Heavy snowfall in Joshimath, demolition work halted: NIH report – Water coming out of cracks is not of Tapovan tunnel

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Normal life has come to a standstill due to heavy snowfall in Joshimath.

Joshimath, which has been facing the threat of landslides for the past several days, received its first snowfall of the season on Friday morning. Fresh snowfall has increased the panic of the residents of Joshimath. Due to snowfall, the work of demolishing dangerous houses has been stopped on Friday. The Meteorological Department has predicted rain and snowfall in Joshimath, Chamoli and Pithoragarh on January 23 and 24 as well.

On the other hand, in the primary test report of the National Institute of Hydrology (NIH), it has been said that the water coming out of the cracks of Jaypee Colony of Joshimath affected by landslide in Uttarakhand is different from the water of NTPC tunnel of Tapovan.

Today’s updates from Joshimath…

  • Due to rain and snowfall, the work of demolishing hotels and dangerous houses has been stopped.
  • According to Disaster Management Secretary Dr. Ranjit Kumar Sinha, there has been no increase in the crack for the last 3 days.
  • The discharge of water from an underground channel near Jaypee Colony has again increased to 150 liters per minute.
  • Cracks have been recorded in 849 houses, while 259 affected families have been shifted to temporary relief centres.
Water froze in Subhai village of Joshimath on Thursday.  Here a person looking at the mercury on Friday morning.

Water froze in Subhai village of Joshimath on Thursday. Here a person looking at the mercury on Friday morning.

Present status of Tapovan Vishnugarh Hydro Electric Plant of NTPC at Joshimath.

Present status of Tapovan Vishnugarh Hydro Electric Plant of NTPC at Joshimath.

Disaster Management Secretary Ranjit Kumar Sinha cited the primary report that studied the water samples from both the places and said that their profiles are different. “However, this is just a primary report and no conclusion can be drawn,” he said. should.”

Locals protest against NTPC project in Joshimath on Thursday.

Locals protest against NTPC project in Joshimath on Thursday.

NTPC project has been told the reason for Joshimath crisis
This NIH report also assumes significance because the Tapovan-Vishnugarh hydroelectric project of NTPC was attributed to the collapse of Joshimath. There were also allegations that on January 2, the underground channel of the project burst, due to which water has been flowing continuously.
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