Char Dham Yatra effected by heavy rains- more heavy rains expected.

The Char Dham Yatra was disrupted yesterday due to heavy rain. The Rishikesh-Badrinath highway was blocked at Lambagad due to landslides, disrupting the Badrinath yatra.
Similarly, the Rishikesh-Kedarnath highway was blocked due to landslides at Sirobagad, affecting the yatra to the Kedarnath shrine. Landslides led to a blockade on the Rishikesh-Yamunotri road at Ojri also. The administration and Border Roads Organisation authorities are working round-the-clock to remove the blockades.
In the Kumaon division of the state, a major mishap was averted after a minor landslide took place at Garmpani Bazaar in Nainital district. Boulders rolled over a passenger bus when it was on way to Almora from Haldwani. All sixteen passengers managed to escape unhurt.


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