Rain wreaks havoc in Uttarakhand, rescue operations underway

At least 47 people are dead as heavy rainfall battered Uttarakhand for three consecutive days. Five deaths were reported on

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In view of the incessant rains, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami chaired a review meeting in Haldwani, Nainital on Tuesday. While speaking to news agency ANI, Dhami said, "Held discussions over the loss of lives, property, road, rescue operation, resumption of roads; have instructed officials to clear the debris from landslide so as to resume road connectivity."(PTI)

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National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel rescue people stranded in Uttarakhand's Rudrapur.(ANI)

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National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team carry out search and rescue operations at several waterlogged areas due to heavy rainfall in Haridwar.(ANI)

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Police personnel and rescue teams evacuate locals stuck in their homes as Nainital Lake overflows and floods the streets due to incessant rainfall in Nainital.(ANI)

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Houses get partially submerged in floodwater due to incessant rainfall, in Uttarakhand's Rudrapur.(ANI)

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According to the State Disaster Management Secretary, Uttarakhand has recorded more than 200mm of rainfall in the last 24 hours.(ANI)

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Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami visited a locality in rain-affected Rudrapur, Udham Singh Nagar district on October 19 and met locals and takes stock of situation from National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team.(ANI)

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Hotel guests stand on the roof of a flooded hotel in Jim Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand as heavy rainfall battered the state.(HT_PRINT)

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