Flood Situation Severe in Uttarakhand

Published 1 year ago

After the glacier burst at Reni town in Chamoli area of Uttarakhand prompting a weighty flood in the Alaknanda River on the evening of Sunday, February 7, the progression of Bhagirathi River has been halted as a prudent advance. 

Uttarakhand state police have likewise sent a flood warning on the chance of water level ascending in Srinagar, Rishikesh, and Haridwar by 9:00 PM on Sunday night. The police have likewise admonished that the water level may cross the risk level. As the settlements close to the stream banks from Chamoli till Haridwar have been moved, it is clear that venturing out to Rishikesh and Haridwar is hazardous for the present. 

In the interim, news likewise has it that the flood circumstance in Uttarakhand may likewise influence portions of Uttar Pradesh. Reportedly, experts in Uttarakhand sounded an alert from Chamoli to Haridwar after an icy mass severed which brought about a torrential slide on February 7, 2021. The torrential slide hit close to a hydropower project site at Reni town in Chamoli, and subsequently, the water level rose in the Dhauliganga River past the threat mark. While debacle supervisory crews are grinding away in the influenced regions, the travel industry exercises have stopped in Uttarakhand after the lamentable episode.