30 C
Guwahati
Sunday, April 14, 2024

Heavy rain and landslide across North Indian leave many dead and cause widespread destruction

The torrential rainfall has resulted in massive loss of public and private property Himachal Pradesh. Visuals on social media showed houses being swept away due to dangerously high levels of water bodies.

Must Read

Heavy rains in several parts of north India has disrupted lives of lakhs of people who live in the region, claiming more than 28 lives in the past three days.Several towns and cities remain inundated in waist-deep water as incessant rains lash Delhi, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, and Uttarakhand.

According to official data released by the Indian Meteorological Department, the monsoon rains across India this year have been nearly two per cent more than normal for this period.

The torrential rainfall has resulted in massive loss of public and private property Himachal Pradesh. Visuals on social media showed houses being swept away due to dangerously high levels of water bodies.

The crucial Kullu-Manali road, typically a spot of solitude to the seekers and wanderers from urban dwelling was blocked due to heavy rainfall and landslide.

In Thunag area of Mandi district, soul-shaking visuals from a location showed a barrage of mud and wood pouring through a rural residential area, dangerously sweeping away a house.

For the immediate future, moderate to heavy rainfall accompanied with thunderstorms is “very likely” to continue in the districts of Bilaspur, Solan, Shimla, Sirmaur, Una, Hamirpur, Mandi and Kullu at most places and very heavy rainfall is likely to occur at isolated places. “Light to moderate rainfall is likely to occur at a few places in the rest of the districts,” an IMD forecast said.

In Delhi, schools will remain closed on Monday due to incessant rains in Delhi. Meanwhile, in the Ghaziabad suburb of the National Capital Region, July 10 and July 11 have been declared as holidays in the schools. A heavy rain alert has been issued for  12 districts in Western Uttar Pradesh, namely, Sambhal, Saharanpur, Noida, Ghaziabad, Baghpat, Barelli, Muzaffarnagar, Kasganj, Aligarh, Badaun and Rampur.

- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -

Latest News

Bhupen Borah heads to Jorhat, to face police Inquiry amid Political turmoil

Police in Jorhat have summoned Assam Congress chairman Bhupen Borah to appear before them on January 31 in relation to a case involving the Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra, which is suspected of deviating from its approved route in the district.
- Advertisement -

More Articles Like This

- Advertisement -