Heavy Cloud Burst in Uttarkashi District of Uttarakhand, 5 People Missing and Several Houses Destroyed In Flood: Uttarkashi’s Tons river’s level has risen above the danger mark after the cloud burst in Arakot Village of Mori Block Uttarkashi. It has been reported that the flood level was very high and has uprooted several trees and houses, 5 people are reported missing and there is no estimate clue of the total damage till now.
ITBP forces and the disaster response forces have been employed in the area to carry out rescue operations. It is continuously raining in the area since 24 hours and the rain is expected to last for another 3 days, the special forces that have been asked to carry out the rescue are facing difficulty in reaching the area.
Heavy Cloud Burst in Uttarkashi District of Uttarakhand, 5 People Missing and Several Houses Destroyed In Flood
All the major routes of Harshil, Manera and Gangotri have been cut off and the government and the district magistrate of Uttarkashi have announced holiday for all the schools until further notice. The situation seems to be getting worse due to the continuous rainfall and the areas in the danger zone are being evacuated. Government has advised tourists to avoid these destinations and is carrying out the rescue operations in the area to protect the local people.
A lot of people have been impacted by the disaster and the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat has advised the disaster management teams to provide relief to the residents of the area who are suffering from the disaster.