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Himachal rain fury: Cloudburst hits Kullu's Raison early morning; 1 dead, 3 injured

Heavy rains have wreaked havoc in Himachal triggering landslides, flash floods, damaging roads and infrastructure

Himachal rain fury: Cloudburst hits Kullu's Raison early morning; 1 dead, 3 injured

One person killed and three other injured in a flash flood incident in Kullu. Tribune photo



Tribune News Service

Mandi (Himachal Pradesh), July 17

One person was killed while three others were injured after a cloudburst occurred near Kais village in Kullu’s Raison at 3.55 am on Monday. The incident happened following heavy rainfall in the state.

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Kullu DEOC informed the incident occurred near Kais village at Raison in Kullu district.

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The person killed has been identified as Badal Sharma of Chansari village.

The three persons suffered injuries as they were washed away in a vehicle.

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Rescue and police teams were on the way to the incident site.

A road is blocked at one point on the way and a JCB has been deployed to clear the road.

India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday issued an orange alert for rain in four states, including Himachal Pradesh. IMD tweeted that Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand are likely to receive heavy to very heavy showers from July 16 to 17.

Heavy rains have wreaked havoc in Himachal triggering landslides, flash floods, damaging roads and infrastructure.

So far the state has suffered losses to the tune of Rs 4,357 crore since the onset of monsoon on June 24 and 111 people have died in rain-related and road accidents, according to the state emergency response centre.

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