The death toll in flash floods and landslides that ravaged Uttarakhand is around 900 so far, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde said here today. "So far, 1.05 lakh persons have been rescued," Shinde told PTI. "So far, 52 bodies have been cremated.
We will be carrying out combing operations in the next two to four days with the help of military and paramilitary forces," he said. The weather at present was not good, the minister who was here on a personal visit, said. The Centre would extend all possible help to Uttarakhand, the minister said.