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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.

The Delhi Government has called for an emergency meeting of concerned officials after water levels of the Yamuna river rose in the national capital. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will chair the meeting.Water level of Yamuna River recorded at 204.70 meters today (the warning level is at 204.50 meters), after more than 8 lakh cusecs of water released from Hathni Kund barrage. Delhi Govt has issued orders for evacuation, Civil Defence volunteers have been deployed.
150 Tourists Rescued In Lahaul-Spiti District
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 10-Times More Than Normal

  • 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

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