Himachal Pradesh rains: Toll rises to eight, 49,000 cusecs of water to be released from Pong Dam [Photos]

Heavy rains lashed several areas of Himachal Pradesh on Monday and Tuesday. At least eight people have been killed in rain-related incidents in the state in the last two days. AP

FP Staff September 25, 2018 13:30:37 IST
Heavy rains lashed several areas of Himachal Pradesh on Monday and Tuesday. At least eight people have been killed in rain-related incidents in the state in the last two days. AP
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Heavy rains lashed several areas of Himachal Pradesh on Monday and Tuesday. At least eight people have been killed in rain-related incidents in the state in the last two days. AP
Issuing a flood warning, the Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) said excess up to 49,000 cusecs of water from Pong Dam in Kangra district would be released on Tuesday. The reservoir level in Pong Dam, also known as Beas Dam, is inching towards the danger level of 1,390 feet. AP
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Issuing a flood warning, the Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) said excess up to 49,000 cusecs of water from Pong Dam in Kangra district would be released on Tuesday. The reservoir level in Pong Dam, also known as Beas Dam, is inching towards the danger level of 1,390 feet. AP
Following heavy and incessant rainfall, the Babeli Nature Park in Kullu was also affected. Image courtesy: Twitter/@ANI
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Following heavy and incessant rainfall, the Babeli Nature Park in Kullu was also affected. Image courtesy: Twitter/@ANI
Due to lanslides in Kinnaur district, roads were blocked in Wangtu and Tapti area. According to officials, restoration work is underway. ANI/Twitter
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Due to lanslides in Kinnaur district, roads were blocked in Wangtu and Tapti area. According to officials, restoration work is underway. ANI/Twitter
The gates of Chamera dam in Dalhousie, Chamba district, were opened on Monday to release excess water following heavy and incessant rainfall in the region. ANI/Twitter
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The gates of Chamera dam in Dalhousie, Chamba district, were opened on Monday to release excess water following heavy and incessant rainfall in the region. ANI/Twitter