22 Dead in Rain-Related Incidents in HP, Flood Alert for Delhi

About 10 houses of the villages have been damaged in Uttarakhand.

Updated19 Aug 2019, 03:48 AM IST
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At least 22 people were killed and 12 others injured in rain-related incidents in Himachal Pradesh on Sunday, 18 August, officials cited by PTI said. An official said the total loss to the state property amounted to Rs 490 crore.

Meanwhile, 18 people are missing in Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi after an overflowing Tons river washed away as many as 20 houses, reported NDTV.

The Uttarkashi-Dehradun highway has also been closed due to a landslide, and teams of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), State Disaster Response Fund and National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) are engaged in rescue and evacuation operations in the state.

  • The Delhi govt on Sunday sounded a flood alert and asked people living in low-lying areas to move to safer places as the water level in Yamuna is likely to cross the danger mark
  • The Met Department has predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places, especially in Uttarkashi, Chamoli, Pithoragarh, Dehradun, Pauri and Nainital districts of Uttarakhand during next 24 hours
  • Nine people died in Shimla, five in Solan, two each in Kullu, Sirmaur and Chamba, and one each in Una and Lahaul-Spiti districts

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