Severe floods in northern India have already claimed nearly 600 lives and the figures are expected to rise despite the waters beginning to fall.
Around 50,000 people remain stranded in Uttarakhand, which has sustained heavy infrastructural damage and seen whole communities washed away.
Around 1,200 tourists still remain stranded in Himachal Pradesh after last week's floods ravaged parts of the state and neighbouring Uttarakhand. 1,200 people have been rescued from Himachal's Kinnaur district so far; 20 people have died due to floods across the state.
Even with hundreds dead and thousands stuck in tragedy-hit Uttarakhand, there are people who have decided to make a quick buck by exploiting the helpless and stranded. Survivors, who for days have battled the cold without any food or water, are now facing another threat.
Truth Vs Hype: On Truth vs Hype, watch our special coverage of the 'Himalayan Tsunami' as the Army, paramilitary and the locals mount herculean effort to rescue flood survivors. We bring you hearbreaking stories of survival, stories where thousands lived on little else but hope.
The Buck Stops Here: On The Buck Stops Here, the latest on the rescue efforts on the worst-hit parts of Uttarakhand as we travel on a sortie with the Indian Army to rescue stranded children.