Glacier Bursts in Uttarakhand Chamoli Today, Massive Flooding Dhauli Ganga River Live: A breaking of glacier at Uttarakhand’s Joshimath has caused a massive flood in Dhauli Ganga. The Chamoli police informed that Rishi Ganga Power Project has been damaged due breach of a glacier in Tapovan area of Chamoli district. As per Rudraprayag SP, water level is likely to increase in the Alaknanda river due to the avalanche triggered by the breaking of the glacier. The local police have urged the people to move to safer areas.
The ITBP said that a massive flood was seen near Reni village, where some water bodies flooded and destroyed many river bankside houses. Hundreds of ITBP personnel have been rushed for rescue operations. The Chamoli district magistrate has instructed officials to evacuate people living in villages on the bank of Dhauliganga river.
चमोली के रिणी गांव में ऋषिगंगा प्रोजेक्ट को भारी बारिश व अचानक पानी आने से क्षति की संभावना है। नदी में अचानक पाने आने से अलकनंदा के निचले क्षेत्रों में भी बाढ़ की संभावना है। तटीय क्षेत्रों में लोगों को अलर्ट किया गया है। नदी किनारे बसे लोगों को क्षेत्र से हटाया जा रहा है।
Uttarakhand chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said that the district administration, police and disaster management departments have been directed to deal with the situation. He urged people not to pay attention to any kind of rumours. “Government is taking all necessary steps,” he said.