Kullu: Conditions over north India and the interacting western disturbance continued to produce widespread heavy rainfall across Himachal Pradesh monsoon conditions over north India and the interacting western disturbance continued to produce widespread heavy rainfall across Himachal Prades. Many places, including Shimla, witnessed over 30 mm rainfall .The cyclonic circulation has now weakened, and the remnant lies over northwest Uttar Pradesh. As the easterly winds continue to bring more moisture into the region, widespread rainfall is likely to continue. The forecasts suggest heavy to very heavy rains in isolated places across Uttarakhand till .The overall death toll across Himachal Pradesh rose to 38 on Monday after the rescue teams recovered 12 bodies from the Mori block of. On, a cloudburst over the region had resulted in a torrential downpour in Mori. Eight people are still missing in the area. The Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh, Jai Ram Thakur, confirmed on Monday that 25 people have died in the state in the last two days. He sanctioned 15 crore for restoration of damaged infrastructure, especially roads and water and electricity supplies. In Lahaul-Spiti district alone, more than 2000 people, mostly tourists, are reportedly stranded.
Kullu and Lahaul-Spiti continued to be blocked. As the heavy rainfall, floodwater, and landslides have severely affected the roads and railway tracks, authorities say that it will take more days for tourist hotspots like Kullu to return to normalcy.