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Jammu-Kashmir: Cloudburst in Kishtwar Kills 5 People, 40 People Missing


Cloudburst in Kishtwar: Around 40 people have gone missing due to cloudburst in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kishtwar, while the bodies of five people have been recovered so far. According to the information, five to eight houses and one ration depot have been damaged as soon as the information about the accident was received. The team of SDRF and Jammu and Kashmir Police reached the spot and started a relief and rescue operation. The Indian Army has sent a 22-member group under the leadership of Captain Vivek Chauhan for the rescue operation in Kishtwar.

Cloudburst in Kishtwar

Along with this, help is also being taken from the helicopters of the Air Force for the rescue operation. Due to heavy rains, people are not able to contact due to network problems. A high alert has been declared in the entire area. Due to the continuous heavy rains in the state, a lot of damage has been done. Kishtwar District Magistrate Ashok Kumar Sharma said that a team of the army. And police had been sent to the area for the rescue operation.

Let us tell you that in many states of the country, the havoc of heavy rains is continuing these days. The Meteorological Department has predicted rainfall in some areas of Delhi, Haryana and Rajasthan. Kishtwar city is about 200 km away from Jammu, while Dachhan is a remote and hilly region in the Kishtwar district.


Most parts of the Jammu region have been receiving heavy rains for the past few days. With more rains predicted by the end of July, officials in Kishtwar have asked people living in reservoirs and landslide-affected areas to remain alert. The district administration said, “The meteorological department has predicted heavy rains in the coming days, and the water level in rivers and streams is expected to rise for residents living near rivers, streams, water bodies and slide-prone areas. Can cause danger.

Cloud burst in Himachal’s Lahaul too.

At the same time, in Himachal Pradesh, at least one person died while ten went missing in the floods caused by incessant rains. State Disaster Management Director Sudesh Kumar Mokhtar said that one person died, and nine went out in the flash floods triggered by cloudburst in the tribal district of Lahaul-Spiti, while another person is reported missing from Chamba district. . Rain has caused havoc in the hill states.

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