The yatra to Kedarnath Dham has been quickly halted after a fraction of a glacier broke at Bhairon within the afternoon. All pilgrims have been suggested to take precaution by the administration. That is the second time that the glacier has damaged.
“Because of the breaking of the glacier once more at Bhairon Glacier at 2:25 pm, the Yatra route has been utterly closed for motion,” an official stated to information company ANI.
A video was additionally shared by the information company by which one can see part of the glacier is damaged and snow falling from the mountain onto the yatra highway of Kedarnath Dham. In a number of moments a big a part of the highway is roofed in inches of snow.
Uttarakhand | Kedarnath Dham yatra route closed for motion after a fraction of Bhairav glacier broke off. The administration asks the pilgrims to take precautions. pic.twitter.com/BF4heC9TdW
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Within the wake of the incident, Rudraprayag District Justice of the Peace Mayur Dixit has appealed to the pilgrims to keep away from happening foot in direction of Kedarnath Dham
“The pilgrims happening foot to Kedarnath Dham shouldn’t go till the Yatra route is totally clean,” he stated, in accordance with ANI.
In an official assertion, the DM has urged folks to limit their motion and take solely helicopter providers to go to the dham.
“The DM has requested the passengers to be protected on the place the place they’re. He additionally stated that the passengers who need to have darshan might go to Kedarnath Dham by means of the heli service,” the assertion launched by the DMs workplace learn.
On Could 2, an orange alert was additionally issued within the area within the wake of incessant snowfall.
The Kedarnath temple in Uattarakhand is without doubt one of the most revered temples within the nation devoted to Lord Shiva and folks from throughout the nation go to the temple through the six months it’s open yearly.