24 Dead in Himachal Pradesh Due To Heavy Rainfall
The death toll rose to 24 including two from Nepal in the flood-ravaged Himachal Pradesh. And, two people have been missing in Shimla due to heavy rainfall. Several houses swept away in a flash flood in Mori block of Uttarkashi district. Hundreds of tourists and locals were stranded due to landslides, cutting off several parts of the state. Traffic movement on Chandigarh-Manali highway and train services between Kalka and Shimla were suspended. On Sunday, a portion of the footbridge over Sutlej river Chaba area of Shimla collapsed due to rise in water level. The bridge connected the Chaba area of Shimla to Shakra, Baaladi, Bindla, and Jedvi villages.