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Landslides Following Heavy Rains Leave 150 People Stranded In Uttarakhand


Some of the stranded individuals, heading for Haldwani, are being despatched there through Devidhura. (Representational)

Dehradun:

Landslides triggered by heavy rains alongside the Tanakpur-Ghat nationwide freeway in Uttarakhand’s Champawat district have left round 150 individuals stranded, an official stated on Wednesday.

As visitors remained blocked at Vishramghat on the freeway until late Tuesday night time, the district administration made preparations for the keep of the stranded individuals in Champawat, District Disaster Management Officer Manoj Pandey stated.

Landslides occurred at eight factors alongside the freeway on Tuesday bringing mounds of particles onto the street. Though the particles was cleared at seven factors by Tuesday night, the rocks and boulders in Vishramghat couldn’t be cleared until midnight regardless of efforts, Mr Pandey stated.

Efforts to clear the rubble on the street in Vishramghat had been resumed on Wednesday morning with the assistance of earth transferring machines and a loader he stated.

Some of the stranded individuals, who had been headed for Haldwani, are being despatched there through Devidhura, he stated.

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