Heavy rain, snowfall wreak havoc in Uttarakhand
After heavy rain and snowfall wreaked havoc on parts of Uttarakhand, the State Disaster Management Authority and Uttarakhand Police stepped up rescue and relief efforts today. People trapped in places
After heavy rain and snowfall wreaked havoc on parts of Uttarakhand, the State Disaster Management Authority and Uttarakhand Police stepped up rescue and relief efforts today.
People trapped in places due to extreme weather conditions were rescued by the SDRF and Uttarakhand Police teams.
According to official information received from SDRF today, a team of SDRF rescued six people who were trapped due to snowfall in the Diwalikhal area of Chamoli district.
Some people are trapped in the snow about three kilometres below Trijugi Narayan Temple, informed Sonprayag police.
When the SDRF team received information about this, they rushed to the scene and rescued two people who were trapped there, transporting them to a safe location.
The SDRF also received information about some people being trapped in Almora district’s Mach Khali area. Officials have arrived on the scene and are conducting rescue operations. Rescue and relief efforts are still ongoing in various locations.
Meanwhile, an active western disturbance is currently affecting the expanse of Northern India and also the Northeast bringing in a strong cold wave throughout the country.
First Published: 4th February, 2022 16:47 IST
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