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AT LEAST 40 people have been killed after Northern India was hit by catastrophic flash floods and landslides.
Relentless monsoon rains have submerged hundreds of villages, triggering devastating mudslides that swept homes, cars and locals away.
The death toll has continued to rise over the last three days, while dangerous rescue missions persisted across the deluged region.
Two people died after the powerful weather caused a bridge in Kangra, in the state of Himachal Pradesh, to collapse.
Another 36 were killed nearby after being swept away by floodwater, while hundreds were forced to seek shelter in relief camps.
Shocking footage captured the moment an evacuated building collapsed in Shimla after being overpowered by a landslide.
Four others also died and 13 are missing in the neighbouring state of Uttarakhand after cloudbursts poured down on terrified residents.