Heavy Rainfall in Himachal Pradesh Vehicles and Hotels Damaged :
A heavy cloudburst hit Bhagsu village near Mcleodganj (Dharamshala) in Himachal Pradesh on Monday, Several cars have been swept away, houses and hotels damaged by these flash floods. The incident happened after the continuous heavy rains in the state over the past few days.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has already predicted that there will be heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places of Himachal Pradesh in the coming days. The Meteorological Department has also issued an orange weather warning of very heavy rains in mid-hills and plains on July 12 and July 13 and also issued a yellow weather warning for July 14 and July 15.
Video showing Surge in water level of Bhagsunag nullah at Dharamshala:
Flash flood in Bhagsu Nag, Dharamshala Swept Away Cars and Vehicles on the Road:
A flooded nullah (riverbed or ravine) at Bhagsu village near McLeodganj, swept away many parked vehicles on the road and some other vehicles have been left totally damaged. the people around the area got Panic after they see the overflowing nullah (riverbed or ravine) washing away the roads, streets, and everything that comes in front of it.
People could not dare to save their vehicles because the flow of water was so fast. this incident took place at the time of around 8 am. Check the video below to see how a flooded riverbed at Bhagsu village swept away many parked vehicles on the road.
Video showing Cars on the Road are being Washed away by Bhagsunag nullah:
How did the Bhagsunag nullah flow Towards the Parking Lot:
Due to the Heavy rainfall on high hills, the nullah (riverbed or ravine) at Bhagsunag in McLeodganj’s tourist spot has forced it to change its course. And the water of the diverted nullah (riverbed or ravine) started to flow towards the road where the parking lot located on the Bhagsunag temple. as per the information, four cars and many bikes were swept away with the flooded nullah.
Apart from this, The School at Bhagsunag has also been severely damaged. Due to the heavy flow of water, the adjacent hotels and houses to this nullah were also submerged in water.
Video showing Manjhi River rages after heavy rainfall near Dharamshala:
Cloudburst at Himachal Pradesh Manjhi River rages after heavy rainfall near Dharamshala:
The Manjhi Khad rivulet is also flowing heavily. The huts of migrants living in the slums area at Chaitru have also been washed away by the floods, as per the information no loss of life has been reported so far, and the migrants have already shifted their shanties to a new place before the rise in water level due to heavy rainfall. A School near Dharamshala named Shilla has been submerged due to the overflowing of Baner and Charan Kahds (rivulets).
According to the reports, A bridge that was constructed on Gaj Khad of Rajol in Kangra district along the national highway of Mandi Pathankot has been severely damaged. traffic has been suspended on the route and police have been deployed. Vehicles in the route are redirected to the alternate routes but there is a heavy fear of falling landslides.
Video showing Shops and Hotels damaged as Manjhi River rages heavily:
Cloudburst at Himachal Pradesh Mandi-Manali Highway has also Become Very Risky:
Due to the incessant rainfall Travelling on the Mandi-Manali highway has also become very risky as they may turn into landslides at Sandli near Aut in Mandi district. The traffic on this route has been converted into one way. Vehicles that are travelling from Kullu towards Mandi are being routed through this route, and the vehicles travelling from Mandi towards Kullu are being routed through Kandi-Kataula road.
If we talk about some other places like Telling nullah, pagal nullah and Bharatpur nullah and also Manali-Leh national highway water levels have also affected Due to heavy rainfall, and the police of Lahaul-Spiti has advised the people to avoid unnecessary travelling on this route.
Video showing NH blocked in Shimla due to Cloudburst in Himachal Pradesh:
What is the highest rainfall recorded so far in Jammu and Kashmir?
- J = 150.6 mm (by 7:30 am)
- Jammu Airport = 123.0mm
- Samba = 119.0 mm
- Tail = 87.0 mm (by 6:30 am)
- RS Pura = 55.0 mm
- Pampore = 28.0 mm
- Udhampur = 27.4 mmRamban = 15.0 mm (by 6:30 in the morning)
- Butot = 25.4 mmKatra = 76.6 mm
- Kathua = 24.8 mm
- Pahalgam = 23.0 mm
- Gulmarg = 13.6 mm
- Shopian = 12.0 mm (by 6:30 am)
- Bhaderwah = 10.4 mm
- Kupwara = 9.7 mm
- Kulgam = 9.0 mm (by 6:30 am)
- Srinagar = 8.2 mm
- Khudwani = 8.0 mm (by 6:30 am)
- Avantipora = 7.8 mm
- Kokernag = 7.4 mm
- Banihal = 6.4 mm
- Qazigund = 5.2 mm
- Anantnag = 5.0 mm
- Srinagar Airport = 4.2 mm
- Bandipora = 4.0 mmBudgam = 7.0 mm (by 7:30 am)
- Kishtwar = 2.0 mm