IMD forecasts more rains in Uttarakhand

June 23, 2013

Metrological department on Sunday predicted more rains in the next three to four days in Uttarakhand. The Director of the Indian Meteorological Department, B. P. Yadav, said that weather would remain cloudy resulting in poor visibility, which would pose hindrance in airlifting stranded pilgrims. Thousands of military servicemen are involved in rescue operations, with air force helicopters plucking survivors, many of them pilgrims and tourists, from the foothills of the Himalayas.