The Regional Met Office today issued a ‘heavy to very heavy rain’ alert in Uttarakhand for the next 48 hours. Officials further informed that the skies opened up at many places in the state subsequent to a brief respite on Tuesday.
Over four dozen link roads in the hill roads are being cut off due to rains. The maximum number of roads that have been either washed away or are out of bounds for vehicular traffic are in Chamoli and Pithoragarh, said an official.
The busy Yamunotri highway which has been closed since July 21, remains in the same state due to landslides in Dabarkot area.