin shed on the side of the road has also been damaged. However, vehicles are coming from one part of the road. According to the administration, due to incessant rains, repair work has not started here yet.