Uttarakhand weather update: waterfalls and streams started to freeze in Badrinath, drops turned to snow, see photos


Cold weather in Badrinath Dham – Photo: Amar Ujala

Due to the severe cold in Badrinath Dham, the spring water and the drain have started to freeze. The dew drops that fall on the trees have turned into snow. A cold snap blows on the Dham in the morning and at night.

These days pilgrims arriving at the Dham face severe cold. The situation is that the pilgrims lurk in the rooms as soon as night falls. Sunil Purohit, CEO of Nagar Panchayat Badrinath, said that due to the cold in the Dham, now the water has started to freeze.

Uttarakhand weather: prepare for severe cold this time, the mercury will drop three degrees

Arrangements have been made for bonfires at Bus Stand, Saket Tiraha and other locations. Together with the pilgrims, saints and saints resort to the bonfire to escape the cold. There is relief from the cold due to the sunlight in the Dham.

At the same time, La Niña (water cooling) is increasing rapidly in the Pacific Ocean. This means that the temperature in the Northern Hemisphere is below normal. Because of this, there is the possibility of severe cold in Uttarakhand, including all of northern India. Meanwhile, mercury can drop as much as three degrees below normal.

Cold weather in Badrinath Dham – Photo: Amar Ujala

Meteorologist Dr. RK Singh said that due to this delay, the monsoon left the country on October 25. With the departure of the monsoon, now the cold has started to increase in the northern parts of the country.

Cold weather in Badrinath Dham – Photo: Amar Ujala

At the same time, despite heavy snowfall, the power supply will not be interrupted in Mana, the last village in the country, including Badrinath Dham. For this, the Uttarakhand Renewable Energy Development Agency has planned to increase the capacity of a 1,250 kilowatt small hydropower project located in Badrinath Dham and operate it in isolated mode.

Cold weather in Badrinath Dham – Photo: Amar Ujala

Scheme repair work has also started. Together with Badrinath Dham, electricity is supplied from Energy Corporation’s high-voltage line in Mana village.

Cold weather in Badrinath Dham – Photo: Amar Ujala

Sometimes the supply is cut off due to line damage due to snowfall and storms. Because of this, both pilgrims and locals have to face problems.


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