Uttarakhand: 2 dead, 5 trapped in landslide in Chamoli district
Dehradun, July 20: The landslide that occurred due to cloudburst near Chamoli's Malari claimed two lives on Friday. Both the bodies have been recovered. Five persons feared trapped in a landslide that occurred between Jumma and Bhapkund near Malari road.
The Badrinath highway was closed due to landslide at Lambagad since last night while yatra to Hemkund Sahib going uninterrupted.
Houses and vehicles have been damaged due to cloudburst in Chamoli district's Tharali area on Monday. Police and local administration arrived in Ghat's Kundi village, where houses and vehicles were damaged. No casualties were reported.
Last week, seven people were killed and two injured in a cloudburst that washed away parts of Dehradun.
A family of four was killed when their house in Shastri Nagar in Vasant Vihar area collapsed in heavy rain that followed the cloudburst. Two others were injured in the same incident. Three others drowned in Charba, Balbir Road, and Bhagat Singh Colony areas.
Cloudburst in Uttarkashi
A view of a damaged house after heavy rains following a cloudburst, in Uttarkashi on Wednesday, July 18, 2018. PTI file photo
People look at a damaged temple after heavy rains following a cloudburst which swept away the main connecting pedestrian bridge of Yamunotri Dham, in Uttarkashi on Wednesday, July 18, 2018. PTI file photo
Cloudburst at Munsiyari
People stand on the rubble washed away by the flash floods after a cloudburst at Munsiyari in Pithoragarh district on Monday, July 02, 2018. PTI file photo
Road washed away
A road leading to Rasiyabad village washed away after a cloudburst at Munsiyari in Pithoragarh district on Monday, July 02, 2018. (State Disaster Relief Fund Photo via PTI)
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