Floods and landslides in India, 12 Malaysians cannot be contacted by their families


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PUTRAJAYA: Following the heavy rain phenomenon that hit Northern India Territory on 9th July 2023, 12 Malaysians had not been able to be contacted by their families until today.

Meanwhile, the Malaysian High Commission (MHC) in New Delhi and the local authorities have been actively coordinating to trace their whereabouts.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs in a statement said, the MHC had been informed that the group is currently participating in an adventure expedition in Hampta Pass, Himachal Pradesh, India.

“The MHC will continue to monitor the development in Himachal Pradesh and advises the Malaysians who need assistance from the councillor to directly communicate with MHC in New Delhi following the details as follows: Malaysian High Commission, New Delhi, India 50-M Satya Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi 110021 Tel: +91 85955 50594 E-mail: mwdelhi@kln.gov.my,” the ministry’s statement said.

flash floods and landslides caused by heavy rain in northern India have killed at least 41 people since the weekend, according to local authorities, as reported by CNN.

Thirty-one people have died in Himachal Pradesh,  and 10 have died in neighboring Punjab, authorities told reporters Tuesday.

The Foreign Ministry in the statement also advises Malaysians to be more careful, alert and always follow the weather forecast when visiting any place.

“Any development on the status of Malaysians involved in this phenomenon will be informed from time to time,” the statement said. –Malaysia World News

 

 


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