Yamunotri, Gangotri highways closed

Last Updated: Saturday, September 1, 2012 - 00:31

Dehra Dun: The Rishikesh-Gangotri and Rishikesh-Yamunotri highways were blocked for traffic following landslides at some areas on Friday, officials said.
Officials of the disaster management and mitigation centre (DMMC) here said the Gangotri highway was blocked at Bhatukasaur area while the Yamunotri highway was closed at Badia areas.
Efforts are on to clear the debris with the help of PWD and BRO men.
The landslides occurred due to continuous rains in the hilly areas of Uttarkashi district.


First Published: Friday, August 31, 2012 - 22:43

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