Cloudburst reported in Himachal Pradesh’s Kullu. Watch how this structure was washed away in the flash flood caused due to heavy rain in Anni block of Kullu.
The people of the area are unable to move to a safer place as all the roads have been closed. In view of this, the villagers have appealed to the disaster management authorities, district administration and the state government to start rescue work.
A Border Security Force spokesperson in Delhi said "16 bodies have been shifted to Baltal."
The deceased was identified as Sushil Khatri, former in-charge of Sri Ganganagar traffic police station.
Authorities have temporarily suspended the Yatra from both Baltal and Pahalgam base camps.
The National Disaster Management Authority and the State Disaster Management Authority work in close association with the local administration to address the impact of a given disaster by issuing alerts/warnings, and guidelines from time to time to the local communities for a response during extreme rainfall/cloudburst events, the Minister said.
With the prediction of more rains till July-end, authorities in Kishtwar have already asked people living along water bodies and slide-prone areas to remain vigilant.
Heavy rainfall led to flash floods in Himachal Pradesh's Dharamshala region on Monday, throwing life into disarray.
Shimla: The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Friday resumed its rescue operation on the fourth day and airlifted 81 people, including six foreigners, from Himachal Pradesh’s snow-marooned Lahaul Valley. The rescue operation was hampered in the afternoon owing to the onset of snowfall in the high hills. Over 1,000 persons, including 30 foreigners, have been […]