On Wednesday, August 29, seven people died in Uttarakhand's Tehri district in a landslide caused by heavy rains. Landslides triggered by the downpours also severely affected local roads as well as state and national highways. The State Meteorological Centre issued a heavy rainfall alert across Uttarakhand state on September 1-2. A high level of vigilance is advisable in Nainital, Champawat, and Udham districts.
Individuals present in Uttarakhand state are advised to keep abreast of the local weather conditions and forecasts, to anticipate localized flooding and associated road hazards, and adhere to any instructions issued by local authorities.
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