The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has rushed three groups to conduct rescue-and-search operations within the flash flood-affected areas in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh, officers mentioned on Monday.
The groups had been despatched after heavy rains hit many components of the district and several other folks had been reported stranded close to Boh and Tatwani villages, an official spokesperson mentioned.
Three groups have been dispatched from the regional response centre of the NDRF positioned at Nurpur in Kangra, he added.
One workforce has reached Tatwani after overcoming difficulties attributable to landslides and has launched search-and-rescue operations there, the official mentioned. The different two groups are anticipated to succeed in the affected areas quickly.
An NDRF workforce normally has 47 personnel, and they’re outfitted with life-saving tools, inflatable boats and tree and pole cutters.
The central drive has pre-deployed a complete of 112 groups throughout the nation in view of the continued monsoon rains and flood season.
Additional groups are on alert on the NDRF base in Bathinda (Punjab) and a management room is operational on the drive headquarters in New Delhi that’s monitoring the state of affairs round the clock, he mentioned.
Flash floods triggered by heavy rains swept away buildings and automobiles in Dharamshala city of Kangra district that’s frequented by vacationers.
Bad climate additionally led to the closure of the airport there.
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