At least 4 washed away in Himachal cloudburst

Story by  ATV | Posted by  Nakul Shivani • 1 Years ago
Cloudburst in Kullu, Himachal Pradesh
Cloudburst in Kullu, Himachal Pradesh



At least four people were washed away after a cloudburst in the Parvati Valley of Kullu district in Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday

Damage to public and private property was also reported from the site.

The cloudburst occurred at Chojh village in Challal panchayat in Kullu subdivision in which 4-6 people and five cows were washed away, a report by the State Disaster Management Authority said.

It said the rescue team was on the way to the spot, but due to the landslide, they were stuck on the Kasol-Jaimala road.

Some camping sites were also washed away in the Kasol area with the flashflood triggered by overnight heavy rains.

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The bridge connecting to the village has been damaged. Six cafes located on the river bank were also washed away in the flood.