Explained: Why is Joshimath, a famous town in Uttarakhand, sinking?

As many as 570 houses have developed cracks due to land subsidence in the ancient town of Joshimath. Located at a height of 6,000 feet in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district, the town is a gateway to Hemkund Sahib and Badrinath.

Explained: Why is Joshimath, a famous town in Uttarakhand, sinking?

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