Shimla: North India is reeling under a spectre of natural calamities with heavy rains and floods lashing many parts across North India. Fourteen people have been reported dead while four others missing after flash floods wreak havoc in Himachal Pradesh on Tuesday and Wednesday.
As per reports, seven people died in Lahaul and Spiti district and two in Chamba. Four people have been reported missing from Kullu district, including one tourist from Delhi. Another three have been reported missing from Lahaul and Spiti.
NDRF and SDRF team are carrying on with their rescue operations in search for survivors and missing people. Those missing are believed to be workers who are trapped under the debris of the landslides.
According to reports, landslides triggered by the flash floods have damaged many bridges, highways and link roads. Traffic movement has been affected in various areas. Traffic has been suspended on the Manali-Leh highway and the Gramphu- Kaza highway.