May 11, 2021 – A cloudburst has been reported today at Devprayag in the evening around 5 pm, Around 12-13 shops and several other properties have been reported damaged.
The water level is continuously rising and a rescue operation is underway, MS Rawat, SHO Devprayag, said.
“Cloudburst was reported at 5 pm today. Around 12-13 shops and several other properties have been damaged. Since most of these shops were closed due to lockdown, no casualty has been reported yet. Water level is on the rise here, rescue operation underway,”the SHO said.
SDRF teams are on their way to the spot,said Uttarakhand DGP Ashok Kumar.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah has also spoken to Uttarkhand CM Tirath Singh Rawat to enquire about the situation arising out of cloudburst in the state. He has offered all assistance from the Central government.