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Rain wreaks havoc in Himachal Pradesh, IMD warns of “Yellow Alert” in Shimla

Children are stuck in schools after the sudden rain. The administration is on alert and relief and rescue work has been started. There has been heavy damage to many shops and houses.

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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Shimla: On Friday, after a cloudburst in Khaniyara Indrunag in Kangra district, the situation was triggered by floods. Here the bridge connecting Dharamshala and Khanyara broke down and the village was cut off. After the rain, a huge amount of debris came on the roads and all the roads were blocked. Several shops were also hit by the debris and the strong current of water and caused heavy damage.

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Fortunately, there is no news of any loss of life in this disaster. After the sudden rain, all the nearby river drains have come in spate and many houses are also in danger. After the flood situation, the administration has become alert and relief and rescue work has been started.

Flood in Ghullu Nala
At the same time, there is a strong flow of water along with the debris after the cloud burst in the Ghullu drain of Khaniyara. In such a situation, there has been heavy damage to the roads, houses and shops adjacent to the drain. The bridge connecting Khaniyara and Dharamsala has also become a mess, leaving no way for the villagers to move.

At the same time, after the sudden rain, a large number of children are stuck in their schools. There is also a lot of concern among people about this. After the flood in the drain, a large amount of debris has entered many houses and shops. According to preliminary information, many houses, shops have also suffered damage.

There is a possibility of bad weather in the state for six days. During this there is a possibility of rain in many parts of the state. The Meteorological Center Shimla has issued a yellow alert of heavy rain for September 4 and 5. During 24 hours, Nagrota Suriyan recorded 32 mm of rain, Bharari 27, Baldwara 26, Mere 23, Bijri 22, Gohar and Bilaspur 13-13, Bhoranj 9 and Nahan 3 mm.

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The havoc of monsoon is being seen continuously in Himachal. From June 29 to September 1, 293 people have died in the state. While 565 injured, 8 people have gone missing. More than 700 cattle have died in rain-related accidents. More than 1845 residential houses, shops, cowsheds have been demolished. According to an estimate, there has been a loss of more than 1900 crores due to rain in the state.

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