Today, the Meteorological Department has issued an alert for many states, in which Mumbai, Rajasthan, and, Jammu and Kashmir have issued an orange alert and a yellow alert for Himachal Pradesh, Uttrakhand, and Uttar Pradesh has been issued, warning the people against the rains.
Today, the Monsoon has arrived in Delhi. The weather of Delhi has become pleasant due to the rain since morning, in 2002, the monsoon reached Delhi on 19th July. From 2002 to last year, the monsoon had always reached Delhi before 12th July. It must be noted that traffic was also disrupted due to water-logging in many places in Delhi after the rains.
Talking about other states, the Meteorological Department has issued Red Alert orders for Konkan, Goa, Madhya Pradesh, and Maharashtra. An orange alert has been issued for some parts of Gujarat, and Karnataka.
#WATCH Several houses damaged due to flash floods in Chaitru village, Dharamshala— ANI (@ANI) July 13, 2021
"The river has changed its course and moved towards the road. A number of points on the road have been damaged. Restoration work is underway," says Sushil Dadwal, Executive Engineer, PWD. pic.twitter.com/LJKCCSEUbW
It must be noted that the heavy rainfall in Himachal Pradesh has caused people to suffer a lot, as people have been forced to move out of their houses to some safer places after the landslides occur in Dharamshala and Himachal Pradesh.
Himachal Pradesh | National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) continues rescue operation at Boh village in Kangra district, following flash floods in the area yesterday pic.twitter.com/3uSBJMzWIW— ANI (@ANI) July 13, 2021
As per the reports, around 2 people have lost their lives in these Uttrakhand floods and landslides, while more than 12 people are missing and around 184 connecting roads to Shimla have been blocked for the traffic to move under the rubble.
Various rescue operations for people are being conducted to save people from the natural disaster that have occurred in the sensitive region of Uttrakhand, Dharamshala, and Himachal Pradesh.