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Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Uttarakhand has seen damage due to flash floods, rainfall and landslides

Alerts have been announced for the next few days considering the severe weather conditions.

The Himachal Pradesh government officials have announced alerts in regards to the weather conditions that might create havoc in the coming days. Yesterday, due to the cloud burst in Bhagsunag Dharamshala, the flash floods have claimed the lives of 3 people.

Many vehicles and houses were simply washed away by the fierce floodwaters causing devastation to the lives and the properties of the local residents. Alerts have been announced for the next five days to warn people of the upcoming heavy rainfalls that might make the search and rescue efforts more difficult.

Many roadways have been blocked due to the debris being washed towards the roads. Also, many other parts of Himachal have seen flooding and clogged streets. In the Shahpur area of Kangra, landslides were caused due to the heavy rains.

Apart from Himachal, many areas of Jammu and Uttarakhand have also seen heavy rainfall and landslides. Following are some of the recent reports of the damage caused by the heavy downpour of rain.

  • Himachal Pradesh’s Disaster Relief team is currently searching for the people missing after the flash floods yesterday.
  • Chaitru village in Dharamshala has seen severe damage due to the flooding. The restoration work is in progress to restore the roads.
  • The Gangotri National Highway got blocked with debris due to heavy rainfalls. Work is underway to restore the highway.
  • Uttarkashi region in Uttarakhand was recently hit by a landslide. Damage is currently being assessed.
  • The Himachal government has announced an ‘Orange Alert’ for the next five days considering the severe weather conditions.
  • Flash floods have been reported in the Doda region of Jammu.
  • Kullu district has also seen flash floods and several roads have been blocked and vehicles have been swept away.
  • Hotels and several buildings have been waterlogged due to heavy rainfalls.
  • The government has issued a warning for the incoming tourists and told them to avoid traveling to Himachal Pradesh in the coming few weeks.
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