Woman Injured, Many Vehicles Buried After Heavy Rain In Uttarakhand

Chamoli rain: Rescue work is on in the affected area that is located between Narayanbagad and Tharali, he said.

Woman Injured, Many Vehicles Buried After Heavy Rain In Uttarakhand
Gopeshwar:

A woman was injured and nearly a dozen vehicles were buried under slush that entered a village in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district following heavy rains early on Monday, officials said.

Six four wheelers and five two-wheelers were buried under the debris following heavy showers, while a woman sustained minor injuries when mud gushed into tenements of labourers who were engaged in national highway construction in the area, District Disaster Management Officer NK Joshi said.

The 20-year-old woman is of Nepali origin. She belonged to one of the 18 families of labourers living in huts near Karnaprayag-Gwaldam national highway, he said.

Slush entered the village after Panti stream was flooded by heavy rains.

Rescue work is on in the affected area that is located between Narayanbagad and Tharali, he said.