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Downpours: Death toll rises to 42 in India’s Uttarakhand

20 October 2021  

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NEW DELHI: Torrential downpours continued to batter Uttarakhand with at least 42 rain-related deaths, India Today has reported.

According to the report, parts of the state, including Nainital, were cut off from the rest of Uttarakhand as heavy rain reportedly triggered by a cloudburst led to a series of landslides.

Out of the 42 casualties reported on Tuesday, Nainital alone accounted for 28 deaths, followed by Almora and Champawat with six each and one each in Pithoragarh and Udham Singh Nagar districts, it said.

The state government has announced Rs 4 lakhs as compensation for the next of kin of those who lost their lives in the incidents.

The Indian Army, along with the National Disaster Relief Force have been pressed into action to carry out relief and rescue operations in affected areas, according to India Today report.

(With inputs from India Today)

Publish Date : 20 October 2021 09:18 AM

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