Uttarakhand Floods LIVE Updates: 150 Missing, 3 Bodies Recovered as Nandadevi Glacier Break in Chamoli’s Joshimath Triggers Flash Flood, Rescue Ops Underway
Uttarakhand flood ,150 people still missing
Uttarakhand Floods LIVE Updates: Bodies of two workers of NTPC Tapovan and a resident of Chamtoli village have been recovered, while 150 people are still missing as Nandadevi glacier broke in Chamoli’s Joshimath,
triggering flash flood. Several houses near the banks of Dhauliganga river in Raini village were washed away.
An ITBP official said that hundreds of Indo-Tibetan Border Police personnel have been rushed for rescue operations, while NDRF said that they have deployed 200 personnel and more were being airlifted; and Army stated that they have sent nearly 600 personnel. Water activities like rafting has been stopped in Rishikesh and a flood alert has been issued for Haridwar.
Chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said, “The Rishiganga project in Rini village of Chamoli may have been damaged due to heavy rains and sudden gush of water.
There is also a possibility of flooding in the lower areas of Alaknanda. People residing near the river have been alerted and removed from the area.” He further asked people not to pay attention to any kind of rumours as the government is taking all necessary steps. Read More Feb 07, 2021 14:54 (IST) Four Army columns, two Medical teams, and one Engineering Task Force have been deployed at Reni village in Tapovan area of Chamoli, Uttarakhand. Army helicopters are on aerial recce: Indian Army
Feb 07, 2021 14:52 (IST) BJP president JP Nadda enquires about the flood situation in Uttarakhand BJP president JP Nadda speaks to Uttarakhand CM TS Rawat and enquires about the flood situation in Chamoli. He also speaks to state BJP chief, says BJP workers must help in rescue work following protocol Feb 07, 2021 14:48 (IST) CM Trivendra Singh Rawat says no loss has been reported from villages along Alaknanda Currently, no additional water flows are being reported & there is no flood situation anywhere. Water from the affected site has reached beyond Nandprayag and river was flowing 1 meter above normal levels. No loss has been reported from villages along Alaknanda: CM Trivendra Singh Rawat
Feb 07, 2021 14:42 (IST) Union Home Minister gives assurance that all help will be extended to the people of Uttarakhand#WATCH | 3 NDRF teams have reached there. More teams are ready to be airlifted to Uttarakhand from Delhi. ITBP jawans are also there. I assure people of Uttarakhand that Modi govt stands with them in this difficult time. All help will be extended: HM Amit Shah pic.twitter.com/lYxOhr8T2Y — ANI (@ANI) February 7, 2021 Feb 07, 2021 14:26 (IST) Rahul Gandhi Extends Support to Uttarakhand Govt चमोली में ग्लेशियर फटने से बाढ़ त्रासदी बेहद दुखद है। मेरी संवेदनाएँ उत्तराखंड की जनता के साथ हैं। राज्य सरकार सभी पीड़ितों को तुरंत सहायता दें। कांग्रेस साथी भी राहत कार्य में हाथ बटाएँ। — Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) February 7, 2021 Feb 07, 2021 14:22 (IST) Two Bodies Recovered During Rescue Operation | As many as 150 missing and two bodies recovered during the rescue operation in Uttarakhand.
