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Due to the changing mood of the weather, in the last twenty four hours, it rained from the field to the mountain. The highest rainfall of 152 mm has been recorded in Khatima of Kumaon and 97.5 mm in Sahastradhara area of Dehradun. At the same time, the Meteorological Department has issued a warning of heavy rain in three districts during the next 24 hours.
Director of Meteorological Center and Senior Meteorological Scientist Vikram Singh said that there is a possibility of heavy rain in some areas of Dehradun, Chamoli and Bageshwar in the next 24 hours. In such a situation, there is a need to have officers attached to the disaster management department. Along with heavy rain in these districts, there is also a possibility of thunder and lightning in some places.
Rivers in spate due to rain, administration alert
Saung, Suswa, Chandrabhaga rivers have come in spate due to rain. At the same time, the water level of Bengala Nala and other small drains also increased. After the incessant rain, the administration has alerted the flood posts. At the same time, SDRF has also been asked to be ready to deal with any situation. At the same time, near Premnagar in Dehradun, the Tons river came in spate.
The river drains around the city have come in spate due to torrential rain. Chandrabhaga, Saung, Suswa river and Bengala Nala are in spate due to rain. In the areas where there is no arrangement for the drainage of rain water, the roads have become like ponds. At the same time, land erosion has started in Khadri and Gauhari Mafi due to rising water level of Saung river.
Vinod Juglan, a resident of Khadri, said that due to the rise in the water level of the rivers, land erosion has started. He said that solar energy wire fencing was also installed along with the anti-pig wall in the area by the Irrigation Department, which also got affected by erosion.
On the other hand, in view of the possibility of Chandrabhaga river coming in spate and increasing the water level of Ganga river, the administration asked people living in Mayakund, Chandeshwar Nagar, Chandrabhaga river banks, slum dwellers to move to safer places. The administration team was asking people living in Mayakund, Chandreshwar Nagar and on the banks of the Chandrabhaga river to move to safer places.
All flood posts have been alerted. People living on the banks of the river have been made to move to safer places. Funding is being done for this. The administration is ready to deal with any situation.
Shailendra Singh Negi, SDM Rishikesh.