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IMD issues "orange alert" in Himachal Pradesh; Hefty rain triggers landslides

With the India Meteorological Department (IMD) issuing an "orange" alert" for heavy to severe rains on Sunday, Himachal Pradesh is still experiencing the monsoon's fury. A "yellow" alert has also been issued for Monday for significant rains. The next two days are expected to see "heavy to hefty rainfall over Himachal Pradesh," according to the forecast service.

HP traffic and railways police took to its X (Twitter) account and wrote: "NH 205 totally blocked at Dakesh due to a landslide. Two trucks & one LMV were damaged. An alternate route is Darlamod to Beri via Kharsi ( single road)".

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