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Heavy rains to lash parts of Uttarakhand in next 48 hours, schools to remain closed tomorrow

By Vikas

Dehradun, Aug 4: Heavy rains are expected to lash Dehradun, Haridwar, Pauri, Tehri, Chamoli and Nainital in the next 48 hours, a MeT department warning said.

Schools in Dehradun will remain closed on Monday.

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Heavy rains have been wreaking havoc in Uttarakhand. Met Department had on Saturday issued an alert about heavy rain in many places, including Dehradun, Haridwar Pauri, Tehri, Nainital, Udham Singh Nagar, Chamoli and Pithoragarh in the next 72 hours.

Last month, heavy rains had caused landslides in several places in Uttarakhand. Rubble from landslides had last month blocked a number of roads in Uttarkashi. The Rishikesh-Gangotri national highway was blocked at Therang, Laldhang and Nalupani whereas the Delhi-Yamunotri highway is blocked at Kadikhal, Silesu, and Lakhwad bend. Barkot-Vikasnagar road is blocked at Kharsun.

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