Several pilgrims were stranded and properties were damaged after the Gangotri-Kedarnath road closed down following a cloudburst in Uttarakhand’s Tehri district today.
While no casualties have been reported so far, a school and a house in the district’s Ghansali area have been left damaged.
Roads to Kedarnath Temple closed after cloud burst in Ghansali area of district Tehri (Uttarakhand), traffic stalled.
According to early reports, the exact amount of damage caused by the rains is yet to be ascertained.
This development comes a month after forest fires, which began in February, destroyed nearly 4048 hectares of land in Uttarakhand.