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Downpour triggers landslides in Uttarakhand

Over 150 vehicles were Saturday stranded in Uttarakhand due to landslides following a downpour in Champawat district, an officials said. Actor Hemant Pandey, who has worked in Office Office teleseries, is among those stuck.

india Updated: Jul 19, 2014 17:15 IST
IANS
Uttarakhand floods,landslides in Uttarakhand,Dhan

Over 150 vehicles were Saturday stranded in Uttarakhand due to landslides following a downpour in Champawat district, an officials said. Actor Hemant Pandey, who has worked in Office Office teleseries, is among those stuck.

The vehicles are stuck amid a rockfall near Dhan on Tanakpur Road, Pandey told IANS.

He said machines have been deployed to clear the road.

Pandey hails from Uttarakhand and was in Lucknow for a flim shooting. He was visiting relatives in the state when he got stuck on the road.

District Official Deependra Kumar told IANS that downpour triggered the landslides near Dhan.

First Published: Jul 19, 2014 17:12 IST