Heavy rains activates landslides, damage roads in Uttarakhand; IMD sounds warning for flash floods
Dehradun: View of a street interfacing Dehradun and Mussoorie that collapsed following substantial precipitation, in Dehradun, Tuesday, Aug.
Overwhelming precipitation lashed portions of Uttarakhand on Wednesday and Thursday, which brought about water logging and avalanches at a few spots. As indicated by the India Meteorological Department, the state is probably going to get overwhelming to extremely substantial downpour at separated spots in the coming a few days. Other than the IMD, different organizations have likewise sounded an alarm for streak floods, heavy precipitation in the state for Thursday and the coming days.
Prior on Wednesday, the State Disaster Management Center had cautioned about the chance of substantial and exceptionally overwhelming downpours in the state on Thursday. All District Magistrates were likewise coordinated to take prudent steps so as to maintain a strategic distance from any untoward occurrences.
Focal Water Commission Official Flood Forecast in a tweet stated, 'Streak flood direction for next 24 hours in parts of Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Eastern area of Rajasthan, Western district of Madhya Pradesh as given by the India Meteorological Department (IMD).'