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India - Floods (NDMI, IMD, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 02 August 2021)

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  • Torrential rainfall in Kishtwar District (Jammu and Kashmir Union Territory, northern India) on 28 July caused flooding.

  • According to the Disaster Management Division Ministry of Home Affairs (NDMI), 8 people have died, 19 are still missing, 17 have been injured and 19 houses damaged or destroyed.

  • Rescue and emergency operations are ongoing, amid forecasts of further rain over the affected area.