Difficulties will increase for Joshimath, Meteorological Department warns of rain and snowfall on January 19-24
Joshimath Weather Updates: The weather in Joshimath is continuously deteriorating. According to Joshimath weather updates, Western Disturbance has become active. The Meteorological Department has issued an alert for rain and snowfall for four days from January 19-24. But Disaster Management Secretary Ranjit Kumar Sinha says that the administration and the government have made complete preparations for the situation of rain. But still, be alert.
Joshimath of Uttarakhand is in trouble due to a landslide. At present, relief work is going on in Joshimath. But the weather is emerging as a major obstacle for this relief work. Meanwhile, the forecast of the Meteorological Department has increased the worries of the Joshimath administration. The Meteorological Department has said that for the next four days on January 19, 20, 23 and 24, there is a possibility of heavy rain and snowfall in cities like Joshimath, Chamoli, Pithoragarh etc. These four days are going to be very difficult for Joshimath. The Meteorological Department says that there is a possibility of a change in the weather pattern due to the reactivation of the Western Disturbance in these four days.
Bikram Singh, director of the Meteorological Center Dehradun, said, there is a possibility of rain on January 19 and 20 and snowfall on January 23 and 24. In such a situation, the government, administration and district administration will have to be on alert in the disaster-affected areas of Joshimath.
Disaster Management Secretary Ranjit Kumar Sinha said that we have made preparations even in case of rain. 4 wards of Joshimath have been declared completely unsafe. The remaining wards are partially affected. Several organizations are conducting their own investigation. We will come out with the final report soon.
Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami said that relief packages have been released for about 3,000 families affected by back-to-back landslides and breaches in the Himalayan state.