News Reading Practice #3

(100 Day Challenge)






NATURE'S FURY HITS KULLU AGAIN, 1 DEAD IN CLOUDBURST

OUR CORRESPONDENT

Cloudburst leaves a trail of destruction near Kais village in Kullu.

One person was killed while two others sustained injuries after the vehicle, they were sleeping in on the roadside was caught in a flashflood following a cloudburst in Kharal valley opposite Kullu town in the wee hours today.

The driver of the vehicle, a Bolero (HP34A-9595), managed to escape. The deceased was identified as Badal Sharma (28) of Chansari village (Kullu), said the police. The injured have been admitted to the government hospital in Kullu. The Kota nullah at Kais village was flooded due to the cloudburst around 3 am. Six vehicles and three two-wheelers were damaged due to the flooding in adjoining Juani nullah. A large chunk of arable land was washed away while debris entered orchards, damaging apple crop. Water and muck entered many houses in Neuli, Tharman and Shangri Baag.

The road from Shangri Baag to Kullu has been damaged. The power and water supply to Kharal valley have been affected too. Deputy Commissioner Ashutosh Garg said drinking water would be supplied to the residents through tankers.

2 BREACHES IN MANSA

Two more breaches have been reported on the Ghaggar embankments in Rorki and Jhanda Khurd villages of Sardulgarh (Mansa), inundating thousands of acres.

4 KILLED IN HARYANA

Eighty more villages have got affected in Haryana due to floods in the past 24 hours, while four more persons died and two received injuries due to the calamity.

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Destruction – നാശം, സംഹാരം

Embankment - ചിറഅണ

Breach - പിളർപ്പ്, വിടവ്

Inundating - നിറഞ്ഞുകവിഞ്ഞ് ഒഴുകുക

Calamity - കൊടും ദുരന്തംവിപത്ത്

Chunk - ഭാഗംകഷ്ണം

Arable - കൃഷിയിടം

Wash away - ഒഴുകിപ്പോവുക

Debris - അവശിഷ്ടങ്ങൾ

Orchard - ഫലവൃക്ഷത്തോട്ടം

Muck - അഴുക്ക്ചണ്ടികുപ്പ

Water supply - ജലവിതരണം

Trail - ശ്രേണിപരമ്പര

Fury - കോപംഭീകരതഅമർഷം

Hit – ഇടിക്കുക, പ്രഹരിക്കുക, മുറിപ്പെടുത്തുക, ബാധിക്കുക

Cloudburst - ജലപ്രവാഹം

Sustain Injury - മുറിവ് പറ്റുകപരിക്കേൽക്കുക

Flashflood - പെട്ടന്നുള്ള വെള്ളപ്പൊക്കം

Wee Hours - പുലർച്ചെ

Deceased - മരിച്ച ആൾ

Flooding - വെള്ളം കയറൽ, വെള്ളപ്പൊക്കം

Adjoining - തൊട്ടടുത്തുള്ള

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