Four persons were killed in Ahmedabad due to a house collapse.10 inch rainfall has been reported in last 12hrs. Heavy rains are very likely on Sunday and Monday. PLEASE KEEP CHECKING THE ALERTS ON METD WEATHER ON FACEBOOK,TWITTER AND BLOG
There is some relief from rains on Sunday as was expected but still many areas in foods. Chandrapur district villages are facing floods and also some areas in the Central Maharashtra and Vidarbha
Rainfall will be on a decrease in Vidarbha from Sunday itself
The Death toll is rising in Leh and now about 145 people have been reported to have died due to the flash floods. Still 500 people are missing. There is almost no count of the injured and affected
The air transport has been reviewed for commercial flights also
As a result, Flights of Air India, Jet airways and Kingfisher could make it to Leh and transport people safely from Leh to Delhi
People who have E-Tickets are facing problems in Leh as due to lack of networks of airlines, the ground staff is unable to retrieve their tickets.
As a spoke to my friend from Gujarat, he informed some of his friends landed safely due to military help in military aircrafts
Rescue work is still in full swing and the weather permitting. I see some patch of rains in Leh on Wednesday and Thursday. I will notify later.
SRINAGAR-LEH -- CLOSED(CLOSED FROM NAMIKALA TOP)
MANALI LEH- -- CLOSED
The roads continue to remain close due to landslides. Aproximately 5 bridges on Leh-Kargil route have been broken with a fresh break possible in Bor Kharbu which is apx 3hrs from Leh just before Lamayuru.
Leh Manali road is expected to open in 2-3 days as BRO is engrossed in clearing road!
LEH'S DRUK WHITE LOTUS SCHOOL DESTROYED
The DRUK WHITE LOTUS SCHOOL which is at Shey in Leh has been totally destroyed and mud over 2-3 ft is at the campus. This school was featured in the Megafilm of Bollywood-" 3 Idiots"
See video here
COURTESY- STAR NEWS, INDIA
Still many villages are out of help.
METD WEATHER AND AKSHAY'S GYAAN BLOG HAVE BEEN POSTING AND WILL POST UPDATES FROM LEH. THE 24HRS EMERGENCY NUMBER IS ALREADY ON OUR BLOGS