Glacier burst near India-China border, govt on high alert

New Delhi : Chamoli Once again, a major glacier is reported to have broken in Uttarakhand. The army has confirmed this. The commander of the Border Road Task Force, Colonel Manish Kapil, said that a large glacier has broken on the India-China border near Joshimath in Chamoli district. According to the information, this glacier is broken between Malari and Sumna near ITBP’s 8bn post. It is being told that it is very big and due to this a big accident can also happen. However, more information could not be found on this now.
However, there is no information about loss of life and property. But on receiving the news of the accident, the ITBP jawans have become alert and the low lying areas are being monitored.
Significantly, on the morning of February 7, the Rishiganga Valley of Chamoli district was flooded due to the breaking of the glacier. Many people died in this natural disaster. Relief and rescue operations were carried out for several days. The 13.2 MW Rishiganga Hydroelectric Project was completely destroyed due to the floods while Tapovan Vishnugad suffered extensive damage.
Earlier, the glacier was broken by a mountain in NH 5 Ralli on Wednesday in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh, after which the road was closed. However, the route was opened on Thursday morning. The Pooh highway from Powari is closed at Pangi Nala and Spilo. The district administration has instructed everyone from Kinnaur that the weather will be bad again for the next two days and in such a situation, do not travel on this route. Earlier, there has been no casualty due to the arrival of the glacier on Wednesday. However, the movement of vehicles from the upper areas towards Rampur Shimla was completely stopped. It is noteworthy that inclement weather in Himachal and Uttarakhand is going bad. There is heavy snowfall in many areas here as well. Many roads have been closed due to snowfall. Many tourists as well as local people are also trapped in it.