Uttarakhand Rain: Car of teachers going to school in Dhangarhi drain, narrowly saved lives

The Dhangarhi drain on National Highway 309 (Ramnagar-Mohan road) came to a boil at 7 am on Tuesday. In the meantime, the teacher was washed away with the car in the Maruti car UK-19-A-3215.

The car of teachers going to school got washed away in Dhangarhi drain on Tuesday morning. People in other vehicles saved him but the car swayed for a long distance in a strong current. During this the traffic was blocked there. Which was rectified when the flow decreased.

Ramnagar Kotwal Arun Kumar Saini said that the Dhangarhi drain on National Highway 309 (Ramnagar-Mohan road) came to a boil on Tuesday morning at seven o’clock. Meanwhile, Suresh Chandra Joshi, a resident of Maruti Car UK-19-A-3215, a resident of Durgapuri Ramnagar, Devki Rawat resident of Kotdwar Road Ramnagar, Vimla Sharma resident of Teda Road Ramnagar and Ayushi Grover resident of Girital (Kashipur) were washed away with the car. The people present on the spot saved him. However, the car kept drifting for a long time. Suresh Joshi was driving the car.

Teachers Devki Rawat and Vimla Sharma are posted at Primary School Rikwasi. Due to this accident, she could not reach the school and the school remained closed. Teachers Ayushi Grover and Suresh Chandra are posted in Government Primary School Dayona. There another teacher opened the school.

Heavy rain expected in five districts, yellow alert
Heavy rain is expected in Dehradun, Uttarkashi, Nainital, Bageshwar, Pithoragarh in 24 hours. In view of the heavy rains, meteorologists have also issued a yellow alert. Director of Meteorological Center Vikram Singh said that in view of the rains in five districts, one will have to be vigilant in terms of disaster management. On the other hand, there may be heavy rain in some areas of Doon in the next 24 hours.

In view of the heavy rains, DM Dr. R Rajesh Kumar has ordered the officers related to disaster management to remain alert. He directed the SDMs that they would remain active in their areas so that immediate relief operations could be started in case of any kind of calamity. Said that if there is any kind of negligence in disaster management, then the officers of the concerned departments will be responsible.

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