Uttarakhand : People protest demanding better roads, relief from flooding

Uttarakhand, July 12 : Heavy rains lashed many parts of Uttarakhand , especially those in Kumaon region, with Khatima in Udham Singh Nagar district receiving the maximum of 222 mm of showers.


Residents of Khatima in Udham Singh Nagar are protesting demanding better roads and relief from flooding in the area.

A local said,”We’ve been facing road connectivity and flooding issues since a long time, few days ago a pregnant woman had to be taken to hospital on a boat.”

Kichcha, another town in Udham Singh Nagar district, received 135 mm of rainfall followed by Kalsi in Dehradun district which received 129 mm and Raiwala which recorded 115 mm of rainfall.

The Kali and Gori rivers in Pithoragarh district were in spate, flowing just a few metres below the danger level at 888.70 and 604.55 metres respectively.

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