Monsoon has slowed down for a few days. Monsoon will be active again from September 15 and Uttarakhand is expected to receive rains from September 16 to September 19. Vikram Singh, director of the state Meteorological center, says that light to moderate rains are expected to occur at some places in Uttarakhand and intense showers at some places.
Rain is expected in many places even today
There may be rain in many areas of the state even today. According to the bulletin issued by the weather center, most areas including the capital Dehradun are expected to remain cloudy. In many areas, one to two rounds of heavy rain may also occur.
Villagers of Dhurma village in a panic due to landslides and erosion
Villagers have been in a panic since the cloudburst on September 8 in Dhurma village affected by the Ghat disaster in Chamoli district. About ten houses in the village are under threat due to erosion by rain. Due to overflowing, the village walkways and drinking water lines have also been destroyed. Also, the Ghat-Dhurma-Serra motorway has been damaged at various places.
More than 50 families reside in Dhurma village. On September 8, a cloudburst occurred on the top of the rainy drainage flowing in the middle of the village. The houses of Jayveer Singh and Vikram Singh Rawat have also been washed away due to the erosion of drainage. While the residential houses of Mahavir Singh, Jai Singh Bisht, and Virender Singh have been completely damaged. Many hectares of villagers have also been swept away. The security wall of Government Inter College Mokh Dhurma has also been washed away, posing a threat to school buildings.
The villagers are still in a panic due to the intermittent heavy rain in the area. About ten houses in the village are under threat from drainage erosion. District Disaster Management Officer Nandkishore Joshi says that logistics and other necessary materials have been provided to the affected families. Villagers have been asked to take shelter in safe places in case of heavy rains. Measures will be taken to protect the village when the weather is normal.