Himachal Pradesh Cloudbrust and Floods: Since the beginning of the monsoon, 257 people have died, causing an estimated loss of nearly Rs 7000 crore.
With officials reporting a staggering loss of Rs. 7020.28 crore as a result of the monsoon’s destructive impact on Sunday, Himachal Pradesh has been the worst-affected state in the nation owing to floods and landslides.
Official figures put the death toll from the monsoon at 257, which were lost for a variety of reasons.
Official statistics show that the state has experienced 55 flash flood incidents and 90 landslides thus far. Even yet, the state still has over 450 closed highways, including 2 National Highways. According to the officials, 59 water supply schemes are still affected and 1814 electrical supply schemes are still having problems.
Landslides caused by recent severe rains in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, have wrecked havoc on the city. The Shimla Municipal Corporation on Sunday issued a notice for vacation as a big landslide in the Himland area has presented a threat to the neighboring buildings. buildings in numerous locations are at risk due to the landslides.
With the discovery of two more remains on Monday morning, the death toll from the cloudburst at Jadon village in Himachal Pradesh’s Solan is now seven, according to officials. Three people were reported missing and five people were reported killed earlier. In the incident, two houses and a cowshed were also lost.
All educational institutions in Himachal to remain closed on August 14.