Kedarnath Yatra 2022: Heavy rain in Uttarakhand, decision may be taken on Kedarnath Yatra

Publish Date: 16 Sep, 2022 |

The mood of the weather is changing in many states of the country. while the weather has become pleasant even on the mountains. In the mountains, the Meteorological Department has issued a high alert of rain for two days. After the high alert of the Meteorological Department, all the Anganwadi centres of Rudraprayag district and schools from one to 12 are closed for two days.

Kedarnath route blocked

A huge amount of debris has come on the route between Sonprayag-Gaurikund of Kedarnath Yatra route. Apart from this, the Gaderas are also on the way on foot. In such a situation, the administration is not in a mood to take any risk. Pedestrians have been stopped at Sonprayag and Gaurikund. 

The administration does not want to make any lapse in the safety of the passengers, due to which the journey has been stopped for today. Thousands of passengers are waiting for the yatra to open. However, heli services operating for Dham are still flying. If the weather is bad then the heli services will also be stopped.

Red alert issued for rain

The Meteorological Department has issued a red alert for rain in the mountains. It has been raining intermittently in Rudraprayag district for two days. After the rain alert, the administration has issued orders to close all Anganwadi centres and schools from class one to 12 for today and tomorrow. At this time the journey of the world famous Kedarnath Dham is also in motion. More than ten thousand pilgrims are reaching Kedarnath every day.

After the rain, there is dense fog in Kedarnath Dham, due to which the operation of heli services is also being affected. The administration is also keeping an eye on the journey. In terms of security, police, SDRF and DDRF personnel have been deployed in Kedarnath walkway and Dham. So far, more than 11 lakh 70 thousand pilgrims have visited Baba Kedar, which is a record number.


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