A group of unsuspecting devotees, offering prayers in a Siva temple on the occasion of Kartika Pournami, were caught in the sudden flood and washed away in Rajampet area.
A13-member rescue team consisting of NDRF and SDRF personnel on Tuesday reached Devi Kund near the Sundardhunga glacier where five bodies had earlier been spotted and retrieved all of them.
Five trekkers whose bodies were airlifted are identified as Shubhayan Das, Vikas Makal, Saurabh Ghosh and Tanumoy Tiwari from West Bengal, and Anita Rawat, the only woman member from Delhi.
On Sunday, the Army, NDRF, police and the Fire Force have embarked on rescue operation along with the locals at Koottickal and Kokkayar panchayats where over a dozen people are reportedly missing.
The officials said the situation in the state due to cyclone Gulab remains normal so far.
India Meteorological Department has predicted the formation of a cyclonic storm over the Bay of Bengal, following which districts of Odisha have been put on high alert.
Adityanath had said on Friday that a total of 15 districts in the state have been hit by the deluge, the third witnessed by the state this year. He had also conducted an aerial survey of the flood-hit areas.
'Military authorities are leaving no stone unturned to search for the helicopter which crashed and sank into the Ranjit Sagar Dam along with two pilots.', said Lt Col Devender Anand
In his telephonic conversation, Shah assured Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan of all possible help to Madhya Pradesh to deal with the situation.
'Heavy rains have created a flood situation in some areas of Kota, Baran, Bundi and Jhalawar. Instructions have been given to administration regarding relief and rescue operations,' tweeted CM Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday.
The Army has been called in for rescue operations in Shivpuri, Sheopur, Gwalior and Datia districts, state Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Rajesh Rajora said.
Thirty-six bodies have been recovered form landslide spot yet, however the toll is likely to rise, said police
The prompt action of the Disaster teams and state relief teams have successfully evacuated hundreds of people.
An all-woman team consisting of freshly trained NDRF personnel was recently deployed for contingency duties on the banks of the Ganga river in Uttar Pradesh, an official said
Heavy rains lashed several parts of Maharashtra, including Pune, Solapur and Kolhapur. 'NDRF, district disaster management cell have been deployed to evacuate stranded people': Officials
The two firefighters had gone missing after the well caught fire on Tuesday and their bodies were recovered by an NDRF team Wednesday morning.
The West Bengal government sought support of the Indian Army, Railways and port for restoring essential infrastructure and services in the Cyclone Amphan-ravaged areas of the state.
The Sub-Inspector rank official was on leave and had gone to a doctor for some other treatment after which his COVID-19 test was done.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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