Uttarakhand rains: Rani Pokhari Bridge collapses on


Uttarakhand rains: Rani Pokhari Bridge collapses on
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Uttarakhand rains: Rani Pokhari Bridge collapses on Dehradun-Rishikesh freeway | VIDEO

Part of the Dehradun-Rishikesh bridge over the Jakhan river close to Rani Pokhari village collapsed as heavy rains continued to lash components of Uttarakhand on Friday.  A truck-turned turtle and some others remained stranded at the same time as a river continued to circulate beneath the damaged bridge.

Meanwhile, a few automobiles additionally washed away after the bridge collapsed on Dehradun Rishikesh Highway. 

“A part of the bridge over Jakhan river at Rani Pokhari on Dehradun-Rishikesh road has collapsed due to heavy rain and strong current of water. The public is requested to please not use the above route and use other alternative routes,” Uttarakhand Police mentioned in a tweet (roughly translated from Hindi).

Uttarakhand has been witnessing heavy downpour for the previous three-four days. Incessant rain in Dehradun for the final 48 hours has wreaked havoc due to which the Maldevata-Sahasradhara hyperlink highway has been submerged within the river for a number of meters.

The Rishikesh-Devprayag, Rishikesh-Tehri and Dehradun-Mussoorie roads have been closed resulting from landslides at a number of locations. The police have additionally suggested travellers to keep away from these areas space until the climate turns into regular. 

National Highway 58 has additionally been closed from Tapovan to Maletha resulting from heavy rainfall within the space.

Meanwhile, tDehradun: The Rishikesh-Devprayag, Rishikesh-Tehri and Dehradun-Mussoorie roads have been closed resulting from landslides at a number of locations resulting from heavy rains for the final three to 4 days, mentioned Uttarakhand Police on Friday.

The police have additionally suggested travellers to keep away from these areas space until the climate turns into regular. National Highway 58 has additionally been closed from Tapovan to Maletha resulting from heavy rainfall within the space.

Meanwhile, a few automobiles washed away after the Rani Pokhari Bridge collapsed on Dehradun Rishikesh Highway. 

“A part of the bridge over Jakhan river at Rani Pokhari on Dehradun-Rishikesh road has collapsed due to heavy rain and strong current of water. The public is requested to please not use the above route and use other alternative routes,” Uttarakhand Police mentioned in a tweet (roughly translated from Hindi).

The Maldevta-Sahastradhara Link Road caved in and merged with a river following incessant rainfall in Dehradun. Meanwhile, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has additionally issued a warning, predicting heavy rain in Uttarakhand. According to the meteorological division, heavy rain could happen over Nainital, Champawat, Udham Singh Nagar, Bageshwar and Pithoragarh.

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