Cloudburst in Uttarakhand’s Nainital; numerous individuals feared caught under particles

Cloudburst In Uttarakhand'S Nainital
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‘s Nainital A cloudburst occurrence has been reported at a town in Ramgarh of Nainital district in Uttarakhand. According to preliminary reports, numerous people are feared caught under the debris. Groups of local police and the district administration have hurried to the spot.

According to news firm ANI, some hurt have been rescued from the area where cloudburst occurred in Ramgarh. However actual number is yet to be established.

Earlier on Monday, three labourers from Nepal passed away and two were injured with incessant rains lashing Uttarakhand as the authorities encouraged Chardham pilgrims not to continue to the Himalayan temples till the weather enhances. The labourers were remaining in a camping tent at Samkhal near Lansdowne in Pauri district when rubble streaming below a field above due to the rains buried them alive.

The Met department has actually forecasted heavy to really heavy rains, lightning, hail storms and high speed winds (60-70 kmph) for all 13 districts of Uttarakhand till tomorrow.

On the other hand, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Dhami on Tuesday early morning to take stock of the circumstance arising due to heavy rains. Union Home Minister Amit Shah also spoke to Dhami the other day on the phone to get an update on precautionary steps being taken by the state federal government in view of the heavy rain alert and ensured him of all possible assistance.

The administration has asked Chardham pilgrims who arrived in Haridwar and Rishikesh by Sunday not to continue further till the weather enhances, while operation of vehicles for the Himalayan temples has actually been suspended briefly. The Chardham Devasthanam Board said the yatra has actually been briefly halted for the sake of security of pilgrims in view of the heavy rain.

The peaks beyond Badrinath and Kedarnath got light snowfall, whereas the lower locations in Chamoli district were lashed by constant showers. Rain continued in Uttarkashi and Dehradun too.

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Released at Tue, 19 Oct 2021 00:10:54 -0500