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30 Aug 2018 | 09:14 AM UTC

India: Seven killed in heavy rainfall in Uttarakhand state

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Seven people killed in a landslide due to heavy rain in Tehri district; heavy rainfall warning issued across the state on September 1-2

TIMEFRAME expected from 8/30/2018, 12:00 AM until 8/30/2018, 11:59 PM (UTC). COUNTRY/REGION Uttarakhand state

Event

On Wednesday, August 29, seven people died in Uttarakhand's Tehri district in a landslide caused by heavy rains. Landslides triggered by the downpours also severely affected local roads as well as state and national highways. The State Meteorological Centre issued a heavy rainfall alert across Uttarakhand state on September 1-2. A high level of vigilance is advisable in Nainital, Champawat, and Udham districts.

Advice

Individuals present in Uttarakhand state are advised to keep abreast of the local weather conditions and forecasts, to anticipate localized flooding and associated road hazards, and adhere to any instructions issued by local authorities.

 

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