Heavy rains in the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand

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Published on June 25, 2013

Author: shivalli

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PowerPoint Presentation: Guptkashi after heavy rains in the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand Flash floods and landslides unleashed by early monsoon rains have killed many people in Uttarakhand and left tens of thousands missing PowerPoint Presentation: Personnel of the Indian Army, the Indian Air Force (IAF), ITBP, Border Roads Organisation (BRO) and NDRF have been toiling in the Kedarnath regions and some other upper reaches of the mountainous state to rescue thousands of pilgrims stranded due to flash floods that have hit the area. PowerPoint Presentation: Stranded Indian pilgrims wait to be rescued on the side of a river at Govind Ghat on June 23, 2013. PowerPoint Presentation: Stranded people sit inside a helicopter after they were rescued from Gaurikund after heavy rains in the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand PowerPoint Presentation: For more information, click here to access the original article Indian military personnel help rescue pilgrims that were stranded by flood waters in Uttarakhand state, on June 22, 2013. Ignoring their personal safety, braving fuel supply constraints and tackling the elements, personnel of India's uniformed forces - have been racing against time to save lives in devastation-hit Uttarakhand , driven by a sense of purpose and motivated by the hope in the eyes of the hapless survivors. All this has seen some 70,000 people being rescued till Saturday evening but 20,000 are still missing. The official toll in the Himalayan tsunami that has ravaged large parts of the state was 557 till Saturday but is likely to go up as full scale of tragedy unfolds.

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