India - Landslide and monsoon rains, update (NDMIndia, IMD, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 01 July 2022)

  • A massive landslide triggered by heavy rainfall occurred in the Tupul Yard Railway construction camp (Noney District, Manipur State, north-eastern India) on 30 June, resulting in casualties and damage.

  • According to the national authorities, at least seven people have died, 56 are missing and 19 others have been rescued. Search and rescue operations are ongoing.

  • In addition, following the monsoon season, 625 people have died across several States of India, particularly in Himachal Pradesh (168 fatalities) and Assam (151), and more than 670,000 people have been displaced.

  • On 1-2 July, more heavy rain is forecast over western, southern, eastern and north-eastern India, including the affected District in Manipur State.