CharDham Yatra 2016

Continuous rainfall disrupt Chardham Yatra

The Char Dham yatra halted due to continuous rainfall and landslides. Badrinath and Gangotri highways blocked due to landslides and garbage, while Kedarnath, Yamunotri and Hemkund trek are smoothly on track. In Chamoli district many house were washed away and many were filled up by debris. In Dehradun and Mussoorie, the weather is delightful after the whole night raining.

Badrinath highway blocked

Due to continuous rainfall the badrinath highway was impassed. Team of BRO and national highway started the work of restoration and routes were smooth going after the clearence. BRO troops formed a 50m new road by cutting the hill.

97 passenger sailed to Kedarnath

There was a heavy rainfall occur overnight at Kedarnath. Now the rain has ceased, but the mist is blooming all around the valley. 97 devotees started their Yatra from Sonprayag to Kedarnath on foot, they proceed at 9 O clock in the morning. Due to heavy downpour in Uttarkashi, Gangotri highway is blocked near Natala.

News Src : Jagran, Dehradun

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Published Date: July 25, 2015
Last Updated On: July 27, 2015
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Altitude: 3048 mts
District: Uttarkashi
State: Uttarakhand
Famous for: Origin of River Ganga
Best Season: April to Jun, Sep to Nov
Pincode: 249137
STD code: 01381
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