Today in Pics: It's race against time in Uttarakhand amid warning of heavy rains

The work to provide succour to people affected from the colossal tragedy in Uttarakhand was on at war footing as choppers and trucks supplying relief material were running against time as fresh threat of heavy rains loomed large over the state. (IE Photo: Tashi Tobgyal)    Contribute to the Express relief fund
The work to provide succour to people affected from the colossal tragedy in Uttarakhand was on at war footing as choppers and trucks supplying relief material were running against time as fresh threat of heavy rains loomed large over the state. (IE Photo: Tashi Tobgyal)
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Trucks carrying relief material are unloaded at five nodal points  Goachar, Karnaprayag, Joshimath, Gopeshwar and Gwaldam, from where it was being dispatched in choppers to affected areas. (IE Photo: Tashi Tobgyal)   Contribute to the Express relief fund
Trucks carrying relief material are unloaded at five nodal points Goachar, Karnaprayag, Joshimath, Gopeshwar and Gwaldam, from where it was being dispatched in choppers to affected areas. (IE Photo: Tashi Tobgyal)
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Amid fears that fresh spell of rains could again block roads, the authorities are racing against time to provide relief to flood-hit people. (IE Photo: Tashi Tobgyal)  Contribute to the Express relief fund
Amid fears that fresh spell of rains could again block roads, the authorities are racing against time to provide relief to flood-hit people. (IE Photo: Tashi Tobgyal) Contribute to the Express relief fund
The advisory issued by Uttarakhand Chief Secretary Subhash Kumar said, "Meteorological department has predicted that in the coming 72 hours, there is possibility of heavy rains (70-90 mm) at some places of Chamoli and Kumaon region, especially Pithoragarh, Champawat, Nainital and Udhamsingh Nagar districts." ITBP jawans rescuing a child flood victim near Badrinath. (PTI)   Contribute to the Express relief fund
The advisory issued by Uttarakhand Chief Secretary Subhash Kumar said, "Meteorological department has predicted that in the coming 72 hours, there is possibility of heavy rains (70-90 mm) at some places of Chamoli and Kumaon region, especially Pithoragarh, Champawat, Nainital and Udhamsingh Nagar districts."
ITBP jawans rescuing a child flood victim near Badrinath. (PTI) Contribute to the Express relief fund
Medium rain fall (20-40 mm) is predicted at several places over Uttarakhand. District Magistrates and Senior Superintendents of Police are alerted to keep people at safe places and ensure no more loss of property and lives. ITBP men rescuing a child at Govinghat in flood-hit Uttrakhand. (PTI)   Contribute to the Express relief fund
Medium rain fall (20-40 mm) is predicted at several places over Uttarakhand. District Magistrates and Senior Superintendents of Police are alerted to keep people at safe places and ensure no more loss of property and lives.
ITBP men rescuing a child at Govinghat in flood-hit Uttrakhand. (PTI) Contribute to the Express relief fund
The state government claimed there is no shortage of food in any affected area.  However, according to the reports reaching here, people in villages are not getting the relief materials. With a large number of routes, including Srinagar-Rudraprayag road closed, the administration is depending exclusively on helicopters for distribution of relief material. The material being dropped by the chopper was also not reaching the needy as the stuff was airdropped at places rendered inaccessible by breached roads. ITBP jawans rescuing flood-victims in Uttarkashi. (PTI)   Contribute to the Express relief fund
The state government claimed there is no shortage of food in any affected area. However, according to the reports reaching here, people in villages are not getting the relief materials. With a large number of routes, including Srinagar-Rudraprayag road closed, the administration is depending exclusively on helicopters for distribution of relief material. The material being dropped by the chopper was also not reaching the needy as the stuff was airdropped at places rendered inaccessible by breached roads.
ITBP jawans rescuing flood-victims in Uttarkashi. (PTI) Contribute to the Express relief fund

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