How many people died in Himachal Pradesh rain? The Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu offered condolences in a tweet, and said he has directed the authorities to ensure all possible assistance and support to the affected families. Himachal Pradesh weather: 9 were killed in a landslide at a Shiv Temple in Summer Hill area of Shimla. New Delhi: Over 50 people have died within 24 hours in incidents related to heavy rains in Himachal Pradesh, the state’s Chief Minister has confirmed. Seven people died after a cloudburst incident in the Solan district last night, while nine others were killed in a landslide at a Shiv Temple in the Summer Hill area of Shimla city. In a second landslide, five bodies have been pulled out of the rubble in the Fagli area while 17 persons were rescued, Shimla SP Sanjeev Kumar Gandhi told PTI. Union Home Minister Amit Shah said teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) are engaged in relief and rescue operations in rain-hit Himachal Pradesh and termed the loss of lives due to the deluge as “extremely distressing”. Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu has appealed to the people to stay indoors and avoid going near drains or rivers. In an interview with NDTV, he also asked people to move away from landslide-prone areas and requested tourists not to visit the state during this crisis. 15 to 20 people were feared buried in two landslides in Shimla city, Deputy Commissioner of Shimla Aditya Negi told news agency PTI. The other site is in the Fagli area, where several houses were buried under mud and slush. Six people were rescued after the cloudburst at Mamligh village of Kandaghat subdivision in Solan. Two houses and one cowshed were washed away, news agency ANI reported. The dead in Solan were identified as Harnam (38), Kamal Kishore (35), Hemlata (34), Rahul (14), Neha (12), Golu (8), and Raksha (12), Superintendent of Police, Solan, Gaurav Singh said. Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu offered condolences in a tweet, and said he has directed the authorities to ensure all possible assistance and support to the affected families. “Devastated to hear about the loss of 7 precious lives in the tragic cloudburst incident at Village Jadon, Dhawla Sub-Tehsil in Solan District. My heartfelt condolences go out to the grieving families. We share in your pain and sorrow during this difficult time,” the Chief Minister’s Office tweeted.