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Up in smoke: Uttarakhand looks to the clouds, forest fires rage on

In the last 2 or 3 days, forest fires have broken out with seething frenzy in many areas of the hill state, and are threatening to destroy the rich plant and animal wealth of the Himalayan region

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Shishir Prashant  |  Dehradun 



Forest fires
More than 1,600 hectare of forest area has gone up in smoke so far this season

The forest department has turned its gaze heavenwards, hoping and praying that the meteorological department’s weather forecast proves ac­curate and the rain gods co­me to the rescue of the state that’s struggling with .

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First Published: Thu, April 08 2021. 06:10 IST

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