Chandigarh/New Delhi : North India continued to reel under severe flood conditions as rains continued to lash the entire region, especially Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand. At least 30 people have been reported killed and many dozens reported missing or feared dead over the weekend across North India.
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Authorities in Uttarakhand and Punjab launched rescue operations in several places to move people stranded after flood and cloudbursts as the weather department forecast more rains in the region.
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Flood alerts have been sounded in Delhi after the Yamuna River swelled crossing the danger level. The Delhi government has alerted the people residing along the river to move away from the place as the water level in the Yamuna is expected to cross the danger mark (205.33 metres).
Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand have been reported as the worst hit states as along with rain, flood and landslides, incessant downpour clubbed accompanied with cloudbursts have put on a daunting task for the state disaster management to rescue the stranded and trapped people.