Normal life affects due to heavy rains in Pithoragarh (Uttrakhand)
In Pithoragarh, normal life has been affected due to the heavy rains that occurred late last night. Water level of Kali River has reached the danger mark of 890.00 meters.
The district administration has appealed to the people not to go to places prone to danger. On the other hand, there are reports of debris entering about 35 houses in Dharchula’s Khadi Gali and Khotila, and a woman is reported missing due to waterlogging.
NDRF, SDRF, police, and local administration are engaged in the search for the missing woman along with relief and rescue in the affected area. According to the district administration, electricity and drinking water system in the area is disrupted due to excessive rainfall and waterlogging.
Floods in river Kali from heavy rains in the early hours have caused massive damage in the Indian & Nepali habitations along the river. A 65-year-old woman has died and several houses in Pithoragarh district's Dharchula Tehsil are damaged. Rescue operations are underway. pic.twitter.com/twt77GvfFO
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