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Nandadevi glacier live updates | 50-100 workers on a hydel power site reported missing

Nearly 100 building workers had been reported missing after a flash flood, reportedly brought on by the splintering of a glacier, hit the site of the Rishi Ganga dam on the Rishi Ganga River in Uttarakhand on Sunday. A PTI report put the variety of workers missing at 150.

“Fifty to a 100 workers are missing,” the Uttarakhand Director-General of Police Ashok Kumar instructed The Hindu. More data on the destiny of the workers is awaited.

One National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) crew from Dehradun and one from Ghaziabad have been despatched for rescue operations whereas three extra groups are being air lifted from Ghaziabad to hitch the rescue operations.

Orders have been issued to the districts on the Ganga River in Uttar Pradesh to be put on excessive alert after reviews of the breaking of a a part of Nandadevi Glacier in neighbouring Uttarakhand, a senior U.P. official stated on Sunday. If required, individuals should be evacuated and brought to protected locations, the district magistrates had been instructed.

Navneet Sehgal, UP further chief secretary data, stated that a catastrophe alert had been despatched to all DMs.”The districts on the Ganga River need to be on high alert and continuous monitoring of water level need to be done 24×7,” Mr. Sehgal stated quoting the state aid commissioner.

Uttarakhand Chief Minister T.S. Rawat tweeted that the movement of the Alaknanda River forward of Nandaprayag had stabilised. “The River is flowing one metre above the danger level but the flow is reducing,” he stated.

Here are the live updates:

2.30 pm

An eyewitness stated he noticed a wall of mud, rock and water as an avalanche roared down a river valley.

“It came very fast, there was no time to alert anyone,” Sanjay Singh Rana, who lives on the higher reaches of Raini village, instructed Reuters by cellphone. “I felt that even we would be swept away.”

Footage shared by locals confirmed the water washing away elements of the dam in addition to no matter else was in its path.

– Reuters

2.20 pm

“People are requested not to panic. Help reach your people to safe destination,” says Uttarakhand Police in a tweet quoting DGP Ashok Kumar.

– Vijaita Singh

2 pm

 

A tweet from the Prime Minister’s Office stated Prime Minister Narendra Modi reviewed the scenario in Uttarakhand. “He took stock of the rescue and relief works that were going on.”

– Amit Baruah

1.50 pm

Uttarakhand Chief Minister T.S. Rawat tweeted that the movement of the Alaknanda River forward of Nandaprayag had stabilised. “The River is flowing one metre above the danger level but the flow is reducing,” he stated.

– Amit Baruah

1.45 pm

MHA is monitoring the scenario, a spokesperson stated.

– Vijaita Singh

1.40 pm

One NDRF crew from Dehradun, one from Ghaziabad despatched for rescue operations, three extra groups being air lifted from Ghaziabad.

1.35 pm

Home Minister Amit Shah tweets that he spoke to the CM of Uttarakhand and the DGPs of ITBP and NDRF. All groups working on a war-footing. NDRF groups additionally rushed for rescue work.

– Vijaita Singh

1.35 pm

 

1.30 pm

Uttarakhand police tweeted: “Flood advisory- Water level at Srinagar [in Uttarakhand] may rise to 536.00 m at 16:00 hrs. At Rishikesh the water Level may rise to 340.50 m at 20:00 hrs and Haridwar the Water Level May Reach 294.00 m at 21:00 hrs. (The Danger level will cross at Srinagar, Rishikesh and Haridwar)”

– Amit Baruah

1.10 pm

Uttarakhand CM proclaims helpline numbers – 1070 and 9557444486 – for these affected , repeats to not unfold panic by way of outdated movies.

– Vijaita Singh

1.00 pm

DGP, Uttarakhand, Ashok Kumar instructed The Hindu that 50-100 are missing. Those reported missing had been working on the hydel power site.

– Vijaita Singh

1.00 pm

Chamoli police (in Uttarakhand) tweets that individuals within the Tapovan-Reni space have been knowledgeable that on account of a glacier breaking off the Rishiganga hydel power challenge has been broken. On account of this, the extent of the river is rising on account of which individuals residing alongside the Alaknanda river are suggested to maneuver to safer areas.

– Amit Baruah

12.50 pm

ITBP stated casualties feared as large flood in Dhauli Ganga, Joshimath seen close to Reni village, 26 km from Joshimath, the place a water physique flooded and destroyed many homes alongside the river financial institution as a result of some cloudburst or breaching of reservoir at round 10 a.m. Hundreds of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) males rushed for rescue, stated the ITBP spokesperson.

Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat has tweeted that he’s on approach to the flood site and requests individuals to not unfold panic by sharing outdated movies.

– Vijaita Singh

12.40 pm

Orders have been issued to the districts on the Ganga River in Uttar Pradesh to be put on excessive alert after reviews of the breaking of a a part of Nandadevi Glacier in neighbouring Uttarakhand, a senior official stated on Sunday. If required, individuals should be evacuated and brought to protected locations, the District Magistrates had been instructed.

Navneet Sehgal, U.P. Additional Chief Secretary, Information, stated that a catastrophe alert had been despatched to all DMs.

“The districts on the Ganga River need to be on high alert and continuous monitoring of water level need to be done 24×7,” Mr. Sehgal stated quoting the State Relief Commisioner.

The NDRF, SDRF and PAC Flood Company are being given directions to be on highest alert, the Relief Commisioner stated.

– Omar Rashid



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