A cloudburst hit Netad village at about 2:30 am, flooding the Ruis canal and flattening two houses.
Three women occupants of these houses were buried alive in their sleep as a result, Tehri District Disaster Management officer Ashish Semwal said on phone.
Bodies of the three women identified as Lajja Devi, Mangla Devi and Rajjo have been recovered while a search is on to trace three others who went missing after the incident, he said.
A seriously injured man has been pulled out of the rubble of the houses and admitted to Bauradi District hospital, he said.

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