Uttarakhand Glacier disaster : 100-150 casualties feared,Airforce joins rescue operation

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Uttarakhand, 7/2 (Ao Bureau): In a shocking development, there is a big accident in Joshimath in Uttarakhand. Glacier burst in the Tapovan area of ​​Chamoli district on Sunday reported heavy damage to the Rishiganga power project. Many people are feared trapped in it. Due to avalanches and floods in the Alaknanda River and Dhauliganga River due to the breaking of the glacier, people living nearby are being removed. Many houses are also expected to flow. At the same time, there is also news of a dam breaking near Joshimath. ITBP jawans have reached for rescue work. Teams of NDRF are being sent from Ghaziabad to Chamoli.
The water level in Dhauliganga Nandi has suddenly risen after an avalanche on a power project in Rani village in the Tapovan area of ​​Chamoli district. People living in the Nijle area are being sent to the upper areas. In view of the devastation caused by the glacier burst, an alert has been issued in Srinagar, Rishikesh and Haridwar, and other places.

State Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said, “The Rishiganga project in Rini village of Chamoli is prone to damage due to heavy rains and sudden water. Due to the sudden arrival in the river, there is a possibility of flooding in the lower areas of Alaknanda. People have been alerted. People settled along the river are being removed from the area. “

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