Heavy to very heavy rain likely to lash Uttarakhand for next two days: IMD

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Heavy to very heavy rain likely to lash Uttarakhand for next two days: IMD


With the second phase of the monsoon season beginning in the state, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall in six districts of Uttarakhand over the next two days.

In a weather bulletin issued on Sunday morning for the next 24-hours, the MeT department predicted that heavy rainfall with intense spells is likely to occur at isolated places in Pithoragarh, Bageshwar, Nainital, Champawat, Dehradun and Pauri districts of the state. It also issued an orange and yellow alert for the state for August 9-10 respectively.

On Monday, the MeT department predicted that light to moderate rainfall or thunderstorms are likely to occur at most places in Pithoragarh, Bageshwar, Nainital, Champawat, Pauri, Dehradun, Haridwar and Tehri districts and many places in Almora, Udham Singh Nagar, Rudraprayag, Chamoli and Uttarkashi districts of Uttarakhand.

In Uttarkashi district, five villages of Mori block have been cut off since the past ten days after connecting bridges broke due to heavy rain

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