The yatra of Hemkunt Sahib, a Sikh religious place in Uttarakhand, is likely to resume by later this month if the situation improves at the ground.
Uttarakhand was on high alert on Monday following meteorological predictions of heavy to very heavy rains over three days on top of the downpour that has crippled life in Dehradun.
After last month`s devastating floods and landslides, areas around Badrinath are facing a fresh threat – of a lake burst.
A seven-storey building situated on the bank of Alaknanda river near Gurudwara Govind Ghat in flood-ravaged Uttarakhand collapsed but there is no report of any casualty.
In a major breakthrough that could expedite the rescue of people stranded on the other side of the gushing Alaknanda river on Uttarakahand`s Badrinath route, the army set up a makeshift "Burma bridge" to evacuate them.
Seven pilgrims were killed and 25 others injured in two separate road accidents in Chamoli district, official sources said today.
Two pilgrims from Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh were today killed and eight others injured when their car fell into Alaknanda river.
Two pilgrims from Ghaziabad in UP were killed and six others injured when a car fell into Alaknanda river at Pipalkoti area of Chamoli district.
The Choras bridge collapsed in the wee hours today when some labourers were working there.
At least 11 people, including three children, were killed and six others injured when a mini-bus in which they were travelling fell into Alaknanda river.
Day in Pics: 29th August
August 29, 2014
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