Himachal Pradesh Sudden floods, more than 150 people trapped, police and BRO team present on the spot

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Highlights

  • Sudden flood in Dorni drain of Himachal Pradesh
  • more than 150 people stranded
  • Police and BRO team present on the spot

Himachal Pradesh: Over 150 people have been stranded in Himachal Pradesh’s Lahaul-Spiti district due to flash floods. According to the Lahaul-Spiti District Emergency Operation Center (DEOC), a rescue team comprising personnel from the administration, police and Border Roads Organization (BRO) has been rushed to the spot. According to DEOC, more than 150 people were trapped near Chhatru and Dorni Mor in Lahaul sub-division due to flash floods in Dorni Nallah at around 11.15 am on Sunday. The department said that the Naib Tehsildar of Keylong sub-division along with police and BRO personnel are present at the spot for rescue operations.

Cloudburst caused havoc in Kullu

Last month, a cloudburst in Himachal Pradesh’s Kullu caused severe devastation. Dozens of houses and camping sites were damaged in the village. According to Kullu’s ADM Prashans Sarkai, a cloud burst in Manikaran valley and floods swept away the camping site. During this, the bridge leading to Choj village was also damaged.

Heavy rain in many states of the country

Heavy rains have disrupted normal life in many states of the country. It is raining continuously in the hilly areas. Monsoon has started raining late in many places of North India. At the same time, apart from Jammu and Kashmir, and in some hilly areas of Himachal and Uttarakhand, rain has created a disaster. Somewhere the news of landslides is being received, while the rivers are in spate, the help of the army has to be taken. Meanwhile, many northern states from UP to Punjab have received good rains. The Meteorological Department says that during the next 4 to 5 days, there may be heavy rains in those areas which are the belt of agriculture. At the same time, during the next 24 hours, there is a possibility of rain in many states of the country.

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