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India - Landslide (NDMI, IMD, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 12 August 2021)

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  • Heavy rainfall has been affecting Himachal Pradesh State (northern India) in recent days, triggering a landslide that has resulted in casualties and damage.

  • The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMI) reports 10 fatalities, 25 people missing, 13 injured and 13 rescued after a massive landslide in Nigul Sari Village (Kinnaur District) on 11 August. The landslide hit the Reckong Peo-Shimla highway burying a bus under the debris.

  • Over the next 24 hours, moderate rainfall is forecast over northern Himachal Pradesh.