Downpour triggers landslides in Uttarakhand

Dehradun, Jul 19: Over 150 vehicles were stranded in Uttarakhand on Saturday 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.