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Char Dham Yatra continues disrupted

Char Dham Yatra continues disrupted

Dehradun: Due to downpour in almost all parts of Uttarakhand the Char Dham Yatra continued to be disrupted due to falling debris, rain inundated many areas in small and big towns of the state.

The border district of Pithoragarh experienced 27 mm of rain in the past twentyfour hours uptill 8.30 am this morning, Chamoli experienced 60 mm rains, Lansdowne 65 mm rain, Champawat 26 mm, Banbasa 27 mm, Pantnagar 122 mm, Karanprayag 22 mm, Vikasnagar 18 mm, Kotdwar 25 mm, Bageshwar 29 mm and Haridwar 11 mm rain. Significantly, the tourist resort of Mussoorie experienced 38 mm rain in past 24 hours.

Dr Anand Sharma, Executive Director, Meteorological Centre, Dehradun, said the impact of heavy rain would be felt till tomorrow morning while moderate rain would continue till evening hours.

This resulted in large number of pilgrims getting stranded at various places on the yatra routes.

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