Met Dept. issues heavy rain warning for U’khand

Dehradun: India Meteorological Department (IMD), on Thursday has issued a warning of heavy rainfall for the next 36 hours for the entire state, including Char Dham Yatra route.

Heavy rains have lashed out at various locations in the state. National Highway-9 closed down at Dhaun, Champawat due to incessant rains for the past nine hours.

Ramnagar too experienced a flood-like situation and roads are being blocked.

Only July 23, Meteorological Department issued a heavy rain alert for the state. The State Disaster Management has also asked the district magistrates to ensure a high level of precaution, safety and traffic are maintained.

Along with Uttarakhand, Delhi too experienced heavy rainfall and severe water-logging on Thursday. (ANI)