Cloudburst In Uttarakhand Damages Several Houses


Dehradun: Several houses were reportedly damaged after a cloudburst struck the Kotiara and Sitapur regions of Uttarakhand on Saturday afternoon.

According to early reports, the exact amount of damage caused by the rains is yet to be ascertained. Vinod Sharma, SDM, Ghansali said there were no reports of injuries or casualties.

“Some houses have been damaged, it is not raining right now”, Sharma added.

The roads to Kedarnath Temple were closed after the cloud burst in Ghansali area of district Tehri (Uttarakhand) and the traffic has been stalled.

This development comes a month after forest fires, which began in February, destroyed nearly 4048 hectares of land in Uttarakhand.