Alva expresses grief over loss of lives in Leh cloudburst

Dehradun: Uttarakhand Governor Margaret Alva on Saturday expressed grief over the loss of lives in the Leh cloudburst.

"I hope the relatives of the victims are blessed with the strength to bear the pain from natural calamity," Alva told PTI.

With the recovery of more bodies, the toll in the cloudburst today climbed to 130 even as 600 more are feared washed away in the calamity that was followed by torrential rains and flash floods devastating this Himalayan town in Ladakh region.