Bhatinda, July 16: Following the heavy rainfall in Punjab's Bhatinda, a roof of the cow shelter collapsed in Bhagta Bhai Ka area. The incident took place on early Tuesday. According to reports, at the time of the incident, nearly 80 cows were present in the shelter. So far, no casualties have been reported. Himachal Pradesh Building Collapse: 13 Soldiers Among 14 Dead in Solan’s Kumarhatti, All People Trapped Pulled Out.

Rescue operations are underway. National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team have been called to the spot. In the visuals shared by news agency ANI, a JCB can be seen removing the debris. Uttar Pradesh: 35 Cows Found Dead in Prayagraj Cow Shelter.

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The widespread showers lashed out in most of Punjab, Chandigarh and Haryana on Monday, bringing relief from the bone-drying heat. Ambala and Patiala regions received 127.5 mm and 89.2 mm rainfall respectively. While, Ludhiana received 39.4 mm rainfall, followed by Chandigarh, Karnal, Bhiwani, and Amritsar which received 29.3 mm, 15 mm, 3 mm and 2.8 mm rainfall respectively, the weather department said.

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