Indiaherald Group of Publishers P LIMITED

X
close save
crop image
x
Tue, Sep 17, 2019 | Last Updated 1:55 am IST

Menu &Sections

Search

Heavy rains lashed northern parts, leaving at least 28 people dead

Heavy rains lashed northern parts, leaving at least 28 people dead
Heavy rains lashed northern parts, leaving at least 28 people dead
http://apherald-nkywabj.stackpathdns.com/images/appleiconAPH72x72.png apherald.com

According to sources heavy rains lashed northern parts, leaving at least 28 people dead and 22 missing in Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Punjab, while a flood alert was sounded in parts of delhi, Haryana, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh as yamuna and other rivers were in spate. Meanwhile Haryana has asked the Army to remain on standby after 8.14 lakh cusec water was released from the Hathini Kund barrage in the yamuna river.

Heavy rains lashed northern parts, leaving at least 28 people dead

At least 22 people, including two Nepalese, were killed and nine others injured in rain-related incidents in Himachal Pradesh, while three people died and 22 went missing following a cloudburst in Uttarakhand and three people lost their lives in Punjab. Furthermore in southern india, the death toll in flood ravaged kerala climbed to 121 with the retrieval of more bodies. Ground Penetrating Radars were put into use to locate bodies at Kavalappara in Malappuram and Puthumala in Wayanad, where massive landslides had wiped out two villages.



Moreover delhi witnessed rains with the maximum temperature settling at 29.7 degrees Celsius, four notches below the season's average, while the minimum temperature was recorded at 24.8 degrees Celsius, two notches below the season's average. Perhaps Uttar Pradesh, several rivers, including ganga, yamuna and Ghaghra, are in spate. ganga is flowing above the danger mark in Badaun, Garhmukteshwar, Naraura and Farrukhabad. Further rains lashed several parts of Chennai and its neighborhood with the MeT office predicting more showers during the next two days.


Heavy rains lashed northern parts, leaving at least 28 people dead
5/ 5 - (1 votes)
Add To Favourite
More from author
About the author

Nanotechnology Degree Holder. Movie Geek. Crazy about comics and cartoons. Hardcore Cricket Lover. Photoshop Professional