Road conditions - Uttarakhand

deepaktomar

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Re: 2012 - road condition Uttarakhand

ok guys i am back reached sweet home safely but it takes 2 days to reach home from govind ghat gosh long journey,now some updates,from Rishikesh to srinagar road is ok mix road after crossing srinagar lanslide area starts main problem area is before rudraprayag and than before joshimath near vishnu power project road closed for 2 days here,if u are going by own vehicle try to go in suv and if going with family take lots of eating stuff and water with u god knows for how much time u trapped in landslide zone no need to book hotels very less crowd these days.

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condition is not so bad rambo,water level of ganges increases but not that bad.everything is cool there no sight of panic on anyone face.
 
Re: 2012 - road condition Uttarakhand



condition is not so bad rambo,water level of ganges increases but not that bad.everything is cool there no sight of panic on anyone face.
Yes could be the News Channels are over reacting.

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8.10 am , 26 aug 2012

Devprayag - Rishikesh Badrinath highway blocked near Devprayag due to landslide after heavy rains.
 
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4.45 PM 26 Aug 2012 Sahara News

KAMAND = Uttarkashi Gangotri road blocked near Tehri at Kamand - due to heavy landslide. Baba Ramdev stuck in this landslide.
Rains continue intermittently. BRO at work.
Ganga water at Haridwar just half meter below danger level. Flood conditions in plains worsening in plains due to water release from Uttarkhand and Nepal.

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http://www.ndtv.com/article/india/five-killed-as-heavy-rains-lash-north-india-259341 PTI | Updated: August 26, 2012 18:46 IST New Delhi: Five people were swept away in flash floods, triggered by heavy rains, in Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir as the monsoon today continued to hold sway in many parts of the country's northern ...
 

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BulletBaba
Re: 2012 - road condition Uttarakhand

the bridge constructed by Bro and GREF at Gangauri (3 kms ahead uttarkashi on gangotri highway) was finally opened for vehicles..
it was a big moment for peoples of Uttarkashi. the floods on 2nd night broke the bridge which snapped all road links to gangotri ahead gangauri..
BRO and GREF swiftly and efficiently made this bridge and opened it for vehicular movements near the old broken one...
proud of you BRO and GREF...
 

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selvaraj1983

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Re: 2012 - road condition Uttarakhand

@BulletBaba thanks for the good news. what about broken bridge near badwadi? is that as well opened? and what about landslides on the way to badwadi? do any of you know how long it will take take to clear the road to gangotri?
 

lifeisjourney

Journey Never Ends....
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Thanks for updated pics Bullet Baba :)
Hope the road condition will get well soon with weather.
 

adsatinder

explorer
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Is the road to Badrinath open ??
No, Today News Channel Says, Closed Badrinath Route & Gangotri Route for few days.
May be some more Land Slides.........:(:(
Yesterday, some pilgrims had to wait for 6 Hours for Land Slides.
 

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BulletBaba
Re: 2012 - road condition Uttarakhand

selvara, the road is open only upto 15kms ahead uttarkashi till heena.. one cannot reach bhatwari as at 3 places the highway is eaten up by bhagirathi... yesterday i tried to reach bhatwari to appraise the situation but had to return from heena...
it will still take 2-3 days more for the road to get open...

@BulletBaba thanks for the good news. what about broken bridge near badwadi? is that as well opened? and what about landslides on the way to badwadi? do any of you know how long it will take take to clear the road to gangotri?
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thanks Jack :)
today after many days i can see lots of stars and a clear Moon... :)
hope this continues....
Thanks for updated pics Bullet Baba :)
Hope the road condition will get well soon with weather.
 
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Gangotri road still closed near Nalupani for last 10 days - probably yatra is not going directly to Gangotri -as per news on Sahara at 9.20 am today 29 aug 2012
 
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