A 50-meters long part of Gangotri highway road has been washed as heavy rains lashed thirteen districts in Uttarakhand on Saturday.
Singhali, Patthakot, Ogla and Thal villages were the worst affected.
The MeT department has sent out warnings of heavy rains in the next 48 hours over many parts of Uttarakhand including in Nainital, Udhamsingh Nagar and Champawat districts.
Uttarkashi: 50 mtrs of Gangotri highway road washed away, Border Roads Org attempts to carve out road from mountain pic.twitter.com/DmqeVSVHpm
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Due to continuous rain, NH-58, connecting Rishikesh and Badrinath, has been blocked near Devprayag and NH-94, connecting Chamba-Rishikesh has been blocked in Bemunda, leaving commuters stranded.
The Gangotri Dham Yatra in Uttarakhand has also been temporarily halted due to the flooding on the highway.