10 viral videos from Uttarakhand to show you what is happening in the state

Mall Road, Naina Devi temple and Nainital lake are flooded in Uttarakhand's latest rain crisis. Here are 10 videos from prominent tourist attractions in the state which aptly describe the severity of the floods.

 |  4-minute read |   20-10-2021
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Uttarakhand is battered by heavy rainfall, which has caused severe flooding in major towns in the state. As of October 20 morning, at least 42 people were reported dead, and many missing. Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami has announced financial aid of Rs 4 lakh for the families of the deceased. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has also expressed condolence over the loss of lives and informed that rescue operations are in motion to help the afftected.

Modi tweeted, “I am anguished by the loss of lives due to heavy rainfall in parts of Uttarakhand. May the injured recover soon. Rescue operations are underway to help those affected. I pray for everyone's safety and well-being."

The Naini lake has overflown, and the under-construction bridge on the Chalthi river has been washed away. Home Minister Amit Shah will be visiting Uttarakhand today to take stock of the situation.

Here are 10 viral videos highlighting the situation in Uttarakhand: 

1. Indian Army rescues tourists stuck in shops due to floods 

2. A portion of the Kathgodam-Delhi railway near Gaula river in Haldwani washed away

3. Residents swim around the Naina Devi temple

4. Indian Air Force inducts 3 Dhruv helicopters at Pantnagar for rescue operations

5. NDRF evacuate 87 people from Chara to Khairna (Garampani) in Nainital

6. Naini lake overflows on to Mall road

7. Locals atop a bridge on Gaula River in Haldwani alert a motorcyclist

8. All gates of Nanak Sagar Dam opened after exponential rise in water level 

9. SDRF carry out rescue operations in residential areas of Rudrapur in Udham Singh Nagar district

 10. A house collapses due to flood-induced landslides

 

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