State BJP chief Madan Kaushik said alerts were sounded in advance and relief works are being carried out in full swing.
State Disaster Response Force men rescued 65 trekkers, including six foreigners, stranded near Bageshwar's Pindari and Kafni glaciers.
Relief and rescue operations continued in the worst-hit Kumaon region amid efforts to restore connectivity and evacuate people from vulnerable areas.
Secretary, Revenue Department, Tushar Girinath, said that the three stranded in Badrinath are from Bengaluru and all efforts are being made to bring them to the base.
Death toll due to rainfall rises to 52 in Uttarakhand; rain fury in Uttar Pradesh, Bengal and Sikkim
The National Disaster Response Force said it has rescued hundreds from the flood-affected areas of Uttarakhand.
“A lot of land has been washed away along with our crops ready for harvest. This included paddy, vegetables and livestock. Our house is damaged beyond repair.
Of the 42 fresh deaths, 28 people were killed in Nainital district, six each in Almora and Champawat and one each in Pithoragarh and Udham Singh Nagar districts.
Climate experts also warn the intensity of rains in Kerala and Uttarakhand is alarming and must draw immediate attention towards climate emergency.
The Kumaon region of the hill state has been severely hit by heavy rains, leading to razing of houses and leaving many trapped in the debris.
Director General of Police Ashok Kumar further informed that the water level in the nearby Kosi river rose significantly blocking the route to the resort.