Storms and Floods

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India – Disaster authorities in India report at least 27 people have died in floods and landslides in the northern state of Uttarakhand in Pauri Garhwal (3), Nainital (18), Almora (3) and Champawat (3), while 8 people are still missing. Over 600 people have been rescued or evacuated by teams from National (NDFR). n a 24 hour period to 19 October, Mukteshwar village in Nainital district recorded 341 mm of rain and Pantnagar town in Udham Singh Nagar district recorded 404 mm.

Nepal – Disaster authorities in Nepal report that dozens of people have died or are missing after heavy rain caused floods and landslides over the last few days. Heavy rain fell from around 16 October. In 24 hours to 18 October, Jogbudha in Dadeldhura district recorded 168.8 mm of rain. In the following 24 hours Sahu Khark in Dadeldhura district saw 361.0 mm and a total of 502.2 mm across a 48 hour period. In a period 13 to 20 October, 29 people have lost their lives as a result of landslides, floods and heavy rain. A further 12 people are missing and 10 have been injured. A total of 30 homes have been destroyed and around 10 severely damaged.

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