Two killed as heavy rains lash Uttarakhand

Last Updated: Thursday, July 21, 2011 - 17:07

Dehradun: Two persons were killed and
five injured in Uttarakhand, where incessant rains triggered
landslides in Garhwal and Kumaon region, blocking several
routes and disrupted normal life.

Scores of pilgrims were stranded as the debris from
landslides was lying on the routes to `Chardham`-- Yamunotri,
Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath, officials said.

One person was killed and another injured when the
roof of a bus stand collapsed after overnight heavy rains in
Chamoli district.

Dehradun: Two persons were killed and
five injured in Uttarakhand, where incessant rains triggered
landslides in Garhwal and Kumaon region, blocking several
routes and disrupted normal life.

Scores of pilgrims were stranded as the debris from
landslides was lying on the routes to `Chardham`-- Yamunotri,
Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath, officials said.

One person was killed and another injured when the
roof of a bus stand collapsed after overnight heavy rains in
Chamoli district.

In several places, mud house collapsed and crops were
were damaged. 16 people have died and 70 have been injured in
rain related incidents during this monsoon season.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, July 21, 2011 - 17:07

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