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Two missing in Kangra flash floods; heavy rain wreaks havoc in Himachal Pradesh | Latest News India

Two folks had been reported missing in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh on Monday. The stretch of National Highway close to Jhakri in Rampur space of Shimla district was blocked on Monday following heavy rainfall. Officials have made their approach to the realm and the method of clearing up the street has begun.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued a heavy to very heavy rainfall alert for remoted locations in Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab and so forth. “Thunderstorm accompanied with lightning and gusty winds (30-40 kmph) could be very doubtless at remoted locations over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi, Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Telangana and with lightning at remoted locations over Jammu, Kashmir, Ladakh, Gilgit-Baltistan and Muzaffarabad, Himachal Pradesh,” the company stated on Sunday.

Normal life took successful in many components of Himachal Pradesh together with Bhagsu Nag in Dharamshala the place the flash flood hit. Dharamshala is presently filled with vacationers who flocked to Himachal Pradesh after the federal government relaxed coronavirus curbs in the state.

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The Manjhi river which flows by Dharamshala was overflowing on account of incessant rains, and led to flooding in close by areas, damaging round 10 retailers. Deputy commissioner Nipun Jindal informed ANI that the it can’t be confirmed but if the flooding in Bhagsu Nag was on account of a cloud burst, at the same time as preliminary studies counsel the flash flood was brought on by heavy rainfall.

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