79 deaths reported between Oct 17 & 19 due to natural disaster

At least 79 deaths were reported between October 17 and 19 due to natural disaster in Uttarakhand, the state government has stated. While 24 people have sustained injuries, three others were reported missing.

Additionally, 232 houses were damaged in rain-related incidents.

Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami had earlier announced he would contribute his salary for October towards CM’s Relief Fund.