The Meteorological Department has issued a yellow alert for heavy rain even today. In Himachal, due to cloudburst in Karjan and Jagatsukh under Manali on Thursday night, the Karjan nullah caused huge devastation.
New Delhi: There is no respite from the bad weather in the mountains. In Uttarakhand and Himachal, there was heavy damage to property due to cloudburst at four places on Friday. In Himachal on Friday where clouds burst at three places. On the other hand, in Thalisain of Pauri in Uttarakhand, a cow shed and eight small culverts were washed away due to the debris caused by the cloudburst. Due to this people are facing problems.
610 roads including two NH are closed in Himachal Pradesh. Landslides occurred at four places during 24 hours. The Meteorological Department has issued a yellow alert for heavy rain even today. In Himachal, due to cloudburst in Karjan and Jagatsukh under Manali on Thursday night, the Karjan nullah caused huge devastation. The water of Nehlu drain of Jagatsukh entered the houses. Manali’s contact with Kullu was cut off at 2 am due to the closure of the road.
The Public Works Department restored the road at 12 noon on Friday. Apart from this, there has been heavy loss in Hargunain Panchayat due to cloudburst in Vinchcamp of Jogendranagar in Mandi district. Due to the strong flow of water, traffic is affected due to debris filling on Nagchala, Digli road and bridge.
The culvert of Nakahad road was washed away. Mud has spread around the Shanan project complex. Bada Kamba, a resident of Rakesh Kumar, died after a stone fell on his vehicle in Bada Kamba of Kinnaur district on Friday morning. The other three occupants of the vehicle are safe outside.
Trouble has increased due to rain and landslides in the hilly areas of Uttarakhand. A cowshed and eight small culverts were washed away in Thalisain of Pauri due to the debris that came from the cloudburst on Friday evening. Farms have also been badly damaged by the debris.
Apart from this, Yamunotri and Badrinath road remained closed for several hours. Due to this, more than 200 passengers are stuck at Yamanotri halts. More than 85 link roads in the state are closed due to debris. More than 200 villages have been cut off from the district headquarters.
After two days of improvement in Jammu and Kashmir, the weather patterns turned sharp again on Friday. Heavy rains have started in most areas of Kashmir and drizzle has started in Jammu. In central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district, overflowing rivers and streams caused flash floods in many areas and landslides in some areas.
At the same time, the Mughal road connecting Jammu division with Poonch district to Kashmir has been closed due to landslides. Here, another landslide occurred on the important battery car route of Mata Vaishno Devi in Katra in the early hours. Due to damage of 40 to 50 feet road, it has been closed for the movement of devotees. The Meteorological Department has predicted the weather patterns to remain like this till July 25.