India’s Chamoli district magistrate has instructed officials to evacuate people living in villages on the banks of the Dhauli Ganga River amid a massive flood, according to the ANI news outlet.
A large glacier broke in India's northern state of Uttarakhand, causing an avalanche near the Rishiganga hydropower project.
Hundreds of Indo-Tibetal Border Police personnel have been rushed to carry out a rescue operation, according to reports.
Casualties are feared.
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