Glacier Burst in Chamoli District of Uttarakhand.
A glacier exploded near the India-China border in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district on Friday night. Authorities said that no death or damage reported yet.
The NDRF team (National Disaster Response Force) said the water level in the Rishi Ganga River has risen by two feet. And this might the cause of this glacier explosion. Also, read EC filed FIR against 13 candidates in West Bengal for disobeying the Covid Rules.
The central government is observing the situation and has alerted all necessary things for rescue operations.
After acknowledging the glacier outbreak, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat said: “A glacier breakout has been reported in Sumna, Niti Valley. I have issued an alert about it. I am in constant contact with the district administration and BRO”.
जिला प्रशासन को मामले की पूरी जानकारी प्राप्त करने के निर्देश दे दिए हैं। एनटीपीसी एवं अन्य परियोजनाओं में रात के समय काम रोकने के आदेश दे दिए हैं ताकि कोई अप्रिय घटना ना होने पाये।
— Tirath Singh Rawat (@TIRATHSRAWAT) April 23, 2021
In another tweet, Rawat said that the Union Minister of the Interior, Amit Shah, learned of the information about the glacier outbreak, secured the help of the Center, and alerted the ITBP.
Glacier Explosion Reported in Uttarakhand’s Niti Valley, Confirms CM; alert issued.
Glacier burst in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district, govt issues alert, no untoward incident reported
— Amber's (@ambernewss) April 24, 2021
Source – Amber news, ANI
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