Deadly Floods, Landslides Strike India’s Himalaya

Heavy rainfall in India’s Himachal Pradesh has caused huge landslides. At least 30 people have died, and the casualty count is increasing.

The strong monsoon has brought huge floods and landslides, destroying several buildings. In Shimla, a Shiva temple came down in the flood waters, killing nine, including three children.

According to local news, it’s feared that nearly 50 people might be buried under the debris. Rescue efforts are currently underway.

This is just one of a series of weather-related disasters to strike the Indian Himalaya in recent years.

Kris Annapurna

KrisAnnapurna is a writer with ExplorersWeb.

Kris has been writing about history and tales in alpinism, news, mountaineering, and news updates in the Himalaya, Karakoram, etc., for the past year with ExplorersWeb. Prior to that, Kris worked as a real estate agent, interpreter, and translator in criminal law. Now based in Madrid, Spain, she was born and raised in Hungary.