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Glacier Bursts in Uttarakhand Flash Flood situation

 Glacier Bursts in Uttarakhand Flash Flood situation 

  Glacier Bursts in Uttarakhand Flash Flood situation 

 

Glacier Bursts in Uttarakhand Flash Flood situation

Glacier eruption is reported in Raini in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. The Dhauli river is said to have flooded due to the eruption of the glacier. This has increased the danger from Chamoli to Haridwar. More than 150 people working on the power project are feared to be in a state of shock due to the sudden surge of water. Police are currently alerting people living along the river in Chamoli district through loudspeakers. The Rishiganga power project is expected to be severely damaged.

The village of Reni and its environs near Joshimath are more affected. According to preliminary data, 10,000 people are reported to be affected. There are also people who lived on the banks of the river, as well as laborers who were working at Kho Dam. Orders have been issued to evacuate hotels and ghats along the Dhauliganga river at Nandprayag, Karnaprayag, Devprayag, Rudraprayag. The water flow is very fast. Due to this, the areas around the river are being evacuated out of fear. Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat said information of a disaster has been received from Chamoli district. Don't pay attention to any kind of rumors. The government is taking all necessary steps.

Glacier Bursts in Uttarakhand Flash Flood situation


Chamoli Superintendent of Police Yashwant Singh Chauhan said information was coming in that there was a lot of damage. But the situation is not yet clear. The rescue team has been dispatched to the spot. In Uttarakhand, the SDRF team is working to rescue people living on the river banks so that all the people can be taken to safer places. Even in places where there is news of further damage, teams are constantly working to move trapped people to safety.

"We are informing the general public that the Rishiganga power project in the Tapovan Rainy area has been severely damaged due to glaciers, so the water level in the rivers is constantly rising," Chamoli district police said. As a result, people living along the Alaknanda river have been appealed to move to safer places quickly.

Glacier Bursts in Uttarakhand Flash Flood situation



Kumbh Melo is going on in Haridwar. Because of this, the state government has also issued a high alert here. Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat took information about the disaster from the officials. He has appealed to people not to pay attention to the rumor. He said the river water has been stopped as part of precaution. Alkanand, Srinagar Dam and Rishikesh Dam have been affected. The SDRF team is on alert. I am going to the scene myself.

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