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80 people died, 100 houses were destroyed, 1300 roads were closed and a loss of 1050 crores was caused by the flood in Himachal.

  Shimla: Monsoon rains have wreaked havoc in Himachal Pradesh. So far 80 people have died due to flood in Himachal Pradesh. It also includes deaths due to road accidents. Along with this, 470 pets have died. So far, the monsoon has completely destroyed 100 houses, while 350 houses have been damaged.

Ten people are still missing

10 people are still missing, who are being searched for. 900 people are trapped there, who are being evacuated. Five sick and elderly people have been safely evacuated from Chandratal by an army helicopter. About 350 people are trapped in Chandratal. So far a loss of Rs 1050 crore has been estimated. Officials and employees are evaluating in this regard.

1299 roads closed to traffic

According to the latest forecast released by the Meteorological Department, the weather is likely to remain clear for the next three days, i.e. till Friday. A Western Disturbance is expected to become active again from Saturday, July 15. Due to this there is a possibility of rain. 1299 roads including three national highways are closed for traffic in the state.

Efforts are being made to evacuate the trapped people
On Friday, it rained at two-three places in the state, including Sundernagar, while most of the places remained cloudy. Clear weather in the coming days can speed up relief and rescue operations. Damage due to rain is being assessed. So far 80 people have died. Efforts are being made to evacuate tourists and other people trapped there.

Where and how much rain in the state today

In the state, seven mm of rain has been recorded in Rohru, four mm in Kotkhai, four mm in Sundernagar on Tuesday. During the last 24 hours, Nahan recorded the highest rainfall of 256 mm. A three to nine degree increase in maximum temperature has been recorded between clouds and sunshine. An increase of 9.6 degrees has been recorded in Sundarnagar, 9.4 degrees in Mandi and Una.