Uttarakhand Rains: NH-94 Chamba-Rishikesh blocked, bridges washed away

Uttarakhand Rains

Dehradun, July 11: Continous heavy rainfall lashed Uttarakhand on Wednesday as bridges washed away in some places, the Chamba to Rishikesh National Highway blocked due to a landslide. 

According to Zee news, Seven people have been reported killed in rain-related incidents in the state capital of Dehradun.

Of the seven poeple who have been killed, four died when a building collapsed in Dehradun’s Seema Dwar. Three others were washed away in Dalanwala, Sahaspur and Balliwala.

As a precautionary measure all Government schools and Anganwadi centres in Dehradun following a thunderstorm and heavy rain alert.

The Chamba-Rishikesh National Highway-94blocked after landslides near Fakot and Bhinnu. Clearing operations underway.

Due to heavy rainfall, the Suspension bridge at Pithoragarh’s Nachani has been washed away.


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