Rivers overflowing Uttarakhand can cause huge devastation
Dehradun: Due to the intermittent rains in Uttarakhand for the last 3 days, all the small and big rivers including Ganga-Yamuna have come in spate and life has become disturbed.
These overflowing rivers have damaged roadways at many places, which has stopped movement on them. Apart from this, a dozen houses have also been damaged due to landslides from the mountains in Nainital, Almora and other hilly areas.
According to information received from the State Disaster Management Centre, Ganga and tributaries like Alaknanda, Pindar, Mandakini, Nandakini, Saryu and Kali are flowing around the danger mark and residents of villages situated on their banks are being urged to exercise caution and move to safer places. has been called for.
The water level of the Ganges in Rishikesh reached the danger mark in the morning. Yamuna river was also flowing close to the danger mark at Dakpathar near Dehradun. In the last 24 hours, Haridwar 89 mm, Karnprayag 66 mm, Gairsain 56 mm, Almora and Ranikhet 50-50 mm, Tehri 28 mm. And in Devprayag 47.50 mm. Rainfall has been recorded.
At the same time, the Meteorological Department has warned of heavy rains in many places of the state in the coming days. The Rishikesh-Kedarnath National Highway near Kalimath Gate and Rishikesh-Badrinath National Highway near Lambagad are blocked by landslides, efforts are on to open them.
Apart from this, dozens of roads across the state have been closed due to debris from the mountains, due to which normal life has come to a standstill. Uttrakhand rivers