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14:19 (IST) READ | Haridwar, Doon on High Alert, Rafting Shut, UP Cautious Too: Things You Need to Know About U’khand Flood A glacier broke off in Joshimath in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district on Sunday, causing a massive flood in the Dhauli Ganga river and endangering the lives of people living along its banks. Feb 07, 2021 14:11 (IST) Constantly Monitoring Situation in Uttarakhand: PM Modi | “Am constantly monitoring the unfortunate situation in Uttarakhand. India stands with Uttarakhand and the nation prays for everyone’s safety there. Have been continuously speaking to senior authorities and getting updates on NDRF deployment, rescue work and relief operations,” said Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Am constantly monitoring the unfortunate situation in Uttarakhand. India stands with Uttarakhand and the nation prays for everyone’s safety there. Have been continuously speaking to senior authorities and getting updates on NDRF deployment, rescue work and relief operations. — Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) February 7, 2021 Feb 07, 2021 13:55 (IST) Three choppers including two Mi-17 and one ALH Dhruv chopper of Air Force stationed in Dehradun and nearby areas for helping in rescue operations in flood-affected areas. More aircraft will be deployed as per the requirement on ground: IAF officials Feb 07, 2021 13:53 (IST) While in Assam, PM Narendra Modi reviewed situation in Uttarakhand. He spoke to CM Trivendra Singh Rawat & other top officials. He took stock of rescue & relief work underway. Authorities are working to provide all possible support to affected:Prime Minister’s Office Feb 07, 2021 13:43 (IST) CM Trivendra Singh Rawat Requests people to not spread panic by circulating older videos over social media. मैं स्वयं घटनास्थल के लिए रवाना हो रहा हूँ – मेरी सभी से विनती है कि कृपया कोई भी पुराने video share कर panic ना फैलाएँ। स्थिति से निपटने के सभी ज़रूरी कदम उठा लिए गए हैं । आप सभी धैर्य बनाए रखें। — Trivendra Singh Rawat (@tsrawatbjp) February 7, 2021 Feb 07, 2021 13:38 (IST) 100-150 casualties feared in the flash flood in Chamoli district: Uttarakhand Chief Secretary OM Prakash to ANI Feb 07, 2021 13:22 (IST) Two teams of ITBP reach the spot, three NDRF teams have been rushed from Dehradun and 3 additional teams will reach there with help of IAF chopper till evening. SDRF & local administration already at spot: MoS Home Nityanand Rai to ANI on massive flood in Dhauliganga. #Chamoli pic.twitter.com/iMtpKQS4mK — ANI (@ANI) February 7, 2021 Feb 07, 2021 13:20 (IST) More than 50 people are missing, Almora DGP Ashok Kumar notifies. The police and rescue team reaches the affected area. Feb 07, 2021 13:18 (IST) Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat: If you are stranded in affected areas and you need any help. Please contact Disaster Operations Center number 1070 or 9557444486. Feb 07, 2021 13:17 (IST) आप 1905 पर भी सम्पर्क कर सकते हैं https://t.co/WnpJRbcUek — Trivendra Singh Rawat (@tsrawatbjp) February 7, 2021 Feb 07, 2021 13:15 (IST) Home Minister Amit Shah speaks to Uttarakhand chief minister and DG, ITBP, over the situation in the state after the Nandadevi glacier broke, leading to flooding. More teams of NDRF are now being airlifted from Hindon. Feb 07, 2021 13:14 (IST) Sources say the next one hour is crucial for rescue operations. If the reservoirs downstream can hold the raging water, then the danger reduces. Villages near river downstream are being evacuated. However, casualties are feared of laborers who were working on the dam site. Around 200 -250 ITBP men have been deployed while others are on standby. Feb 07, 2021 13:12 (IST) Uttarakhand DGP says that the situation is under control however there are reports of several workers working on the site being washed away Feb 07, 2021 13:10 (IST) The UP government has also put all districts on the Ganga river on high
alert after the Nandadevi glacier break in Uttarakhand. Continuous monitoring of water levels has been advised. If required, people need to be evacuated and taken to safe place. NDRF, SDRF and PAC Flood Company are been given instructions to be on highest alert.
Feb 07, 2021 13:07 (IST) After glacier burst in Uttrakhand, UP govt also sounded alert in districts neighbouring the hill state Feb 07, 2021 13:04 (IST) Live Updates: A massive flood in Dhauli Ganga, Joshimath was seen near Reni village, 26 KM from Joshimath where some water body above flooded and destroyed many river bankside houses due to some cloudburst or breaching of reservoir at around 10 AM More details awaited. Casualties feared. Hundreds of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) men rushed for rescue. Uttarakhand Floods LIVE Updates: 150 Missing, 3 Bodies Recovered as Nandadevi Glacier Break in Chamoli’s Joshimath Triggers Flash Flood, Rescue Ops Underway Rescue work underway in Uttarakhand after a glacier break. An Uttarakhand native and Maharashtra governor, Bhagat Singh Koshyari, informed that Rawat was himself going to the disaster-struck area to take stock of the situation. “I pray to Lord Kedarnath and Badrivishal to keep all Uttarakhand residents healthy and safe,” he tweeted. In view of the flash flood, Uttar Pradesh government has issued an alert to all district magistrates, saying that the areas on the Ganga River need to be on high alert and continuous monitoring of water level need to be done 24×7. मुख्यमंत्री जी ने गंगा नदी के किनारे स्थित सभी जनपदों के जिलाधिकारियों तथा पुलिस अधीक्षकों को पूरी सतर्कता बरतने के निर्देश भी दिए हैं। — CM Office, GoUP (@CMOfficeUP) February 7, 2021 “If required, people need to be evacuated and taken to safe place. NDRF, SDRF and PAC Flood Company are been given instructions to be on highest alert,” the statement read.
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