More than 50 deaths due to rain and landslide in Himachal, the figure may increase now, and Independence Day will be celebrated with simplicity.
The havoc of rain in Himachal Pradesh continues on Monday and more than 50 people have died. Of these, nine people died after being buried under the debris following a landslide in Shimla. Officials gave this information on Monday.
More than 50 deaths due to rain and landslide in Himachal, figure may increase now, Independence Day will be celebrated with simplicity
More than 50 people have died due to the havoc of rain in Himachal Pradesh. Eight people died on Monday after being buried under the debris following a landslide in Shimla. There is still a possibility of 25 to 30 people being buried under the debris of Shiv Temple located in the Summerhill area of Shimla. Meanwhile, the Kalka-Shimla railway track between Jutogh and Summerhill got washed away due to the rains, halting the movement of trains. Chief Minister Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu reached the spot and met the victims.
Independence Day will be celebrated with simplicity
CM Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu said, ‘More than 50 people have lost their lives in the last 24 hours in Himachal Pradesh. More than 20 people are still trapped and the death toll is expected to rise. A search and rescue operation is going on. We have decided that no cultural program will be organized on the occasion of Independence Day.
48 died, Amit Shah expressed concern
हिमाचल प्रदेश के विभिन्न स्थानों पर भारी वर्षा और भूस्खलन से हुई जनहानि अत्यंत दुःखद है। NDRF की टीमें स्थानीय प्रशासन के साथ राहत व बचाव कार्यों में लगी हैं। शोक संतप्त परिवारों के प्रति गहरी संवेदना व्यक्त करता हूँ। ईश्वर उन्हें यह दु:ख सहने की शक्ति दें। मैं घायलों के शीघ्र…— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) August 14, 2023
According to the latest reports, 48 people have died so far in Himachal Pradesh due to rains and landslides. Life here has been thrown out of gear due to incessant rains. The possibility of heavy rain has been expressed on Tuesday i.e. 15th August. Union Home Minister Amit Shah has expressed concern over the devastation in Himachal. BJP National President JP Nadda spoke to CM Sukhu over the phone.
Shiv temple came in the grip of a landslide
Due to rain, landslides occurred at two places in Shimla on Monday. Due to the rains in Summerhill, the Shiv temple came under the grip of a landslide. Due to the month of Sawan, a large number of devotees were present in the temple at the time of the accident. At the same time, a landslide occurred at another place in the Fagli area, and 9 bodies were pulled out from the debris
Devotees gathered on Sawan's Monday
15 people are feared trapped under the debris of a landslide that hit the Shiva temple in the Summer Hill area of Shimla. Relief and rescue work is going on. According to media reports, seven members of the family of Montu son Jayant, Neeraj son Shanti Swaroop, Sanju son Mohan, Harish Vakil, and Pawan Sharma have been buried in the Shiva temple.
CM Sukhu at Ground Zero
CM Sukhwinder Singh is active at Sukhu Ground after the landslide incident in Shimla. The Chief Minister visited the accident site in the Summer Hill area of Shimla and said that all efforts were being made to rescue those trapped under the debris. Sukhu said on the social media platform Twitter, ‘Disturbing news has emerged from Shimla where Shiv Temple at Summer Hill collapsed due to heavy rains. Nine bodies have been recovered so far. The local administration is working to clear the debris to rescue the people. om Shanti.’
He wrote in another post, ‘Devastating rains triggered a landslide near Shiv Mandir in Summerhill area of Shimla, in which many people were buried under the debris. Some people have died. I am present on the spot. All possible efforts are being made to save the people buried under the debris.
The Shimla-Kalka railway track uprooted
In view of the heavy rains, all schools and colleges have been ordered to remain closed on Monday. According to the state’s Emergency Operations Center, 752 roads have been closed in the state due to the disaster. The Kalka-Shimla railway track between Jutogh and Summer Hill railway stations in Himachal Pradesh has been washed away due to heavy rains. As a result, train movement between Kandaghat and Shimla has been canceled.
7 killed in cloudburst in Jadon village
Seven members of a family died on Sunday night in a cloudburst in Jadon village of Solan district. A police official said that two houses were washed away after the cloudburst in the district. Six people were rescued while seven others died in the accident. A police official said that two houses were washed away after the cloudburst in the district. Six people were rescued while seven others died in the accident.
Two innocent people died due to a landslide
Solan Deputy Commissioner Manmohan Sharma said that two children were killed when a landslide hit a hut in Balera panchayat of the district. The body of one of them has been recovered. Another woman died in a landslide in Banal village of Ramshahar tehsil.