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Pounding rains cause flash flooding, landslides, strandings in hill state of Uttarakhand, India
Thirty-four people have been killed by violent flash-flooding in the North Indian hill state of Uttarakhand, reported the Times of India, as locals attempt to pick up the pieces from a Saturday deluge.
The Hindu reports that at least six people have been reported missing from the town of Gangotri, and that about 700 religious pilgrims were stranded after a bridge over the Gangotri River was swept away.
Hydroelectric projects have been put at risk by the deluge, the Hindustan Times added: 23 workers were swept away by the waters at the Assi Ganga power project, reports the Times of India, and damage has been reported at the Maneri Bhali phase I and phase II hydroelectric power projects.
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