At least 31 people have died in Himachal Pradesh following heavy rain and cloudbursts triggered by the southwest monsoon, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said Tuesday.
A fresh series of cloudbursts in three days in Uttarakhand`s Rudraprayag district left nine persons dead, taking the death toll to 47.
The toll in the series of cloudbursts that struck Rudraprayag rose to 35 on Saturday with six more bodies recovered from the affected villages.
A high-level empowered committee headed by Jammu and Kashmir Chief Secretary SS Kapur has reviewed the implementation of relief works under Prime
Minister`s special package for flood victims in Ladakh.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will on Tuesday visit devastated Leh in Jammu and Kashmir that was hit by flash floods caused by a cloudburst, an official said here on Sunday.
About 135 US nationals have been affected by the flash floods in Leh in Jammu and Kashmir.
At least 115 were killed, 350 injured and hundreds washed away in flash floods in Leh.
At least 14 people were killed and many more still missing in a series of cloudbursts that hit parts of this town during the night.
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