At least two bodies have been recovered while some injured have been rescued from Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district. Meanwhile, an estimated 50-100 personnel working at a power project in Tapovan-Reni area of Uttarakhand are missing after a glacier broke leading to a flash flood in Chamoli district.
As per the information, the water level in Dhauliganga river rises suddenly following an avalanche near a power project at Raini village in Tapovan area of Chamoli district. The power project has been swept away completely.
The teams had reached the spot very quickly from Joshimath (about 20 minutes distance) and they rescued some injured while two bodies were also found, sources informed.
We are gathering details on the flash flood in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli. Our officials are in contact with authorities there. As it concerns Ganga river, we need to remain alert: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar