A cloudburst in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand on Sunday morning led to massive destruction resulting in widespread chaos over the region.
Cloud burst led to heavy rain in Chamoli's Tharali Tehsil in Uttarakhand early this morning.Some vehicles damaged pic.twitter.com/vz2ulBF7jJ— ANI (@ANI_news) May 8, 2016
No loss of life has been reported so far but several houses were submerged and many vehicles were washed away.
Following the chaos, Badrinath Highway (NH-58) has been closed and efforts are on to resume the traffic.
Cloud burst in Chamoli (Uttarakhand): Houses submerged under debris,some vehicles washed away. Rescue ops continue. pic.twitter.com/JQ3oibrEww— ANI (@ANI_news) May 8, 2016
The affected families have been shifted to a safer places and rescue operation are still on. But heavy rains continue to hinder the rescue efforts.
Meanwhile, the weather department has also sounded a rain alert in various parts of the state.
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