At least 37 people died and many stranded in the past 24 hours in rain-related incidents in the northern hills and eastern states in the country.
Himachal Pradesh recorded at least 21 casualties in the different incidents of landslides and floods. A car accident occurred on Saturday at Mahipal near Saini District Shimla and two people died on the spot. Two injured were taken to civil hospital Theog.
Abhishek Trivedi, ADGP Law and Order, Himachal Pradesh Police, informed on Twitter that continuous heavy rains were causing havoc in different parts of this beautiful state. HP SDRF, local police with the help of NDRF & Army units were undertaking relief and rescue efforts.
Himachal Pradesh State Disaster Response (HPSDR) informed on Twitter that four people were traveling in the vehicle (a car) from Uttar Pradesh’s Noida to Rohru.
Himachal Pradesh State Disaster Response (HPSDR) informed on Twitter that four people were traveling in the vehical (a car) from Uttar Pradesh’s Noida to Rohru. The disaster department also tourists to check the website of State Disater Management Authority (SDMA) before traveling in the state.
The disaster authority said that at least 19 were killed, 9 injured, and 6 missing (feared dead) in the last 24 hours as heavy rainfall continued in the state. It informed that a total of 34 incidents of land slide, flash flood, and cloud burst were reported in the state. Mandi, Chamba, and Kangra were the worst affected districts.
At least four people died in Uttarakhand and Jharkhand each, six died in Odisha and two died in Jammu and Kashmir in the rain-related incidents. Odisha State Disaster Management Authority informed that light to moderate rain, thundershowers with one or two intense, heavy spells of rain will affect some parts of the distracts of Sambalpur, Jharsuguda, Bargarh and Sundergarh during next three hours.