Joshimath-Malari highway met with an accident near Reni village for about 20 metres. The road has been damaged following heavy rains on Sunday night, which has cut off the villages of Niti Valley from the country and the world. The water level of the River Rishi Ganga has increased even more, causing fear and suffering to the villagers of the area. Army movement in the China border area has also been disrupted due to the crash of the highway. The recently established bailey bridge on the Rishi Ganga by BRO side is also becoming increasingly under threat from the river. Badrinath National Highway has been closed between Kaudiyala-Vyasi. Traffic from Maletha and Devprayag has been diverted to Tehri route. The route has been closed since morning due to debris coming in. According to PWD and National Highway, the road is scheduled to open by late Monday evening.
Heavy rain likely in districts like Pithoragarh and Bageshwar: Janha It has been revealed that the capital Doon and adjoining areas are witnessing a strange weather conditions on Sunday. While some areas including Raipur, Rajpur Road, Jakhan, Nehru Colony, Fountain Chowk, Nehrugram, Azad Colony, ISBT, Majra, Jogiwala, Doval Chowk in the capital received heavy rain due to change in weather conditions, there was no drizzle in areas like Basant Vihar, Premnagar, Indiranagar, Cantt, GMS Road.
Several trees also collapsed on the roads in areas of the capital where strong winds lashed the city, disrupting traffic. SDRF and policemen who finally rushed to the spot removed the tree and restored traffic.