Uttarakhand News: Heavy rains are being witnessed across the country. Meanwhile, in Uttarakhand also, there has been heavy rain in some districts. Due to which there has been a landslide in Pithoragarh. Let us tell you that in Dharchula of Pithoragarh district, shocking videos of landslides have come to the fore. 40 passengers got stuck due to the landslide. The district administration has stopped traffic on the highway. At the same time, 400 pilgrims from Rajasthan returning from Gangotri Dham in Uttarkashi are also stuck due to the land slide. These pilgrims are residents of many cities of Rajasthan. Here, near Najang on Tawaghat Lipulekh road, suddenly a large part of the hill fell in the late evening. Thankfully there was no loss of life or property due to the landslide.
A passerby made a video
A passerby has made a video of this landslide. Due to the landslide, the traffic on Tawaghat Lipulekh highway has come to a complete halt. Due to the closure of the road, 40 passengers along with the local people are stuck in Bundi. Around 400 pilgrims from Rajasthan are stranded after the landslide.
Landslide in Uttarkashi district also
According to ANI, around 400 pilgrims from Rajasthan are stuck due to the landslide in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand. No casualty has been reported so far and all the passengers are safe, a senior official said. He said that about 400 passengers were returning from Gangotri Dham from Bhilwara, Ajmer and other places in Rajasthan. There was a landslide near Gabnani in Uttarkashi, due to which everyone got trapped.
Situations created due to rain
SDRF Commandant Rajkumar Gupta said that information has been received about the stranded pilgrims from Rajasthan on Thursday night. After talking to the administration there, the passengers have been shifted to safe places and proper arrangements have been made for their stay and food. According to the Uttarakhand administration, the road between Uttarkashi and Harshil (Halgu Guard and Gabbanani) has been closed due to landslides since last evening due to heavy rains in the area. He said that many pilgrims from many other states including Rajasthan are stranded at the spot.