With the monsoon knocking our doors consistently, things tend to get a little sloppy and uneasy. The monsoon in Dehradun is on a full fledged mode to rock the town for a long period of time this year. The drizzling gradually turned into massive showers which are now the unending showers, making things terrible in many parts of Dehradun. This year it seems as if the average yearly rainfall in the city of Dehradun will exceed the set limit. With such kind of an atmosphere created all around the town, its very important to have a list of Things Not to Do in the Rainy season of Dehradun.
1. Remain With your Raincoat
An essential for all you daring riders out there, the rains in Doon are unpredictable, therefore keeping yourself intact from the heavy showers. MAke sure that the raincoat you shop for this rainy season is durable and effective because as we all know it doesn’t pour, but it rains like cats & dogs in Dehradun.
2. No Speed, Low Speed
Slippery Roads in Dehradun is an unwanted present that the rain comes bearing with it. The entire town experiences slippery areas and also at some places the debris is totally sliding down with the heaps of water flowing over it. So make sure while you drive you have a minimum speed of 30 or 40 km/hr. Go slow and keep the chances of risking a mishap low.
3. No Trotting in the Mountains
If you plan on to hit the road to the hills or the higher mountains, then you may think twice before you actually hit the road. This is because the routes of the hills during Rainy Season in and around Dehradun tends to get prone to landslides and may even be completely damaged because of the heavy rains in the hilly regions. So can get stuck and there are chances of facing some unfavourable happenings as well, so be very alert before planning to travel in the Hills in Rainy Season in Dehradun, we would advice you not to, but if in case you’re in for an adventure, make sure you’re well aware of the Plight of the route that you’re planning to travel.
4. Big No’s to the Street Momo’s
Often listen to your parents saying that you shouldn’t be eating the junk in the rainy season as it may have higher chances of blocking your system, well they are totally right on this one folks. You should be avoiding the street food and not binge on to too many momo’s. Although it may be a very tempting season to have some really scrumptious hot and steamed momo’s from your favourite fast food joint, but eating unhealthy stuff in this season may lower the rate of your metabolism and thus leading to an upset stomach. Also there’s too much water out there these days, you don’t know what is used inside your food, so try to stay at bay from all the noodle doodle this rainy season in Dehradun.
5. Watch out for Pot Holes on Doon’s Streets
Be very alert while driving during the Rainy Season in Dehradun. The streets of Doon are all loaded with exhausting and horrific pot holes that may cause serious injuries to many drivers, and in some cases it may even take away the life of the driver, as there have been such cases in the past. The areas near Balliwala, Panditwari, Premnagar are the ones which are totally miserable. As it rains heavily in Dehradun the roads tend to take a bad shape, but I am really curious about the fact that why does it happen every year when there are resources to make better roads in the world.
6. Drive Away from Aliens of Other Cities
No offence, but we all know that people coming to Doon from neighbouring cities mostly, have no driving ethics. They will not follow the driving rules required in the hills and few of these folks tend to ride in an awful manner, thus making driving in rains even more typical. The pot holes already make it difficult and some amateur drivers make driving in rain in Dehradun even worse.