For the next 2-3 days there will be clear weather in most parts of Uttarakhand. The monsoon entering hill state may have rendered relief to the people from the scorching heat and sultry days. But according to the Met department, if the conditions continue to remain the same, it might affect the holy pilgrimage to the famous four shrines. It is predicted seeing the conditions caused by the downpour in last 48 hours. These are the conditions when only Chamoli district received more than heavy rainfall, while Rudraprayag and Uttarkashi witnessed expected normal showers.
Other areas of the region are also reeling under the downpour. The Meteorological department say intermittent rainfall will be seen in some parts of the hilly areas. Less rainfall is forcasted in next three days after which is expected to soar. It is likely to rain heavily after 30 June.
In the last 48 hours, the downpour has affected the daily life of both the Uttarakhand divisions. The famous char dham yatra is also paralysed in several areas including Chamoli, Rudraprayag, and Uttarkashi. All four dhams Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri lie in all these districts. The bodies had to wait for the rain to stop for launching the rescue operation for stranded pilgrims. While, the overflowing rivers and canals have created problems triggering landslides and broken roads. The first monsoon rain has come up with problems like waterlogging, traffic jam, etc.
News Source : Dainik Jagran, Dehradun