DEHRADUN, August 20, 2022 (TBNN)
Reportedly, four people were killed and several others injured in rain-related incidents of Uttarakhand as torrential rain-hit parts of the hill state forcing people to leave their damaged and flooded houses, officials disclosed today.
Among the worst affected districts were Dehradun, Pauri Garhwal, Tehri Garhwal and Bageshwar, where normal life was thrown out-of-gear due to overnight heavy rain. Reports tell that 10 people have gone missing so far.
Also, seven people were stranded under the debris of a house, out of which, two died in Gwar Village of Dhanaulti Block in Tehri Garhwal District, the State Disaster Response Centre informed..
Whereas, in Tehri Garhwal’s district, Kirti Nagar, a woman died after getting trapped under the debris of a house. In Tehri, roads were also blocked due to land-slides at various spots, affecting the movement of traffic.
A wall of a house collapsed in Binak Village of Yamkeshwar Block of Pauri Garhwal District which resulted in death of a woman. Land-slide has also been reported from Bageshwar District.