Uttar Pradesh on high alert after part of Nanda Devi Glacier breaks in Uttarakhand.

Uttar Pradesh has been put on high alert after a part of Nanda Devi Glacier broke in Uttarakhand.

CM Yogi Adityanath has directed all DM of UP districts situated along the Ganga river to be on high alert and monitor water levels continuously.

The Rishiganga Power Project was damaged due to breach of the glacier at Raini village in Tapovan area of Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district, police said.

All the concerned districts have been alerted in the wake of incident. Officers and employees of Chamoli District Administration and State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) have reached the spot. A warning has been issued for people to avoid going to the banks of the Ganga river. People living on the banks of Alaknanda river are advised to move to safe places at the earliest.

Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai said that two teams of ITBP have reached the spot and three NDRF teams have been rushed from Dehradun.

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