The City Headlines
Ludhiana, October 18
Because of the ongoing Western disturbance, the MeT department has issued a red alert in Uttarakhand and heavy rainfall is expected for the next two to three days. As a result, Charm Dham Yatra has also been halted.
According to the reports, the Uttarakhand government on Sunday stopped pilgrims at various routes and suggested them not to proceed further till the weather improves.
The reports also suggest that those going to Kedarnath were asked to halt between Guptkashi and Gaurikund. Those going to Badrinath were asked to stay back at Joshimath and Pandukeshwar till the time weather improves.
CM Pushkar Singh Dhami has also reportedly appealed to the people to postpone their plans by a couple of days because of the ongoing weather conditions.