The glacier is broken again in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district. Due to continuous rains in the state for the last two days, the bridge on the Indo-China border has also been broken, due to which the path leading to the army camp has been blocked. Boundary roads have suffered heavy damage due to the slipping after the glacier broke. However, it is a matter of relief that no human damage has yet been reported due to the breaking of the glacier.
The glacier broke on the road from the Bamana Nala on the Nar mountain near Mana, the last village in the country. Due to which the strategically important road connecting the border post beyond Mana was disrupted. Badrinath Police Station incharge Satyendra Singh said that due to the breaking of the glacier, the road along the Indo-China border has been disrupted and apart from this no damage has been done. It is a matter of relief that there are army camps near this road of Mana but there is no loss. If sources are to be believed, the glaciers have broken from the hills in Gantoli ahead of Mana.
On the other hand, traffic has been disrupted on many roads in the district due to continuous rains for the last two days. The national highway has been completely blocked due to the break up of 100 meters at Badrinath Highway Lambagad. The swollen sewer broke the Badrinath highway more than 100 meters, causing the highway to be completely disrupted.
The Meteorological Department has also issued a red alert for heavy to very heavy rainfall in nine districts of the state on Thursday. According to the meteorological forecast, heavy to very heavy rainfall is expected in the districts of Uttarkashi, Chamoli, Bageshwar, Almora, Nainital, Champawat, Udhamsinghnagar, Rudraprayag, Pithoragarh etc. on May 20. In some places of the state, there is also a possibility of thunderstorms accompanied by lightning and intense showers.Somewhere in the plains, puffy winds can move at a speed of 30 to 40 kilometers. The administration and people have been asked to be alert for landslides in sensitive areas, rock fall, road blocking, sudden flow of river-drains in the mountains and waterlogging in low-lying areas.