According to the forecast of the Meteorological Department, it rained in the capital Delhi and its surrounding areas on Thursday evening. Because of this, Delhiites have got relief from the humid heat. Let us tell you that IMD has predicted light rain for Friday i.e. today also. However, not much change will be seen in the temperature.
Apart from this, IMD has predicted rain in many areas of Punjab and Haryana today. According to media reports, today except Firozpur, Fazilka, Faridkot, Muktsar, Moga and Bathinda, there is a possibility of rain in all other places of Punjab. Apart from this, if we talk about Eastern Uttar Pradesh, it has been raining intermittently for the last two days.
Yellow alert in Punjab
IMD said that the weather will be clear in Punjab on Saturday but a yellow alert has been issued for rain on Sunday and Monday. During this period there will be heavy rain and strong winds. Let us tell you that on Thursday the maximum temperature of Amritsar was recorded at 36.7 degrees Celsius.
Red alert in Uttarakhand
The Meteorological Department has issued ‘Red’ alert and ‘Orange’ alert in most of the districts of Uttarakhand from today till August 14. Uttarakhand Police has also issued an advisory regarding this. It has warned of landslides and floods.
The Meteorological Department has issued ‘Red’ Alert and ‘Orange’ Alert from 11 to 14 August 2023 in most of the districts of Uttarakhand: Uttarakhand Police pic.twitter.com/x19jtjk57z
— ANI UP/Uttarakhand (@ANINewsUP) August 10, 2023
Two people died due to rain
Heavy rains continued in Uttarakhand on Thursday and led to waterlogging and flood-like conditions at various places, while two persons died and two others were injured in rain-related incidents. Due to torrential rains, water from overflowing rivers and streams entered residential areas, after which people were evacuated at many places. Police said that one person died and another was injured after a wall collapsed in Chaurasi Kutiya area near Rishikesh. The deceased has been identified as Gajanan (84), a resident of Rajasthan.
The river was swept away by the strong current
In the evening, in Kaladhungi of Nainital district, two teenagers who were walking along the banks of swollen Baur river slipped and fell into it and were swept away by the strong current. District Disaster Management Officer Shailesh Kumar said that after receiving the information, a search operation was conducted, in which the body of Nitin Tiwari (15) was recovered while his cousin Pankaj Tiwari (15) was taken out safely.
Gaurikund landslide incident
On the other hand, the bodies of two more people missing in the landslide incident that occurred near Datpulia in Gaurikund on the Kedarnath Yatra route on August 4, were recovered on Thursday. One of the deceased has been identified as Nepali citizen Veer Bahadur (52) and the other as 28-year-old Ranveer Singh, resident of Bashti village of Agastyamuni, Rudraprayag. So far, five bodies have been recovered in the Gaurikund landslide incident. The bodies of three persons were found on the same day of the incident. A total of 23 people were victims of the incident, out of which 18 are still missing.