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A Cloud Burst in Kullu killed one person and injured three more

According to the administration at least one person was killed and three others were injured in a cloud burst near Kayas village in Kullu district about 4.00 AM Monday (Today). A cloud burst incident occurred near village Kayas, (Raysan) Tehsil, and District Kullu.” “One person died on the spot and three others were injured in this incident,” the District Emergency Operation Centre (DEOC), Kullu, said in a statement, adding that the victims were washed away in a vehicle.

Poilice team on their way to the incident site (road is blocked at one point, JCB has been dispatched). “More information will be shared shortly,” the DEOC stated. Badal Sharma of Kullu district’s village Chansari has been identified as the deceased. The three injured have been named as Khem Chand of Badogi, Suresh Sharma of Chansari, and Kapil of Chansari in Kullu district.

Earlier the IMD warned that severe to very heavy rains are expected in Himachal Pradesh on Monday. “#OrangeAlert: #HimachalPradesh & #Uttarakhand are expected to receive heavy to very heavy rainfall (115.6 to 204.4 mm) from July 16th to 17th,” it stated. IMD has issued a’moderate to high risk’ notice, anticipating flash floods in five Himachal Pradesh districts until July 17.