Incessant rains in different parts of Uttarakhand over the past few days have claimed dozens of lives.
Rescue operations by the local administration and Disaster management agencies are underway.
Amid the rescue operation, a free air ambulance service has swung into action to rescue people from remote villages and inaccessible areas.
Amid torrential rains, the hilly state has witnessed flooded roads, buildings, landslides and overflowing rivers leaving people stranded in various places.
In a tweet, CM Puskar Dhami also ordered the airlifting of three people who have been injured in Chamoli’s Maithana.
The injured have been shifted to Dehradun hospital for better treatment. The CM even met the kin of the people who went missing in a landslide in Dungri village.
On Oct 20, two people went missing as heavy rain triggered the landslide at Dungri village. As per DM, rescue ops by local administration & disaster management agencies were launched.
On Oct 21, HM Amit Shah conducted an aerial survey of rain-affected areas of Uttarakhand. Death toll in the state has mounted to over 60, while around 11 people are still missing.