India stands with Uttarakhand, Prime Minister Narendra Modi mentioned at this time shortly after news broke of a glacial burst within the state’s Chamoli district, triggering an avalanche and big flooding. All the nation is praying for everybody’s security there, he mentioned in a tweet, including that he was monitoring the scenario consistently.
“Am consistently monitoring the unlucky scenario in Uttarakhand. India stands with Uttarakhand and the nation prays for everybody’s security there,” PM Modi tweeted. “Have been repeatedly chatting with senior authorities and getting updates on NDRF deployment, rescue work and reduction operations.”
The flooding was reported alongside the Alaknanda and Dhauli Ganga rivers at this time, forcing the emergency evacuation of hundreds from surrounding areas, and damaging homes and the close by Rishiganga energy undertaking.
Tweeting individually, the Prime Minister’s Workplace, mentioned, “Whereas in Assam, PM @narendramodi reviewed the scenario in Uttarakhand. He spoke to CM @tsrawatbjp and different prime officers. He took inventory of the rescue and reduction work underway. Authorities are working to supply all doable help to the affected.”
The Prime Minister is at this time visiting Assam and West Bengal, launching varied developmental tasks and attending a political rally.
Union House Minister Amit Shah, in the meantime, spoke to Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat and warranted him of all doable help to take care of the scenario. In a series of tweets in Hindi, Shah mentioned groups of the Nationwide Catastrophe Response Pressure (NDRF) have been deployed for rescue and reduction operations of the affected folks whereas extra troops of the drive are being airlifted from Delhi.
“Some extra groups of NDRF are being airlifted from Delhi…We’re consistently monitoring the scenario there,” he mentioned.
A glacier broke off in Joshimath in Chamoli district, inflicting the huge flood within the Dhauli Ganga river and endangering the lives of individuals dwelling alongside its banks. Large destruction is feared, based on a PTI report.