Rain whips Punjab, Himachal, J&K

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A JCB machine clears debris from a road after a landslide took place on the outskirts of Jammu on Tuesday. Thirty people, including women and children were rescued in Jammu and Kashmir during a flash flood in Kathua district on Monday. These people were marooned in different parts of the district following heavy rains. (Nitin Kanotra/HT)

A JCB machine clears debris from a road after a landslide took place on the outskirts of Jammu on Tuesday. Thirty people, including women and children were rescued in Jammu and Kashmir during a flash flood in Kathua district on Monday. These people were marooned in different parts of the district following heavy rains. (Nitin Kanotra/HT)

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For first time in a decade, two of Sukhna Lake’s floodgates were opened due to incessant rain in the region after its water level crossed the 1,163 feet mark. (Sanjeev Sharma/HT )

For first time in a decade, two of Sukhna Lake’s floodgates were opened due to incessant rain in the region after its water level crossed the 1,163 feet mark. (Sanjeev Sharma/HT )

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Heavy rains led to collapse of southern bypass overbridge wall at Jatta khera village in Patiala. (Bharat Bhushan/HT )

Heavy rains led to collapse of southern bypass overbridge wall at Jatta khera village in Patiala. (Bharat Bhushan/HT )

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Many roads, including several national highways, have been blocked due to landslides across Himachal Pradesh. The tourist town of Manali has been cut off from district headquarters Kullu and rest of the state after an overflowing Beas river submerged roads on either side of the river after torrential rain during the last 24 hours. (Birbal Sharm/HT)

Many roads, including several national highways, have been blocked due to landslides across Himachal Pradesh. The tourist town of Manali has been cut off from district headquarters Kullu and rest of the state after an overflowing Beas river submerged roads on either side of the river after torrential rain during the last 24 hours. (Birbal Sharm/HT)

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With the standing paddy and cotton crop almost ready to harvest in Punjab, local farmers said their crop was damaged due to the unseasonal rain. Paddy procurement was to officially begin on October 1. (Sameer Sehgal/Ht)

With the standing paddy and cotton crop almost ready to harvest in Punjab, local farmers said their crop was damaged due to the unseasonal rain. Paddy procurement was to officially begin on October 1. (Sameer Sehgal/Ht)

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Authorities opened the gates of four major dams including Larji, Pandoh and Sanan in Mandi and Chamera in Chamba which worsened the situation downstream. Flooded rivers have caused widespread damage in Kangra and Chamba districts as well. (Birbal Sharma/HT)

Authorities opened the gates of four major dams including Larji, Pandoh and Sanan in Mandi and Chamera in Chamba which worsened the situation downstream. Flooded rivers have caused widespread damage in Kangra and Chamba districts as well. (Birbal Sharma/HT)

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In Amritsar, a large section of the Mall Road near the MC Commissioner’s office caved in due to heavy rain. Two persons were killed in a roof collapse in Nawanshahr district in Punjab, around 90 km from here, on Sunday. (Sameer Sehgal/ht)

In Amritsar, a large section of the Mall Road near the MC Commissioner’s office caved in due to heavy rain. Two persons were killed in a roof collapse in Nawanshahr district in Punjab, around 90 km from here, on Sunday. (Sameer Sehgal/ht)

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In tribal district of Lahaul and Spiti which has been snowed out, nine researchers, who had gone to 5,480-metre high Gangstang glacier have reportedly gone missing. (HT Photo)

In tribal district of Lahaul and Spiti which has been snowed out, nine researchers, who had gone to 5,480-metre high Gangstang glacier have reportedly gone missing. (HT Photo)

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In Punjab, the water level near Sarhala head of Ghaggar river near Patiala district crossed the danger level mark at 16 feet. (Sant Arora /HT)

In Punjab, the water level near Sarhala head of Ghaggar river near Patiala district crossed the danger level mark at 16 feet. (Sant Arora /HT)

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All government and private schools in Shimla, Sirmaur, Kangra, Kullu, Chamba, Mandi, Kinnaur, Solan and Hamirpur districts have been directed to remain closed as a precautionary measure. The Punjab government issued a ‘red alert’ and announced closure of all schools in the state on September 25 in view of the incessant rains and the looming flood threat. (Gurminder Singh/HT)

All government and private schools in Shimla, Sirmaur, Kangra, Kullu, Chamba, Mandi, Kinnaur, Solan and Hamirpur districts have been directed to remain closed as a precautionary measure. The Punjab government issued a ‘red alert’ and announced closure of all schools in the state on September 25 in view of the incessant rains and the looming flood threat. (Gurminder Singh/HT)

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A road blocked on the outskirts of Jammu after a landslide occurred on Tuesday. (Nitin kanotra/Ht)

A road blocked on the outskirts of Jammu after a landslide occurred on Tuesday. (Nitin kanotra/Ht)

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