India: MeT issues orange alert in Uttrakhand after heavy rains, cloudburst

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“There can be isolated heavy rains in the next 24 hours. The water level has also increased in few places. We will keep the alert for the next 24 hours,” official said.

In wake of heavy rainfall and cloudburst in different parts of Uttarakhand, the Meteorological Department on Sunday issued an orange alert and said there can be isolated heavy rains in the next 24 hours.

An Orange alert is for weather conditions, which have the capacity to impact significantly on the people in the affected areas.

The issue of an Orange level weather warning implies that all recipients in the affected areas should prepare themselves in an appropriate way for the anticipated conditions.

“There can be isolated heavy rains in the next 24 hours. The water level has also increased in few places. We will keep the alert for the next 24 hours,” Meteorological Department director Bikram Singh told ANI.

 

 

 

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