A glacial burst in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district on Sunday led to an avalanche and massive flooding along the Alaknanda and Dhauliganga rivers. According to reports, around 100 to 150 people may have died.
People from all over the country have been sending prayers for the people of Uttarakhand and our Bollywood Celebrities have expressed their concern over the bursting of the glacier and also expressed condolences to the families of the affected. Shraddha Kapoor, Sonu Sood, Dia Mirza, Prasoon Joshi and many more were the first to tweet and express their views on the same.
Shraddha Kapoor tweets, “Distressing to hear about the glacier breaking off in #Uttarakhand praying everyone’s safety there.”
Ajay Devgn tweets, “Is it our worst fear on climate extremes that are closing in on us? My thoughts & prayers are with people of #Uttarakhand at this crucial hour. Hope we rescue as many as possible.”
Dia Mirza tweets, ” Building too many dams in the Himalayas has lead to this. Prayers for the people of Chamoli. Please contact Disaster Operations Center number 1070 or 9557444486 for help. #Uttarakhand.”
Soun Sood tweets in Hindi, ” Uttarakhand hum aapke sath hain.”
Prasoon Joshi tweets, “Hoping that Chamoli and others districts of #Uttarakhand stay as safe from the glacier burst and no lives are endangered. Prayers and strength for the people, the authorities and rescue teams.”
Nushraatt Bharuccha tweets, “Saddened to know about the glacier burst in #Uttarakhand which has caused 150 labourers to go missing! Praying for everyone’s safety!!”
My condolences to the families of those affected by the Uttarakhand flash floods and glacier melt. I hope all those In high alert regions are taking all precautions , she added.
Randeep Hooda tweets, ” Man tampering with nature results in disaster.. we must be very careful and have more stringent Environmental Impact Assessment #EIA, not less, for ongoing and future infra projects.. prayers for the safety of the people affected #Uttarakhand.”
Farhan Akhtar tweets, “Uttarakhand and its people in my thoughts. Hoping that rescue teams will succeed in saving the lives of those who are trapped or isolated due to the sudden flood.: