Heavy Rainfall Causes Havoc in North India

Heavy monsoon rainfall has caused widespread destruction across northern India, with Himachal Pradesh being the worst-hit state. The rainfall has led to landslides, flash floods, and cloudbursts, claiming several lives and causing severe damage to infrastructure and property. The death toll has risen to 50, with Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand being the worst affected (source: Firstpost).

The rainfall in Delhi broke a 40-year record, with the national capital receiving 153 mm of rain in the 24 hours ending at 8:30 am on Sunday. Several parts of the city were inundated, and everyday life was disrupted (source: Outlook India).

The heavy rainfall has also affected other regional states, including Punjab, Rajasthan, and Uttar Pradesh. The torrential rains have triggered landslides, swept away vehicles and houses, and caused widespread damage to crops and livestock.

Himachal Pradesh Worst-Hit in North India Rain Rampage

Himachal Pradesh has been the worst-hit state in the region, with landslides and flash floods causing severe damage to infrastructure and property. The state has reported 30 deaths so far, with several others missing (source: Hindustan Times).

The landslides have blocked several major roads in the state, including the Manali-Leh highway and the Shimla-Kinnaur highway. The state government has deployed rescue teams to the affected areas and is working to restore connectivity and provide relief to the affected people.

The heavy rainfall has also caused damage to crops and livestock, affecting the livelihoods of thousands of farmers in the state. The state government has announced compensation for the affected farmers and has urged the central government to provide additional assistance

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