Viral Video of Mudslide in Japan Shared as Cloudburst at Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh

Utilizing InVid Google Chrome extension, we extracted a number of keyframes of the video and carried out a reverse picture search on a few of them. This led us to a tweet from Three July, the caption of which was written in Japanese that talked about ‘Atami landslide’.

Taking a cue from right here, we appeared for information experiences in regards to the Atami landslide in Japan.

We discovered one photograph story on Hindustan Times that had carried the screengrab of the video of the mudslide that had hit a residential space in Atami, Shizuoka Prefecture in Japan.

The article talked about that 19 individuals went lacking after a strong mudslide hit the Izusan district in Atami, Japan, on July 3, following heavy rain.

You too can watch the video printed on Australian Broadcasting Company (ABC) on 5 July from 0.13 secs-0.40 secs.


A cloudburst in Dharamshala triggered a large flood within the Bhagsu Nag space. Flash floods have been additionally reported from Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, and Jammu and Kashmir.

Clearly, a video from Japan has been falsely claimed as that of a cloudburst in Himachal Pradesh.

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