Death toll rises to 43 due to heavy rainfall in HP: CM Jai Ram Thakur

Shimla (HP), Aug 19(ANI): Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister, Jai Ram Thakur confirmed 22 deaths due to heavy rainfall in last 2 days. As per the update, the death toll in entire monsoon season has risen to 43. "So far a loss of Rs 574 crore has been estimated during the monsoon season due to rain and during the season of monsoon till date," CM Jai Ram Thakur told ANI. Chief Minister said that he is holding a special meeting with the deputy commissioners of the state of different districts through video conferencing and would be monitoring the flood-situation in the region.