Nandadevi glacier breaks in Chamoli’s Joshimath,Over 100 missing ,helps pour in
Uttarakhand Floods : Over 100 people are missing after Nandadevi glacier broke in Chamoli’s Joshimath, triggering flash flood. Several houses near the banks of Dhauliganga river in Reni village were washed away. An ITBP official said that hundreds of Indo-Tibetan Border Police personnel have been rushed for rescue operations. NDRF said that they have deployed 200 personnel and more were being airlifted. Water activities like rafting has been stopped in Rishikesh and a flood alert has been issued for Haridwar reported news18.
An Uttarakhand native and Maharashtra governor, Bhagat Singh Koshyari, informed that Rawat was himself going to the disaster-struck area to take stock of the situation. “I pray to Lord Kedarnath and Badrivishal to keep all Uttarakhand residents healthy and safe,” he tweeted.