Uttarakhand: Report of glacier burst near Joshimath on India-China border


Uttarakhand: Report of glacier burst in Joshimath on India-China border
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Uttarakhand: Report of glacier burst in Joshimath on India-China border

A glacier has burst near Uttarakhand’s Joshimath on India-China border, ANI reported quoting Colonel Manish Kapil, Commander, Border Road Task Force. There is not any report of any injury or loss of lives to date. 

In February, a glacier broke off at Joshimath in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district, main to an enormous flood within the Dhauli Ganga river and inflicting large-scale devastation within the higher reaches of the ecologically fragile Himalayas.

Homes alongside the best way have been swept away because the waters rushed down the mountainsides in a raging torrent.

Over 70 our bodies have been recovered and a whole lot have been declared lacking as rescue and search operations continued for days. 

Later, the Uttarakhand authorities issued a notification authorising officers to declare ‘presumed useless’ 136 individuals who went lacking after the flash flood.

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