Dehradun, Nainital to receive heavy rainfall

The cloud bursts and landslides due to heavy rains have caused large-scale damage and loss of lives in many parts of Uttarakhand.

By: IANS | Dehradun/new Delhi | Published:September 6, 2016 1:15 pm
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Many parts of Uttarakhand, especially Dehradun and Nainital, are likely to receive heavy to very heavy rains in the next 48-hours, an official of the Met Department said on Tuesday.

The cloud bursts and landslides due to heavy rains have caused large-scale damage and loss of lives in many parts of the state.

More than 50 roads in the state continue to be blocked by landslides, leading to problems for people living in some towns and villages.

Roads leading to the Chaar Dhaam — Gangotri, Yamunotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath — have also been hit by landslides, leading to many disruptions in the annual pilgrimage that draws lakhs of people every year.

Partly cloudy Tuesday morning in Delhi

Meanwhile, it was partly cloudy morning in Delhi on Tuesday with the minimum temperature recorded at 25.4 degrees celsius, normal for this time of the season, the Met Office said.

“The morning was partly cloudy. There is no possibility of rains anywhere,” an India Meteorological Department (IMD) official said.

The maximum temperature is likely to hover around 35 degrees Celsius.

Rainfall recorded til 8.30 am was nil while humidity was 70 per cent.

Monday’s maximum temperature was 35.4 degrees celsius, not deviating a notch below or above from the season’s average.