BRO rescues a car with passengers in Uttarakhand, landslides on Badrinath National Highway

New Delhi: The Border Roads Organization (BRO) has safely evacuated a car with passengers after it got stuck in a landslide in Uttarakhand.

A car with passengers was rescued by the Border Roads Organization in Uttarakhand on Monday after it got stuck in a landslide on the Badrinath National Highway due to incessant rains. In one video, an earthmover is pulling the car, which is between two boulders, under which powerful streams of water pass down the swollen Lambagad drain, to safety.

The car, parked precariously between two boulders under which powerful water streams pass, bends, bends and is terra firma and dragged to safety by an earthmover, near the Badrinath National Highway on Monday Rescue his occupants trapped in a swollen Lambagad drain. It has been raining heavily in the area for the past few days.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has spoken to Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Dhami and assured him of all possible help to deal with the situation.

The Chief Minister apprised PM Modi of the situation and said that the administration is fully alert.

Official sources said that PM Modi also spoke to Union Minister Ajay Bhatt, who hails from the state, in this regard.

Five people, including three laborers from Nepal, were killed and two others were injured due to heavy rains in Uttarakhand for the second consecutive day on Monday.

In another incident, two people died after their house collapsed after a landslide at Selkhola in Champawat district, the State Emergency Operation Center said.

The movement of vehicles to the Himalayan temples has been temporarily suspended.

Passenger vehicles are not being allowed to cross Chandrabhaga bridge, Tapovan, Laxman Jhula and Muni-ki-Reti Bhadrakali barrier in Rishikesh.

Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami has appealed to the pilgrims to postpone their journey for two days till the weather returns to normal.

All schools for classes 1 to 12 across the state remained closed on Monday, while trekking, mountaineering and camping activities were banned in the high altitude areas of the state, including the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve and various forest divisions, till Tuesday. a precautionary measure.