Deadly landslides, cloudbursts in Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh lead to loss of life & property

The IMD on Sunday issued red alerts for several Uttarakhand districts and predicted heavy rainfall in parts of Uttarakhand and

Published on Aug 14, 2023 12:21 PM IST 9 Photos

At least seven people were killed in a cloudburst at Jadon village of Kandaghat sub division in Himachal Pradesh's Solan on Monday morning. Two houses and a cowshed had been washed away in the incident. (Twitter/Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu)

The IMD Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, stated that parts of Bilaspur, Chamba, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Shimla, Sirmaur, Solan, Una, Kinnaur, Lahaul and Spiti were likely to receive heavy to very heavy rainfall. (Twitter/Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu)

At least nine people were killed after a Shiv Mandir in Shimla collapsed after a cloudburst as rain wreaked havoc in the state on Monday. Himachal Pradesh chief minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu said as of now, nine bodies have been retrieved. (Twitter/Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu)


Several houses were reportedly buried under the mud and slush brought down by the landslide in the Fagli area. (Twitter/Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu)

Cracks have developed in the road after heavy rains in Pauri district’s Yamkeshwar area in Uttarakhand. (Hindustan Times)