Heavy rains since Sunday have battered Uttarakhand leading to landslides and floods in several districts. At least 16 people have died in different rain-related incidents in the state, Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami informed the media on Tuesday.
The Nainital Lake in Nainital overflowed flooding the iconic Mall Road and water entered buildings and houses with people seen wading in knee-deep waters.
Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami visits a locality in rain-affected Rudrapur, Udham Singh Nagar district; meets locals and takes stock of situation from NDRF team.
What people are saying?
Abhishek I hope same amount of attention is given to North Bengal and Sikkim where heavy rains have caused landslides and floods, the same what is happening in Uttarakhand.
Karthikeyan Sundaram Climate change is the reality and no one can stop its consequences. Govt must adopt measures to mitigate such disasters with preventive mechanisms which may not be popular with all ex . Gadgil committee report on the Western ghats.