May 20, 2021 – BREAKING NEWS: Another Cloudburst in Chamoli.
After Kainchi Dham reports of Cloudburst are coming from Chakrata of Dehradun. Four people are still missing. The incident took place at Bijnad Chhani near Bijnu of Chakrata tehsil. A house has also been reported to be washed away at Kolha village.
Three people, including father and daughter, were killed whereas 4 others have been seriously injured. A large number of dairy animals also died in cloudburst.
“The body of one person has been retrieved, while the search for the missing persons is underway in Birnad following the cloudburst in the area,” the State Disaster Response Force said.
The place of cloudburst is said to be 2km away from the main road.
The Meteorological Department, Already issued a red alert in the entire state yesterday. Since last night the state is experiencing heavy rainfall. Many roads are already blocked due to landslides.
Photographs of Destruction after cloudburst at Chakrata
Pictures of heavy destruction caused due to cloudburst in Bijnad Chhani near Bijnu of Chakrata tehsil.
Many houses collapsed due to cloudburst
Many houses have been destroyed, many people have been swept away, many cattle have gone missing.
Currently 4 people are reported missing. The police and SDRF team have rushed to the spot.
In a recent event of cloudburst in the Quasi area of Jaunsar Babar, three people are reported missing and some animals are also reported to have been swept away.
Congress state president reached Bijnad
Congress state president and Chakrata MLA, Pritam Singh reached Ground Zero. He visited the disaster area Bijnad Chhani. He assured the people of all possible help.