Nature has created an uproar in the mountains. People are suffering from rains, floods and landslides. The monsoon season is wreaking havoc in Uttarakhand. The Char Dham Yatra has come to a standstill due to floods and landslides. Roads have turned into trenches at seven places in the Parrot Valley, next to Rishikesh on the Badrinath-Kedarnath road. The government has not been able to start traffic on National Highway 58 in the last 7 days.
There is a continuous landslide in Chamoli in Uttarakhand. Debris from the mountains once again fell on NH-58. The Badrinath-Haridwar road was closed due to landslides and vehicles passing through it got stuck. At the same time, the foot bridge in the Irani and Jhinjhi Gram Panchayat area was washed away in the rain water late Thursday night. People are crossing the river putting their lives at risk.
A house was completely razed in Kheda village of Tehri due to the crack of the mountain amidst rain. The rescue team took out the people buried in the debris after a lot of hard work. On Friday, 3 people died in Uttarakhand.
There will be rain in these states
According to the Skymet Weather Report in the next 24 hours in Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Sikkim, Assam, Meghalaya, Karnataka, Goa, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Lakshadweep and parts of Andaman and Nicobar Islands Light to moderate rain may occur. At the same time, light rain is expected in Delhi-NCR, Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan, Bihar, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Telangana, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, and Jammu and Kashmir.
Monsoon will be normal in August
Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said that the monsoon may remain normal in the second part of the 4-month-long rainy season. That is, normal rain may occur during August-September. IMD said, "On the basis of the quantity, LPA may get 104 percent rainfall across the country in the second part of this season, including a standard error of 8 percent less."
The LPA (long term periodic average) of rainfall in the country between 1961 and 2010 was 88 cm. LPA monsoon between 96 and 104 percent is considered normal. The country received a monsoon from June 1 and till July 30, the country received one percent more rainfall than normal. Monsoon lasts till 30 September.
Tension from floods in Bihar
The flood situation in Bihar remains worrying and more than 47 lakh people have been affected so far. The Disaster Management Department in Bihar said that no one died due to floods in the state in the last 24 hours, but the number of people affected due to this natural disaster has increased by more than 5 lakhs during this period. So far, 11 people have died in the state due to floods. The department said that the number of flood-affected people has increased to 45.63 lakh in 1,012 panchayats in 14 districts, compared to 39.63 a day earlier.
135 killed in Assam
Another person died due to flooding in Gosaigaon of Kokrajhar district in Assam. The total number of people killed due to floods and landslides in the state has increased to 135 this year.
Three killed in Uttarakhand
Debris of an all weather project fell on a two-storey house near Hindolakhal on the Rishikesh-Chamba-Gangotri highway in Uttarakhand's Tehri district in the early hours of Friday. In this accident, three people including two women died after being buried under debris. District Magistrate of Tehri Mangesh Ghildiyal said that the torrential rain has been raining in Hindolakhal since Thursday night.
Many rivers in UP are flowing above danger levels
Some areas of Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh and Rajasthan have also received rains, while Haryana has not received rain. During last 24 hours in Uttar Pradesh, light rain has occurred in some places while torrential rain has occurred in some places. Many rivers have reached or exceeded the danger mark.
According to the Central Water Commission, the water level of major rivers including Ganga, Sharda, Ghaghra, Rapti has reached near the danger mark or even crossed the danger mark in some places. The department said that Etawah was the hottest place in the state with a temperature of 38 ° C. The Meteorological Department estimates that there may be rain in many places in the next 24 hours.