As many as 500 local residents have also been missing since the cloudburst
During a cloudburst
, more than 2 cm of rain may fall in a few minutes.
Several districts of Uttarakhand was hit by a cloudburst
on August 18 prompting the state government to dispatch teams of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) to carry out rescue and evacuation operations.
Search and rescue operations in various parts of cloudburst
hit Balawat village and other parts of the Uttarkashi district are continued since after the natural calamity hit the region on Sunday.
took place in the states Leh-Ladakh area.
had hit Mori Tehsil in Uttarkashi district on August 18, prompting the state government to dispatch teams of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and SDRF to carry out rescue and evacuation operations.
Admitting to the shortcomings pointed out by CAG in the functioning of NDMA, the MoS said, " I am fully aware of the revelations made by the Comptroller and Auditor General." To a supplementary question on whether there was any specific information by the Indian Met department about the cloudburst
that led to the Uttarakhand disaster, he said the warning was only general.
LANCASHIRE'SMal Loye overcame a lunchtime Stratford cloudburst
to post 184 against Frizzell County Championship leaders Warwickshire.
On Tuesday, the situation became worse due to a cloudburst
. Gangotri highway was also shut down for few hours after debris fell from mountains on the road.