Landslides And Heavy Rains Leave 150 Stranded In Uttarakhand

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Landslides And Heavy Rains Leave 150 Stranded In Uttarakhand

Landslides with heavy rains have left around 150 people stranded along the Tanakpur-Ghat national highway in Champawat district of Uttarakhand.

District Disaster Management Officer, Manoj Pandey said, “Landslides occurred at eight points along the highway on Tuesday bringing mounds of debris onto the road. Though the debris was cleared at seven points by Tuesday evening, the rocks and boulders in Vishramghat could not be cleared till midnight despite efforts.”

With the help of earth moving machines, the efforts to clear the rubble on the road in Vishramghat resumed on Wednesday morning.

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