Heavy rains lash Delhi, Uttarakhand

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

New Delhi, July 16 (ANI): Intermittent rains are lashing parts of Northern India since last night. Delhi, including high altitude areas and other parts of Uttarakhand are witnessing heavy showers. Almost all major rivers in the state are in spate. In Haridwar, the River Ganga is flowing near the danger mark. People living in low lying areas in Uttarakhand have been asked to move to safer places. Excessive rains have also caused water logging in Delhi. The MeT Department has issued a warning of heavy rain at scattered places in all the districts of Uttarakhand in the next 48 hours. The Harish Rawat Government has issued an advisory to all the District Magistrates asking them to be vigilant and to take all precautionary measures for the safety of the people. (ANI)