At least 22 people, including a family of eight, have been killed and five others are missing as a result of landslides and floods caused by torrential rains in northern India’s Himachal Pradesh state.
“Report” informs that this was said by Sudesh Kumar Mokhta, director of the Department of Natural Disaster Management of Sudesh State.
According to him, the most damage was recorded in Mandi, Kangra and Chamba districts.
Landslides have paralyzed traffic on many roads in the state, including the major highway from Manali to Chandigarh.
He noted that 36 incidents related to adverse weather conditions have been registered in the state and the highest number of deaths occurred in Mandi district.