Shimla, Jul 19
State Disaster Management Authority said that monsoon fury has taken four more lives in the state increasing death toll to 156 and rendering many others homeless due to flashflood and landslides in last 24hrs.
A car fell down in Rabi river of Chamba district when landslides and boulders hit a car with three people at Dunali, Bharmour road Chamba at 900hrs on Monday.
One body has been recovered from the incident site and two persons are still missing. Report said that two persons drowned in the river. The Search and rescue operation is  still continuing with the help Home Guards and local volunteers.
Deceased are identified as Subhdra Devi (55) w/o Farngu Ram (57) r/o village Chukmuhal died in this incident. Persons drowned are identified as Farngu Ram and his son namely Tej Singr(28).
A car Accident occurred at  Koti Pull in Chamba district last night on Monday in which one person died on the spot. Deceased identified as Hitesh Singh son of  Jamir Singh resident of Alnon post office Drakedi Sub. Tehsil Bhalei fund dead in this incident.
A flash flood occurred at  Village Nagoh, Panchayat Tatwali, Sub Division Fatehpur at 0900 hrs this morning.
SDM Fatehpur said that five 5 Kuchha Houses were damaged in the mishap while eight others houses are partially damaged. Two cow died in the mishap and one is missing.
SDM Fatehpur has identified a nearby Gurudwara as relief camp for the affected people, food packets have been distributed and interim relief(Details awaited) given to the affected population.
Reason of incident was that a nearby water body (nullah) while passing  under a bridge was blocked due to trees and other debris which came  along with water, leading to the water overflowing and water entering homes of the people.
In another weather related mishap resident  Dev Raj of village Palakh, Tehsil Indora informed the district administration Kangra that rain water from the adjoining Catchment (Jungle) has demolished the retaining wall due to which rainwater has entered into five to seven houses of Palakh village.


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