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Water, water everywhere: Cloudbursts and swollen rivers disrupt normal life

PTI

Published : Aug 19, 2019, 5:38 pm IST
Updated : Oct 12, 2019, 2:34 pm IST
Flood water gushes down after a cloudburst in Chamoli district on Aug 12, 2019. A woman was buried alive while five others were trapped in the rubble on Monday as landslides triggered by heavy rains hit three different places in the watershed area of Chuflagad, a tributary of Nandakini River in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district. (Photo: PTI)
Flood water gushes down after a cloudburst in Chamoli district on Aug 12, 2019. A woman was buried alive while five others were trapped in the rubble on Monday as landslides triggered by heavy rains hit three different places in the watershed area of Chuflagad, a tributary of Nandakini River in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district. (Photo: PTI)
A vehicle is seen buried in debris following heavy monsoon rain, in Shimla. (Photo: PTI)
A vehicle is seen buried in debris following heavy monsoon rain, in Shimla. (Photo: PTI)
Fire and police personnel attempt to rescue a person buried under the debris after a landslide following heavy monsoon rain, in Shimla. (Photo: PTI)
Fire and police personnel attempt to rescue a person buried under the debris after a landslide following heavy monsoon rain, in Shimla. (Photo: PTI)
A view of the destruction caused by the swollen Beas river following heavy monsoon rain, in Kullu district. (Photo: PTI)
A view of the destruction caused by the swollen Beas river following heavy monsoon rain, in Kullu district. (Photo: PTI)
A man stands besides debris following a landslide after heavy rainfall in Solan district of Himachal Pradesh. (Photo: PTI)
A man stands besides debris following a landslide after heavy rainfall in Solan district of Himachal Pradesh. (Photo: PTI)
A view of the destruction caused by landslide following a cloud burst in Uttarakashi district of Uttarakhand. (Photo: PTI)
A view of the destruction caused by landslide following a cloud burst in Uttarakashi district of Uttarakhand. (Photo: PTI)
A view of an overflowing Rispana River following heavy rains in Dehradun. (Photo: PTI)
A view of an overflowing Rispana River following heavy rains in Dehradun. (Photo: PTI)
A view of the swollen Pawar river following a cloud burst in Uttarakashi district of Uttarakhand. (Photo: PTI)
A view of the swollen Pawar river following a cloud burst in Uttarakashi district of Uttarakhand. (Photo: PTI)

Tags: cloudbursts, floods, north