More then 25 people have died so far in Himachal Pradesh due to heavy rains. A flood alert was issued in parts of Delhi, Haryana, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh as the Yamuna and other rivers neared the danger mark. National Highway-3 between Manali and Kullu has been damaged due to heavy rainfall.
In Uttarakhand, three people were killed and 22 are reported missing following a cloudburst.
Around 150 tourists, including foreigners, were rescued from Chhota Dara, Chhatru and Gramphu areas of Lahaul-Spiti district, today after a road was washed away due to heavy rain. Around 400 tourists are still stuck between the road in Keylong and Sissu due to a landslide
- Punjab, Haryana receive rainfall over ten times more than normal
- Three people have died in rain-related incidents in Punjab
- Himachal Pradesh received 102.5 mm of rain on August 18 which is 1,065% than normal, breaking the record of 74mm rain which the state witnessed in August 14, 2011.
- The rain fury is likely to reduce in north India from Monday afternoon
- In Punjab, flood alert issued in 250 villages of eight districts following the heavy rainfall